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Defection tsunami hits Cross River APC, as Ita Giwa, APC BoT member, ex-envoy, others formerly join PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Thursday, at the Municipal Council grounds in Calabar, suffered a serious political tsunami as a former senator and two-time Special Adviser to two Nigeria presidents, Princess Florence Ita- Giwa, returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).   Others who also washed their hands off the APC in the state with […]

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FG commends Ayade for SDGs implementation

The Federal Government has lauded Cross River State Government  for demonstrating a strong commitment to  the implementation of the  goals of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).    Commending the state governor, Senator Ben Ayade, during a courtesy call along with her team, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, Princess […]

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Ayade commissions state’s first microfinance bank … Releases N500m as operational startup fund

In his determination to create financial inclusion among the teeming populace, who by virtue of their financial background may not qualify for the traditional commercial bank facilities, Cross River State governor, Prof Ben Ayade, Tuesday, commissioned the first ever state’s owned microfinance bank in Calabar, the state capital. Ayade who spoke at the bank’s head […]

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Ayade seeks unity among Africans as Carnival Calabar dry run commences

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has called on Africans to be united in other to help the continent win back her rightful position in the world. Speaking during the flag off the first dry run of the 2018 Carnival Calabar on Sunday, Ayade who was represented by his Deputy, Prof. Ivara Esu, said […]

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Clean Environment: Ayade introduces Waste to Wealth programme

Cross River State Govenror, Professor Ben Ayade has announced the introduction of a waste to wealth programme commencing from the first quarter of 2019. The Programme according to the governor is meant to create employment opportunities for youths and generate organic fertilizer for the farmers in the state. Addressing Journalists shortly after mounting one of […]

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Deep Seaport: Ayade meets FG’s steering committee, urges quick action

Cross River State Government has appealed to the Federal Government to,  as a matter of urgency, fast track processes that will bring about the immediate commencement of actual construction work on its signature projects, the proposed Bakassi Deep Seaport and the 275 kilometers superhighway.     The state governor, Prof. Ben Ayade made the call in Calabar […]

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Ayade’s Education Sector Strides Uplift Cross River

By Christian Ita   In the dim past, revolutionaries achieved enduring legacies by shooting their way to stardom. The blood of both sinners and those sinned against watered paradigm shifts in the societies of those eras.   In our contemporary world, bloody revolutions have given way to intellectualism and mind games; and fire-spitting revolutionaries reincarnated […]

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PDP ticket: Ayade congratulates Atiku

Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade has congratulated Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for emerging the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).   Ayade described the victory of the former Vice-President at the just concluded convention of the PDP as well deserved.   In a congratulatory message signed by his Chief Press Secretary and […]

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Ayade mourns former Environment Minister, John Odey

Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade has expressed deep shock and sadness over the death of former Minister for Environment, Mr. John Ogar Odey.   The governor who expressed shock at the the demise of the ex- Minister, said the news of his passing was depressing. In a statement signed by his Chief Press […]

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2019: Group congratulates Ayade for emerging PDP governorship candidate

An influential Southern Senatorial political group known as Seven Alive has congratulated Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade on his emergence as the standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the just concluded governorship primary. The group in a statement issued in Calabar by its leader, Chief Asuquo Ekpenyong, attributed Ayade’s victory […]

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