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C’River, Ebonyi beg for oil exploration as insecurity hampers search in North

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Opinion leaders in South East have continued to call on the federal government to start exploration of several discovered oil wells in parts of Anambra and Ebonyi States for the economic development of the nation. Some of the oil wells in the region that are yet to be explored by the federal government include Eddah oil field confirmed in the ...

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Cross River Government saturates South-South markets with Ayade Rice

Ayade Rice

Growing rice revolution in parts of the country has landed in Cross River as the State Government has unveiled Ayade Premium Rice locally produced in the state. The state Governor, Prof Ben Ayade during the launch, said “The local rice production will help to reduce the nation’s import of rice as well as ensure food security in the country and ...

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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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Ogoja Rice, improved Abakaliki rice to saturate market before year end

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Before the end of 2017, more states that have stepped up rice farming will hit the Nigerian market with their improved products. Indication to this development stemmed from a recent declaration by the Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, who averred that “the ultra-modern rice mill currently under construction in Ogoja Local Government Area of the state will roll ...

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

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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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