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

9 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Rivers 2015: Ijaws want to succeed Amaechi

THE Ijaws in Rivers State, under the aegis of Eastern Delta Peoples Association , has said it will embark on 50,000-man rally to demand the right to produce the next governor of Rivers State in 2015.

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13 hrs ago | Russia Taday

First Ebola case in Senegal, five more states at risk of outbreak spread

West African state of Senegal has become the region's fifth country to confirm a case of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed more than 1,500 people with the WHO warning that five more states are at risk for spread of the outbreak.

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17 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Nigeria monitors 160 after Ebola kills doctor in oil city

Some 160 people are being medically monitored in Nigeria's oil-producing hub Port Harcourt after a doctor died from the virus, the local government said on Friday .

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21 hrs ago | Vanguard

At least 10 die as boat capsizes in Port Harcourt

At least 10 people died in Nigeria on Friday when a boat carrying 35 passengers bound for Port Harcourt capsized and sank, a rescue official and local government spokesman said.

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Yesterday | In-depth Africa

Doubts over Rivers' readiness to battle Ebola

Is Rivers State set to conquer Ebola if it rears its head? The government and other stakeholders say yes, but a few believe that sensitisation on the deadly disease, which has so far been confined to Lagos, started late and is not enough.

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Yesterday | In-depth Africa

MTN empowers Lagos budding entrepreneurs

After successful outings in Enugu and Port Harcourt, MTN, will, this weekend, provide a life-changing and career-transforming platform for budding entrepreneurs through its idea-sharing and business-empowerment platform.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Nigeria: Hospital workers protest Ebola victim's body in teaching hospital's morgue

University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital workers protested yesterday against the storage in their morgue of the body of Dr. Iky Sam Enemua, who died of the Ebola Virus Disease .

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In-depth Africa

Rainbow Housing Estate unveiled in Lagos

The fast developing urban renewal project and largest construction site in sub-Saharan Africa sprawling in the heart of Port Harcourt, Rainbow Town Housing Estate has been unveiled in Lagos under the umbrella of a consortium of Bode Adediji Partnership a firm of estate surveyors & valuers.

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Yahoo!

More bad news for Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines is facing dire economic straits after being involved in the two worst air tragedies of the year.

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US News & World Report

Ebola Containment 'Chaotic and Entirely Inadequate,' Says Doctors Without Borders

A man working for a humanitarian group throws water in a small bag to people being kept in a holding area Friday in Monrovia, Liberia.

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The Daily Star

Ebola death toll tops 1,500 as regional crisis talks begin

ACCRA: Ebola-hit nations met for crisis talks Thursday as the death toll topped 1,500 and the World Health Organization warned that the number of cases could exceed 20,000 before the outbreak is stemmed.

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In-depth Africa

Ebola: Rivers Investigates Death of ECOWAS Worker

The Rivers State Government yesterday said it had started an investigation into the possible cause of the death of an ECOWAS worker in the state who recently died from fever and diarrhoea.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Nigeria: Doctor is dead in Port Harcourt

Via Sahara Reporters: Breaking: Nigeria Records New Ebola Death In Port Harcourt .

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In-depth Africa

2015: Uduaghan Breaks Silence on Successor, Warns Against Blackmail

Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan broke his silence on his successor with a charge on all aspirants for the gubernatorial election in the state to sell their programmes and policies to the people rather than scheming on how to disqualify fellow aspirants.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

In-depth Africa

Emulate Amaechi, el-Rufai urges governors

All Progressives Congress chieftain Mallam Nasir el-Rufai has urged governors to emulate their Rivers State counterpart, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi.

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Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Nigeria: Youths protest against location of quarantine centre

Meantime, a foreign medical team from the Elizabeth Griffin Research foundation, United States of America has arrived Port Harcourt to train medical personnel and doctors in the state on how to manage Ebola cases.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

In-depth Africa

Agip seeks govt intervention to avert disruption

Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC, at Biseni in Bayelsa has asked the state government to prevail on its obligations to the communities to avert impending disruption of oil production.

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Hispanic Business

Army Upbeat at Arrival of New Weapons

Chief of Staff, Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah, gave the assurance while addressing troops of 2 Brigade Port Harcourt at a visit to army formations and units in Rivers State.

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Vanguard

Evil youths kill, bury 22 year old crane operator

By DAVIES IHEAMNACHOR OVOGO- SOME sinful youths of Ovogo community, Odoegu clan in Emohua Local Government Area, Rivers State, have outrageously murdered and buried a 22-year-old crane operator with a Port-Harcourt construction company, Chimnumezi Wokoma, in a pit toilet.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Ghanamma.com

"How I Makes Money with My Big Buttocks" Veteran Yoruba Actress, Iyabo Oko

Alhaja Odukanmi Kudirat, otherwise known as "Iyabo Oko", is a veteran actress of repute.

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