University Of Port Harcourt UNIPORT students protest against closure of school fees portal
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Some students of the University of Port Harcourt, River state have protested against the closure of the school fees payment portal by the University management.An eyewitness account by Adeyemi Ademola…

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N3bn alleged scam: EFCC seals former NDDC director, Henry Ogiri’s mansion in Port Harcourt
N3bn alleged scam: EFCC seals former NDDC dir…
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has sealed a mansion allegedly belonging to a former Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Niger Delta Development Commission, Henry Ogiri.
The anti-graft agency said in…

N3bn alleged scam: EFCC seals former NDDC dir…
How resilient is the Garden City? — Opinion — The Guardian …
How resilient is the Garden City? — Opinion —…
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Sir: Environmentalists and regional planners say that a well-planned city benefits everyone. Further, such cities easily bounce back when environmental disasters strike, especially those that are properly zoned. Is the…

How resilient is the Garden City? — Opinion —…
24hrs rainfall: FRSC premises, houses, churches submerged in Port Harcourt
24hrs rainfall: FRSC premises, houses, church…
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Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt
The Rivers State Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, located at Port Harcourt/Aba Expressway in Diobu is  among public, private premises as well as churches submerged…

24hrs rainfall: FRSC premises, houses, church…
University Of Port Harcourt : UNIPORT students protest against closure of school fees portal
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Some students of the University of Port Harcourt, River state have protested against the closure of the school fees payment portal by the University management.An eyewitness account by Adeyemi Ademola…

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University Of Port Harcourt UNIPORT students protest against closure of school fees portal

Some students of the University of Port Harcourt, River state have protested against the closure of the school fees payment portal by the University management. An eyewitness account by Adeyemi Ademola stated  that the students were seen chanting protest songs peacefully along NTA Mgboba axis of Rivers State imploring the school authority to re-open the […]

N3bn alleged scam: EFCC seals former NDDC director, Henry Ogiri’s mansion in Port Harcourt

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has sealed a mansion allegedly belonging to a former Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Niger Delta Development Commission, Henry Ogiri. The anti-graft agency said in a Facebook post that the house, which is located at 28, New Heaven Estate, New GRA, Port Harcourt, was confiscated as part of investigation […]

How resilient is the Garden City? — Opinion — The Guardian …

Sir: Environmentalists and regional planners say that a well-planned city benefits everyone. Further, such cities easily bounce back when environmental disasters strike, especially those that are properly zoned. Is the garden city, Port Harcourt properly zoned? Everybody in this town, even those living in suburbs say they live in Port Harcourt. How can people in […]

24hrs rainfall: FRSC premises, houses, churches submerged in Port Harcourt

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt The Rivers State Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, located at Port Harcourt/Aba Expressway in Diobu is  among public, private premises as well as churches submerged by flood as a result of over 24 hours heavy rain which destroyed also properties worth billions of naira in the capital city from […]

University Of Port Harcourt : UNIPORT students protest against closure of school fees portal

Some students of the University of Port Harcourt, River state have protested against the closure of the school fees payment portal by the University management. An eyewitness account by Adeyemi Ademola stated  that the students were seen chanting protest songs peacefully along NTA Mgboba axis of Rivers State imploring the school authority to re-open the […]

Other States News

Ezeemo emerges first guber candidate in Anambra as PPA holds primary election

The Progressive Peoples Alliance, PPA, has elected industrialist, Chief Godwin Ezeemo as its candidate for the November 18, governorship polls in Anambra. Ezeemo was declared winner after polling 358 votes out of the total 600 delegates. While one of the votes was invalidated because it was blank, one other was outrightly against Ezeemo who was […]

Anambra: 700 suspected cultists, 38 armed bandits arrested in 3 weeks, says CP

  No fewer than 700 suspected cultists and 38 suspected armed robbers were arrested in different parts of Anambra in the last three weeks, Mr Garba  Umar , the state Commissioner of Police, has said. Umar told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Awka that the arrests were clear signal that Anambra was no longer […]

APGA’s crisis rages ahead of Anambra guber – Daily Trust

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) controls only Anambra State which would hold its gubernatorial election in November this year. However, the party is entangled in a leadership tussle amidst stiff opposition from other parties which are planning to snatch its only fortune.   Out of the numerous registered political parties in Nigeria, the All […]

Police Arrest Kidnap Suspect, Kills Four Gang Members In Imo

The Imo state police command has arrested a 32-year-old notorious kidnapper Micheal Oguguo and killing four of his gang members at their hideout in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo state. Parading the suspects at the command headquarters in Owerri the Imo state capital, the Imo state commissioner of police Chris Ezike said the suspect […]

73-yr-old farmer beheaded as flood kills two siblings in Anambra

By Vincent Ujumadu, Awka IT was a weekend of grief for two families in Anambra State as a 73-year old man, Mr. Obadiah Eliaku, was reportedly beheaded in his farm at Akuzor Nkpor, Idemili North local government area by unknown persons, while two children of the same parents, aged 12 and six years, lost their […]

Sports

Trump Welcomes New High-tech Warship to Navy

President Donald Trump on Saturday presided over the commissioning of the U.S. Navy’s newest next-generation aircraft carrier — a trip that offered a brief escape from the swirling political drama in Washington. Trump appeared to revel in the pomp and pageantry of the ceremony on board the warship at the sprawling Norfolk naval base in […]

Texas tragedy: 8 dead among dozens found inside hot truck in suspected smuggling case

Outside a Walmart in San Antonio on Saturday night, authorities said, they discovered a sweltering tractor-trailer with dozens of people inside — eight of them dead and many more expected to have brain damage from the heat. “They discovered an alien smuggling venture gone horribly wrong. Eight immigrants were found dead,” Richard L. Durbin Jr., the U.S. attorney for […]

Meet Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Trump’s New Press Secretary Who Has Long Defended Bombastic Conservatives

On Friday afternoon, newly appointed White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders walked to the lectern in the West Wing’s briefing room and calmly began to talk about “Made in America” Week. It was a little disconcerting for some observers. If you’d looked at Twitter that day, you might have feared the Capitol was engulfed […]

Turkey denies Nigeria’s national deaf football team visas to …

The country has failed to participate in the ongoing 2017 Deaflympic Games in Samsun, Turkey, due to the Turkish Embassy’s refusal to issue visas to the national deaf football team. The 2017 Summer Deaflympics, officially called the 23rd Summer Deaflympics, is an international multi-sport event that began on July 18 and will end on July […]

Scaramucci promises ‘dramatic action’ to stop White House leaks

New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci pledged Sunday “to take drastic” action to stop leaks coming out of the White House.  “I will take dramatic action to stop those leaks,” Scaramucci told Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday.”  The former financier said that while he could not control leaks coming from other government agencies, he […]

Africa News

Kenya: President Kenyatta, Raila Odinga in Tight House Race

By Ouma Wanzala The race for State House remains tight, with Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga locked in a fierce battle, latest Ipsos poll shows. The approval rating of Mr Kenyatta has dropped by a poing while that of Mr Odinga has risen by a similar margin, the poll released on Sunday shows. Mr Kenyatta […]

Nigeria: Local and Italian Authorities Team Up Against Human Trafficking

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, and the security authorities in Italy have agreed to collaborate more effectively to curb trafficking of human beings from Nigeria to Italy. This was the outcome of a series of strategic meetings held in Italy between a delegation from NAPTIP led by the Director-General, […]

Nigeria: Bill Dispute Has Hospital Holding Corpse for Eight Months

By Vincent Ujumadu Anambra State Police Command and the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, are trying to unravel the circumstances surrounding the refusal of the director of an in Ozubulu to release the body of a patient, Mrs. Evan Anajemba, who died in the hospital in November 2016 eight months ago), for burial. The director, who […]

Mozambique: ‘Nation’s Debt Scandal

By Alisha Patel With crucial details about the $2 billion loans still secret, the people are paying the price for decisions made by elites and international banks. Mozambique’s economy continues to reel from a huge debt scandal involving political elites, international banks and, still, a great deal of unknowns. Growth has stagnated while inflation soars. […]

Zambia: Citizens Firmly Defend Democracy. Will They Stand Up Against Lungu?

analysis By Boniface Dulani, Michael Bratton After a year of authoritarian backsliding under President Edgar Lungu in their once-proud democracy, Zambians face a choice of futures. Ordinary citizens are clearly disposed to stand by their democratic ideals and reject dictatorship. A recent survey by Afrobarometer an independent research network that conducts public attitude surveys across […]

Entertainment

Exclusive: Nollywood actor John Njamah and Cameroonian wife …

Popular Nollywood actor and movie producer John Njamah welcomes bouncing baby girl exactly one year after he walked down the aisle. The movie star and his beautiful Cameroonian wife, Angwin Njamah welcomed her bundle of joy on Friday, July 21, in Lagos. The new daddy took to his Instagram handle on Sunday, July 23, to […]

Veteran Nollywood actor and poet Chief Adebayo Faleti is dead at the age of 86

Veteran Nollywood actor, poet and writer Chief Adebayo Faleti has been reported dead in Ibadan, Oyo state. He died at the age of 86 years old. According to Daily Post, late Faleti died around 6am on Sunday, July 23, at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. He was an alumni of the Ibadan Boys High […]

AFTT film festival brings Nollywood to T&T screen

In just its third edition, the increasingly popular film festival brings Nollywood for the first time to theatrical screens in TT. African Film Trinidad and Tobago, the pioneering and increasingly popular annual film festival dedicated to showcasing films from the African continent, pushes the envelope even further this year with the introduction of Nollywatch. As […]

INTERVIEW: Nollywood will die unless young actors learn from old hands, says Paul Obazele

Many Nollywood actors who have been on the scene for decades often express displeasure at the quality of content being churned out from the industry, save for a few good productions. Paul Obazele, an actor who has explored many facets of the film/television industry, is one of such persons who have reservations about the direction […]

BON partners St. Ive’s to offer free medical check ups for Nollywood practitioners

In a bid to promote wellness and good living among practitioners in the Nigerian Movie Industry, the organizers of the Best of Nollywood Awards, has announced it will team up with St. Ive’s Foundation to provide medical test to Nollywood members at no cost on August 17. This was contained in a statement by the […]

Health

Next Einstein forum stages health awareness walk to commemorate Africa science week

The issues plaguing the development of science in Africa took centre-stage as Nigeria joined 12 other countries for the first edition of the Africa Science Week which was held recently. The deliberations and activities at the inaugural edition of the Africa science week centred on innovation and health awareness, amongst other issues. As part of […]

Nigeria and tuberculosis

Nigeria wears many badges of dishonour but has just been reported to be in yet another black spot on tuberculosis (TB) index rate, occupying the fourth position in the world behind Indonesia, China and Russia and topping the list in Africa. This is even with the assertion by the minister of health, Isaac Adewole, that […]

Top Health Stories Last Week: Banned drugs on sale, more women demand CS

SENATE INVESTIGATES 42 ‘BANNED’ ANTI-MALARIA DRUGS The Nigerian Senate said it would investigate reports of 42 anti-malaria drugs banned by the European Union, EU, but which are still in circulation in the country. The EU reportedly banned these drugs as a result of their effect on health, including causing kidney failure. One of the banned drugs […]

Ex-Jonathan minister Fani-Kayode accuses Buhari, Aregbesola of being curses to Nigeria

– Fani-Kayode says presidential aide Adesina is wrong about the way people would react to President Buhari’s return – The former minister says the cabal will try to make President Buhari look all right even though he isn’t – Fani-Kayode predicts that President Buhari would also return to UK for another treatment soon after his […]

Nigeria: Lack of Blood in Gombe Hospitals Takes Toll On Pregnant Women

Many pregnant women at child birth as well as accident victims often need blood to pull through, however, blood scarcity in Gombe state hospitals continues to take huge human tolls in the state. Chuwang Dung writes on the challenges expectant mothers in Gombe State face when they need blood. ltungo and Biliri, two major towns […]