Eba Condoles With Sen Odey Over Demise Of His Uncle, Late Pa Daniel Ukpo Adoga

The Director-General Cross River State Due Process and price intelligence Bureau, Alphonsus Ogar Eba Esq has condoled with Dist. Sen. Stephen Odey Ph D, the Senator representing Cross River North Senatorial District and the good people of Yache Nation on the demise of his uncle, Pa Daniel Ukpo Adoga. In his statement, he said, we are here to join your family and the good people of Yache to mourn the departed elder statesman and community leader. He noted that Late Pa. Daniel Ukpo Adoga lived an impactful life and urged…

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Group praises Buhari, Service Chiefs for return of peace to north-east, peaceful Christmas

The NorthEast Peace Ambassadors (NEPA) says President Muhammadu Buhari and the nation’s service chiefs deserve credit for the return of peace and another Christmas celebration free from attacks in the region.  The group gave the commendation at a press conference on Tuesday in Modu Ganari, Maiduguri, Borno State.  In a statement co-signed by Alhaji Sadiq Bulama and Mallam Usman Geidam, its President and Secretary-General respectively, the NorthEast Peace Ambassadors said unlike some years ago, people were reunited with their families and are enjoying quality time. Bar the attempted attack on Garkida in…

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Crossover Night: National Inter-Faith Organisation declares 21 days intercessory prayers for Nigeria

The National Inter-Faith and Religious Organisation for Peace (NIFROP) has declared 21-day intercessory prayers for Nigeria to usher in the new year.  The inter-faith group, in a statement signed by its grand patron, Archbishop Julius Ediwe, on Thursday, said the spiritual exercise is themed, ” 2021: Our Year of Overcoming Agents of Destabilization, Coup Plotters and Blood Sucking Demons working against President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nation and Humanity.”    According to the respected clergyman, the programme which runs from 4th to 25th January 2021 would have in attendance both Muslim and Christian…

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Ayade Congratulates C’Riverians, Assures Of Completion Of Major Projects In 2021

As Cross Riverians join the rest of the world to bid goodbye to year 2020 and usher in year 2021, Governor Ben Ayade has congratulated them for their perseverance in a very challenging year. In his New Year message entitled “Welcome to a dawn of freshness” signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Christian Ita, Ayade said the year 2020 was characterized by great turmoil, one in which Cross River State, like the rest of the world, was sadly tossed by the storms of COVID-19 pandemic and…

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BREAKING: PMB Signs 2021 Appropriation Bill Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Thursday, December 31, 2020 signed the 2021 Appropriation Bill. Buhari signed the 2021 budget at the Presidential Villa, in Abuja, days after the bill was transmitted to him by the Leadership of the National Assembly. Recall, the National Assembly had on December 21, 2020, passed the 2021 Appropriation Bill with an aggregate expenditure of N13.588 trillion. The budget comprises total Capital Supplementation of N1,060,751,051,650 and total Capital Expenditure of N4,125,149,354,222, Statutory Transfer stands at N496,528,471,273; recurrent Expenditure of N5,641,970,060,680 and Gross Domestic Product, GDP growth…

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CHRISTMAS: FALEKE DONATES 6000 BAGS OF RICE TO APC MEMBERS IN KOGI STATE

Hon. James Abiodun Faleke a member representing Ikeja Federal constituency, has donated 6000 bags of rice to APC member, supporters, Religious Leaders and traditional rullers across the 3 senatorial disricts of Kogi state in the spirit of Christmas celebration. Cash gift were also dole out to Traditional rulers. Hon. James Faleke who was represented by his Senior Legislative Aide Bar. Bayo and Mr kolade Fagbemi, during the distribution at Ekirin Ade said the gesture was borne out of his desire to enable the beneficiaries and their family members to celebrate…

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Governor Benedict Ayade: The Most Outstanding Person Of The Year, 2020

By Firsts Baba Isa (FBI) My Most Outstanding Person of this year is Governor Benedict Ayade of Cross River State. What defines this choice for me is his near prophetic proclamation about the use of face mask during the heat of the COVID-19 pandemic. Obviously, COVID-19 defined and redefined our lives and the whole world as we see it this year and many persons will choose their heroes and champions based on their response to this pandemic. Why many might argue, including myself, that Cross River State’s response, especially in…

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Putting The People First: Ayade At A Glance

By Chidi Onyemaizu At the outset of his governorship in 2015, Professor Ben Ayade was clear about the tenor of his government: Apart from his industrialisation blitz which has in the past five years lifted Cross River from ground zero to an industrial hub with over 30 industries cited in various parts of the state, social welfare was going to characterise his administration. In the other words, the people and their welfare would be the centre piece of his administration. And has Ayade kept faith? Is he walking the talk…

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Yala LGA Chairman, Hon Ogbeche Condoles Sen Odey Over Passing Of His Uncle, The Late Pa Ukpo Adoga

The Executive Chairman of Yala Local Government Area, Hon Fabian Ogbeche has commiserated with Distinguished Senator Dr. Stephen Odey and the people of Osina community in Yache, Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State over the demise of his uncle, the late Pa. Daniel Ukpo Adoga. He was aged 107-year old. Honourable Fabian O Ogbeche in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Hope Eriba, described the passing of Pa. Daniel Ukpo Adoga as a monumental loss to the good people of Osina community and the entire Yala local…

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