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Cross River State Government Under Obligation To Sustain Ugep Leboku, Says Tourism Commissioner

The State Commissioner for Tourism, Mr. Eric Anderson has said that the Cross River State Government is under obligation to sustain the Ugep International Leboku, Cross River Daily can authoritatively report. Mr. Eric made this statement yesterday at a press briefing in the palace of the Obol Lopon of Ugep, Obol Eteng Ofem. The Culture and Tourism Development boss while ...

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Boki New Yam Festival: Dodeye Arikpo Felicitates With Boki Nation, Appeals For Unity

Central Senate aspirant, Dodeye Arikpo has sent felicitations to the people of Boki on the occasion of their 2018 new yam festival. According to a message from the People’s Democratic Party aspirant and made available to Cross River Daily, Dodeye Arikpo reiterated his strong connection with the Boki Nation, which he said was courtesy of “the excellent services several sons ...

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PDP Gubernatorial Aspirant, Eyo Ekpo Defects To SDP

Barrister Eyo Ekpo, former Cross River State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Gov. Donald Duke’s administration and Carnival Chairman and Special Adviser Special Projects in Liyel Imoke’s administration has moved from the Peoples Democratic Party PDP to the Social Democratic Party, SDP. Barrister Ekpo said he decided to quit the PDP after due consultations with his people, adding ...

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EFCC Traps Cross River State Accountant General Over Alleged N5 Billion Misappropriated Funds

Report has reached Cross River Daily that the State Accountant General, Mr Joseph Adie is currently in the hook of EFCC over alleged misappropriation of N5 billion being part of the bailout funds the federal government handed to Cross River State government. The report said EFCC picked up Mr. Adie last week Friday to its zonal branch in Port Harcourt, ...

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BREAKING: Ayade To Spend N18 Billion In “Spaghetti” Flyover

Cross River Daily can report that the “spaghetti” flyover alongside the 10.8km dual carriageway promised by the Cross River State governor, Sen. Ben Ayade would cost the state about N18 billion through direct labour. Whereas, a vast portion of land has already been cleared and properties within the site area destroyed, though, without compensation at the moment, some Cross Riverians ...

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NDDC Boss Ndoma Egba Appointed APC National Convention Secretary

Chairman of the board of Niger Delta Development Commission and former senator representing Cross River Central, Sen. Victor Ndoma Egba has been appointed National Convention Committee Secretary of the All Progressive Congress, APC. Sen. Ndoma Egba’s appointment followed the resignation of Mr. Benjamin Uwajumogu who until his resignation yesterday was the Secretary of the committee. The appointment of the NDDC ...

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2019 Presidency: Sowore Arrives Calabar, Initiates #TakeBackNigeria Movement

Omoyele Sowore in Calabar, Cross River State.

Owner of Sahara Reporters, a critic mogul, Omoyele Sowore has arrived the city of Calabar, the Cross River State capital creating awareness for his presidential ambition come 2019. Sowore while attending to journalists upon his arrival at the Margaret Ekpo International Airport, Calabar today initiated a movement, #TakeBackNigeria in the state disclosing that the country which according to him belonged ...

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A N1.3trn Budget With Only 4% Projected Revenue Is Not Executable – NEITI Tells Ayade

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) yesterday disclosed that the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursed N1.938 trillion in the first quarter of 2018 to the Federal, States, Local Government Areas and other beneficiaries. The amount shared represented an increase of 37.3 per cent when compared with N1.411 trillion shared during the same period in 2017 and 71.1 per ...

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