Browsing: Cross River State

In a memo signed by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Admin), Professor P. Okon, dated August 10, 2021, addressed to the university community, the management of the university decried the prevalence of what it called “obnoxious and abhorrable acts of sorting, extortion, and sex for grades/sexual harassment” among teaching staff.

Dr Janet Ekpenyong, the Director-General of the Cross River Primary Healthcare Agency, disclosed this on Thursday in Calabar during the inauguration of the Inactivated Polio Virus 2 (IPV2) at the Bogobiri Hausa settlement area in Calabar.

Ofuka was arrested in Calabar, the state capital, on the premises of the Cross River Broadcasting Corporation where he was scheduled to begin the distribution of cocoa seedling to farmers in the Southern Senatorial District of the state.

Was that because I work with a President elected on the platform of the APC? Not necessarily so. Yes, I’ve never really liked the PDP because I felt there was too much of buccaneering in the party, but I’d always been honest enough to give some governors in the fold of the party who were doing well their dues. I always mentioned Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State (he was still in PDP then), Danjuma Goje of Gombe State, and some others. They stood out for the good works in their states.

A press release by the Governor’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Christian Ita, on Tuesday, announced the sack of the Commissioner for Special Duties, Francis Etta.

Ayade, who was elected governor on the platform of the PDP six years ago, surprised political pundits when he defected to the All Progressives Congress, raising the political stakes as the countdown to the 2023 general election commences nationwide.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the President met separately with the two governors as Ayade was visiting the Presidential Villa for the first time since his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party to All Progressives Congress two weeks ago.