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
Uduaghan in Warsaw, Seeks Global Attention on Climate Change
  From: Diana Okon-Effiong Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan has challenged the international community to pay more attention to the impact of climate change on the people living in the rural communities, stating that so far not enough is being done to increase their resilience to cope with climate change. Governor... Read more
APGA Near Victory in Anambra Guber Polls as APC, PDP, LP Candidates Call for Cancellation of Votes
  Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Anambra State Governorship election held on Saturday as inconclusive. The decision to declare the election inconclusive was as a result of the voiding of a large number of votes by the commission during counting. INEC said the total number... Read more
Senator Eze Announces Burial Arrangements of Family Matriarch
The family of ranking member of Nigeria’s upper legislative chamber, Senator Ayogu Eze has announced a programme of events culminating in the burial of the family’s matriarch, Mama Obodo Mrs. Paulina Omadaja Eze (Née Agashi) who died on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at the age of 82. A release... Read more
Cross River First Lady Wants Public Sensitised on Dangers of Pneumonia
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar The Wife of Cross River Governor, Mrs Obioma Imoke has called on stakeholders to join hands in sensitising the public on the dangers of pneumonia. Mrs Imoke said this on Tuesday in Calabar, at a sensitisation and advocacy rally organised by a Non Governmental Organisation, Breath... Read more
Controversy Rage Over Alleged ExxonMobil Compensation in Akwa Ibom
  From: Eno Effiong Akpabio (Uyo) Controversy has continued to trail the on-going saga between ExxonMobil and its host communities in the Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria over an oil spill that occurred late last year in November in which the regulatory authorities claimed 300 barrels of crude oil leaked... Read more