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World Bank Reacts As Cross River Community Complains Against Shoddy Erosion Project

By Anietie Akpan, Guardian Newspaper Cross River community has protested against the perceived poor quality of work done as the World Bank ends its multi-billion-naira erosion control projects in 19 States of the country. The bank had, in an effort to check Erosion in the country, carried out projects in Cross River and 18 other

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Calabar Residents Protest, Cry Out Over Abandoned World Bank Erosion Project

By Jonathan Ugbal Listen To The Report Residents of the Ikot Effanga Mkpa E2 estate in Calabar Municipal on Saturday protested over the abandonment of the gully erosion remediation project by contractors. The project, implemented by the Cross River State office of the Nigerian Erosion Watershed Management Project, NEWMAP is funded by the World Bank.

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Calabar: Thousands Risk Losing Homes Over Threat To NEWMAP Project

By Jonathan Ugbal No fewer than two thousand homes may in the long run lose their homes if the threats on Akpaven Integrated Services, the contractor handling the four fingers of the Ikot Nkebre gully erosion project for the Nigerian Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) are not curbed. CrossRiverWatch visited the community last week

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SFTAS Program: Cross River State Gets $20.4 Million Grant

By Patrick Obia Cross River State Government has confirmed receipt of 20.4 million dollars grant from World Bank. The grant is from the State Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) program, which began in 2018, to terminate in 2022. The State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Asuquo Ekpenyong Jnr, revealed this at a press briefing Friday

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APPEALS: World Bank Assisted Agric Development Program, Cross River At A Cross Road Again? BY INYALI PETER

Around 2016 or so, I wrote an article which revealed how Cross River State was on the verge of losing $26.5m World Bank assisted agric grant. At the time, because of my article, my name disappeared howbeit, expectedly from the list even though I stood a great chance of being selected. The said publication caused

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Cross River Didn’t Lose World Bank Grant, Finance Commissioner Says

By Judex Okoro, Daily Sun Newspaper The Government of Cross River State has stated that it has not lost out of any World Bank’s State Fiscal, Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) grant. The SFTAS is a World Bank programme that runs for four years from 2018 to 2021. The programme is intended to enthrone good governance

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Still On Cross River Finance Commissioner, Asuquo Ekpenyong Jnr – Lest, We Forget BY AGBA JALINGO

Several stakeholders have been calling out the young Cross River State Finance Commissioner, Asuquo Ekpenyong Jnr. after Cross River and eleven other States missed out of the World Bank-assisted States Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) program. Cross River and the other States failed to secure the SFTAS benefits because they failed to publish their

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Health Award A Victory Well Deserved – Ayade

By Jonathan Ugbal: Government House Correspondent Cross River Governor, Senator Ben Ayade has said his award as the best performing governor on health in the south south region of the country is a victory well deserved. The award which is an official recognition from the World Bank, federal government and ThisDay Newspapers was presented to

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