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Ndoma Egba

NDDC to cancel N90 billion contracts, pay all foreign scholarships

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is set to cancel 482 contracts valued at about N90 billion over non-performance. The commission is also set to pay all outstanding arrears of foreign scholarships to students. The Chairman of the governing board of the Commission, Victor Ndoma-Egba, disclosed this in a statement…

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade

Cross River APC accuses Assembly of receiving bribe to pass Ayade’s N1.3 trillion budget

The Cross River State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC has described the proposed 2018, N1.3 trillion budget submitted to the State House of Assembly by Governor Ben Ayade as an academic exercise in futility. It also accused the state lawmakers of collecting bribes from the governor to pass…


Gully erosion damages 10 houses, renders 20 homeless In Cross River

About 10 houses have been damaged by gully erosion ravaging three communities in Calabar Municipal Council area of Cross River State. Several other houses and properties are under threat as over 20 people have been rendered homeless by the disaster. Nyaghasang, the community that recently lost about eight people in…


Woman dies of Lassa Fever in Cross River

A 22-year old woman, Itodo Christabel, was on Wednesday confirmed dead from Lassa fever in Calabar, capital of Cross River State. The deceased, who had taken ill in Benue State, reportedly requested an unnamed hospital where she was being treated to refer her to Eburutu Barracks clinic in Calabar to…


Kidnappers demand N5 million ransom for crippled businessman

Kidnappers of a popular cripple in Cross River State, Jude Agba, have demanded a ransom of N5 million for his release. Mr. Agba, also known as FG, was abducted by unknown gunmen who stormed his Ohong community of Obudu Local Government Area of the state at about 8p.m. on Thursday…

Rice Farmers
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Farmers allege fraud in CBN Anchor Borrowers Programme

Participants in the Central Bank of Nigeria Anchor Borrowers Programme in Cross River State have accused officials of the Bank of Agriculture, BoA, of defrauding them under the programme. The participants alleged that the officials were paying them N95,000 each, while being made to sign as collecting N250,000. The BoA…