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Commissioner Defends Government As Cross Riverians Debates Constitutionality Of Aviation Minstry

By David Agabi The establishment of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Aviation by the Cross River Governor, Sir Ben Ayade has receives hue and cry from different stakeholders, politicians and citizens across board, regarding the legality of such ministries. The raging debate arose as some said the constitutionality of such ministries would be put […]

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Female Lawmakers Lament Fewer Representation As Ayade Forwards 36 Commissioner Nominees

Female lawmakers at the Cross River State House of Assembly on Wednesday bemoaned what they refer as “lack of adherence to the 35 percent Affirmative Action” as the State Governor Sir Ben Ayade forwarded 36 names of Commissioner Nominees before the House. Speaking under “Point of Observation”, Member representing Yala 1 State Constituency, Rt Hon […]

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Ayade Succumbs To Pressure Sets February 22 For Conduct Of Council Elections

By Africa Today The Cross River Governor, Sir Ben Ayade on Wednesday directed the conduct of local government elections in the 18 local government councils in the state. This was disclosed by the Chairman Cross River State Independent Electoral commission (CROSIEC), Dr. Mike Ushie, in a press conference held at the Commission’s headquarter in calabar. […]

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Ayade Presents 1.1 Trillion Appropriation Bill

By Africa Today Sir Benedict Ayade, Governor of Cross River State today presented the 2020 appropriation bill before the State House of Assembly in Calabar. The budget christened “Olimpotic Meristemasis” is pegged at one trillion, one hundred billion, one hundred and sixty seven million, five hundred and seven thousand naira and nine kobo was presented […]

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Cross River Lawmakers Approves 1.5 & 3 Billion Naira Being Loan Facility From Zenith & Fidelity Banks

By Africa Today The Cross River State House of Assembly on Tuesday granted a consequential approval of one billion five hundred and nineteen million eight hundred and eighty four thousand seventy eight naira and eighty six kobo (N1, 519,884,078. 86k) brought before it by Governor Ben Ayade.  The money, according to the state Governor is […]

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Cross River Lawmaker Bemoans Federal Allocation To The State, Seeks Amendment to State Bureau Of Statistics To Generates Revenue

By Africa Today A bill to amend the Cross River State Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday pass through second reading in the floor of the State House of Assembly. The Bill was read for the second time by the Clark of the House, Barr Bassey Ekpenyong during plenary. Lead Sponsor and Member Representing Bekwarra State […]

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Obudu Lawmaker Craves Transformation As He Sets LEEDS Committee

By Africa Today Godwin Akwaji, Member representing Obudu State Constituency, in the Cross River State House of Assembly, on Thursday set up a ten man Local Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy LEEDS,  Committee, to assess the needs, challenges and opportunities of his Constituents. Inaugurating the Committee, Akwaji, maintained that the event is a fulfilment of […]

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Cross River Lawmakers Calls On State Government To Facilitates Infrastructure in Okwa, Boki

By Africa Today The Cross River State House of Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution calling on the state government to establish primary and secondary schools in Okwa Communities in Boki Local Government Area of the state. In a motion, brought before the House, lead sponsor and Member representing Boki 1 State Constituency, Itam Abang […]

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Cross River State Safety Of Workers Bill & Cross River State Bureau Of Statistics-Amendment No 2 Bill Passes First Reading

By Africa Today Cross River State Safety of Workers Bill today scale through first reading at the State House of Assembly. The bill which among others seeks the safety of workers both at the Ministries, Departments, Agencies and Parastatals( MDAs) as well as private establishments and corporations is intended at explicitly stressed the welfare of […]

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Severe Punishment Awaits Cultists As State Assembly Read For The 2nd Time Bill Seeking Prohibition Of Secret Cult & Offences Weapons.

By Africa Today A Bill for the prohibition of secret cult and offensive weapons on Tuesday passed second reading in the Cross River State House of Assembly. The bill which is sponsored by Member representing Calabar South 11 and Deputy Speaker of the House, Mr. Joseph Bassey seeks for an amendment of the bill earlier […]