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2019: Constituent Blast Bassey Ewa’s Senate Aspiration, Questions His 20yrs Legislative Experience

Mrs. Ud Ofem, a secondary school teacher and social media commentator from Ekori (Bassey Ewa’s homestead) has whistled Hon. Bassey Ewa’s senate ambition, calling it “a slap on the sensibilities of Yakurr people”. Mrs. Ofem who took to Facebook to express her dissatisfaction over Hon. Bassey’s aspiration for 2019 said that “considering the number of years as a legislator without ...

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ALERT: Cameroonians In C’River Possess Voters’ Card, Says Immigration Boss

The Cross River State Comptroller of Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Mr. Uche Felix has put the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC on alert over its recent discovery of some Cameroon refugees in the state in possession of Nigeria voters’ card. Mr. Felix Uche, disclosed this when he led his team on a courtesy visit to the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. ...

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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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Senate 2019: CSO Dodeye Arikpo Meets Central Assembly Members

Senate 2019: CSO Dodeye Arikpo Meets Central Assembly Members

The Chief Security Officer (as he then was) to former Cross River State governor, Sen. Liyel Imoke, CSO Dodeye Arikpo yesterday, had a close-door meeting with members of the State House of Assembly representing various constituencies in the Central Senatorial district of the state. The meeting which held in the house of Hon. Hillary Bissong, member representing Boki II in ...

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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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Deputy Governor Not Sure Of Local Government Elections

The Cross River State Deputy Governor, Prof. Ivara Esu is not sure of when the State Government would be conduction the local government elections. Prof. Esu in an interview with newsmen shortly after the commissioning of Cross River Online Journalists secretariat yesterday in Calabar said that despite the State’s willingness to conduct the election, he is not sure of when ...

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Ex-NNPC Worker Sentenced To Death For Murder

One Godwin Elewana who is a retired worker of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has been sentenced to death by hanging by the Cross River state high court for killing his daughter’s boyfriend. Cross River Daily understands that the convict was accused of killing one Douglas Ojugbo, a 22-year-old pupil in 2015 on suspicion that he was having an ...

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