Author: Ogar Monday

Crisis in Cross River PDP Over Ward and State Congress, As State Party Chairman is Suspended

In what can be considered a supremacy battle over who calls the shot in 2023, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River State is in a crisis that might tear the party apart. The Beginning Following the announcement of ward and state congresses across the state to elect new[Read More…]

Federal Government Sent Us Only 50 Sample Collection Kits – Cross River State

The Cross River State Government has revealed that it only got 50 sample collection kits from the federal government and was asked not to use the locally available swab collection kits and therefore is heavily limited testing capacity. The State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Betta Edu made this known while[Read More…]

Arrested, Beaten & Threatened With Rape: Mandela Washington Fellow Narrates His Experience With Police

Timothy Undiandeye, a 2019 alumni of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders who is based in Calabar, the Cross River State capital has shared his ordeal in the hands of Anti-cultism and Kidnapping unit in Calabar for coming out from his home without a facemask. Timothy said trouble[Read More…]

Women Are The Most Affected By COVID-19- Cross River First Lady

The first lady of Cross River State, Dr. Linda Ayade has stated that during periods of crisis like what is being experienced now, women remain the most affected demography. Mrs. Ayade who said this while receiving relief materials donated by Bet9ja agents in the State through her organization, Cross River[Read More…]

Covid-19: Don’t Be Fooled, Cross River State Has No Isolation Center, Has Only 33 Medical Doctors – State Doctors

The Cross River State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association questioned the preparedness and honesty of the Cross River State Government toward the fight against COVID-19. The association revealed that contrary to what has been going around, the state has no equipped isolation center for COVID-19 and that the state[Read More…]

Covid-19: Ayade Cancels Local Government Polls, Restrict Entry into Cross River

The Cross River State Government has announced the cancellation of the State Local Goverment Council polls slated to hold on Saturday, March, 28, 2020 due to Corona Virus. In a press statement made available to the media and signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Govenor Ben Ayade, the Government[Read More…]

Breaking: Cross River Journalist, Agba Jalingo granted bail

The detained Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo, has been granted bail according to our correspondent in court in Calabar . Mr Jalingo had filed a fresh application for bail at the Federal High Court, Calabar. His case was transferred to a new judge, Sule Shuaibu. Mr Shuaibu is the administrative judge of[Read More…]

Agba Jalingo: Cross River Govt Takes Over Prosecution as Amnesty Demands Immediate Release

The Cross River State government on Friday took over the prosecution of Agba Jalingo, publisher of news portal, CrossRiverWatch. The state’s attorney general, Tanko Ashang informed Justice Simon Amobeda of the Federal High Court that a letter to that effect had been filed and is in the records of the[Read More…]