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Over 500 Filling Stations In C’River To Be Shutdown, Says DPR

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Cross River State has threatened to shut down filling stations operating in the state without registered operating licenses. The State Operations Controller, Bassey Nkanga, gave the warning at a meeting with officials of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) and the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) in Calabar. Nkanga ...

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INEC Won’t Disenfranchise Bakassi, Says House Representative

Hon. Ekpo Bassey, member representing Bakassi in the State House of Assembly has assured that the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC will, come 2019, conduct elections in, and also for Bakassi Local Government Area. He said this yesterday during a symposium on the recent Supreme Court judgement on the Akpabuyo/Bakassi Local Government boundary adjustment and delineation of constituencies held at the ...

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Ogoja/Yala Empowerment: Jarigbe Donates Cars, Bikes, Machines And Generators To Constituents

In what many described as ‘”simply uncommon”, the Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency representative, Hon. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe reformed the view of his constituents towards political representation with his “sustainable development programme” so called constituency empowerment. At the Ogoja Local Government Council Secretariat, today, some beneficiaries of the scheme went home with cars, some, motor bikes, while others, sewing machines and grinding ...

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Assassination Attempt: Prince Bassey Otu Petitions Police IG

Sen. Prince Bassey Otu who represented Southern Cross River State in the Nigeria Senate from 2011 to 2015 has called on the Inspector General of Police to investigate an assassination plot on him. CrossRiverDaily understands that Sen. Bassey came to the knowledge of the plot after attending a business meeting in Transcorp Hilton in Abuja on March 23, 2018, when ...

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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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PDP Chairman’s Son Arrested For Alleged Kidnap

Nchor, the son of the Peoples Democratic Party chairman,  Obudu chapter has been arrested for alleged kidnap of the daughter of one Mr. Julius Adalikwu about seven months ago. Denis was arrested alongside one Omagu, a lead suspect in the crime and Oko, a partner. Omagu, with gang name: Don Magabush is said to have evaded arrest seven months back ...

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