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Before Basic Needs Became Luxuries… BY AGBA JALINGO 

The person who built the first car surely did not have luxury in mind. The idea was to facilitate the faster movement of things and persons from place to place. To replace the use of carts and animals with a faster means of transportation. The first self propelled steam engine cart, built by Frenchman, Nicholas

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JUST IN: Gunshots Rain Along Vandikya- Obudu Borders

By CrossRiverWatch Admin Information reaching our newsroom has it that there is a rain of gunshots along the borders between Vandikya Local Government Area of Benue State and Obudu Local Government Area of Cross River State. A traveller who is stocked along the route informed CrossRiverWatch. “Please urgently inform our people to suspend traveling through

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VIDEO: We Want Them Out – Women Protest Cattle Herders Farmland Destruction In Cross River 

By Godwin Ajom  Women in Ukpada Community of Bekwarra Local Government Area in Northern Cross River State, have staged a peaceful protest against the activities of cattle herders who they alleged are destroying farmlands and crops. In an amateur video obtained by CrossRiverWatch, the women are seen waving fresh tree branches and leaves protesting the

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Why We Seek Women’s Rights – Stakeholders, Frown At SGBV

By Godwin Ajom Nigeria’s female population, estimated at over 108 million, faces significant hardships, with a poverty rate around 69 percent. Women, particularly those in remote or underrepresented areas, endure the brunt of these challenges, according to the Women’s Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA). During a one-day strategic dialogue in Calabar aimed at bolstering

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High Court Discard Prayers To Remove Obong Of Calabar, Restraining Governor Otu

By Godwin Ajom The High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, presided by Justice Elias Abua, has thrown out a suit which sought an order of interlocutory injunction to restrain and remove the Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu V. Justice Abua held that giving such orders without any tangible reason would do

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Speaker Ayambem Hails Governor Otu On Tourism Revival

The Speaker of the Cross River State House Of Assembly, Rt. Honorable Elvert Ayambem, has applauded Governor Bassey Otu for prioritizing and reviving tourism in the State. He made the assertion while attending the Cross River State Tourism N10m Grant, Central Senatorial District, Hoteliers Award, held at the Metropolitan Hotel, Calabar organized by the State

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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: Court Discharge, Acquits Agba Jalingo In Criminal Defamation Case Instigated By Ayade’s In-Law

By CrossRiverWatch Admin A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory and presided over by Justice Joyce Abdulmalik has discharged and acquitted CrossRiverWatch publisher, Citizen Agba Jalingo in a suit instigated by Mrs. Alami Ayade, sister in-law to former Cross River Governor, Senator Ben Ayade. Mrs. Ayade had petitioned the Police who

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