750 West Africans stranded in Nigeria evacuated

More than 750 foreigners from eight west African countries, stranded in the southeastern Nigerian port of Calabar since Christmas after their ferry broke down, left by road Saturday, a statement said. The 758 people were onboard a ship making stopovers along the coast of west Africa “when their passenger vessel… made an emergency berthing” after […]

Stunning photos from Calabar carnival

See stunning photos from the largest street party in Africa, Calabar Carnivalwhich is ongoingin Cross River State. Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade [2nd right] Cutting a tape to declare the 2015 twelve Kilometre walk Carnival Calabar Open with him are his Wife [right] Sen Florence Ita Giwa [2nd left] and Dr Frank Ayade [left] […]

In photos: Cross River Gov Ayade leads other bikers at Calabar carnival

Cross Rivers State Governor, Ben Ayade on Sunday joined a host of other bikers during the Calabar’s bikers carnival, see photos

Ayade to extend Calabar monorail to airport

 Following the successful installation of all components of the first ultra-modern monorail in West Africa that spans Calabar International Conference Centre (CICC) to the Tinapa Business and Leisure Resort, Cross River Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade has disclosed his determination to extend the facility to the Margaret Ekpo International Airport. Ayade, who made the disclosure shortly […]

The Educational Marvel of Governor Imoke – By Lloyd Ukwu

By Lloyd Ukwu | Port-Harcourt, Nigeria | Oct. 4, 2015 – As of 2007, the quality of education in Cross River State was awful; academic standards were dishearteningly low. Following years of neglect, academic standards and educational facilities deteriorated to a disconcerting level. And the state joined the “infamous league of educationally backward states”. This […]

Lady, 24 nabbed for child theft in Calabar

By Ike Uchechukwu   Luck ran out, yesterday, on an alleged syndicate that specializes in buying children in the Calabar metropolis as one of their members a 24 -year old lady known as Nkechi was apprehended by neighbours of the “supposed “victim before she was arrested by the police. Saturday Vanguard learned that the incident,which […]

How Calabar pastor’s family lived with python for 10 years

      Rev Tony Amba   advertisement     TOP HEADLINES FG to arraign Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Friday over false asset declaration How Calabar pastor’s family lived with python for 10 years (CAUTION: SOME MAY FIND PICTUREs DISTURBING) Buhari appoints Ojiabor EHORECON’s CEO Naira depreciates against the dollar on activities of currency […]

Cross River set to host Buhari Sep 21

There is palpable air of excitement in Cross River State as the state gets set to host President Muhammed Buhari on Monday, September 21. President Buhari is visiting the state to flag off the construction of the 260km Calabar-Katsina-Ala Super Highway. The road is to serve as the evacuation route for another project, the Bakassi […]

Cross River: Gov. Ayade sets up Green Police

Ayade sets up Green Police   As part of his administration’s initiative to protect and conserve its over one million hectares of forest reserve, Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, in partnership with the United Nations (UN), yesterday announced the setting up of Green Police. The Green Police, which is a special martial, according to […]

Jonathan vs Buhari: How they stand in 36 States, FCT

State-by-state projection of their chances With the presidential election just around the corner, our correspondents write that the battle, which is a straight one between President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari, may spring some surprises As Nigerians, nay the world, wait for the March 28 presidential election and the 10 competing political parties putting […]

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