Investigation
Breaking News Investigation Reports

Cross River Contractor Fails To Deliver After Payment

 By Archibong Jeremiah This investigation reveals discrepancies between the payments made to Ijo Maritime Services Limited and the absence of tangible work being done. Visits to the locations and interviews with community members and local officials paint a picture of frustration and disappointment at the lack of progress on these critical projects. The mismanagement of

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Breaking News Health Investigation

INVESTIGATION: Government Unbothered As PHCs Battles Accommodation, Security Threats, Others In Cross River 

By Sylvia Akpan CrossRiverWatch visited Primary Healthcare Centers (PHCs) in Abi, Akamkpa, Akpabuyo, and Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross River State and found the conditions of the facilities generally disheartening. The sun was still bright when this reporter arrived at Itigidi after a 55-minute ride on a motorcycle in search of Agba Health

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Breaking News Investigation Reports

After CrossRiverWatch’s Investigation On Age-Long Communal Crisis, Stakeholders In Cross River, Ebonyi Begins Peace Talks

By CrossRiverWatch Admin In the wake of CrossRiverWatch’s thorough investigation into the longstanding communal crisis affecting several communities in Cross River State and their counterparts in Ebonyi, stakeholders have commenced peace talks to address these enduring conflicts. The investigation, unveiled on May 4, 2024, uncovered the tragic loss of over a hundred lives and extensive

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Breaking News Investigation Reports

Investigation: How Local Dispute Over Oil Palm Plantation Led To Bloodshed In Cross River Erei Communities

By Godwin Otang Five years after war erupted in Erei-speaking communities in the Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, authorities are yet to find a solution as the number of deaths continues to pile up and the communities are left in ruins, this investigative report by Godwin Otang reveals. More than 150 people,

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Breaking News Business & Economy Civic Space Investigation

Expository: Inside The Cross River State Wage Bill Inflation, Employment Racketeering By Civil Service Commission 

By Patrick Obia Cross Rivers State is struggling with increasing debt and wage bill, but investigations by CrossRiverWatch gathered that, former head of service, Timothy Ogban, now suspended Civil Service Commission’s Chairman, Mr. Uko Inaku, former Accountant-General of the State, Joseph Adie engaged in an unauthorized employment of 500 people and promotion of some civil

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Breaking News Business & Economy Investigation

SPECIAL REPORT: Flames, Heartache And Neglect: Cross River Residents, Businesses Count Loses To Fire Outbreaks

By Godwin Otang On August 12, 2020, a fire incident destroyed over 200 businesses at Ika-Ika Oqua (Marian) Market, Calabar. Cross River’s State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA also confirms that following fire incidents on April 8 and March 27, 2024; a total of 649 shops and 32 motorcycles were burnt while a life was lost

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Education Investigation

Abandoned And Underserved: How Government Negligence Crippled Gombe Special Education Center

By Hafsah Muhammed Ibrahim, WikkiTimes The school, established in 1996, serves disabled children from six northeastern states but struggles with dilapidated facilities and minimal funding. Students often find themselves abandoned during vacations, and their parents viewing the school as a dumping ground. Facing severe infrastructure issues, lack of security, and insufficient resources, the school’s staff

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Breaking News Investigation

How Igbo Culture Deprives Women’s Right To Inheritance

By Ben Aroh Despite a Supreme Court judgment in Ukeje vs Ukeje in 2014 which affirmed that women have the same right to inherit their fathers’ estates as their male counterparts, many Igbo women are being denied access to such by their male counterparts. BEN AROH explores this denial in selected locales of Enugu State.

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