Items filtered by date: May 2018

Tinapa: Calabar's Cannibalised Money Spinner Ready For Burial

“Ayade has dug the grave of Tinapa and he will soon bury it.” That was the summation of the deplorable condition of Tinapa Resort in Calabar by an idle worker at the leisure and business hub who spoke to TNN recently. The worker, who pleaded anonymity, was livid with anger while narrating how the resort “has been plundered and cannibalized.”


Bayelsa Guber Race: How Far Can Yenagoa Go?

The clock has started ticking, as Yenagoa Local Government, one of the local governments in the favoured senatorial district expected to produce the next governor of the state gets ready for the whistle. Apart from Yenagoa, Southern/Ijaw as well as Kolokuma/Opokuma people are also on the line.


Next Gov Will Come From Any Part Of C’River –Effiwatt

Cross River APC stalwart, Chief Maurice Dominic Effiwat, is a retired permanent secretary who worked with the state government for 35 years. During his days in the secondary school, he was an outstanding athlete who represented St Patrick's College, Calabar. He played basketball for the school and for the state. He was part of the team that emerged as state champions in 1978. The team represented Cross River in the National School Sports Federation competition in 1978 in Calabar and Cross River State came first. As reward for the victory, he got automatic employment in 1979 as a clerk in the sports council. He went to university on study leave and after graduating, he was promoted to the position of assistant stadium supervisor. He spoke with DAVID ODEY, our correspondent in Calabar, on issues that affect APC, zoning and also did a scathing assessment of Ayade's three years in the saddle

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