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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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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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Suspected Bakssi Militants Invade Cross River Governor’s Office, Hold Deputy Governor, Others Hostage

 Governor Ben Ayayde  Not less than 20 suspectedBakassi militants invaded the Cross River State Governor’s office in Calabar on Friday, to express anger over an alleged abandonment of the Bakassi returnees by the government. The group arrived the state’s seat of power shortly after the Deputy Governor, IvaraEsu, reported for duties, reports Premium Times.  The…

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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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Team Hai, Team Meddlelane Emerge Finalists Of Fayrouz L’Original Expression Show Season 2

The Finalists Team HAI Team MeddleLane with FayrouzLOriginal2 Team In an interesting twist of event, Team Hai and Team Meddle Lane emerged finalists of the Fayrouz L’Original Expression Show season 2. The two teams stood out in their presentation and style of the six teams that made it to the semi-finale. Held at the Tinapa…

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Karaoke Battle! Kelechi Amadi Obi Vs. Mai Atafo, Who Is The Better Singer?

Kelechi Amadi Obi Mai Atafo Veteran photographer Kelechi Amadi Obi and Fashion designer Mai Atafo judges of the Fayrouz L’Original Expression competition both displayed their other sides at the Semi-Finale in Tinapa, Calabar. Who knew they could both sing? After a hectic day spent tutoring and mentoring the Semi-Finalists of the Fayrouz L’Original Expression show…

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