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Ben Ayade Gets Emotional While Granting Tax Exemption To The Poor In Cross River

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State broke down in tears on Thursday as he removed the tax burden on low-income earners in the state. While speaking at the Government House in Calabar on Thursday, Ayade frowned at the activities of illegal tax consultants who extort money from the poor and vulnerable, a practice he says…

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Ubi Franklin Donates 4 Months Salary Towards Tackling Coronavirus In Cross River State

Ubi Franklin, record label executive and the Special Adviser on Tourism to Cross River Governor has asked that his salary for four months be channeled into the fight against Coronavirus in the state. The Made Men Music boss made his intention known in a letter he wrote to Governor Ben Ayade, asking that he accepts his donations…

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Governor Ben Ayade Says ‘You Don’t Need Social Distancing Once You Put On A Mask’

The Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, has said there is no need to observe social distancing in preventing coronavirus, once citizens wear face masks in public. Ayade made this submission while addressing some residents of Calabar, the state capital on Tuesday, at the Peregrino Lodge (Governor’s official residence).   With his new finding,…

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Akpabio, Ayade, Umahi, Ugwuanyi To Dump PDP For APC

According to an exclusive by THEWILL, Senator Godswill Akpabio, a stalwart of the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Senate Minority Leader will defect from the party to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Also on the list of likely defectors from the PDP to the APC are Governors –Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), Ben Ayade (Cross River) and…

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Governor Ayade Directs His Appointees To Wear ‘Made In Calabar’ Garments

Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade has said that henceforth, political appointees will be mandated to wear clothes manufactured at the recently commissioned Calabar Garment Factory. The governor also said that by the end of June, anything he puts on, will be made form the garment factory. The governor made this known on Thursday while briefing journalists after…

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Nigerians Will See More Action In The Coming Months – Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assured Nigerians that his administration would be taking more pragmatic actions in the next few months to improve the nation’s economy and boost their living conditions, reports The Guardian.  He spoke at the Eighth Annual Bola Tinubu Colloquium held at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Abuja in honour of the national…

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Photos: Amaechi, Ayade, Ita-Giwa, Others Step Out For ‘Plant-A-Tree’ March During Calabar Carnival

  The 2015 Calabar carnival wasn’t all fun and games. In line with this year’s theme of ‘Climate Change’, Cross River state Governor, Ben Ayade and his wife, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, Senator Florence Ita Giwa and other dignitaries partook in the ‘Plant-a-Tree’ march. The tree-planting event is part of the state’s campaign to combat…

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Iyanya, PSquare, Lilian Esoro, See Fun Photos From The Star Studded Calabar Carnival

  The 2015 Calabar carnival, reputed to be Africa’s biggest street party was a sight to behold with beautiful people, amazing colours, fantastic energy and incredible costumes. Even more fun for fans was the presence of a number of celebrities at this year’s ‘Climate Change’ themed carnival which saw the likes of Iyanya, Ubi Franklin,…

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Calabar Carnival: Fanfare As Governor Ayade Unveils 2015 Theme, Iyanya, Ita-Giwa & More Attend

Governor Ben Ayade announced at a glamorous unveiling of the 2015 edition of Carnival Calabar theme tagged ‘Climate Change’, that the carnival can only get better with additional activities and restyling of the old ones, revealing that Bikers Day and Disco Fiesta are part of the new offerings this year. The event which took place…

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