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Superhighway: Organised labour issues 21-day ultimatum

Superhighway march

The organised labour in Cross River State under the auspices of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC), yesterday, issued a 21-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to release the Environmental Impact (Assessment (EIA) for the Bakassi deep Seaport and the 260km superhighway. In a solidarity march around major streets of Calabar, the […]

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C/River to integrate traditional birth attendants into its healthcare

Ben Ayade

Determined to stem the rate of infant and maternal mortality rate in the state, Cross River State Government has concluded plans to integrate traditional birth attendants (TBAs) into its healthcare delivery system, given their strategic role in the society. Director-General, Cross River State Primary HealthCare Delivery Agency, Dr. Beta Edu, who disclosed this to news […]

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Ayade Lays Foundation for Comprehensive Primary Health Centre, As APC Leaders Decamp to PDP in Yache

Senator Ben Ayade

Desirous of ensuring quality and affordable health care across the broad spectrum of the citizenry, Cross River State governor, Prof Ben Ayade, yesterday laid the foundation for a comprehensive primary health centre in Yache. The Director General of the Cross River State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Betta Edu accompanied by the Chairman of […]

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Gov Ayade congratulates new CJN Onnoghen, lauds President Buhari

Ben Ayade

Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade, has described the appointment of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria by President Mohammadu Buhari as a round peg in a round hole. In a congratulatory message signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Christian Ita, Governor Ayade, […]

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Ayade lights up Calabar communities after two years in darkness

After two years of perennial darkness, the Ikot Awatim, Uyi Effiong and Akai Effa communities in Calabar Municipality and Calabar South Local Government Areas of Cross River State, finally heaved a sigh of relief as the state government turned on the light with the installation of brand new transformers. The three communities are among several […]

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Widows Pray for Ayade as C’River Garment Factory Recruits Staff

As preparation for the commissioning of Africa’s biggest garment factory, the Cross River Garment & Textile Factory by the wife of the President, Hajia Aisha Buhari gathers momentum, final screening for the would be employees of the company have been concluded in across the state The exercise with took place simultaneously in Ikom for the […]

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Cross River, American Firm Sign MoU for Development of New City

The dream of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State to build three new cities in the three senatorial district of the state got a major boast in far away United States of American when the state signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with an American firm, DXB Group Incorporated to build a new city to […]

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FG lauds Cross River Superhighway project … as Minister visits construction site

The Federal Government has commended the ingenuity of the Cross River State Government for embarking on the 260km superhighway project. Minister of Environment, Hajia Amino Muhammed gave the commendation when she led a team from her ministry to the project site in Nsan, Akamkpa, yesterday. She lauded the state government for conceiving the project which […]

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Cross River to become net exporter of Banana – Ayade

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade says his administration will soon make the State a net exporter of banana. Ayade made the disclosure in Mexico moments after overflowing huge acres of Banana farms yesterday. He expressed delight at the decision of some Mexican farmers to partner the state to establish a huge banana farm […]

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Ayade and his paradigm shift from mundane economic thinking

More than seven months into the four years tenure of the Governor of Cross River, Prof Benedict Ayade, there is no single indication that since the young, vibrant Obudu born politician with inexhaustible developmental vision/ideas contested the 2015 gubernatorial elections and emerged as the number one citizen of the state, courtesy of the overwhelming mandate […]

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