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Ayade laments negative perception of Nigeria overseas, urges British High Commissioner to help reverse trend

Cross River state governor, Professor Ben Ayade Thursday received the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mrs Catriona Laing at the Conference Hall of the Governor’s Office, Calabar, describing her as “somebody of warmth and value”. Speaking while playing host to Laing and senior officials of the British High Commission, who accompanied her, the governor lamented […]

The Calabar Noodles Factory As Part Of Government Mediated Private Sector

The increasing urbanisation-induced fast-paced lifestyle of many societies around the world has necessitated the need for affordable quick meals. The constantly moving working population, in particular, look to foods that require minimal cooking to address their hunger needs. This reality has seen instant noodles become a staple meal in many Nigerian homes. However, even before […]

Cross River Industrial Revolution: Calachika Chicken Processing Factory As Part Of Government Mediated Private Sector

In every nation of the world, an economic reform is a continuous process. Agricultural & economic reforms aimed at improving on the self-sufficiency rate of food. This reforms aim to reviewing the basic law of food, Agriculture and Rural Areas promulgated to increase the self-sufficiency rate of food on a calorie basis from its present […]

Cross River to generate 50Mw from power plants, says Ayade

Cross River state governor, Professor Ben Ayade has expressed optimism that a combined power generation from the two power plants built by his administration will give the state about 50 megawatts of electricity that will guarantee Calabar, the capital, steady power supply independent of the national grid. The two power plants are situated at the […]

Cross River Industrial Revolution: Cross River Groundnut Oil Factory Bekwarra As Part Of Government Mediated Private Sector

Groundnut, or peanut, commonly called the poor man’s nut is an important oil seed and food crop for millions of people in the semi-arid tropics. It generates employment on the farm during cultivation and during processing . A report by FAO in 2009 revealed that groundnut on an average is grown on 26.4 million hectares […]

Governor Ben Distributes New-Improved Cocoa Pods To Farmers

Governor of Cross River State, Senator (Prof) Ben Ayade, being represented by the Special Adviser on Cocoa Development and Control, in the person of Ntufam (Dr) Oscar Ofuka, distributed Cocoa Pods to Local Farmers in Southern Senatorial Zone of Cross River State, yesterday, being 23rd of November, 2022 at the CRBC Cocoa Demonstration Farm in […]

Press Release: Gov. Ben Ayade Condemns Attack on Motorists, Appeals for Calm

I condemn in the strongest terms, the attack and kidnapping of some motorists and commuters along the Akamkpa-Ugep axis of the Calabar-Ikom  Highway, yesterday. Tuesday, November 15, 2022 While we appreciate the commendable success so far recorded in the rescue operation which is still ongoing, such acts of criminality cannot and will be not be […]

Ayade optimistic as alternative energy firm sets up shop in Cross River

Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade has expressed optimism that an indigenous energy firm, Alternative Petroleum and Power Limited, APPL would solve the energy needs of the over 30 industries built by his administration. Speaking Wednesday at the Executive Chamber of the Governor’s Office, Calabar during a courtesy call on him by the management […]

Ayade signs law increasing jurisdiction of magistrate courts in Cross River

Cross River state governor, Professor Ben Ayade Thursday signed the state’s Magistrate Jurisdiction Law 2022. The law increases the jurisdiction of magistrate courts in the state on civil matters. The signing ceremony which was witnessed by the state Deputy Governor, Professor Ivara Esu, State Chief Judge, Justice Akon Ikpeme, Speaker of the State House of […]

Ayade seeks more UN support for Cross River over Cameroonian refugees

Cross River state governor, Professor Ben Ayade Wednesday made a case for more United Nations support for Cross River State where over sixty thousand Cameroonians are taking refuge from the war in the neighboring country. Speaking at the open field of the Governor’s Calabar while receiving a donation of vehicles and vaccine carriers from the […]



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