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Prosecution Closes Case Against Agba Jalingo In Suit Instigated By Ayade’s In-Law

The trial was then adjourned until June 11th for the defendants to argue and adopt their no case submission.

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Governor Otu Swears-In Three New High Court Judges, Charge Them To Restore Judicial Trust

By Sylvia Akpan, Government House Correspondent The Governor of Cross River State, Senator Bassey Otu has sworn in three new High Court Judges in the State – Hon. Justice Ama Edet Ekpo, Hon. Justice Theresa Ansa Agom, and Hon. Justice Jarlath Ogar Agim. At the swearing-in held at Dan Archibong Lodge, on Monday, January 8,

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Witchcraft Branding: ACROJ, Citizens’ Solution Network, AJFIAJ Seek Justice For Mrs. Martina

By Patrick Obia Association of Cross River Online Journalists (ACROJ), Citizens’ Solution Network, and Agba Jalingo Foundation for Investigative and Accountability Journalism (AJFIAJ) have called on the Cross River Police command to swing into action, arrest and prosecute those involved in the burning of Mrs. Martina Okey for alleged witchcraft. This was contained in a

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Graphic Images: Joint Taskforce Allegedly Kills Wife Of Assassinated Village Head In Cross River, Family Want Justice

By Patrick Obia Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State, in recent weeks, has been engulfed with a silent crisis that has allegedly claimed an unaccounted number of lives. This crisis ranges from witchcraft branding uproar, gang clashes, armed robberies, and royalty tussles among others. In the prime hours of Sunday, May 21, 2023,

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Activists Seek Justice For ‘Another Calabar 5’ Killed Over Witchcraft Allegations

By Jonathan Ugbal A coalition of rights groups and activists based in Nigeria and the United Kingdom have appealed to the international community, and the Federal and State Governments to ensure that those who murdered five people last week in Ndon Nwong community in Odukpani Local Government Area, Cross River State on the allegations of

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Cross River Ministry Of Justice Create Citizens’ Rights Department, Seek Collaboration With Human Rights Commission

By Patrick Obia Listen To The Report The Cross River State Ministry of Justice has created the Citizens’ Rights Department to entertain complaints bordering on sexual and gender-based violence, rape, wife battery, forced marriage, and denial of parental responsibility amongst others. The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in the State, Barr. Tanko Ashang disclosed this

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

By Archibong Jeremiah Listen To The Report Cross River State Magistrate, Bassey Nsidieti Bassey, Registrar of Ikom Magistrate’s Court who allegedly perverts justice, and exploits his office for personal gain has been transferred. The transfer came five months after the CrossRiverWatch investigation that revealed how Magistrate Bassey selectively implemented judgments of the competent court, allegedly

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JUST IN: Justice Shuaibu, Amobeda Transferred Out Of Cross River State

By CrossRiverWatch Admin Justice Simon Amobeda, who presides over Federal High 2 in Calabar, the Cross River State capital has been transfered to Maidugri and will be replaced by Justice Rosemary Dugbo. Justice Shuaibu, his senior colleague in Federal High Court 1, in Calabar has also been posted to Benin, the Edo State capital and

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