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11 hrs ago | 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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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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Wed Jun 25, 2014

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Islamic Leader Criticizes CAN Over Attack On JNI

The Vice President-General of the Ja'amatu Nasril Islam , Alhaji Abubakar Orlu criticized the Christian Association of Nigeria for condemning the body's reaction to the arrest and detention of 486 northern Muslims suspected to be Boko Haram members by the army in Aba, Abia State.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

CNN

SOS: Spinal Cord Injury Victim Appeals For Help

Mr. Onyekwere Opara, a native of Akuwa Ibeku-Okwuato Aboh Mbaise L.G.A of Imo State who is currently suffering a Spinal Cord injury since March, 2, 2013 following when a hurricane wind that blew off the roof of a Ware-house and hit him to the ground at his place of work in Port Harcourt is humbly soliciting assistance from Government, none ... (more)

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Plot to Impeach Amaechi Still On - APC

The All Progressives Congress in Rivers State has alleged that the plot by six members of the State House of Assembly loyal to the supervising minister of education, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, to impeach Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi is still going on.

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