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Prostate Cancer: Being over 40 years, a risk factor — Expert

Dr Bassey Eyo, a member of the Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Cross River chapter, on Thursday, said that being a man of...

Early presentation, vital in mental health cure – Official

Presentation By Christian Njoku Dr Theo Onyeukwu, the acting Head of Clinical Services, Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Calabar, says early presentation of mental health challenge is...

Cancer: MWAN warns against sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy feeding habits 

The Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Cross River chapter, on Tuesday, said that sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy feeding habits could cause cancer. A...

C’ River partners Microsoft to train youth on data management

The Government of Cross River has partnered with  tech giant Microsoft to train youths of the state on data management. Speaking after a technical...

Our road safety operations correctional, not punitive – FRSC official

Assistant Route Commander,  Esuku Ikpi, of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Cross River Command, on Thursday declared that the activities of the agency...

Ozone depletion: We must teach our children to plant trees –...

Mr Timothy Akwaji, the Permanent Secretary, Cross River Ministry of Climate Change says children in the state must be taught to plant trees...

Road safety enforcement should not be at all cost – FRSC

Mr Chidiebere Nkwonta, Sector Commander, Cross River Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Tuesday disclosed that enforcing road safety...

Tribunal sacks APC Rep in C’ River

Tribunal sacks APC Rep in C’ River The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Calabar,...

FRSC urges inter-agency collaboration on road safety

Mr Chidiebere Nkwonta, Cross River Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) on Wednesday called for inter-agency collaboration to achieve safety...

Rotary Club moves to end open defecation in Calabar

NNN: Rotary Club, Hill Top, Calabar, in a bid to end open defecation in markets, on Monday donated a toilet facility with a...

NBIS urges establishment of Burn Centres in 6 geo-political zones 

  The President, Nigerian Burn Injuries Society (NBIS) Prof. Peter Olaitan, has appealed to the Federal...

Association moves to check quackery in aesthetic surgery

President, Nigerian Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (NAPRAS), Prof. Chubado Tahir, on Thursday said that quackery and malpractices were major challenges...

Ayade urges youths to embrace govt’s socio-economic initiatives

Governor Ben Ayande of Cross River has urged youths to take advantage of government’s industrialisation initiative for self development and socio-economic growth of the...

Slave trade, major source of underdevelopment in Africa – Official

Mr Joseph Ejukwa, the Principal, Ethnographer, Slave History Museum in Calabar, said colonialism and slave trade were major hindrances to development  of Africa. Ejukwa made...

C’River: NYSC appeals for renovation of Orientation Camp

Mr Eddy Megwa, the Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), in Cross River, has appealed to the State Government to assist the scheme in...

Only 7.8% mothers in Cross River practice exclusive breastfeeding — Official

Mrs Regina Adie, the State Nutrition Officer, Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency (CRSPHDA), on Tuesday said that only 7.8 per cent of mothers...

NYSC donates relief materials to orphanage in Calabar

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has donated relief materials to the orphanage in Uwanse, Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross River. The state...

Group to train 1000 African girls in fashion designing, modeling

Mrs Gedah Etefia, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Church Girl Foundation, an NGO, says the organisation is set to train 1000 African girls...

  26-year-old man threatens to commit suicide over non-payment of late father’s...

Mr Joseph Odey, 26, an indigene of Yala Local Government Area of Cross River, on Wednesday protested the non-payment of  his late father’s gratuity...

Ram seller laments extortion on roads

Mr Isyaka Hadeijia, Chairman, Ram Market, Bogobiri, Calabar on Monday decried the excessive extortion of livestock transporters in the country. Hadeijia told Nigeria News Agency...

30 years after, Nigerians remember Sam Okwaraji

30 years after, Nigerians remember Sam Okwaraji Mr Albert Andinam, Chairman, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Cross River Chapter, said on Monday that...

Islamic leader says justice key to peace, stability

Sariki Salisu Abba-Lawan, Leader of the Muslim Community in Cross River, has advised the nation’s leaders to ensure justice for the led, saying that...

Bayelsa REC resigns, joins governorship race

  The Cross River Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Frankland Briyai on Thursday resigned his appointment with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to...

Lawmaker urges privatisation of C’ River moribund industries for efficiency, income...

Mr Peter Odey, member representing Ogoja state constituency in the Cross River House of Assembly on Wednesday called for privatisation of  the moribund state-owned...