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When will illegal refineries become legal as Navy destroys 150 in 7 months?

Prof Ayade

Recently, the Governor of Cross River State, Prof Ben Ayade opened up on what can be adjudged as official economic development delay of some regions as he decried the silence of the federal government in responding to his request to explore, drill and refine petroleum from new oil fields discovered in his state. But the irony is that whereas his ...

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Bakassi Deep Seaport may be delivered before Badagry as China Harbour steps in

Prof Ayade

Indications have emerged that Bakassi Deep Seaport, promoted by the Cross River State government may be delivered ahead of Badagry Deep Sea port in Lagos considering last week’s signing of construction agreement for preliminary works with China Harbour Company. China Harbour is a state-owned company in China with strong expertise in construction and drainage. It would be recalled that the ...

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C’River orders two aircrafts, oil tanker vessel, fishing trawler to boost investment

Prof Ayade

…Approved partners to present bids tomorrow, Tuesday To drive his latest investment dream of floating State air and shipping lines, the Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, may have placed orders for two aircrafts, fishing trawler and oil tanker vessel. Business Hilights Bureau Chief in South-South reports that all necessary documentations and logistics for easy take off of the ...

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Ayade deepens ‘Buy Nigeria campaign’, orders officials to wear made-in-Calabar clothes

Ayade CR

As part of drive to grow local content and job creation, the Governor of Cross River State,  Prof. Ben Ayade, on Thursday ordered all civil servants and political appointees to immediately start to patronise clothing made in Calabar Garment Factory. Already, pioneer products of the new expansive state-owned firm, have entered the market. Products include blazers, jeans, gown and shirts. ...

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