Ayade’s Defection, PDP’s Wisemen and 2023 Guber Polls In C’River State

By Awassam Bassey, Abuja Since the 1991 elections that ushered in the Third Republic, in which the National Republican Convention, NRC, and the Social Democratic Party, SDP, fiercely contested for elective positions, inter-party elections in Cross River State have been anything but competitive. In that election, the NRC won the governorship with Mr. Clement Ebri as Governor while the SDP controlled the legislature. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has so dominated the politics of the state since the return of democracy in 1999 that elections in the state have more…

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Eid-el-Kabir: Minister Felicitates With Muslims, Harps On Unity Amongst Nigerians

By Ebriku John Friday The minister of state Power, Goddy Jedy Agba has called on Muslim Brothers to continue to uphold the teachings of prophet Muhammed on tolerance, peace and love amongst faithfuls. He spoke on the occasion of the Salah celebration to mark the Festival of Sacrifice. The minister said love, peace and tolerance are religious factors that cannot be undermined. In a statement on Tuesday, issued by the Special Assistant on media, Mr Ofem Uket, the Minister stated that Nigeria is blessed with human and natural resources that…

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