July 16, 2024

Cross River: Ministry Of Education Endorses Students Orientation Summit

167 Highlighting the importance of hard work and dedication, the commissioner attributed his own success to these values and urged others to adopt the same principles in their endeavors. By TheInvestigator The Cross River State Ministry of Education has officially endorsed an upcoming series of Educational Orientation Summits aimed at secondary schools and tertiary institutions […]

July 11, 2024

Cross River Government Establishes Directorate Of Programmes And Projects To Enhance Student Orientation

125 The decision follows extensive consultations, underscoring the administration’s commitment to improving student affairs and engagement. By TheInvestigator  The Government of Cross River State, through the Office of the Special Assistant to the Governor on Students’ Orientation, has instituted a new Directorate of Programmes and Projects aimed at enhancing the general orientation of students across […]

Cross River Set To Receive $210 Million Investment In Agro-Industrial Processing

230 The Council approves 15 proposals including an Executive Bill seeking to establish State University of Education and Entrepreneurship By Government House Press Cross River State Governor, Senator Bassey Otu, has charged Members of the State Executive Council to brace up for greater records of successes in this second year of the Administration. Speaking while […]

Citizen Exposes Alleged Extortion Scheme At School Of Health Technology In Calabar

227 The reported allegations have sparked public concern and calls for accountability within the institution. By TheInvestigator The School of Health Technology in Calabar is under scrutiny for the alleged extortion of its final-year students. According to a concerned citizen, Agba Jalingo, the students have been asked to pay exorbitant fees for various purposes, including […]

May 16, 2024

Government Seals 3 Schools For Not Following Guidelines In Cross River State

163 The schools closed are Glorious Vision Academy, Ugep; Dynamic Premiere Academy, Ugep; and Wealth Academy Nursery/Primary School, Apiapum Obubra. By TheInvestigator The Cross River State Government has sealed three schools in Yakurr and Obubra local government areas.  Sen. Stephen Odey, Commissioner for Education led the team Thursday morning to seal the schools.  The visit […]

UNICROSS SUG President Suspended After Organizing Protest

242 Additionally, a five-member committee was formed “to investigate the allegations against Comr. Humphrey.” By TheInvestigator In a surprising turn of events, the Student Union Government (SUG) parliament of the University of Cross River State (UNICROSS) has suspended its president, Comr. Ogbodim Udop Humphrey. The suspension stems from a protest organized by Comr. Humphrey on […]

Cross River University Shuffles Leadership: Acting VC Appointed Amidst Investigation

207 This follows the suspension of the former vice-chancellor, Professor Augustine Oko Angba, by the University Governing Council. By TheInvestigator In a sudden turn of events, the University of Cross River State (UNICROSS) announced the appointment of Professor Stephen Ncha Ochang as acting vice chancellor on May 7, 2024. This follows the suspension of the […]

Yakurr Lawmaker Launches Law School Grant Program For Graduates

103 Qualified law graduates are requested to send evidence of successful application and certificate of origin to 08103044440 on WhatsApp. By TheInvestigator The member representing Yakurr 1 state constituency in the Cross River State House of Assembly, Hon. Cyril James Omini has launched the Law School Grant Program.  The grant aimed at subsidizing the cost […]

Hunger, Debt: The Plight of ATBU Cleaners Battling with Unpaid Salaries

92 A group of women, working as cleaners for different companies at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi (ATBU), silently bear the weight of injustice, empty promises, and unpaid wages despite working vigorously to keep the campuses clean, WikkiTimes’ Babaji Usman reports. Moving from one hall to another, the cleaners at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) in […]

April 26, 2024

UNICROSS: Why We’re Heading To Court, Seeking Reconstitution Of Governing Council BY BARR. ROMEO OJONG

270 Since the National Executive Council (NEC) of the UNICROSS Alumni Association released a communiqué calling for the dissolution and reconstitution of the university’s governing council, there have been misleading insinuations spread by a few ignorant individuals and a minority within the association who have become tools for some retrogrades in the council. These individuals […]

April 8, 2024

UNICROSS Alumni Set To Announce Beneficiaries Of “People’s First Scholarship Scheme”

276 This move has been welcomed by students, who have commended the Alumni Association for its efforts to support and encourage academic excellence among students in the university. By Archibong Jeremiah The University of Cross River State (UNICROSS) Alumni Association has announced the beneficiaries of its “People’s First Scholarship Scheme”, launched two months ago for […]

April 3, 2024

Team UNICROSS Shines At The 2024 Africa University Incubator Expo

679 Team UNICROSS built a solar solution for poor power supply in Nigeria, “GREENPX Solar Generator” to emerge the winner. By Able Winnard  University of Cross River State (UNICROSS) has emerged winner in the just concluded Africa University Incubator Expo (AUIE). The annual event meant to celebrate innovation and excellence in tertiary institutions was held […]

March 27, 2024

NYSC Removes Akwa Ibom State Coordinator After Reports On Maltreatment Of Corps Members

418 “Even this posting is too soft on the woman since she lives in Abuja with her family…” By SaharaRporters The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has redeployed its Akwa Ibom State Coordinator, Ekwe N. I. Chinyere, after SaharaReporters’ story of her alleged embezzlement of Corps members’ feeding allowance. SaharaReporters had reported […]

March 21, 2024

Senator Eteng Gets Accolades From Cross River Central Law School Students Over Scholarship

290 By Our Reporter  Indigent students of Cross River Central Senatorial District at the Nigeria Law Schools, have received a scholarship grant from the Senator representing the Central Senatorial District of the State, Distinguished Senator Eteng Jonah Williams. The students, in an appreciation statement signed by the President, Geda Asikong, and Secretary Obasesam Itam, said […]

February 19, 2024

UNICROSS Alumni Launch “People’s First” Scholarship Scheme For Top Students

542 UNICROSS Alumni Launch “People’s First” Scholarship Scheme For Top Students “Together,” declared President Peter, “we can support the government and management to make the University one of the best in the world.” By TheInvestigator The University of Cross River State (UNICROSS) Alumni Association, led by newly elected President Inyali Peter, has unveiled the “People’s […]