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INEC Deploys New REC To Cross River State

Endurance Onun | CR-Daily: The Independent National Electoral Commission chairman, Prof. Mamood Yakubu has deployed a new Residential Electoral Commissioner of INEC, Dr. Alalibo Johnson, to the state. Alalibo Johnson from Bayelsa State and Umar Mukhtar Gajiram from Borno State were both sworn-in on Monday in INEC Headquarters, Abuja following their screening and confirmation by the Nigerian Senate recently. Their ...

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Cross River Rerun: INEC Begins Training Of 200 Electoral Officers

Endurance Onun | CR-Daily: The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced a training of about 200 electoral officers to be used for Abi/Yakurr Federal Constituency of Rt. Hon. John Gaul (PDP) vs Hon. Alex Egbona (APC) and Abi State Constituency of Hon. Davies Ettah (PDP) vs Hon. Iwara Inah (APC) rerun elections coming up next weekend. In a statement ...

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Obong Of Calabar Holds Talks With Oba Of Benin

His Eminence Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V Treaty King, Natural Ruler, Defender of the Faith and Grand Patriarch of the Efik Eburutu Kingdom on the 11th January received and welcomed His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin to his Palace with an assurance of a peaceful and memorable visit to Calabar. The ceremony ...

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Cross River State, Others To Borrow N1.75tr To Fund 2020 Budget

Whereas Cross River State’s debt asset stands at N168,819,230,129.37 (domestic) and N69,383,059,707.6 (external), bringing the state’s total debt asset to N238,202,289,836.97, notwithstanding, the state has been listed amongst eleven other states planning to borrow over N1.75 trillion to fund its budget for year 2020 which is pegged at N1.1 trillion and christened ‘Olimpotic Meristemasis’. According to investigations by Saturday PUNCH, the ...

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Brace-Up To New Digital Order Or Lose Relevance, Info Commissioner Advises Managers

Comr ASU okang

Endurance Onun | CR-Daily: The Commissioner for Information, Comrade Asu Okang has advised managers in the state’s information sector to brace-up to the “new digital order” in information dissemination and management in order to stay relevant in the craft. Comr. Asu issued this advise yesterday when he held a meeting with Managerial Staff of the Information Ministry, General Manager of ...

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Obong Of Calabar To Host Oba Of Benin In Calabar

Endurance Onun | CR-Daily: CrossRiverDaily has it on good authority that the Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II will, from Friday, January 10th through Monday, January 13th, 2020 be hosted in Calabar by the Obong of Calabar, His Eminence, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, Natural Ruler and Treaty King of the Efik ...

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Comr. Asu Okang Begins Urgent Renovation Of Information Ministry

Asu Okang Commissioner for information Cross River State

Endurance Onun | CR-Daily: The new commissioner for Information and Orientation, Comr. Asu Okang has kicked off renovation and repackaging of all facilities in the state’s ministry of information in a bid to enhance a more favourable working experience for all staff of the bureau. Okang who groaned at the poor state of the facilities noted that the dilapidated roof, ...

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Gov Ayade Bans Commissioners, Other Aides From Making Public/Policy Statements

Endurance Onun: Cross River State governor, Sen. Ben Ayade has banned his commissioners and other aides from making both public and policy statements on radio, newspapers, social media, etc without getting clearance from him. According to a directive through his Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Christian Ita, the Governor has “warned all commissioners and other political appointees of government to ...

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