Tags : Cross River State

Suspected Gunmen Attack Another Police Station In Cross River

The Cross River State Police Command has confirmed the attack on the Ekori Station in Yakurr Local Government Area by unidentified gunmen. It was gathered that the incident which happened on Saturday, April 10, 2021, led to the snatching of an AK-47 rifle carried by one of the Policemen. Confirming the incident to correspondents on […]

Gunmen Kill Assistant Commissioner Of Police In Calabar

The Police Command in Cross River State has confirmed the murder of an Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr Egbe Edum, by gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday, December 2, 2020, in Calabar. Before his murder, Mr Edum was the Borno State Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP). Speaking with Channels Television in Calabar, the Police […]

Border Closure: Immigration Operatives Intercept Seven Cameroonians In Cross River

Officials of the Nigerian Immigration Service have intercepted seven Cameroonians along Ikot Obong Creek in Akpabuyo Local Government area of Cross River State. According to a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer for Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, DCI James Sunday, the Cameroonians were caught while attempting to enter the country in a […]

COVID-19: Lagos, Kano Order Face Masks From Cross River

Cross River State Government has received purchasing orders from the Governments of Lagos and Kano States to supply nose masks. Governor Ben Ayade disclosed this while inspecting the production of masks at the State’s Garment Factory in Calabar. Channels TV reports that Lagos State requested for one million pieces while Kano State demanded another 100,000 […]

COVID-19 Pandemic: Cross River Begins Payment of ₦30,000 To Youths

Cross River State Government has began the monthly payment of 30,000 naira stipends to beneficiaries of the Youth Employment and Social Support Operation, YESSO, as a way to cushion effect of COVID-19 lockdown on poor residents. The disbursement is in collaboration with the World Bank. The State Commissioner for International Development Cooperation, Mr Inyang Asibong, […]

Agba Jalingo Released From Detention

A publisher of Cross River Watch, Mr Agba Jalingo, has been released from prison custody after meeting his bail conditions. An activist, Mr Inibehe Effiong, confirmed his release to Journalists on Monday, February 17, 2020. It was reported that Mr Jalingo was first arrested by the Police in August 2019 on the orders of the Ben […]

Driver Knock Down FRSC Marshal In Calabar

A yet to be identified driver has ran over a Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Mr James Itekim from the Cross River Sector Command. The incident, according to reports, occurred along the Muritala Mohammed Highway near the popular Calabar roundabout on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. An eyewitness who is a Taxi driver, […]