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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 […]

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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 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 […]

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Roads Networks Are Like Arteries In Human Body: Cross River Lawmakers.

Africa Today Worried by the state of dilapidation in road networks across Calabar metropolis, the Cross River State House of Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution calling on the state government to as a matter of urgency, take proactive steps in fixing the bad portions of the roads in order to avoid loss of lives, […]

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Cross River State Assembly Grants Consequential Approval For The Appointment Of 70 Special Advisers.

By Abara Etop & Victor Erim Cross River State House of Assembly on Wednesday granted a consequential approval for the state Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, to appoint Seventy (70) Special Advisers. The approval followed a request forwarded to the House and signed by the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. […]

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President Buhari Assigned Portfolios To Ministers as Jeddy Agba Becomes State Minister For Power

By Africa Today Prince Jeddy Goddy Agba, Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, from Cross River State has been given the ministerial portfolio of State Minister for Power.     President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday assigned portfolio to 43 ministers shortly after their formal inauguration in Abuja. Buhari named Sale Mamman as the Minister of Power […]