Friendship meets Fanfare at the Mr. Dowell’s Friendship Party in Port Harcourt
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Mr. Dowell’s is clearly on a promise fulfilment streak. Lagos experienced the biggest Friendship party on the 6th of August, Port Harcourt did on the 13th and Abuja is next.
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Gospel Artist, Fernandez Bishop, crushed to death by truck in Port …
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Nigeria Seeks to Diversify From Oil With $41 Billion of Rail
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Nigeria has started a $41 billion railway expansion to reduce dependence on oil and diversify its struggling economy by improving transport links to allow the movement of goods around the…

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Truck crushes Nigerian gospel artiste to death in Port Harcourt
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Truck crushes Nigerian gospel artiste to death in Port Harcourt

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Gospel Artist, Fernandez Bishop, crushed to death by truck in Port Harcourt
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Popular gospel artiste, Fernandez Bishop, also known as Fernandez Muzik (Jesus freak) was reportedly crushed to death by a truck this morning in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.
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Friendship meets Fanfare at the Mr. Dowell’s Friendship Party in Port Harcourt

Mr. Dowell’s is clearly on a promise fulfilment streak. Lagos experienced the biggest Friendship party on the 6th of August, Port Harcourt did on the 13th and Abuja is next. In Port Harcourt, awesome cocktails were perfectly paired with great music which made the atmosphere the ideal destination for fun seeking friends. When the time […]

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Nigeria Seeks to Diversify From Oil With $41 Billion of Rail

Nigeria has started a $41 billion railway expansion to reduce dependence on oil and diversify its struggling economy by improving transport links to allow the movement of goods around the country and to ports. “The plan we have now will go to every nook and corner,” Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi, 52, said in an interview in […]

Truck crushes Nigerian gospel artiste to death in Port Harcourt

Truck crushes Nigerian gospel artiste to death in Port Harcourt A popular gospel artiste, Fernandez Bishop, aka Jesus Freak, is dead. He was crushed to death by a truck on Tuesday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Fernandez was reportedly on his way to see a pastor when the accident occurred at Akpajo, Eleme in Port […]

Gospel Artist, Fernandez Bishop, crushed to death by truck in Port Harcourt

Popular gospel artiste, Fernandez Bishop, also known as Fernandez Muzik (Jesus freak) was reportedly crushed to death by a truck this morning in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. According to reports, Fernandez was on his way to see a pastor when the fatal accident happened at Akpajo, Eleme in Port Harcourt. Friends are already dropping tributes […]

Other States News

8 injured, 30 escaped mob attack in Imo

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FG sets up N15bn facility for investors in the Niger Delta

In an effort to encourage private sector involvement in the revival of moribund industries in the Niger Delta region, the Federal Government  has made available a facility of   N15 billion through the  Bank of Agriculture, Bank of Industry, Nigeria Export-Import Bank and New Partnership for Africa’s Development. The facility, which is to be accessed by […]

Imo building collapse: Second corps member dies

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Over 200 farmers suffer herdsmen attack in Imo

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Tricycle Union endorses Obiano’s second term bid

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Sports

Powerball winning numbers for 08/16/2017; jackpot $432.5 million

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Powerball selected winning numbers Wednesday night for a jackpot estimated at $432.5 million. The Powerball numbers are 9-15-43-60-64 Powerball 4 Power Play 3x. The Classic Lotto numbers are 5-11-14-16-21-27 Kicker 876464. The jackpot for Saturday’s drawing is $17.9 million. Wednesday’s winning Ohio Lottery numbers are: Pick 3 evening: 941 (midday, 200) Pick 4 evening: 5150 (midday, 9884) […]

CHAN Eagles ‘ll beat Squirrels in Kano — Ikpea

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Federation Cup: Plateau Utd hits Wikki Tourists 2-1 – The Nation …

0 Plateau Utd FC of Jos, on Wednesday at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium Bauch, beat hosts Wikki Tourists FC 2-1 in the ongoing Federation Cup competition. Anyor Ogbonna netted the opener for Plateau United in the 3rd minute after receiving a pass from Ogene Elijah. In the 45th minutes, Umar Kabiru broke loose, penetrated […]

NFF declares Uyo ready to host Nigeria, Cameroon battle

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has assured players and officials of the senior national team, Super Eagles, that they have a smooth turf and conducive environment to show their might when they confront Cameroun in a crucial Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier ion September 2. The NFF has been working with the Akwa Ibom State […]

Natalee Holloway’s Dad Having Human Remains Tested For DNA

Natalee Holloway, 18, from Mountain Brook, Alabama, disappeared on May 30, 2005, while on a trip to Aruba to celebrate her high school graduation. Her body has never been found.  Culled from :Here We enjoin our readers to send their stories/articles/reports, including pictures to story@riversstatenews.com

Africa News

Southern Africa: Grace Mugabe Casts Shadow Over SADC Summit

Photo: Sunday Mail Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe, who faces assault charges in South Africa, will cast a long shadow over the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit in Pretoria this weekend after wrong-footing South African police. Despite suggestions that the first lady had returned to Zimbabwe on Tuesday, South Africa’s police ministry said she […]

South Africa: Where Is the Mandela Quote in the Most-Liked Tweet Ever From?

Photo: Pete Souza/White House A tweet by former US president Barack Obama in response to violence in the US town of Charlottesville has become the most-liked tweet in Twitter’s history. The first of three, the tweet contained a quote from another former president, South Africa’s Nelson Mandela. Obama attached a picture of himself reaching up […]

Kenya: Opposition to Challenge Kenyatta’s Victory at the Supreme Court

Photo: Kanyiri Wahito/The Nation By Samwell Owino and Ibrahim Oruko History is repeating itself. Once more, just like in 2013, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his arch rival, Mr Raila Odinga, will have their fate determined by the Supreme Court. The National Super Alliance, after lengthy consultations, on Wednesday announced that it will take its objections […]

Zambia: Hichilema Released From Prison, Treason Charges Dropped

Photo: UPND/Twitter Hakainde Hichilema had been charged with treason for failing to give way to President Lungu’s motorcade. Once a stable democracy, Zambia now risks becoming increasingly authoritarian. The opposition leader was released from prison on Wednesday after the state prosecutor dropped treason charges against him and five associates. The charges were dropped just moments […]

Nigeria: Release Buhari’s Medical Details, Citizen Group Demands

Photo: The Guardian By Charles Kumolu Lagos — The Concerned Citizens of Nigeria has called on President Muhammadu Buhari’s media team to disclose the details of the ailment he is suffering from and the kind of treatment being given to him to end the growing anxiety over the secrecy regarding the nature of his illness. […]

Entertainment

My mum wanted me to be a lawyer – Nollywood Star | Entertainment …

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Nollywood is dead – Emeka Ike

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Nollywood movies expected to gross N2 billion at the cinemas this year

The Nigerian box office is expected to gross at least 5 billion naira this 2017, with Nollywood movies bringing in 40% of the amount. According to the Group Executive Director/COO FilmOne, Moses Babatope, the quality of Nollywood films are improving and so are the auidence. play Moses Babatope   “Of the 5 billion naira that […]

Mercy Johnson’s first child, Purity Okojie, joins Nollywood

Although we are presently oblivious to the role she’s playing, we are certain that more details will be disclosed soon by the producer and movie director, Tcharls Ozuruigbo who shared the behind the scene photos on social media without much details but we can’t wait to see the Mini Mercy Johnson Okojie show some of the talents […]

Nollywood is dead – Emeka Ike

Actor Emeka Ike believes the Nigerian movie industry is dead. According to the award-winning actor, the Nigerian movie industry has been trampled upon and that there is no movie that is structured on Nollywood. The ‘Stigma’ actor said “One cannot underestimate that fact. Nollywood is not undergoing a lull as a matter of fact; the […]

Health

Nigeria: Catholic doctors emphasise the sanctity of life

Catholic doctors have reaffirmed the need for the NIgerian Government to hold as sacred the right to life by all Nigerian citizens, including the unborn child. The doctors made the call in a communiqué issued at the end of the 12th Scientific Conference of the Association of Catholic Medical Doctors, held recently at the Catholic […]

NHIS crisis taking toll on health service providers, enrolees …

NHIS crisis taking toll on health service providers, enrolees — Medical Directors The Guild of Medical Directors, GMD, has called for speedy resolution of the crisis at the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS. It says the crisis is having negative effect on the discharge of services to enrolees in the Nigerian health insurance scheme. The […]

Nigeria Humanitarian Sitrep No. 13, 1-15 July 2017 – ReliefWeb

Highlights • An estimated 1.69 million people are still internally displaced across the three north eastern states of Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe. Of them, 85 per cent are in Borno alone. • Between January and June 2017, the Nigeria Immigration Service registered 19,257 Nigerian refugee returnees, including 15,036 refugee returnees returned during the recent influx […]

Expecting mothers form strong bonds through Jhpiego program in Nigeria and Kenya

By Lindsay Grenier and Cole Bingham / Published Aug 16, 2017 Lindsay Grenier is a maternal health advisor and Cole Bingham is a communications specialist for Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins global health affiliate. This blog entry originally appeared on the Global Moms Challenge blog. The pregnant women stand in a circle, tossing a ball of […]

CAN speaks on president’s health, continuous stay abroad

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