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January 17, 2018 6:26 AM 3-week-old baby in coma after father’s slap

A 32-year-old man identified as Edet Asuquo, has fled his home in the Idi Araba area of Lagos State after he nearly killed his 3-week-old baby, Gift Asuquo, with slap. Edet, who did not want a girl child, was alleged to have said he didn’t see her usefulness and threatened to kill her. According to Punch, Edet and the baby’s mother, Rosemary Kingsley 21

January 12, 2018 6:44 PM Nigerian Navy effects major shake-up, redeploys 30 Rear Admirals

The Nigerian Navy has announced a major shake up in its various Commands positions with the redeployment of 30 Rear Admirals. A statement signed by the Acting Director of Naval Information, Nigerian Navy Headquarters, Abuja, Captain Suleman Dahun, added that said three new Flag Officers Commanding (FOCs) have been appointed. They new FOCs are Rear Admiral 19

January 9, 2018 3:20 PM Another senior Registrar in Pediatrics kidnapped in Cross River

Another Senior Registrar in Pediatrics, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Dr Emem Udo has been kidnapped. In a statement made available to DAILY POST, the Public Relations Officer of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) Cross River State, Dr Ernest Ochang said, “This is coming after Dr Usang Ekanem was suddenly released after we threatened 26

January 9, 2018 11:03 AM UNICAL releases 2017/2018 admission list

The management of the University Of Calabar (UNICAL) has released the first batch of admission list for UTME/Direct Entry for the 2017/2018 academic section. Candidates who chose University of Calabar and participated in the PUTME screening exercise are advised to log on to to check their admission status using their JAMB registration 16

January 8, 2018 5:26 AM Kidnappers release abducted Cross River Doctor

A Cross River Senior Medical Doctor, Dr Usang Ekanem who was kidnapped on December 26, 2017 has been released. The state Chairman of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) Dr Effiong Mkpanam told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar that Ekanem was released in the early hours of Sunday in Akamkpa. DAILY POST had reported that the NMA in a statement 20

December 8, 2017 10:42 AM Army urges civilians to stop encroaching on barracks’ lands

General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu, Maj.-Gen. Adamu Abubakar, has urged civilian neighbours to stop encroaching on Nigerian Army barracks’ lands in the division. The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations of the Division, Col. Sagir Musa, said this in a statement issued on behalf of the GOC in Enugu on Friday 22

December 2, 2017 4:00 PM Gov. Ayade Inagurates 2017 Calabar Carnival Village — OsunDefender

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River has inaugurated the `Calabar Municipal Garden’ which will serve as the 2017 Calabar Carnival village. Ayade who inaugurated the garden on Friday, said that the village was chosen because it was central and accessible to residents and tourists. The governor was represented by Dr Inyang Asibong, the State Commissioner 25

November 22, 2017 7:51 AM NNPC completes 539km of gas pipeline projects

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has completed, commissioned and delivered 500 kilometers (km) of gas pipelines between 2010 to date. Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, said this, on Tuesday, in Abuja, in a statement by Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, the corporation’s Group General Manager Public Affairs Division 19

November 19, 2017 2:44 PM Anambra bye-election: APGA’s Mmegbuaneze floors popular actor, ​’​Tony One​-​Week’ of APC

All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, candidate, Mrs Nkoli Mmegbuaneze, has won the bye-election in Idemili North Constituency conducted by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday. The constituency Returning Officer, Prof. James Epoke of University of Calabar, UNICAL, announced the result on Sunday in Ogidi, Idemili North Local 25

October 25, 2017 12:03 AM High-tension cable kills two in Calabar

At least two persons have been electrocuted in the Calabar South axis of the Cross River State capital after a high-tension cable fell on the roof of a building, housing about nine families. Southern City News learnt that the incident, which happened at about 8pm on Monday, was the second of such in less than two months. Eight persons had been killed 18