Imoke Swears in 14 new Permanent Secretaries.
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar As part of the strategy to consolidate on his administration’s service delivery,  Cross River State Governor, Sen. Liyel Imoke has sworn in 14 new Permanent Secretaries. Our correspondent reports that four of the 14 newly sworn-in Permanent Secretaries are women. Performing the ceremony at the... Read more
The Rivers State Government’s Department of Environment has ironically decided that the best way to improve the environment and living conditions of Rivers State inhabitants is by dumping toxic waste next to their homes in Obigbo (Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State). The site of this dump is... Read more
History Made As DELSUTH Performs First Kidney Transplant
Diana Okon-Effiong, Asaba The Delta State University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH), Oghara has recorded what is still considered a rare feat in the medical field in Nigeria with a successful kidney transplant. Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, a Medical Doctor who was among the medical team in the theatre during the operation,... Read more
Cross River First Lady Urges Young People to Embrace Science and Technology education
Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar Mrs Obioma Liyel-Imoke, the First Lady of Cross River has called for more enrolment of students in Science and Technology subjects at the basic and senior secondary school levels of education. The governor’s wife stated this Friday at the 3rd Innovation JETS Science Teachers/Students’ Conference and award... Read more
TuFace, Davido, Iyanya, Other Acts Thrill at Calabar Festival
      From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar As part of activities following on the heels of the carnival parade which held on Friday, December 27, top of the shelf musical performances by Nigeria’s great music icon, TuFace Idibia, and stars such as Iyanya, Davido, Sound Sultan, among others, were... Read more
A Collage of the 2013 Calabar Cultural Carnival in Pictures
Winners of the 2012 Cultural Parade Receive Prizes
  Four winners of the 2012 Local Government Area cultural parade have been  presented with cash prizes. The first prize of One Million Naira went to the Calabar Municipal  council, while three local governments – Ikom, Odukpani and Bakassi tied and were given Three Hundred and Sixty-Six Thousand Naira each. Presenting... Read more
Catholic Church Launches War Against Hunger and Poverty
  From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar The Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN) will today launch its Anti-Hunger and Poverty Campaign as part of efforts in support of the global fight to end poverty and hunger in the world by 2025. A statement signed by the Executive Director of Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria/Justice... Read more
Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism Honours Journalists, Others
      Investigative journalism took a leap as the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism honoured journalists and others at the award presentation ceremony of the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting on world anti-corruption day – 9 December. The event held at the NECA Hall, Ikeja, Lagos. Professor Ropo... Read more
No Accommodation for Govt Officials at Subsequent Editions of Obudu Int’l Mountain Race – Imoke
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State has said government officials will no longer be provided accommodation at the Obudu Mountain Resort in subsequent editions of Obudu Mountain Race. Imoke stated at an interactive session at the end of the ninth edition of Obudu Mountain Race... Read more