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Items filtered by date: December 2018

After The Bayelsa Flood, Plantain Scarcity Looms

The 2018 flood is yet to unfold all that it came with.  Bayelsa state is one of the most affected states in the federation. When the flood came, it rendered many people homeless. The natural disaster also destroyed valuable properties. It spoilt farmlands. The implication is that the 2018 flood has set the stage for food shortage in the affected states.

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I’ll Give Attention To Science, Technology As Governor –Ekpo

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The Cross River State governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mr. Eyo Ekpo has stated that his government will give premium attention to the development of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) as they have the capacity to quickly propel a state into development.

Ekpo who stated this when speaking with a section of Cross river students added that his government would ensure that the education that students received and the curriculum that such lessons were drawn from made up to date and attend to the current needs of the people.

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How I Manage Homeless HIV/AIDS Kids In Calabar -Pastor Emah-Emah

Executive Director of Neighbourhood Care Well Foundation, Pastor Victoria Emah-Emah in this interview with DAVID ODEY, our correspondent in Calabar, speaks about the activities of her NGO that has touched the lives of thousands of vulnerable people in Bayside community in Calabar in a very profound way, even with no funding from government.

 

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The Lingering Communal Crisis In C’River

It was Professor Emmanuel Ayandele, a former vice chancellor of the University of Calabar, who described Cross River state as "an atomistic society perpetually at war with itself." He made this remark about four decades ago in the wake of communal clashes in the state. Since then nothing has changed. Communal clashes are getting more frequent and more deadly as there is unrestrained proliferation of small arms in most communities.

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For Cross River Farmers, One Digital Turn Deserves Another

Aso ebi is a yoruba word for uniform worn during social events such as wedding and funeral ceremonies.So, on Monday, December 3, 2018, what could have prompted farmers in Cross River State to abandon their farms, gaily dressed in beautiful aso ebi, and in their hundreds, marched through major streets and roads in Calabar, the state capital?

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Carnival: Calabar Ready To Host The World

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With the formal opening of the Christmas village by the governor, Prof Ben Ayade, Calabar looks ready to host the world for this year's carnival.

The flag-off  heralded the month-long activities for this year's Christmas festivities which would be rounded off with Carnival Calabar on 27 December.

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C’River Garment Factory Ready For Exports

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The federal government has granted approval to the Cross River State government to begin export of products from its garment factory.  A license to this effect has been issued to the state.

Executive Director/CEO of Nigeria Export Promotion Council, Mr. Olusegun Awolowo made the presentation to the government, according to a statement from the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Christian Ita.

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How Ndigbo celebrated Owan Enoh In Calabar

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Senator John Owan Enoh, candidate of the APC in Cross River State was celebrated like a king during the just concluded Eze Ndigbo Day In Cross River State, which held at the Abraham Ordia Stadium, University of Calabar Calabar.

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