SGF Inspects NCPC Pilgrims Heritage Camp House

By Ebriku John Friday The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha has inspected the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim’s Heritage Camp under construction at the Central Business District of Abuja on 11th May, 2022. The SGF was represented at the inspection tour of facilities at the site by the Permanent Secretary General services office, office of the Secretary to Government of the Federation, Dr. Maurice Mbaeri. This was contained in a statement by Mr Celestine Toruka, Head Media and Public Relations of the Commission, made available to journalists…

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Coalition Of CSOs Condemn Released Video To Blackmail Emefiele

…call for immediate arrest of those behind it …threaten libel suit against online medium ….ask Nigerians to discard video, say it’s fake news Coalition of Civil Society Groups, CCSG, Tuesday, vehemently condemned purported video released by one online medium to blackmail the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele. This was contained in a statement signed by the National President, CCSG, Etuk Bassey Williams, and Secretary General, CCSG, Abubakar Ibrahim, respectively, and called on the various security agencies to go after those behind the voice recording video. The…

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Cross River Assembly: Yala youth, women protest, condemn 3rd bid by lawmakers

…call on Gov Ayade not to endorse bid, demand change Ahead of All Progressives Congress, APC, congress in Cross River State, youth and women in Yala 1 State constituency, Tuesday, staged a peaceful protest to condemn alleged third term bid by lawmakers representing the area at the Cross River State House of Assembly. The protesters numbering over 100 stormed streets of Okuku, Imaje, Okpoma and other parts of the constituency simultaneously to stop the two time lawmaker who is vying for a third term to represent the people of the…

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2023: Over 100 APC Women, Youth Support Groups Adopt, Endorse Odey

…she deserves to represent Yala 1 State Constituency Ahead of 2023 general elections, over 100 All Progressives Congress, APC, women, youth support groups under the auspices of Amalgamated Groups of Yala Concerned Citizens, AGYCC, in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State, Sunday, unanimously adopted and endorsed Princess Otanya Odey, a leading APC State Assembly aspirant of Yala 1 State Constituency at the Cross River State House of Assembly. Odey received the boost for her aspiration as the convener, Prince Ogar Moses Ogbaji, explained why the over 1000 members…

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Ignatius Ushie Emerges Chairman As CROSSJOF Elects New Executive Officer

The newly elected executive of the Cross River State Journalists Forum (CROSSJOF) have been urged to be diligent in their watchdog role especially in the state. The charge was given by past executives of the forum after the elections held at the NUJ FCT secretariat Utako which saw the new Exco led by Comrade Ignatius Ushie given certificates of return. In his charge, Don Bassey Awassam harped on the need to identify with credible media houses so as to remain relevant in the prefession. He also urged the Exco to…

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2023: Over 5000 CSOs Throw Weight Behind Emefiele, Pass Vote Of Confidence

…warn Gov Akeredolu, Others over spurious attacks …x-ray achievements of CBN boss, say he’s most qualified Ahead of 2023 presidential election, over 5000 Civil Society Organisations under the auspices of Coalition of Civil Society Groups, CCSG, Saturday, threw weight behind the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emiefele, after purchase of presidential forms at the National Headquarters of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abuja. According to the coalition they are giving their support for Emefiele’s presidency, because of the unparalleled achievement based on his professionalism and patriotism…

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2021 Main Pilgrimage Exercise: NCPC Boss Inspects Yola International Airport

By Ebriku John Friday The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, has inspected the facilities at the Yola International Airport in preparation for the forthcoming 2021 Main Pilgrimage Exercise to Israel, Jordan and Rome. This event took place on 5th May, 2022 in Yola, Adamawa state capital. The Executive Secretary while meeting with the Airport officials said he was in the airport to ascertain the level of preparedness of the Airport officials and to make sure that the facilities are in good shape for the Commissions…

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2023: CSO March On APC, PDP Secretariat Over Zoning Presidency To South

By Ebriku John Friday …says rotation is of power key to Nigeria’s unity A Civil Society Organisation called Concerned Nigeria Citizens on Wednesday in Abuja marched on the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) shutting down activities at the secretariats of the two dominating political parties declaring that they must zone presidency to the Southern part of Nigeria. This group in a position paper read out in an during the protest march and submitted to officials of the political parties with subject ‘An Appeal/Demand…

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2023: CSOs Threaten APC, PDP, Others Over Zoning, Insist power must return to south

…To mobilize Nigerians against political parties if zoning is jettisoned A coalition called Concerned Nigeria Citizens on Power Shift to the South Come 2023, Tuesday, insisted the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, the leading opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and others to zone presidency to the Southern part of Nigeria. This was read out in an address with subject ‘A Call for all Political Parties to Respect Zoning Arrangement’ jointly signed by the leaders while making their stand known at a press conference held in Abuja, and they include…

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Cross River’s Who Is Who Attend Governorship Hopeful, Asuquo Ekpenyong’s Baby Christening In Calabar

By Ebriku John Friday Notable Cross River State politicians and captain of industry on Sunday graced the occasion of the baby Christening by a governorship hopeful and former Commissioner for Finance, Hon Asuquo Ekpenyong Jnr in Calabar, the state capital city. The event which was held at the presbyterian Church with the reception at the Calabar residence of Hon Asuquo, was attended by Cross River State Governor, Sen Prof Ben Ayade, who was represented by his deputy, H.E. Prof Ivara Esu. The Governor’s dear friend and CEO Opal Group, High…

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