Cross River Online Journalists, ACROJ Secures CAC Registration

In Breaking News, National News, Reports

by crossriverwatch admin

ACROJ Certificate of Incorporation
ACROJ Certificate of Incorporation

The Association of Cross River Online Journalists, ACROJ has finally secured corporate registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC the statutory body saddled with the responsibility of incorporating all organizations and businesses in Nigeria.

In Certificate of Incorporation of the Incorporated Trustees of ACROJ number CAC/IT/NO 70863, the Registrar General of the CAC, Bello Mahmud, certified that, Agba Jalingo Justin, Iwara Usani Iwara, Hope Obeten John, Jeremiah Archibong Ojanga, Emmanuel Unah are duly appointed trustees of the Association of Cross River Online Journalists, ACROJ and that the association from July 10, 2014 has been registered as a corporate body in Nigeria.

In the reaction of one of the trustees, Mr. Agba Jalingo, he told our reporter that, “We are all delighted about the registration. If you remember, we had earlier opened our website,, we have had several meetings and we really thought that for us to embark on the necessary activity blast that we plan; we will have to acquire this registration to give us the legal teeth to pursue our goals. We have crossed the quagmire and I think we are going into action full swing.

“We want to do a delegates election before the end of the year to properly get a leadership that will steer the affairs of the group. Credit must go to other trustees for having confidence in this idea and for giving all the support that helped to get it registered. We have only collectively sown a seed whose seedlings will amaze even those of us who started it.

When prodded on what he feels the reaction of the NUJ in the state will be following the initial misgivings that trailed the relationship between the state NUJ and the online platforms, he said: “For our comrades in the NUJ in Cross River State, we are asking for their support and solidarity, this is not a rival organization, it is a sub sect of the NUJ just like the NAWOJ, SWAN, Labor Writers Union, Human Rights Writers Union etc. We see a gap in information dissemination in our state and we want to help to fill a quota of the gap. I have personally taken time to privately explain our motives and aspirations to the State NUJ Chair, Pastor Ndoma Akpet and the National President of the NUJ, Mr. Garba Muhammed and I think they have a full grasp of the situation and I have no doubt that they appreciate this effort and will support us as we set out.”

follow us on twitter @crossriverwatch

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On Today

You may also read!

Never Be Afraid Of Asking Questions… BY AGBA JALINGO 

Freedom House, America’s oldest think thank, devoted to the support and defense of democracy around the world, was formally

Citizen Agba Jalingo and his grandmother, Mrs Mary Andokie Ikwen (nee Ushie) during a visit to her in 2021.

CrossRiverWatch Publisher, Agba Jalingo Loses Grandmother Aged 121

By Jonathan Ugbal The grandmother of CrossRiverWatch publisher, Agba Jalingo, Mrs. Mary Andokie Ikwen (née Ushie) has died aged


The Dream Is To Make UCTH WorldClass Health Institution – CMD, Tours 950 Million COVID-19 Support Funds Facilities

By Patrick Obia The Chief Medical Director of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Prof. Ikpeme A. Ikpeme


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now