Offices Deserted, Roads Closed, As Workers’ Strike Enters The Second Day In C’River

Government offices in Cross River State and roads leading to them have been deserted since Monday as civil servants complied with the indefinite strike action declared by the leadership of the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over welfare-related issues. Our correspondent, who went round Calabar Metropolis to monitor compliance or otherwise of…

COVID-19: Yenagoa Correctional Service Gets Isolation Centre

The controller of corrections, Nigeria correctional service,Bayelsa state command, Seth Edoghotu says the headquarters of the service has approved a covid-19 isolation centre for the medium security custodial centre situated in Okaka,Yenagoa the state capital. Edoghotu stated this on Monday in Yenagoa while speaking with The Tide on the sideline of new development in his command….

COVID-19: Decontamination Of UNIPORT …A Demonstration Of Gov Wike’s Non Partisan, Non Discriminatory Leadership – Bro Obuah

It’s interesting and instructive to note the non-discriminatory fumigation of all public places and public institutions by the State government Decontamination Team across the State not minding whether such institutions and, or property are state or federal government owned or run. Bro Felix Obuah, Sole Administrator, Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA) made the remarks…

RRT Excites Palliatives Beneficiary With COVID-19 Sensitization …As Clergy Harps On Importance Of Skills Acquisition

A beneficiary of Covid-19 palliatives in St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Chokota, Mrs Hannah Okere, has expressed excitement over sensitization carried out by the Rapid Response Team(RRT) in her church, St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Chokota, in Etche LGA. Speaking to newsmen, Mrs Okere said the sensitization was the first of its kind she has witnessed since…

Kidnapping: Traders Close Down Shops In C’River

Traders under the aegis of Calabar Traders Union have persistently closed down their shops and markets stalls for two days running in protest over incessant kidnap of their members even as the Cross River State Government has threatened the arrest and prosecution of those who attempt to coerce traders to shut down their shops. Our…

COVID-19 C’River Defers Partial Resumption Of Schools

In compliance with the Federal Government’s directives, the Cross River State Government has shelved its plans of partial resumption of schools in the state on Monday, June 16, 2020. Recalled that Governor Ben Ayade and Commissioner for Education, Godwin Amanke had last week announced that experimental resumption of schools would commence on June 16 and…

COVID-19: Bayelsa Confirms 54 New Cases

The Bayelsa state taskforce on the corona virus disease, Covid-19 says it has recorded 54 new cases in the state. A press statement made available to The Tide Wednesday by the taskforce indicates that the 54 new confirmed cases were part of a total new 76 covid-19 sample cases tested which returned positive within the…