Cross River


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Cross River

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(Placename) a state of SE Nigeria, on the Gulf of Guinea. Capital: Calabar. Pop: 2 888 966 (2006). Area: 20 156 sq km (7782 sq miles). Former name (until 1976): South-Eastern State
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It is a long journey," declared the man, "and you will go through lonely parts of Oz and cross rivers and traverse dark forests before you get there.
Ms Bligh admitted that the new rail line would eventually put pressure on governments to commit to the Cross River Rail project, which is needed by 2016 to provide an alternative link into Brisbane city for freight and passenger trains via a 7km underground connection between Fairfield and Bowen Hills.
Four subspecies are acknowledged today: the Eastern lowland gorilla, mountain gorilla, Western lowland gorilla, and Cross River gorilla (the most western and northern form).
Kuol noted that "The local Payam administration had been telling Misseriya that they will not cross River with guns but they refused the directive.
Chery Automobile Company Limited (Chery), a China-based automaker, has submitted its proposal to Nigeria's Cross River State government for establishing an auto plant in the region, according to the International Business Times.
a unit of Oando handling the project, had achieved over 15 km of pipeline construction within the Cross river state boundary.
Have you ever seen a blue-crowned laughingthrush, a cross river gorilla, or a Madagascan duck - even when you chuck something at him?
Meanwhile, it was revealed a Scottish oil worker was kidnapped in Nigeria's Cross River state on Sunday.
The Briton was one of two foreign workers abducted from a production barge near Calabar in Cross River Stateon Sunday night.
Cross River Traffic: A History of London's Bridges.
Large, intact, connected West African watersheds remain only in one region in Cote d'Ivoire and along the border between Nigeria's Cross River State and Cameroon.
Second World War munitions could still rest in the riverbed of the existing Hungerford bridge and worries about this have pushed up the pounds 30 million cost of the project, the Cross River Partnership said.