Behold the Yala Achievers Award Woman of the Year… DR MRS BEATRICE IGWE

By Ebriku John Friday On August 28, 2021, at the Farmers Auditorium of the Santus Resort in Okuku, the reputable commercial town of Yala Local Government Area, venue of the annual Yala Achievers Award ceremony 2021, Dr Mrs Beatrice Igwe was decorated and presented with a plague and certificate as the Woman of Year. It was the fourth edition of the prestigious Yala Achievers Award. The award was in recognition of her laudable and commendable humanitarian gestures, philanthropy, grassroots empowerment and selfless services to the people of Yala. While presenting…

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Why Ayade Appointed Over 6,000 Aides – Ita

Mr. Christian Ita is the Chief Press Secretary and Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State. In this interview, he speaks on the state’s industrialization drive, among many other issues. Less than two years to leave office, can you say Governor Ben Ayade has done well? I think at the turn of the New Year, the governor in his message to the people of Cross River State did promise that his administration was going to finish strong and the events of the…

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Northern Groups Throw Weight Behind CBN Gov, Emefiele

By Ebriku John Friday Some Northern groups under the auspices of Northern Advocacy Groups, on Thursday, threw their weight behind the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, following calls for his resignation by a group in the north. This was made known in an address jointly signed by, Alhaji Mohamed Bashir-Ali- Northern Professional Forum; Hajia Fatima-Abubakar- Arewa Business Women League; Mallam Sadiq Ibrahim- Arewa Frontier; and Comrade Yusuf Yahaya-Arewa Patriotic and Anti Corruption Network, at a media conference held in Abuja. The statement reads in part, “Today…

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Federal Character Commissioner Tackles Chairman Over Abuse Of Due Process

The chairman of the integrity group of Federal Commissioners of the Federal Character Commission (FCC), Wokocha Augustine Onyekachi is calling on all relevant authorities to restore sanity at the commission following what he described as negation of federal character principle by the chairman of the commission Muheeba Dankaka. Speaking on behalf of 33 other federal commissioners, Wokocha Augustine Onyekachi representing Rivers State accused Dankaka of selfishness, greed and vindictive. Dankaka is alleged to have severally Negated federal character principles By employing over 20 person’s without following due process and With…

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Civil Society Group Condemns Calls For Emefiele’s Resignation

By Ebriku John Friday A Coalition of Civil Society Groups, CCSG, on Tuesday, condemned calls by some groups for resignation of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, over alleged plunging of the economy into comatose situation. This was contained in an address signed by the President, CCSG, Etuk Bassey Williams, and Secretary, CCSG, Abubakar Ibrahim, respectively, which was read during a press conference held in Abuja. According to the coalition the call was allegedly made by the Arewa Youth Assembly, which it described as unsubstantiated and…

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2020 Pilgrimage To Jordan: No Pilgrim Abscond — NCPC Boss

By Ebriku John Friday The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev Yakubu Pam has said that the Commission recorded zero abscond of Pilgrims in its 2020 maiden Pilgrimage exercise to the Kingdom of Jordan. The NCPC boss in a statement by Head, Media and Public Relations, Celestine Toruka, made this disclosure on September 11, 2021 while addressing members of the Press at the Nnamdi Azikiwe international Airport, Abuja. He intimated that the last batch of Pilgrims from Delta state made up of about 300 Pilgrims arrived…

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Hon Bravo Bags Yache Youth Forum Award Of Excellence

…Forum dedicates this year’s Brochure to him The most decorated Supervisory Councillor for Finance, Budget and Investment, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon Gabriel Bravo Oluohu has received a honorary award from the Yache Youth Forum for his laudable humanitarian and philanthropic disposition. The Yache Youth Forum also dedicated their 2021 brochure to the dynamic youthful leader, Hon Bravo whom they see as a youth friendly leader with great capacity to deliver, who has as well distinguished himself in selfless service to the society and humanity through philanthropy. Yache is…

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Cross River Commissioner For Grants Hon Ulafor, Loses 20-year Old Computer Science Graduate Son

By Ebriku John Friday Cross River State Commissioner for Grants and Economic Empowerment, Hon Onoh John Ulafor yesterday lost his 20 years old computer Science graduate son, Mr Onoh John Ulafor Jnr. Hon Ulafor, who was the immediate past commissioner for Local Government Affairs during the first tenure of the Governor Ben Ayade-led administration announced the death of his son on behalf of his family in a post to members one of the WhatsApp groups he belongs. He further stated that the late Mr Ulafor Jnr will be buried on…

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ROAD TO LASTING PEACE: Delegation Of O’oba, Itega-Okpame Communities Meet With C’River Assembly Members On Recent Communal Clash

By Ebriku John Friday Following the motion on the floor of the House by Rt Hon Regina Anyogo on the crisis between O’oba and Itega-Okpame communities, the both communities were invited today by the Cross River State House of Assembly to interface with them and to know the root cause of the problem between them. Rt Hon Anyogo is the Deputy Chief Whip and Member, representing Yala 1 State Constituency. The both communities are part of O’Oh Ward in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State. It would be…

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PR Firm Set To Mark One Year Anniversary With Online Conference For Small Business Owners

BOAPR, the foremost Digital PR Agency in the technology space, helping clients plug into the digitally aware and active audience, is marking its first anniversary of formal operations on 21st September 2021. In commemoration of this most important milestone, the firm is organizing an online conference, which will bring together founders and managers of SMEs around the theme: HARNESSING THE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE EMERGING PR AND COMMUNICATIONS LANDSCAPE: HOW SMES CAN GROW THEIR BRANDS USING THE TOOLS OF PUBLIC RELATIONS. The event will feature a lineup of experienced professionals as…

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