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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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Theatre Of Drama In CROSIEC As Political Parties Throw Tantrums Ahead Of Council Polls

By Africa Today Drama on Wednesday ensues at the Cross River State Independent Electoral Commission (CROSIEC) following dual introduction of the All Progressives Congress-APC State Secretaries. The crisis according to our reporter began as Mr. Victor Ebong cautioned CROSIEC to only recognize party executives whose eligibility is recognized by the national body of their party […]

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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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Alex Egbona & John Gaul Back To The Ring As Court of Appeal Dismissed EPT Judgment,Order Re-Run Within 90-Days In Ekureku 1 & 2

By Africa Today The Chairman of the 3-man Court of Appeal panel sitting in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, Justice Tijani Abubaka on Saturday expressed joy over the conduct of the Calabar Bar, noting that there is no indolence or recalcitrant in the temple of justice in the State. Abubaka while urging the Bar […]

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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 […]