FUT Ogoja Will Create Over 5,000 Direct Jobs, Says Cross River Youths

…again, appeals to PMB to assent to bill Cross River youths under the auspices of the Greater Ogoja Development Initiative (GODI) on Tuesday reenacted it’s appealto President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the bill seeking the establishment of the Federal University of Technology, Ogoja (FUTO) passed by the National Assembly, saying over 5,000 direct jobs will be created. The youth group stated this through it’s spokesperson, Prof Odey Osha in Abuja at a World Press conference tagged “Making the Voice of Northern Cross River Count’’, where it further enumerated the…

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CASSAVA PROCESSING: PROJECT 1000 FARMS, SMEDAN, EKONDO MFB SIGN N4 MILLION MoA IN PORT HARCOURT

The Project 1000 Farms Multi-purpose Cooperative Society Limited has signed a N4 million Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) and Ekondo Microfinance Bank in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. The Secretary of the Youth-based cooperative society, Mr Dough Onah, who stated this in a statement said, the MoA is an interest free loan/intervention fund of SMEDAN’s One Local Government One Product initiative approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria for disbursement. According to the statement, President of Project 1000 Farms,…

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Cross River Youths Rally PMB’s Urgent Assent To Fed Varsity Of Technology Ogoja Bill

Cross River youths under the aegis of Greater Ogoja Development Initiative, have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Federal University of Technology, Ogoja (FUTOG) Bill passed by the National Assembly. While making the appeal during a rally in Abuja yesterday, the Team Leader, Greater Ogoja Development Initiative, Mr Mike Udam, said the youths gathered to bring to the President’s notice the FUTOG bill, passed by the 8th National Assembly which has less than 30 days to expire. Udam, who was represented by a Co-covener of the group,…

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Understanding Atiku’s love for blood and the mission to destroy Nigeria

By Richards Murphy I have never been a fan of Atiku Abubakar for just one reason. The fact that he always tries to play smart and on the intelligence of the people by painting a holier than though image in public and the devils incarnate in private. Those that know who Atiku Abubakar is would always hesitate to have dealings with him because he or she might be on the verge of extinction. The recent statement credited to him as regards a report published by The Wall Street Journal titled…

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Sen Oko, Hon Jarigbe, Stephen, Prince Akwaji, Others To Receive Prestigious Yala Achiever’s Awards August 31

A hospitality company, MOJ’S Entertainment Limited, yesterday, revealed that Senator representing Cross River North senatorial district and Chairman Senate Committee on Trade and Investment, Dr Rose Oko, Rt Hon Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe (Deputy Chairman, House Committee in Waterways), Chairman, Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) Dr Stephen Odey, Chairman/CEO of Loaded Global, Prince Akwaji Offiono and others will be honoured with the prestigious Yala Achiever’s Award 2019 on August 31. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the organisers of the event, MOJ’S Entertainment Limited, which stated…

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Wukari Crisis: Excitement As Ayade’s Aide Provides Buses To Rescue Over 100 Cross River Students

Following the communal crisis that engulfed Wukari in Taraba State, the Director General, Cross River State Due Process and Price Intelligence Bureau, Barr Alphonsus Ogar Eba, has provided buses with full military support to rescue and evacuate over 100 Cross State students schooling at the Federal University of Technology Wukari. The prompt intervention excited students who were seen in queues with their luggages to board the buses in the early hours of Thursday, August 1, 2019. Barr Ogar Eba, who quickly intervened when the distress call reached him from the…

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DG C’River Due Process, Ogar Eba Apologises For Delay In Completing Okuku-Okpoma-Yahe Road

The Director-General, Cross River State Due Process and Price Intelligence Bureau, Barrister Alphonsus Ogar Eba, has said the governor, Prof Ben Ayade has given a marching order to the contractors of the ongoing 145km Okuku-Okpoma-Yahe Road to ensure people don’t drive through the mud latest by next year 2020. Ogar Eba, who stated this while reacting to a post on social media on the progress of the road project, apologised for the delay in completing it. He assured that the state government is determined and focused on completion of all…

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Loans Review Taskforce: C’River North Youths Hail Gov Ayade Over Appointment Of Agara, Peters

Cross River North youths under Northern Cross River Youth Coalition (NCRYC), Wednesday hailed the Governor of Cross River State, Prof Ben Ayade, over the appointment of Chris Agara as chairman, High Chief Higgins Oko Peters as vice chairman respectively to head the new constituted Taskforce on Review of Existing State Loans and Mobilise Support for Deep Seaport and Super Highway projects. The commendation was made by the spokesman of the group, Ebriku John Friday, quoted one of the leaders Mr Francis Peters in a statement, appreciating the Governor for making…

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Senator Rose Oko, Others Named C’tte Chairmen, Vice As Senate Releases List Of 69 Standing Committees

The second term senator representing Cross River North in the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly, Distinguished Senator Dr Mrs Rose Okoji Oko has been appointed Chairman, Senate Committee on Trade and Investment as the Senate announced the release of 69 standing committees’ chairmen and their deputies. The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan made the announcement at the plenary on Tuesday. Another Cross River Senator representing Southern Senatorial District, Senator Gershom Bassey was also announced chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA), while Senator Dr Sandy…

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Ned Nwoko tops Nomination Chart, To Be Decorated As Face Of Philanthropy 2019

Senator Ned Nwoko has been nominated as Nigeria’s “Face of Philanthropy” in the 2019 Nigeria Philanthropy Awards billed to hold on 14th September at the Sheraton hotels, Abuja. The category which is considered to be the highest of all categories is dedicated to an individual who has done exceptionally well in delivering philanthropic services to the poor and vulnerable Nigerians. The winner of this award would be decorated at the awards ceremony and shall be seen as a face who represents philanthropy for one year in Nigeria The organisers stated…

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