Author: Ogar Monday

8 AK-47 rifles stolen from soldiers in Benue have been recovered -Governor Ortom

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has revealed that 8 AK-47 and a machine gun, all part of the weapons that were stolen when armed men attacked a military convoy in Benue State. The Governor who made the revelations in Makurdi early this week said the government had also arrested[Read More…]

Twitter sets shop in Africa, Skips Nigeria for Ghana

Twitter Inc has announced that it is opening shop in Ghana, a move many in the Nigerian tech ecosystem will consider a loss for Africa’s most populous country. Announcing the decision In a post on its official blog on Monday, the company said the move was to expand its reach[Read More…]

Obong of Calabar, royal household receive COVID-19 Vaccine

The Obong of Calabar, His Eminence, Edidem Ekpo Okon Otu Abasi the V and members of his traditional rulers’ council yesterday received their first doses of the AstraZeneca’s vaccine while calling on as their followers to support the Government in the fight against Covid-19. The first-class traditional ruler who made[Read More…]

We have rehabilitated 42 roads in Calabar South-Cross River Government

In preparation for the rainy season, the Cross River State Governement has announced that it has rehabilitated 42 roads in the Calabar South area of the state with many more ongoing in other areas. This was made known by Orok Duke, a former speaker of the Cross River State House[Read More…]

Workers in Odukpani Power Plant accuse management of high-handedness, threaten strike

Over 200 workers at the Ikot Oyong Power Plant in Odukpani Local Govenrment Area of Cross River State have threatened to down tools over none payment of their entitlements and illegal deductions. The Workers accused SEWA West Africa Company, a contracting company by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC)[Read More…]

Police parade teenager accused of carrying pistol to school in Cross River

The police in Cross River State has paraded an 18-year-old SS2 student of Ikot Ewa Community Secondary School, Akpabuyo who was earlier reported to have taken a gun to school to shoot her teacher. The teenager, name withheld was arrested at her school with a locally-made gun, the police confirmed.[Read More…]

Cross River Govenor’s aide threatens suicide over unpaid salary

An aide Govenor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, Mr. Freeman Godwin, on Monday 22th, February, 2021 threatened to kill himself over failure of the government to pay his salary. Mr Freeman, a newly appointed aide of the Cross River State Governor, who is also from Obudu Local Government Area[Read More…]

Police gun down four suspected kidnappers in Calabar, rescue victim

The Police in Cross River have killed a suspected kidnapper and cultist popularly called ‘Romans’ and three of his gang members, the State Commissioner of Police confirmed. According to the police, the incident took place at No. 24C, School Road, Satellite Town, Calabar, a location the gang is said to[Read More…]

Cross River Health Commissioner breaks ground for UNICAL COVID-19 isolation centre

In a bid to shore up its covid response and expand its capacity to handle cases, a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a holding bay/ isolation centre at the University of Calabar to provide care for students of the institutions with suspected cases of COVID 19 has held in[Read More…]

In Calabar Police disperse youths protesting 2 years of electricity blackout in their community

Men of the Cross River State Police Command yesterday, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 dispersed hundreds of Youths under the aegis of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) from Akpabuyo and Bakassi Local Government areas who held a protest at the Cross River State head office of the Port Harcourt[Read More…]