• Militants kill six soldiers in Bakassi

    Militants kill six soldiers in Bakassi

    Armed militants on Saturday killed six unidentified soldiers in the Esighi axis of Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State.

    The gunmen were said to have struck around 1am.

    Five soldiers were said to have died instantly, while a sixth one died at about 7am, according to a village source

    Army troops from the 13 Brigade in Calabar had recently cordoned off the residence of one of the most wanted militants, identified as ‘G1’, after the arrest of ‘G2’ and ‘G3’who are […]

  • Suspected militants kill soldier in Bakassi waterfront

    Suspected militants kill soldier in Bakassi waterfront

    Suspected militants of the Bakassi Strike Force attacked troops deployed at Efut Esighi waterfront in Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State, killing one of them, an official of the army has said.

    Army spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman, said the attack happened in the early hours of Saturday.

    In a statement, Colonel Usman said the attackers, who came in several speed boats, were led by the ‘declared wanted criminal kingpin’, Benjamin Simplee also referred to as G1, whom he said was […]

  • I’ll complete Bakassi seaport, Ayade assures

    I’ll complete Bakassi seaport, Ayade assures

    Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has, again, stated that his administration will work assiduously towards the completion of the Bakassi deep sea port.

    Speaking during a courtesy visit on him in Calabar by the Managing Director of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) Mrs Adeisa Bala Mohammed and her management team, Ayade said the project was not in contest with the already existing Calabar port, but rather to complement its services.

    Ayade said: “This project, will, no doubt, go a long way […]