Appeal Court Rules On Pension For Politicians The Court of Appeal has invalidated the practice of granting pension, gratuity, or severance allowance to political office holders, asserting its moral wrongfulness. A three-member panel of the court expressed that allocating substantial public funds for such benefits to politicians, who typically serve […]

By Takim Etta Cross River State Law school applicants have made a passionate appeal to the Government of Cross River State, under the leadership of His Excellency Governor Prince Bassey Otu, for an educational grant to enable them to pay for their tuition fees for the 2023/2024 academic session. The […]

Our rainforest is gone: Cross River State in trouble. A forest covering over 312 Square kilometers, essential for stabilizing the the world ecosystem, has vanished. According to Global Forest Watch, in 2010, Cross River had 1.31 million hectares of tree cover, extending over 61% of its land area. By 2022, […]

EFCC Re-Arraigns Ex-CBN Governor Emefiele on Fresh Charges The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned Godwin Emefiele, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), before Justice Hamza Muazu of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Maitama, Abuja. Emefiele faced a fresh set of charges […]

His Excellency Engineer Seyi Makinde, the executive Governor of Oyo State, has magnanimously approved a bursary allowance of Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N500,000) per student for the batch 2023 law school attendees hailing from Oyo state. This benevolent gesture, according to reliable sources, has become a perennial tradition, with  governor […]

Hon. Neji Calls For Employment and Funding in CRBC The Minority Leader of the Cross River State House of Assembly and Member representing Ikom 1 State Constituency, Hon Samuel Neji Abang, recently proposed a motion urging the state government to absorb and enhance funding for casual workers (ARTISTE) at the […]

On the night of January 16, 2024, the peaceful city of Ibadan was rocked by a powerful explosion, claiming two lives and injuring 77. Preliminary investigations by security agencies, as disclosed by Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, point to illegal miners storing explosives as the cause of the calamity. The […]

Abuja kidnappings Wike Holds Emergency Security Meetings In response to the escalating wave of kidnappings and violence in Abuja, FCT Minister Nyesom Wike actively engaged in a town hall meeting with Bwari Area Council residents on Wednesday. The assembly boasted the presence of former FCT senator Philip Aduda, the Bwari […]

The Minister of Steel Development, Shuaibu Audu, revealed that the Federal Government is set to initiate the production of military hardware at the long-dormant Ajaokuta Steel Mill. In an interview with Channels Television’s Politics Today on Monday, Audu conveyed that he has been collaborating closely with counterparts in the Ministries […]