2022 In Review: 22 Investigations That Exposed Corruption In Cross River State
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2022 In Review: 22 Investigations That Exposed Corruption In Cross River State

By CrossRiverWatch Admin

Founded on the principles of open governance and accountability, through investigative journalism CrossRiverWatch published 22 investigative reports that exposed corruption in Cross River State last year.

The reports were published under different projects supported by Civic Media Lab, Climate Tracker, Policy Alert, Y Monitor, I-79 Media Consults, Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism, Pulitzer Center, International Budget Partnership, Tiger Eye Foundation, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the International Centre for Investigative Reporting.

The investigations cut across agriculture, politics, education, infrastructure, health, governance, customs, and traditions – 13 were by CrossRiverWatch reporters while 9 were republished from partner newsrooms.


How N13 Million Went Into Licensing ‘Ghost’ Ultra-Modern Fuel Station In Cross River

How Corruption, Negligence Led To UNICROSS Students Inhabiting Abandoned NDDC Model Hostel

Cross River Communities Where Girls Are Used As Collateral, Turned Into Sex Slaves

Ten Years After, UNICAL’s N349 Million Faculty Of Law Building Still Not Completed

Counting The Costs Of Cross River State ‘Super Highway’ Road Project On The Tropical Rainforests And Eco-Biodiversity


Investigation: How Lafarge’s Illegal Mining, Corruption Is Causing Untold Hardship To Community (Part 1)


Abuse Of Office: Authorities Transfer Magistrate Bassey After CrossRiverWatch Investigation, But He Has Refused Moving


Inside The Illegal Trading Of Forest Woods In Cross River Community


Investigation Into Cross River State Debt Misery: How N1.4bn Illegal Foreign Loan Cannot Be Accounted For 

N1.4bn Foreign Loan Scandal: Cross River State Auditor General’s Rebuttal Opens More Loopholes


Contractor Gets Only N16 Million Five Years After Government Budgeted Over N71 Million For Okurikang Mini-Sports Stadium

Elephants Are Devouring South Nigerian Farms

Investigation: Cross River State Government Awarded 40 Contracts Worth Over N6.9 Billion In Violation Of Procurement Law

Calabar Community Lacks Potable Water After Cross River Basin Development Authority Mismanaged Borehole Rehabilitation


Auditor-General Indict Local Governments In Cross River State For Unprofessional Record Keeping

Investigation: How Cross River PHC DG And Husband Fleece Basic Health Care Provision Fund


Investigation: Cross River Communities Battle With Water Scarcity In The Midst Of Failed Water Projects (Part 1)

INVESTIGATION: Inside Cross River, Abandoned Projects Leave Communities In Grave Needs (Part 2)

Gakem Road In Cross River Deteriorates After NDDC Fails To Pay Contractor

BHCPF: After CrossRiverWatch Investigation, Cross River Health Agency To Sanction Erring Staff, Distribute Laptops


Motorists Face Hardship As Contractor Abandons Okurikang-Akpap-Creek Town Road Rehabilitation


Cross River: Fear And Uncertainty As APC, PDP Agents Harvest PVC Details In Disguise

Cross River State Civil Servants Are Retiring To Poverty As Government Defaults On Pension Payment, Squanders Money On Frivolities

Cross River State Government In Soya Beans Farm Project Contract Award Scandal

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