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How An Abandoned Dam Project Leaves Farmers Defenseless Against Yearly Flooding In Cross River

By Ogar Monday, Prime Progress This is how a mother of four learned that pigs can drown. In October last year, Rima Adoga woke up one night to a disturbing noise outside her house. “My husband was not around. It was just me and my children,” she said in her native Yala language.  When she

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Cross River 10th Assembly Moves To Tackle Flooding After NiMet Prediction

By Mary Bassey, House of Assembly Correspondent The 10th Cross River State House of Assembly has pledged to tackle flood headlong in the State after Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) forecast. In a plenary held on Tuesday 18 July 2023, the member representing Yakurr 1 State Constituency, Honorable Cyril James Omini, proposed a motion calling on

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Registered Voters Disfranchised By Flood And INEC Ask Nigerians To Elect Good Leaders 

By Patrick Obia Thousands of Nigerians will not cast their ballots during the 2023 general elections due to the devastating flood across the country last year. The flood which affected nearly all the states of the federation swept away homes and farmlands, killing several people. The flood did not only bring hardship and anguish but

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Calabar Witnesses Another Flooding (Video)

By Archibong Jeremiah The Cross River State capital Calabar has witnessed another flooding following heavy down pour Wednesday 6th April 2016. The rain which started around 2pm and ended few minutes to 4:30pm flooded streets like Ndidem Usang Iso Road By Rabana, Goldie by Target, Ekpo Abasi (CRUTECH Gate), WATT Market among others. A cross

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Flood Displaces 1,220 Families, Destroys 4,501 Farms In Cross River

By CrossRiverWatch admin More than 1,220 families have been displaced and 4,501 farms destroyed by flood in some coastline communities in Cross River, an official has said. Vincent Aquah, the Director General of State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, made the disclosure in Calabar on Thursday. Mr. Aquah said the flood displaced 686 families in 50

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Again, Torrential Rains Flood Calabar

by crossriverwatch admin Calabar, the Capital city of Cross River State experienced a heavy down pour today. The rain which lasted from the hour 7.00am to about 1.00pm and then from 3.00pm to about 5.00pm flooded some major streets in Calabar causing traffic grid in almost all the accessible streets of the city. CrossRiverWatch gathered

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2015: There Are Politicians And There Is Legor Idagbo BY NTAMI NKANU ESEGE

by crossriverwatch admin Mr. Legor Idagbo has never met me one on one and I dare say he does not know me but as a Cross Riverian passionate about the affairs of my state, I feel a strong urge to write this piece on behalf of Cross River Coalition for Good Governance which I lead.

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Flood Wrecks Havoc In Calabar

by crossriverwatch admin Over three hundred and fifty residential and public buildings in Calabar, the Cross River State capital and surrounding suburbs were in the early hours of Monday ravaged by flood following heavy down pour that lasted for about six hours. Most of the residents including women and children were forced to spend the

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