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IGP orders arrest of attackers of police officers in Cross River

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate arrest and prosecution of persons involved in the attack on four police detectives in Ogoja, Cross River. The detectives were attacked when they wanted to arrest some suspected armed robbers and receivers of a stolen vehicle in

Buhari reacts as communal clash leaves many dead in Cross River

Many people are feared killed and hundreds of others displaced after violence broke out in four communities in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, due to a misunderstanding over a sale of a parcel land. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the affected communities are Abanwan, Urugbam,

Nigerian Navy seizes over 13,803 bags of smuggled rice

Flag Officer Commanding, Eastern Naval Command, Nigerian Navy, Rear Admiral Mathew Emuekpere, said the command seized over 13,803 bags of smuggled rice valued at N220.8 million in the past seven months. Mr Emuekpere disclosed this on Tuesday in Calabar, Cross River, during the handing over of the command’s leadership to his

C/River CJ orders Release of 124 Awaiting Trial Inmates

Babatunde Opalana  The Chief Judge of Cross River State, Hon. Justice Michael Edem, in the exercise of his constitutional duties has visited Calabar Prisons and ordered  the release 124 awaiting trial inmates with lesser offences. The Chief Judge said the order for the release was constitutionally done based on merit as majority

Crisis rocks C/River PDP as NASS caucus tackles Gov Ayade

Jude Johnson  There are indications that all is not well in Cross River State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over claims by the state’s National Assembly Caucus of highhandedness and non-inclusive congresses by Governor Ben Ayade. The lawmakers from the state in a letter to the National Chairman of the

Air Force extends medical services to 4,000 Bakassi IDPs

Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has extended its medical outreach programme to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in the Bakassi Peninsula. The Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Cdre Olatokunbo Adesanya, on Thursday said the 4-day medical outreach designed to address the healthcare needs of the displaced