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In a report by an online newspaper, premium times, The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) have confirmed a patient who tested positive to coronavirus in their facility despite repeated claims by the governor of state prof Ben ayade that the state is coronavirus free. Only last week , the DG of the health agency, …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Despite cross river not recording any case of the dreaded Corona virus , a lawmaker representing Obudu constituency at the Cross River state house of assembly, Godwin akwaji has died after showing symptoms of COVID-19. According to the news, the lawmaker, was said to have died at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital …

Cross River House of Assembly has granted Governor Ben Ayade’s request for the appointment of 70 more Special Advisers to assist in government functions. The governor had in December 2019 appointed 70 aides and the new appointees would increase the number of political aides to 140. The correspondence, addressed to the House, and dated, February …

The Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Cross River chapter, Ben Ukpepi, has regained freedom from his abductors, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Mr Ukpepi, who was released on Sunday evening after being in captivity for six days, was kidnapped in his residence in Akpabuyo local government area of Cross River, near Calabar. He …

Gebelyi Abayomi The publisher of cross river watch and journalist, Agba Jalingo has been detained and charged with treason for criticising governor. The journalist has been in police detention for over a week, over a report about an alleged diversion of N500 million by the Cross River governor. Mr Jalingo, who is the publisher of …