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April 12, 2018 7:43 AM Phone snatchers chop-off female victim’s hand in Cross River

Phone snatchers, on Tuesday chopped off the hand of a young woman and took away her hand bag, phone and cash in Cross River. The suspects also robbed shops and houses in neighbouring streets in Calabar South local government area of the state. An eyewitness, who gave his name as Gabriel Udo, said four armed men ambushed some residents along Ambo Street 23

March 22, 2018 6:42 AM Cross River court sentences ex-NNPC staff to death by hanging

A retired Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, worker, in Cross River, Godwin Elewana, was yesterday sentenced to death by hanging by the state High Court sitting in Calabar. Elewana was found guilty of the murder of a 22-year-old pupil, Douglas Ojugbo, on March 10, 2015 over suspicion that the victim was having an affair with his daughter 23

March 16, 2018 10:26 AM Lafarge Reveals Projects In Cross River Communities

A major cement manufacturer, Lafarge Africa Plc, has revealed some projects in its host communities in the Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State. The projects renovated are three blocks of classrooms at Mfamosing Primary School in Mfamosing; a remodelled palace at the Akamkpa LGA, Clement Emayip, and a community notice board. Speaking at an event 36

March 8, 2018 1:45 PM Enyimba Shine, Akwa Fumbles

The very early two goals in the game gave the former African champions a valuable result which will give them a good balance in the second leg match on March 18. The Aba side who drew bye in the preliminary round owing to their record on the continent took the lead through an own goal by Aime Santou after three minutes. Austin Oladapo utilised Stanley 37

March 5, 2018 5:36 PM TCN announces boost in power supply nationwide

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has installed and energised new transformers and transmission lines in its substations in five states to improve electricity supply in the country. TCN said this in a statement issued by its General Manager, Public Affairs Mrs Ndidi Mbah in Abuja on Monday. She listed the lines to include: 1X60MWA power transformer 23

February 26, 2018 7:35 AM 2 shot as robbers attack Calabar Psychiatric Hospital

Unknown gunmen on Sunday stormed the Federal Psychiatric Hospital, Calabar, Cross River State, shot two persons and snatched phones and laptops in the process. DAILY POST gathered that the snatched items belong to patients and medical personnel. An eyewitness said that the armed robbers’ target was the filing station inside the Hospital. “Their target 21

February 24, 2018 3:11 AM How Ekwueme helped in creating more states (2)

Alex Ekwueme’s committee on creation of more states worked in conjunction with another committee inaugurated in the National Assembly and headed by Alhaji Abubakar Tuggar of the House of Representatives and with Mr Bamidele Adewunmi as the Secretary. The supporting staff of the committee were Mr D.O. Enanya, Ladi Falade and Dr. A. Dada. The Committee 25

February 23, 2018 1:33 PM Suspected phone snatcher burnt to death in Calabar

A middle-aged man suspected to be a phone thief was on Friday burnt to death in Calabar. DAILY POST gathered that the incident happened at Goldie Street, along the University of Calabar (UNICAL) axis by Eastern Highway in Calabar South Local Government area of Cross River State. An eyewitness, who gave his name as Fidelis Ekpeyong explained that the incident 20

February 18, 2018 5:55 PM Calabar carnival: State gives account of what it expended

Calabar carnival activities in Cross River State is to gulp over four billion Naira while hiring of helicopter to cover the event was allocated N500 million. Similarly, N500 million was allocated for the payment of the five bands and another N500 million for other cost associated with the celebration. Consequently, the total budget for the sector according 17

February 17, 2018 9:17 AM 3 children tortured with fire over witchcraft in Calabar

The Child Protection Network and Basic Rights Counsel Initiative (BRCI), a Calabar based-non-profit organisation has condemned the torture of three children over allegations of witchcraft. The trio aged 3, 5 and 13 narrowly escaped death following torture by their grandmother. DAILY POST learnt that the grandmother, in collaboration with one Nsikak 24