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Donald Duke To Run For President In 2019

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Former Cross River State governor, Donald Duke in an interview with Dele Momodu for Thisday Newspaper, has revealed he’d like to run for president in 2019. Duke, who transformed Cross River State into a tourism hotspot, told Momodu he is disappointed by the criticism he ...

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Cross River Opens Garment Factory, Employs 300


The Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, on Thursday approved the employment of 300 applicants as workers in the Calabar Garment Factory built by his administration. The governor announced the employment after applicants from the southern senatorial districts of ...

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Cross RIver Legalises Death Penalty For Kidnappers


Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, on Monday signed into law a bill that prescribes death penalty for convicted kidnappers in the state. The anti-kidnapping bill was one of 10 bills the governor signed into law at the state ...

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A Calabar Hotel Staff Found Dead In Swimming Pool

Controversy now surrounds the death of one Wisdom Edu who, until his death, was a staff of Treasureland Hotels in Calabar Municipal Council of Cross River State, just as the tree beside the swimming pool where his body was discovered ...

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Obudu Ready For Saturday’s Race

The  local organising committe for the Obudu international mountain race says it will organise another hitch free competition this weekend when the 8th edition of the race holds at the Obudu Ranch Resort in Obudu,Cross River State. Sir William Archibong, ...

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Four Youth Corps Members Die in Cross River State

Four members of the 2011 Batch ‘C’ National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, who served in Cross River State died during the service year, State Coordinator of the agency, Mr. Nkereke Ibangha, has said. Ibangha, who disclosed this at the passing ...

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Happy Silver Anniversary to Akwa Ibom State


I’m so happy today. I’ve been in dance mode since morning. It seems just like yesterday, Akwa Ibom State was created. I remember that night in 1987, as I watched my Dad sit by the radio; waiting to hear the ...

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