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Cross River Government To Clear Abandoned Vehicles On Roads After Deadline 

By Mary Bassey The Cross River State Ministry Of Transportation has urged road users to evacuate abandoned vehicles from public roads.  The streets and major highways in the State have witnessed abandoned or scrap vehicles. In a press release issued by the Special Assistant the commissioner for transportation, Agba J.D, the ministry of transportation gave

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Cross River Seeks Ownership Of Odukpani Power Plant, As Otu Woos Investors

By Sylvia Akpan, Government House Correspondent The Cross River State Government is in talks with the Federal Government to take over the 634 megawatts gas turbine power plant in Odukpani Local Government Area, says the Governor, Senator Bassey Otu. “We are negotiating with the federal government to take over the over 600 megawatts power plant

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Breaking News Civic Space Opinion

REDD+, The Commercialization Of Nature And The Rights Of Mother Earth BY GRACE APPOLOS Esq

REDD+ is perhaps one of the most celebrated and promising climate change mitigation programs under the UNFCCC frameworks. Touted as a ‘nature-based solution’, REDD+ has been widely propagated as a safe and prudent strategy to curb carbon emissions and mitigate climate change. However, the implementation of REDD+ in Nigeria proved counter-productive, with adverse implications for

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Breaking News Health

Cross River Government To Hold General Environmental Sanitation Saturday 27th

By Able Winnard The Government of Cross River State has announced Saturday, January 27, 2024, as a statewide general environmental sanitation day. In a public service announcement signed by the State Commissioner for Environment Honorable Moses Osogi, said the exercise is statewide and compulsory for every resident in the State. He appealed to business owners

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Breaking News Education Investigation

How Cross River State Government’s Indifference And Community’s Hostility Derailed Federal Polytechnic Ugep

By Godwin Otang New tertiary institutions in Nigeria often take off from existing infrastructure, usually donated by the federal, or state government or the local government. However, in the case of the Federal Polytechnic Ugep in Cross River State, there was no already-made temporary site provided for takeoff. The newly appointed rector of the polytechnic

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Cross River State Has New Director Of DSS

By Patrick Obia The Cross River State Command of the Department of State Services (DSS) has a new State Director. The new DSS boss, State Command is Mrs. Roseline Izuagbe who replaces the outgoing State Director, Mr. John Sokoya. Governor Otu received her and her predecessor in Calabar, on Tuesday, January 9th where they charted

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Breaking News Investigation

Dust And Blood: How The Abandoned Yala-Ogoja-Bekwarra-Obudu Road Is Destroying Lives Despite Over N20 Billion Releases

By Ogar Monday When Beatrice Ochuole kissed her husband goodbye on the morning of the 12th of June, 2018, she didn’t expect that she would return to his lifeless body that evening. “We had spent most of the night talking about getting our daughter into school. He was worried about her, and in the morning,

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Breaking News Education

Teacher Essien Foundation Offers Scholarship To 50 Beneficiaries In Cross River

By CrossRiverWatch Admin The board of trustees of Teacher Essien Ita Itam Education Trust Fund has offered scholarships to fifty (50) benefiting students in the State. The Foundation disclosed this in a letter signed by its Chairman, Ekpenyong Essien Ita. The Trust Fund was set up in 2014 by the late Barrister Temitope Ekpenyong Ita

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