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YAKURR: Cult Renunciation Takes Center Stage As LG Chair Inaugurates Legislature

Endurance Onun | CrossRiverDaily: As part of efforts to championing the State Governor’s war against cultism, the Executive Chairman of Yakurr Local Government Council, Hon. Ofem Ebri Obeten, today, administered oath of renunciation of secret cults, illegal confraternities and other social vices on members of the 6th Yakurr Legislature, shortly after their inaugural plenary. The said inaugural plenary which held ...

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LG Elections Update: Large Voter Turnout In Ugep Amidst Excitement — SEE Photos

By Endurance Onun | CrossRiverDaily:The ongoing local government election for chairmen and councilors of the eighteen(18) and one hundred and ninety six (196) local governments and council wards respectively of the state is witnessing large voter turnout in Ugep urban, Yakurr Local Government Area. CrossRiverDaily team currently on tromp can authoritatively report. The team, having visited over twenty one (21) ...

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Gaul Lauds Ayade, Urges Abi/Yakurr Electorates To Vote PDP

By Endurance Onun | CrossRiverDaily: The immediate past speaker of Cross River State House of Assembly and PDP candidate in the last Abi/Yakurr federal constituency election, Rt. Hon John Gaul has commended His Excellency, Senator Prof Ben Ayade for transforming the fortunes of the state 5 years into his administration. Gaul who described Ayade as a pragmatic, innovative and very ...

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Covid19: Yakurr Charmainship Candidate Begins Distribution Of Nose Mask To Churches

By Endurance Onun | CrossRiverDaily:In a bid to pursue compliance to the State Governor’s directive on compulsory nose masks for all worshipers, the Yakurr chairmanship candidate in the May 30th local government elections, Hon. Ofem Ebri Obeten has embarked on distribution of nose masks to churches in Yakurr. Hon. Ofem, who yesterday, donated 2000 nose masks to members of St. ...

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CRSHA: Adie Akabisong Is New Deputy Clerk

Mr. Jerry Adie Akabisong has, yesterday, been announced Deputy Clerk of the Cross River State House of Assembly. Akabisong, who was formerly Director of Chambers now takes over from Mr. Emmanuel Erim, who recently retired from civil service. Congratulating him on his elevation, the Honourable Members described Mr. Adie as a hard working Director. On his part, the new Deputy ...

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Health: Student Activist Begs For State’s Specialist Hospital

A student activist in University of Calabar, Comr. Save-us Okoi has appealed to the State Government on the need to establish a state’s specialist hospital. Save-us who praised the state governor Prof. Benedict Ayade on his result-reaping approach against the enterance of the novel Corona Virus into the state and the governor’s recent employment openings, especially in the health sector ...

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C’River Needs Sustainable Forest Management Policies, Says Expert

A forest conservator and politician, Chief Joe Duke has heightened the need for Cross River State Government to setup sustainable management policies to conserve the state’s forest estate. Chief Duke, in a chat with CrossRiverDaily early this morning advised that the time for the State Government to look away from forest revenue to forest sustainability was now. He reflected that, ...

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ALERT: Cross River State Loses N14.7 Million Weekly Over Illegal Logging, Says Expert

An expert in Forest Conservation with over 20 years experience in forestry management, Chief Joe Duke has raised alarm on the State’s revenue loses in forest resources especially timber due to illegal logging and exportation of sawn timber from the state. In a chat with Cross River Daily, yesterday, Chief Duke revealed that the State loses about N5,920,000 from at ...

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UNICAL-SUG: Welfare Official Renovates Two Hostels With Personal Funds

By Jesam James: A University of Calabar Students’ Union Government welfare official, Comr. Omini Sophia has renovated two separate apartments in halls 8 and 6 of the varsity’s hostel destroyed by fire, over two years ago. When CrossRiverDaily visited the said apartments, the renovation was already 100% completed with new electrical connections, bulbs, fan, curtains and other furnitures like carpet, ...

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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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