Africa: Ayade appoints new special adviser, assistants

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Cross Rivers State Governor Prof. Ben Ayade has approved the appointment of new special adviser and assistants for the government. In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary, Christian Ita, the appointment of the new special adviser and assistants takes immediate effect. The newly appointees include, Senior Special Adviser, Governor’s office and Events Management, Hon. Kenneth Aklah; Senior Special […]

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Africa: Ayade declares humanity as 2019 carnival theme

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Governor Ben Ayade today declared the 2019 carnival theme, titled Humanity challenging mankind that every human being has a right to existence. Speaking at the Exco chamber of the governor’s office, the governor said the participating bands must play out the theme of the 2019 carnival so the carnival doesn’t lose its value. According to him the intellectual content of […]

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Africa: Governor Ben Ayade advocates for special visa office for Calasvagas tourist

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Determined to boost tourism in the state, Governor Ben Ayade has advocated for a special visa office for Calasvagas tourist haven. The request in the opinion of the Governor is to enable foreign tourists have direct access to the city which is situated on an island as it is done in most part of the world. According to Ayade the […]

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Africa: Gov Ayade Redeems N30 Million naira Pledge to Entertainment Group

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Governor Ben Ayade has kept to his promise as he redeemed N20 million naira to Reepee Ajaba and Okpo Records. The Governor had earlier redeemed the N10 Million naira pledged to the cast and crew of the organizers of Nkukwuak command performance, led by the immediate past commissioner for culture and tourism, Eric Anderson. The gesture by Governor Ayade,. is […]

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Carnival Calabar: Ayade urge African countries to form greater ties to solve continent’s challenges

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Governor of Cross Rivers State, Prof Ben Ayade has urged African countries to form greater bonds among nations in a bid to proffer solutions to the challenges confronting the continent. He said Africa which is blessed with a lot of rich historical and cultural heritage represents the future of the world noting at civilization originated from the continent. Speaking at […]

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Africa: Ayade assures of timely completion of 147km Mfom-Obudu road

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Cross River State governor, Prof Ben Ayade, has expressed satisfaction with the quality of work at the ongoing dualization of the 147km Mfom-Yala-Bekwarra-Obudu ranch road. The Road project which is being handled by Sydney Construction, stretches across the five local government areas in the Northern Senatorial District of the state. It is wholly being financed by the Cross River government. […]

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Tourism: Ayade seeks unity among Africans as Carnival Calabar dry run commences

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Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has called on Africans to be united in other to help the continent win back her rightful position in the world. Speaking during the flag off the first dry run of the 2018 Carnival Calabar on Sunday, Ayade who was represented by his Deputy, Prof. Ivara Esu, said that this year’s celebration marks […]

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Africa: Ayade assures greater opportunities in 2018

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Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade, has assured of his commitment to consolidate on his administration’s industrialisation drive by ensuring full crystalization in 2018 of ongoing developmental projects across the state. Ayade who spoke in his New Year message signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Christian Ita, also said there will be […]

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Africa: Carnival Calabar rocks Nigeria this Christmas

Carnival Calabar rocks Nigeria this Christmas By Friday Nwosu As the year gradually winds up, all eyes will be focused on Cross Rivers State, the home of Africa’s biggest street party-Carnival Calabar. The Calabar International Street Carnival has always played host to thousands of tourists from around the world. Activities for this year’s carnival event kick started on the 1st […]

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Aviation: Cross River to float an airline in November- Ayade

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Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state, has stated that his administration will float an airline in November. Ayade said this while playing host to a consortium of Indian investors in Calabar on Monday. He said the airline, which is to be called `Cally Air’, will be managed by Dana Group under a public private partnership (PPP) arrangement. The governor […]

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