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The three Musketeers, Duke, Imoke, Bassey, others reunite, strengthen PDP

The 14 years old cold war in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River state has been resolved as former governors Donald Duke, Senator Liyel Imoke and current Senator serving Cross River South Senatorial, Senator Gershom Bassey (otherwise known a the three musketeers) have reunited. The three musketeers: Duke, Imoke and Bassey...

Cross River government seals up Table Tennis Hall, denies clamp down on non Ayade supporters

Cross River state government has denied any systematic clamp down on government appointees and associates that have declined to follow him to the All Progressive Congress (APC) just as it sealed up the Canaan Table Tennis Club hall. The state government had on May 25, without any prior notice sealed up indefinitely the Canaan...

Re-:On Whose Order Is The Canaan Table Tennis Complex Sealed. (Emmanuel Elom’s tissues of lies ), Francis Etang fires back

1) The Table Tennis Complex is not wholly owned by Cross River State Sports commission.  It has 40 percent for the commission, 40percent for Hon. OROK Duke and the 20percent for other individuals (Table Tennis enthusiasts and Investors). Claiming a 100 percent ownership is so vexatious and discouraging for PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP (PPP) deals see attached relevant...

2023: Voters Registers Infested with Ghost Voters, Former Guber Aspirant, Ogban Ebok, Tells FG

Former governorship aspirant under the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), in Cross River state Chief Ogban Ngwu Ebok has faulted current voters register being used by INEC in the country saying it is made up of mostly ghost voters. As the country approaches another general election in 2023,...

Cross Riverians voted Ayade, Not PDP, says ALGON Chair

The Chairman, Association of Local Government of Nigeria, (ALGON) Cross River State chapter, Mr. Emmanuel Offiong Bassey has said that the State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade won the 2019 election in the State because of his popularity and not because of his former party the People’s Democratic Party PDP. Hon Bassey, made the...

PDP Chair, Secondus, says Ayade Regretting Joining APC, Gives Governor ‘Quit Notice’

The National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has said the Cross River state governor, Prof Ben Ayade, was regretting defecting to the All Progressives Congress, saying he was giving him ‘quit notice.’ Secondus, who said this in Calabar, Monday,...

Democray Day:Lawyer to drag Gov Ayade to Court Over Torture, Government Says Nobody Tortured During Protest

By Our ReporterA human rights activist and legal luminary, Barr James Ibor, has vowed to drag Governor Ben Ayade to court over the torture he received from the hands of men he said were the governor's security aides while he and others were on a peaceful protest on Saturday, June 12, 2021...

Ayade’s defection and aftermath in 2023

Asuquo Ekpenyong jnr Prince Bassey Otu As the Cross River State government and people vis-à-vis the nation are grappling with the seeming surprise otherwise shocking defection of governor Benedict Ayade from the People Democratic Party (PDP) which has been an umbrella party in the...

EU/UN Spotlight Initiative Tasks Media on Advocacy, Solution Journalism to End VAWG

The EU/UN-Spotlight Initiative has charged media practitioners to embrace advocacy and solution journalism in order to bring to the fore issues of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in support of the vision 2030 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.  Speaking in a 4-day media dialogue, which had participants drawn from the media, civil...

Proposed Constitutional Amendment in Nigeria will Guarantee Free and Fair Elections, Bassey

The Chairman of the Cross River National Assembly Caucus, Senator Gershom Bassey has declared that if the current proposed amendment of the constitution sails through, it will guarantee a free and fair election in Nigeria. Senator Bassey The proposed amendment will certainly capture the electoral laws which may include electronic...

C’River cassava processing plant’ll produce commercial starch, modified flour, says Ayade

Gov Ben Ayade has disclosed that Cross River State Cassava Processing Factory located in Obubra local government area would produce commercial starch and modified flourHe made this known in Calabar at the weekend, saying  the choice of Obubra for the cassava processing plant stems from the abundance of the raw material in the area."The cassava processing factory...

Ayade Sacks Asu Akang, 7 Others Unwilling to Join Him in APC

Barely two weeks after Gov Ben Ayade dumped the People's Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress, APC, he has sacked four Commissioners and four other appointees who, reports say, vowed never to join him in his new party, the APC. This was contained in a press statement...