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Items filtered by date: September 2017

On The Persistent Clamour For Break-Up

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The Nigerian constitution and various international treaties to which Nigeria is a signatory adequately guarantee the rights of citizens to pursue their lawful aspirations including the right to freedom of association, movement and expression. Recent developments across the country, however, have been casting clouds of apprehension over the expression of these freedoms.

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It’s Time For Quit Notice To Bad Governance In C’River

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PROLOGUE

There is no sane person who will be happy with what is going in Cross River State. All we have heard for more than two years now are high-sounding, verbose and most times incongruent and directionless grammar from a man who has shown clearly that he was not prepared for governance. They packaged him and dropped in the governor's office; and like a housemaid from the village who would be dazed by the sight of a city upon arrival in a city they never dreamt of, our man is yet to recover from the shock of the shoe size he was given on May 29, 2015. Or don't you notice that he is the governor with the most intimidating and longest convoy in the whole country? Even President Muhammadu Buhari's convoy is nothing close to what our governor, Prof Ben Ayade has got. Does this remind you of the saying that an empty vessel makes the loudest noise? So, do we allow this to continue?

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After Calabar Carnival, C’River Offers New Tourism Festival

Members of the Committee set up to organize the maiden NorthFest cultural festival addressed the media, including TNN, in Calabar about the event coming up on September 30 in Ogoja, Northern Cross River. Four of the members comprising the Commissioner for Information, Mrs Rosemary Archibong; the Chairman of the Committee, Chief Peter Oje; Ken Aklah, SA Events Management , Governor's office; and Ntufam Ekpo Okon shared their views on the festival.

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This is Eneka, Where Flood Victims Are Still Homeless And Hopeless

They have become endangered species. They have no home. They have no hope. Their families have been washed away by the ravaging flood. A visit to the Rumuchiolu Annex, Eneka residential estate will melt even Pharoah's heart. Theirs is a bad situation. The flood water has messed their lives up. And it has been like that for about three months now.

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Why I Established Free Hospital For Children -Dr. Ebaye

In this era of economic recession when profit motive drives entrepreneurs to establish businesses, Dr Sylvester Ebaye, Medical Director of Bakor Medical Centre in Calabar, chose the path of philanthropy by establishing a hospital in his birthplace, Nde in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River State,  where children under the age of five are given free medical treatment. In this interview with DAVID ODEY, he bares his mind on why he went into the venture and other issues in health sector.

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APC Has No Place In C’River - Efa Esua

In his bid to enthrone focused governance and delivery opf democratic dividends, Efa Esua, who represents Calabar Municipality in the Cross River State House of Assembly, has been leading the vanguard to ensure Ayade returns as governor of the state in 2019. Esua, who is also the chairman, board of trustees of the Ayade Believe 2019 group was at the Calabar Municipality during the inauguration of the PDP chapter chairmen where our correspondent, DAVID ODEY encountered him for this interview on issues relating to his constituency and the governor, among other issues.

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How Medical Practitioners’ Attitude Causes Deaths In Our Hospitals - UCTH CMD

In this interview with journalists in Cross River State, Professor Thomas Agan, Chairman of the Committee Chief Medical Directors/Medical Directors of Federal Tertiary Hospitals in Nigeria and Chief Medical Director, CMD, of University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH, speaks on issues that border on the health sector in the country in the wake of the just suspended industrial action by Resident Doctors and other health workers. DAVID ODEY was there for TNN.

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