Tag Archives: Calabar

Senator Florence Ita-Giwa Begs Rioting Youths In Cross River: ‘I Know We have Wronged You’

Amid reports of riots across the country, Senator Florence Ita Giwa has appealed to the residents of Calabar, Cross River to stop the ‘looting and burning’, which are mostly directed at politicians in the state. On Sunday October 25, a video of the former presidential aide started trending on Twitter. In the viral clip, Ita-Giwa can…

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Looting Continues As Residents Storm COVID-19 Palliative Warehouses In Calabar

An unprecedented 24-hours curfew has been imposed in Cross River state following the looting of different COVID-19 palliative warehouses located in Calabar on Friday. Earlier that day, two other warehouses housing palliatives donated by CACOVID, were raided by residents in Osun and Kwara states. According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the looters were seen in their numbers carting…

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John Boyega Talks Star Wars Racism & Encounter With A Boatman In Calabar With British GQ

British-Nigerian actor John Boyega has graced the latest issue of British GQ  and he’s opening up in an exclusive tell-all interview about race, “Star Wars,” working with Disney and speaking at the Hyde Park Black Lives Matter protest. The 28-year-old activist detailed his frustrations with the updated Star Wars trilogy, clarifying his longstanding issues with the franchise (and its…

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Fani-Kayode Further Apologizes For Lashing Out At Journalist In Calabar: ‘I Disappointed Myself’

After withdrawing the word ‘stupid’ used during a viral outburst towards a journalist in Calabar, former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has apologized for the verbal harassment during a recent press conference. The ex-Minister also apologised to the Nigeria Union of Journalists, family members, friends, and colleagues of the Daily Trust reporter, Channels TV. Speaking on Friday during a…

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Fani-Kayode Issues Apology After Calling Journalist ‘Stupid’ In Viral Interview

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation, has rendered a public apology for referring to a Daily Trust reporter, Eyo Charles, as “stupid”. The former public official had come under heavy criticism for lashing at the reporter during a press conference in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. In a video that has since gone viral on…

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Power Generation Has Risen To 7,000 Mega Watts – Fashola

The Federal Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola announced on Friday that Nigeria’s current power generation has reached 7000 Mega Watts. Fashola said this at the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing 4th Edition Retreat for top directors, heads of units and chief executives of agencies and parastatals in Calabar. He…

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At Least 3 Dead After “Naval Officers” Attacked Police Station In Calabar

At least three persons are reportedly dead after suspected naval officers attacked a police station in Calabar, Cross River State on Tuesday. According to Premium Times, the naval officers attacked and burnt down the police station following a row with some police officers earlier in the day. Some naval officers had allegedly ran the red…

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Air Peace Says It Won’t Condone Further Attack on Its Staff by Stranded Passengers

Air Peace has condemned the attacks on its staff members by some passengers at airports in Abuja, Lagos, Calabar and other parts of the country. In a statement issued on Friday by its Corporate Communications Manager, Chris Iwarah, the airline warned that it would no longer condone members of the public endangering the lives of…

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