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Buhari to launch highway re-routed through REDD+ project site


President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to perform the ground breaking ceremony of the new 260km Super Highway Dual Carriage Road running from Calabar in Cross River State to the northern part of the country on Tuesday, 20th October, 2015. Host, Governor Ben Ayade, has fixed the venue of the event for Obung Village, Netim Clan, Akamkpa Local Government Area. But ...

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Controversy rocks ‘environment-unfriendly’ Calabar highway project


Amid widespread discontent over the proposed a planned highway initiative, the Presidency may have given the thumbs-down to the controversial project. The over 240-kilometre Calabar Super Highway, which will cut through the Cross River National Park, is expected to stretch from Calabar to Obudu. It is one among the three legacy projects promised by Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River ...

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I will support REDD+ programme, Ayade assures

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Governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade, has said that his administration will do all it can to ensure the success of the country’s UN-sponsored REDD+ Programme, which the state is hosting. This statement is coming on the heels of growing fears that the new governor might discontinue with the programme following the arrest and detention several weeks ago ...

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Governor claims Cross River offers solution to climate crisis

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Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has said that, courtesy of its rich forestry resources, the state provides a key sink for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Ayade, while addressing governors from Brazil, Indonesia and Peru recently in Barcelona in Spain during the 2015 Annual General Meeting of the Governors’ Climate & Forests Task Force (GCF), also called on the ...

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