Tag Archives: Cross River State

US-Based Nigerian Physician to Lead Free Medical Outreach in Cross River

Nigerian-born, American-based physician and presiding pastor of the City of David Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Joseph Tarkon is set to lead a free medical outreach in Cross River State. The medical outreach which is scheduled to take place from December 13 to 16, 2023 will bring relief to at least 2,000 members …

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FG earmarks N66bn for N-Power, school feeding, others


The Federal Government has earmarked N66bn to further boost its four social welfare programmes namely Home Grown School Feeding, N-Power, Conditional Cash Transfer and Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme. The Special Adviser to the President on National Social Investment, Mrs. Maryam Uwais, gave this hint on Monday during the commencement of a retreat at Tinapa Business and Resort Centre in …

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Cross River commences cotton cultivation, to make first harvest November

As part of the backward integration policy of Prof. Ben Ayade’s administration, Cross River State Government is set to roll out 30 tonnes of cotton from its cotton farm by November this year. The cotton farm situated in Woda community, Yala Local Government Area of the state, is in partnership with Arewa Cottons.  Managing Director, Arewa Cotton, Anibe Achimugu, in …

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‘Over 150 killed’ in clash between two Cross River communities

One hundred and fifty people have been reportedly killed after a three-day dispute between two communities in Cross River state. John Inaku, director-general of the Cross River State Emergency Management Agency (CR-SEMA), disclosed this to NAN on Tuesday. He said 14,000 people have been displaced following the destruction of 1,233 houses. “Between June 27 and June 29 the people of …

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Market fire guts 40 shops in Cross River

Traders at the Ikom main market in Cross River State have continued to count their losses after Tuesday early morning inferno destroyed about 40 shops, and properties worth several millions. According to eye witnesses, the inferno which started at about 2am on Tuesday was due to a power surge from the public power supply and could not be contained in …

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