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Sylva's 87-yr-old uncle dies in Kidnappers' den, buried in shallow grave
Pa Benson Adigio-Eseni, the 87- year-old abducted uncle of the former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, has died in his captors' den.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
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.
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.
Ja Rule, Ashanti to spice up 'Warri Again'
The ancient city of Warri, Delta State will be temporarily shut down come October 1, when American gruff-voiced rapper, Ja Rule, and R&B singer, Ashanti perform with their Nigerian counterparts in a show to mark this year's Independence Day celebration.
At least 10 Die as Boat Capsizes in Nigeria: Officials
PORT HARCOURT: At least 10 people died in Nigeria today when a boat carrying 35 passengers bound for Port Harcourt capsized and sank, a rescue official and local government spokesman said.
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 .
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.
Asaba's night of music, fun and girls
For many in most cities, nightlife provides opportunities to unwind after the day's work, especially as the average Nigerian can ill afford the yearly luxury of vacations.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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.
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.