NorthEest: Senator Bassey lauds Ayade for tourism development

Senator Geshom Bassey, representing Cross River Central, has commended Governor Ben Ayade over his tourism initiatives, especially the just concluded Northern Cross River Festival. Bassey, who is the Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum, said Ayade's progr-ammes will turn around the economic fortune of the state.

NorthEest: Senator Bassey lauds Ayade for tourism development

Senator Geshom Bassey, representing Cross River Central, has commended Governor Ben Ayade over his tourism initiatives, especially the just concluded Northern Cross River Festival. Bassey, who is the Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum, said Ayade's progr-ammes will turn around the economic fortune of the state.

..as NORTHFEST Kicks Off, Sen Oko hails Gov Ayade’s vision

AS NORTHFEST kicks off today, Senator representing Cross River State Northern Senatorial District, Dr Rose Oko, has hailed the Governor of Cross River State, Sen Ben Ayade, for his vision to develop tourism. Sen Oko made the commendation while commenting on the developmental strides of the Ayade-led administration in just two years in office, which she said has been satisfactory and worth celebrating.

Gov Ayade takes Joy Odama’s murder case to President Buhari

GOVERNOR Ben Ayade of Cross River State, yesterday, vowed to take the case of murdered 200 Level student of the Department of Mass Communication, Cross River State University of Technology, CRUTECH, Joy Odama, to President Muhammadu Buhari. Governor Ayade spoke through the Director General, Due Process and Price Intelligence Bureau, Governor's Office, Calabar, Cross River State, Alphonsus Eba, at a briefing in Abuja.

Remembering Okokon Ndem

... to Biafra. Okokon Ndem was not Igbo. The journalist hailed from Ikoneto in Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State. He died in August 2003 and was buried on Igbo Day, September 29, 2003. One prominent guest at the funeral was General ...

Five Tar Heels Named All-ACC Academic

... attackman Luke Goldstock of Niskayuna, N.Y. (management and society graduate), senior defenseman Jack Lambert of Cross River, N.Y. (economics graduate) and sophomore attackman Andy Matthews of Baltimore, Md. (business administration major) earned ...

C-River plans largest woodland in Africa

CROSS River State Forestry Commission has begun the cultivation of the biggest forest in Africa with the planting of five million indigenous species of trees, which in addition to the existing forest reserves would form large canopy on roads and parks across the state. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Commission, Mr. Bette Obi, told NDV at Calabar: "We have both timber and economic tree seedlings which we are planting in designated areas in the 18 local government areas stretching over 100,000 hectares across the state and this will culminate in the largest forest in Africa."

Two unlocked cars entered, items stolen in Darien

... glasses, valued at $100, were taken from the car. On June 11, police met with an 18-year-old woman from Cross River, N.Y. who said she left her unlocked 2002 Lexus LS at a friend's house on Saint Nicholas Road around 7:30 p.m. on June 8. After she ...

Two unlocked cars entered, items stolen in Darien

... glasses, valued at $100, were taken from the car. On June 11, police met with an 18-year-old woman from Cross River, N.Y. who said she left her unlocked 2002 Lexus LS at a friend's house on Saint Nicholas Road around 7:30 p.m. on June 8. After she ...

Police Look To Reunite Rescued Cat With Family

Police in Lewisboro are hoping for the community's assistance as they attempt to reunite an injured cat they rescued with its family. On Thursday, members of the Lewisboro Police Department responded to a Lambert Ridge Road home in Cross River, where they recovered a cat that was on the roof of a garage.

Applying to College? Expect to Pay at Least This Much


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... we say, repeat your stronger test," says Beth DeBeer, high school guidance counselor at John Jay High School in Cross River, New York. The price of each test includes the option to send your scores to up to four schools. Additional score reports ...

Man Sexually Abuses Teen In Northern Westchester, Police Say

An employee at a mental health hospital in Cross River was arrested on sexual assault charges stemming from reported contact he had with a teenage patient, state police said. Carmel resident Dominic Sbordone, 31, an employee at Four Winds Hospital, was arrested last week following an investigation into a report that he engaged in sexual contact with a 19-year-old patient, state police said on Tuesday.

John Jay Youth Lacrosse Hosts Player Clinic

John Jay Youth Lacrosse hosted its first-ever new player clinic for boys in grades K-5 on Saturday, Jan. 21 at John Jay High School in Cross River. The clinic was aimed at answering parents questions about JJYL's programs and introducing kids to the basics of the game to get them ready to join a JJYL spring lacrosse team.

Motorists Involved In Route 35 Head-On Collision ID’d

State police have identified the two motorists involved and provided more information on a head-on collision involving two cars late Tuesday night on Route 35 in Cross River. A preliminary investigation revealed that Sigalit Leitner, 51, of Lewisboro, was traveling east on Route 35 while Patrick Vergara, 27, of Ridgefield, was traveling westbound, police said.

American Notes: The Donalds on my mind

... Nigerian Donald - Donald Duke. Back in 1999, a stunningly handsome young millionaire aspired to be governor of Cross River State, my home state. Like Trump, nobody gave him a winning chance because for one, no Efik son (or daughter for that matter) ...

Ayade presents N301 billion budget for 2017

G overnor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, yesterday, in Calabar, presented an Appropriation Bill of N301 billion for 2017 to the state House of Assembly for approval. Presenting the budget, Ayade said that it was intended to project economic activities in the state, and would focus largely on the construction of the 260 kilometres super highway and the deep sea port.

PDP hails Ayade’s performance in office

T he Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Cross River State, has said it is delighted by the performance of Professor Ben Ayade as governor of the state. The leadership of the party, during a visit to the governor in Calabar, said the governor remained extremely popular with the people of the state on account of his sterling performance in office.