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John Gaul Hands Boardercom Building To Ekureku Police

Ekureku community in Abi Local Government Area which is one of the few boarder communities in Nigeria without a police station, yesterday rejoiced when the State House of Assembly Speaker offered to them one of BoarderCom’s building in the area for a Police Station. The building which was built and commissioned by former governor, Sen. Liyel Imoke in 2011 and ...

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Speaker Kicks-Off Abi Constituency Health Insurance Scheme

The Cross River State House of Assembly Speaker, Rt. Hon. John Gaul Lebo yesterday in Abi flagged off the Cross River State Health Insurance Scheme for Abi constituents. The flag off which held at the School of Nursing, Itigidi had Rt. Hon. Oniofiok Luke, Speaker, Akwa Ibom State Assembly as chief guest and Hon. Eteng Jones, Hon. Nelson Ofem, members ...

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Police Drag Pastor To Court For Rapping 12yr Old

The Cross River State Police has filed a law suit against Pastor Dominic John for raping his 12-year-old housemaid, identified as Eno. The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa, while parading 78 persons accused of committing various crimes, stated that John forcefully defiled the housemaid and has so far admitted to committing the crime. Inuwa said John, who lives ...

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Again, Yakurr And Obubra Clash – No Life Lost, Says Police

Friday morning saw Inyima community of Yakurr Local Government Area and Oyadama community of Obubra Local Government Area pick up arms against each order in a manner likened to war. Despite reports in the media claiming that the incident has taken at least five lives, the police authority in the state said no life was lost, however, properties worth thousands ...

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House Speaker Talks Of Ayade’s Impeachment

Sequela the news making the rounds that the State House of Assembly was initiating a move to rip the State governor of his seat, the House Speaker, Rt. Hon. John Gaul has advised that there is no element of truth in the story. Regarding the information as a blackmail, the Honourable Speaker said it was intended to cause tension between ...

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APC 2019: Tony Ushie Declares For Governorship

Mr. Tony Ushie

At a rally which held in Igoli, the headquarters of Ogoja local government council, Mr. Tony Ushie made public his willingness to run for the Cross River State number one seat under the All Progressive Congress (APC) come 2019. Ushie said he is poised to re-engineer the fortunes of the state to entrench self-reliance by concentrating on the areas where ...

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• Oyegun’s NWC: Can Anything Be Worse? By Comr. Ibrahim Haruna

Sir: When Chief John Odigie-Oyegun was elected the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in June 2014, hopes were very high that he and the National Working Committee (NWC) would manage the party very well after securing the presidential victory that was then near certain. APC came into existence as a coalition of several organizations and interests of varied background. ...

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Apology Not Enough

The apology by Nigeria’s former ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is a classical case of how not to apologise. The party’s national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, who was a powerful member of the party’s leadership when the misdeeds were committed, said having realised that the party failed Nigerians and thus paid for the sins by the poor performance ...

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