As the initial two weeks stay at home order issued to civil servants in Cross River State expires on April 7, the state Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has extended it by one week.
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The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested 12 suspected internet fraudsters in Calabar, Cross River State; and Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
The suspects are: Ahmed Adelakun, Matthew Edafe, Chukwuma Edwin Chisom, Mbang Prince, Ogon Godspower and Nnamdi Ogana.
Following the rave being generated by the allegation that some judges presiding over the Cross River State Election Petitions Tribunal took underhand kick-back from politicians, a call has gone to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to conduct thorough investigation into the allegation.
Following the resignation of Resident Electoral Commissioner in Cross River, Frankland Briyai to join partisan politics, the Peoples Democratic Party has called for a cleanup of the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The Nigerian Army has urged South-East and Cross River state residents not to panic over massive movement of troops, military vehicles and weapons as it holds a week-long military exercise.
The Independent National Electoral Commission says the process in which the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Cross River, Frankland Briyai, resigned to join partisan politics, is unacceptable.
Joseph Odey, 26, an indigene of Yala Local Government Area of Cross River, on Wednesday protested the non-payment of his late father’s gratuity put at N13 million, threatening to commit suicide if the government delays further.
Eyo Ekpo, the Governorship Candidate of Social Democratic Party in Cross River, says there is nothing wrong in a state owing debt provided the money is properly invested.
The Director, Federal Highway, South-South Zone, Godwin Eke, said on Thursday that the Federal Government had built over 300 kilometre roads in the zone.
The Social Democratic Party National Working Committee is to meet and review the Court of Appeal judgment that recognised former Governor of Cross River, Donald Duke, as the presidential candidate of the party in the forthcoming general elections.
DSP Irene Ugbo, the State Police Spokesperson, who gave the warning in Calabar on Friday, said the ban on explosives was still operational.
Authorities of Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS Victory, said they had seized no fewer than 3,039 bags of contraband rice valued at N46 million in Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River.
Cross River Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps says it has arrested six suspected illegal miners in Biase Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigerian Medical Association in Cross River has threatened to withdraw medical services from the state over incessant kidnapping of its members.
The Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Abbey Ukpukpen, has won Saturday’s Obudu State Constituency By-Election into the Cross River House of Assembly.
The Police Command in Cross River has arrested 12 suspected cult members in Obudu Local Government Area of the state ahead of the August 11 bye election for Obudu State Constituency.
Ebonyi and Cross River states have agreed to end hostilities arising from various border disputes between the two states.
Dr Effiong Mkpanam, NMA Chairman in the state, made this known on Thursday in Calabar during the 2018 Annual General Meeting/Scientific Conference of the association.
Dr Matthew Achigbe, Chairman, All Progressives Congress in Cross River, has said that the defection of APC Senators and House of Representatives members will not affect the party’s chances of emerging victorious in 2019.
Dambazau told the Acting Governor of Cross River, Prof. Ivara Esu, at the Government House in Calabar that he was in the state to visit Ukelle community.