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Local news for Port Harcourt, Nigeria continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | Vanguard

Genesis Electricity wins 2014 Africa Utility award

The awards which held at the International Convention Centre in Cape Town, South Africa, is an annual award where winners are selected by an independent panel of judges based on their excellence in any one of power utilities in Africa.

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Monday | Hispanic Business

N65 ATM Charge - Another Forced Gift to Nigerian Banks

The apex bank had announced N65 charge on every 'Remote-On-Us' ATM withdrawal; 'Remote-On-Us' transaction meaning those carried out on machines belonging to other banks.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

In-depth Africa

Amaechi, Wike disagree on contracts for model schools

Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi and Minister of State for Education Nyesom Wike have disagreed on the award of contracts for model schools and roads.

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In-depth Africa

Tackle Insurgents Head-on, Amaechi Tells FG

The Governor alleged that the Federal Government's institutions had stolen all the money that was meant for human and infrastructural development in the country.

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In-depth Africa

TUC faults NMA strike, begs FG to reconsider sack of resident doctors

The Trade Union Congress has appealed to the federal government to reconsider its decision on the sack of about 16,000 resident doctors in the country over their involvement in the on-going nation-wide strike by the Nigeria Medical Association.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Vanguard

Rivers PDP: Nwike and the road to 2015

THOUGH Nigeria's electoral umpire, the Independent Electoral Commission of Nigeria, INEC, is yet to blow the whistle signaling the commencement of the 2015 governorship election in Rivers State, the political weight of the various gubernatorial aspirants in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has indicated that the race would not be bereft of ... (more)

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Vanguard

Garden city gathering of the tribes for Soyinka at 80

The popular adage that failure is an orphan while success has many relations was inhibited in the life of Professor Oluwole Soyinka as people from all walks of life struggled to be part of his 80th birthday celebration.

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Uganda News Picks

People Tricked Into Selling Kidneys In Indian Hospitals Share Stories of Betrayal

This is a story of a Nigerian man who was lured into selling his kidney in India .It also contains that of another man tricked into the same .Both earned peasants at the end of what seemed a seemed a flowery deal to the land of the rich.

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In-depth Africa

Ebola: Prison health workers express fear of vulnerability

Deputy Director of Health Services at the Nigeria Prison service in Rivers State, Doctor Paul Wakama has expressed fears that inmates at the Port Harcourt prisons are vulnerable to contacting the Ebola virus if it finds its way into the Rivers.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Vanguard

General Overseer's wife in baby factory scandal, flees to USA

By Evelyn Usman Policemen attached to the Special Fraud Unit, Milverton, Ikoyi and those of the Rivers State Police Command, are currently on the trail of a fleeing wife of the General Overseer of a popular Pentecostal Church in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, alleged to be operating the biggest baby factory in the southern part of the country.

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In-depth Africa

Benny Obaze lies low

Once upon a time, Benny Obaze, hugged the limelight like the butterfly courts the nectar.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

MTN WGC - Port Harcourt Hosts Eastern Qualifiers

Nigerian golfers are in for another weekend of excitement as the Eastern Qualifiers of the MTN World Golfers Championship tees off tomorrow at the Port Harcourt Golf Club, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Nigeria fears fourth Ebola frontline after infected man lands in Lagos

After watching three regional neighbours battle an eight-month-long epidemic, Nigerian officials are scrambling to avoid mistakes that have helped fuel the biggest epidemic in history.

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CFR.org

Extracting Justice: Battling Corruption in Resource-Rich Africa

Local residents' clothes dry over the gas pipelines running through the Eleme community near the city of Port Harcourt, a major Nigerian oil hub in the country's southeast .

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In-depth Africa

LG chairman dies in Port Harcourt

Reports coming in say the Mayor and Caretaker Chairman of Port Harcourt city Local Government in Rivers State, Charles Paul Ejekwu is dead.

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In-depth Africa

Violence erupts in Port Harcourt

Youths dressed in black and red numbering in their hundreds had early Wednesday morning gathered at the palace of a Chief, Eze Anthony Owabie.

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Ghanamma.com

419: See The Australian Man Who Thinks His Nigerian Friend Might Have Ebola

I can categorically tell you that this man has fallen victim to Yahoo boys aka 419 aka G-boys in Nigeria; that's if he isn't joking himself.

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In-depth Africa

Police Disagree With Amaechi Over Proposed Ward Tour

The Rivers State government and the Nigeria Police seem to be in disagreement over the decision of Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi to tour all the political wards of the 23 local government areas of the state.

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In-depth Africa

Amaechi accuses Wike of massive corruption

Rivers state Governor, Rotimi Amaechi has accused the Minister of State for Education, Nyesom Wike of involving in massive corruption during his tenure as Chief of Staff, Government House Port Harcourt.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

In-depth Africa

NUPENG Threatens To Shut Down Oil And Gas Operations

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has threatened to shut-down oil and gas operations over alleged anti-labour practices by two oil companies.

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