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9 hrs ago | Vanguard

Port Harcourt will experience power cut for 10 days

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company , on Sunday, announced that it would cut power supply to Port Harcourt between July 13 and 23 for repairs and upgrade of facilities.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

In-depth Africa

Confusion over Wike's fate in cabinet

Minister of State for Education, Nyesom Wike is back in the news following speculations yesterday that he had resigned from the Federal Executive Council.

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Vanguard

Strike cripples Rivers Judicial arm of government

PORT HARCOURT: It is one month now the Rivers State Judiciary complex has been under lock and key due to the strike embarked upon by the state chapter of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Hispanic Business

Group Vows to Scuttle Amaechi's U.S.$280 Million Loan

The President General of GDI, Worldwide, Hon. Bright Amewhule, said in Port Harcourt yesterday at a press briefing that even though the state government had stopped the courts from functioning, the group would use other means to ensure that the loan was not released.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Gunmen Kidnap APC Lawmaker In Rivers State

A lawyer and Chairman of Judiciary committee of Rivers State House of Assembly representing Etche Constituency, Golden Chioma has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

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Newkerala.com

Lawmaker kidnapped in Nigeria

Nigeria's police in the southeastern state of Rivers Wednesday confirmed the abduction of a member of the state house of assembly by unidentified gunmen.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Hispanic Business

Assembly Approves Amaechi's Request for U.S.$280 Million World Bank, AfDB Loan

While approving the request for the loan in its sitting yesterday, the assembly also ordered the state Commissioner for Water Resources to appear before it in its next sitting to give details of the loan.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Ghanamma.com

How University Of Nigeria (UNN) Students Narrowly Escaped Death On Their Way To Burial Ceremony

Tragedy was averted on Saturday, June 5 as a bus conveying no fewer than 22 students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka to a burial was involved in an auto crash.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Hispanic Business

Operating Cost, Bad Roads, Threaten U.S.$6 Billion Onne Port Investments

Executive Director of Orlean Invest, the port's the concessionaire, is now wobbling under the huge weight of decayed social amenities and neglect.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Kufuor Seeks Grand Hydropower Design

He said Africa under the auspices of the New Partnership for Africa's Development , should team up with the international community to develop the Inga project, which is estimated to cost $80 billion.

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In-depth Africa

Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce denies suicide claim over late Renny Cookey's death

Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce has dismissed insinuations that its late first deputy President, Dr. Renny Hearty Cookey committed suicide at his residence.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Rescue N11 Trillion Onne Port, Investor Tells FG

The federal government has been called upon to move in quickly and rescue the fast-dilapidating infrastructure at the N11trillion oil and gas port at Onne, near Port Harcourt in Rivers State.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Vanguard

Take a stand against Boko Haram, Ex-US Asst Secretary of State tells FG

By JIMITOTA ONOYUME & MICHAEL EBOH PORT HARCOURT- The Federal Government has been advised to take a decisive stand to end terrorist activities of the Boko Haram insurgents in the country.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Ghanamma.com

PHOTO: This Woman Incited Her Younger Brother And His Friends To Kill Her Husband

A 23-year-old woman, Blessing Ede's younger brother and his friends stabbed her husband to death following an argument over baby-walker.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Vanguard

How Lagos socialite smartly stole in Port Harcourt

It was the end of the road for a 32-year-old woman alleged to be engaged in stealing in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, following her arrest by operatives of the Rivers State Police Command.

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In-depth Africa

Rivers: Woman abandons baby in hospital

A young woman has abandoned her new born baby at the "Demonstration Clinic" of the Rivers State College of Health Science and Technology, Port Harcourt.

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Ghanamma.com

"She Was Given A Glass Of Strong Drink" - 16-Year-Old Girl Gang-Raped By 15 Men In Rivers

Members of a 15-man gang accused of allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl in Gbuga area of Ogbunabali, Port Harcourt, Rivers State have been arrested by the Police.

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In-depth Africa

We will increase the budget for 'stomach infrastructure' in Rivers - Amaechi

Rivers State Governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors' Forum, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has reaffirmed his commitment to politics of development, providing dividends of democracy to the people of the state.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Ghanamma.com

The Messed Up Relationship Between Tonto Dikeh And D'banj

On screen, her talent is never in doubt. It is however at singing that she unsettles many.

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Ghanamma.com

Abia Arrest: 144 Out Of 486 "Boko Haram Suspects" Freed

Military have reportedly released 144 out of the 486 travelers arrested more than a week ago in Abia State on suspicion of being linked with the dreaded Boko Haram sect, Premium Times report .

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