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Cross River government begins supply of rice seedlings to Bayelsa, Delta, others

The rice revolution initiative of Cross River State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade has begun yielding quantum fruits with the supply of seedlings yesterday, to Bayelsa and Delta States. Other states within the South South region are next in line in the supply chain from the automated rice seeds and seedlings factory commissioned in June last […]

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CBN Applauds Ayade’s Agric Revolution As Governor Flags Off Wet Season Rice Farming

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele has applauded Governor Ben Ayade’s agricultural revolution programme, which he noted has made Cross River State a force to be reckoned with. Emefiele gave the recommendation during the flag off of the 2019 wet season rice farming programme in Calabar, Cross River State.Speaking at the Ayade […]

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Imoke lauds Ayade over Nigeria’s first vitamised Rice Mill

Immediate past governor of Cross River State, Senator Liyel Imoke, has lauded the industrialization strides of his successor, Governor Ben Ayade, describing the establishment of the Africa’s first vitaminized rice mill in Ogoja as a phenomenal project. Imoke who accompanied Governor Ayade to inspect installation of equipment at the rice mill said the automated rice […]

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Cross River gets N3 billion rice seedlings order from FG

The industrialization effort of Cross River State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade has started yielding fruits as the Federal Government through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has placed a N3 billion order for the state to supply rice seedlings to all the states in the southern part […]

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Ayade: Cross River remains Nigeria’s safest state

Cross River State Governor governor, Prof. Ben Ayade has disclosed that his state remains the safest in Nigeria, with crime rate at 1.1 percent. Ayade made the disclosure, Monday, during a courtesy call on him by the new Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) zone 6, Musa Kimo, at his Conference Room, Governor’s Office, Calabar. […]

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Full text of Governor Ayade’s speech during his swearing in ceremony today.

Fellow Cross Riverians, Four years ago, I stood before you dear brothers and sisters to make a solemn declaration of our determination to re-write Cross River’s narrative in all spheres, but majorly on the economic outlook of the State. In our Odyssey to lay a new and enduring foundation for growth, through the recalibration of […]

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I’ll work harder in my second term- Ayade

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has pledged to work harder in his second term in office in his bid to ensure the total transformation of the socio-economic landscape of the state. Speaking at the preinaugural thanksgiving service held at St. Charles’s Lwanga Catholic Church in Calabar, Ayade who was full of praise to […]

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How Ayade paid April and may salary without allocation for April and May

It has emerged that Cross River State Government under the leadership of Governor Ben Ayade spent over N4 billion in payment of April and May salaries to local government workers without federal allocation for the corresponding period   The action was in keeping with the policy of the governor for the state to always stand […]

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Slovak firm to set up electric car, energy bulb plants in C/River

In readiness to when Nigeria will embrace the use of electric cars, Cross River Government is aligning with a Slovak firm, Sirieco, with a view to establishing electric car assembling plant in the state. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sirieco Company Limited, Mr. Groidis Peter disclosed this when he led his team on an inspection […]

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Easter: Ayade sues for peace, compassion

As Christians across the country celebrate the death and resurrection of the Saviour, Jesus Christ, Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade, has called on all faithful to imbibe the virtues of peace, love, sacrifice and forgiveness which he said represent the core values of Easter. Ayade who made the call in his Easter message, […]

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