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Gov Ayade unveils 2019 Carnival Calabar theme, harps on humanity

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has described man’s inhumanity to man as the cause of instability around the world. The governor said this while unveiling this year’s Carnival Calabar theme, “Humanity”. He called for a return to God and conscience which according to him are key to humanity. Ayade took band leaders of […]

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Emulate Prophet Ibraheem, Ayade Tells Muslim Faithful at Eid- El- kabir

Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade has called on Muslims , particularly in Cross River state to to imbibe lessons of Eid-El Kabir by being tolerant and Obidient as exemplified by Prophet Ibraheem to Allah with a pledge to sacrifice his only son, Ismaheel to fulfil the Promise made to the Almighty. Ayade stated […]

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Industrialization: Ayade deserves Nobel Prize – Donald Duke

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State deserves a Nobel Prize for his industrialization exploits, so says a former governor of the state, Mr. Donald Duke. Duke stated this while speaking with newsmen in Calabar shortly after a tour of factories at the Ayade Industrial Park. The former governor, who said he was stunned by […]

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With leaders like Ayade there’s hope for Nigeria – NBC

Members of the Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), have advised other state governors in the country to under study Cross River state Governor, Professor Ben Ayade’s Industrialisation policy. The NBC Board members who were in Calabar for their annual summit, spoke after a tour of factories at the industrial Park established by Governor […]

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Gov Ayade inaugurates taskforce to review state loans

Worried by the state’s huge debt burden and the attendant deductions from its federal allocations, Cross River governor, Prof Ben Ayade, has inaugurated a taskforce to review state loans. Inaugurating the 11-man taskforce at the state executive chamber, Governor’s Office Calabar, Ayade cautioned that the exercise was not to witch hunt nor carry out investigation […]

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Ayade, Ikpeazu, others plant one million trees in Cross River

In a bid to stem the tide of deforestation, Cross River governor, Prof Ben Ayade, on Tuesday joined by his Abia counterpart, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, led thousands of CrossRiverians to plant one million trees in the state.   The event tagged: “Cross River State wet season green carnival,’ with the theme: “Calabar Green Canopy Scheme” […]

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Ayade’s Progressive Trajectory From Food On The Table To Hands On The Plough

By: Kenneth Ere It is common knowledge that Governor Ayade’s first term in office was largely characterized by an unprecedented expansion of government with the sole aim to douse social tension and unrest.  this deliberate and well fashioned out policy direction was also intended to ensure that  a peaceful and enabling environment was/is created for […]

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Excitement as Gov Ayade begins asphalting of Okuku-Okpoma section of 145km highway dualisation

Construction work on the ongoing dualisation of the 145km Mfom-Bekwara-Obanliku highway in Cross River State attained an important milestone weekend with the commencement of asphalting of the Okuku-Okpoma-Mfom section of the road. Already over 25km of the Obanliku-Obudu axis of the road has been completely asphalted and fitted with street lights and media. With this […]

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Governor Ayade congratulates Jeddy Agba on his ministerial nomination

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has congratulated Prince Goddy Jeddy Agba on his nomination as minister by President Muhammadu Buhari. A statement issued in Calabar on Saturday and signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Christian Ita, quoted Governor Ayade as describing Agba’s nomination as a big plus for Cross River. “I heartily […]

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Ayade and the resonances of industrialization

By Linus Obogo His herald in 2015 as governor of Cross River State, was akin to the ascension of the biblical redeemer, as foretold by John the Baptist. He would make every crooked path straight. Others before him literally cleared the way and heralded his coming as a system purifier, one who would create the […]

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