Driver escapes accident on Rivers flyover
Driver escapes accident on Rivers flyover
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Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt
An unidentified driver escaped death by a whisker on Friday when his Toyota Sienna car went up in flames on the Obiri-Ikwerre Flyover in Obio/Akpor Local Government…

Driver escapes accident on Rivers flyover
Scarcity looms as NUPENG asks Rivers members to shut down
Scarcity looms as NUPENG asks Rivers members …
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Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt
 The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has directed its members to stop the distribution of fuel to any part of Rivers State.
Also the Independent…

Scarcity looms as NUPENG asks Rivers members …
2000 Delegates For ISMN’s Nat’l Confab In PH …Rivers Safe For Business -ISMN
2000 Delegates For ISMN’s Nat’l Confab In PH …
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Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital will play host to about 2,000 delegates for the Annual National Conference/General Meeting of the Institute of Strategic Management, Nigeria (ISMN) slated for July…

2000 Delegates For ISMN’s Nat’l Confab In PH …
FG assures timely completion of 41.4 km Aba-Port Harcourt Road project
FG assures timely completion of 41.4 km Aba-P…
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The Federal Government has assured early completion of the Enugu-Port Harcourt dual carriageway that cuts across Enugu, Abia and Rivers States.

John Fadere, Federal Controller of Works in Rivers and Head…

FG assures timely completion of 41.4 km Aba-P…
Nigeria’s e-Passport Berths in Port Harcourt
Nigeria’s e-Passport Berths in Port Harcourt
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By Ernest Chinwo
The agony people pass through to get the Nigerian passport may have come to end as the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has said it will roll out the…

Nigeria’s e-Passport Berths in Port Harcourt
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Driver escapes accident on Rivers flyover


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Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt An unidentified driver escaped death by a whisker on Friday when his Toyota Sienna car went up in flames on the Obiri-Ikwerre Flyover in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. The fire was said to have begun from the bonnet of the vehicle and engulfed the chassis of the car […]

Scarcity looms as NUPENG asks Rivers members to shut down


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Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt  The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has directed its members to stop the distribution of fuel to any part of Rivers State. Also the Independent Marketers Association of Nigeria, it was gathered, instructed its members to shut down their petrol filling stations over an alleged arrest of two […]

2000 Delegates For ISMN’s Nat’l Confab In PH …Rivers Safe For Business -ISMN


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Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital will play host to about 2,000 delegates for the Annual National Conference/General Meeting of the Institute of Strategic Management, Nigeria (ISMN) slated for July this year. Chairman, ISMN, Rivers State chapter Sir Davies Okarevu, disclosed this in Port Harcourt, at as weekend during the inauguration of the Local Organizing […]

FG assures timely completion of 41.4 km Aba-Port Harcourt Road project


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The Federal Government has assured early completion of the Enugu-Port Harcourt dual carriageway that cuts across Enugu, Abia and Rivers States. John Fadere, Federal Controller of Works in Rivers and Head Supervisor of the project gave the assurance while inspecting the Oyibo, Rivers stretch of the project on Sunday. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports […]

Nigeria’s e-Passport Berths in Port Harcourt


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By Ernest Chinwo The agony people pass through to get the Nigerian passport may have come to end as the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has said it will roll out the enhanced e-passport in Port Harcourt next week. The Controller of Immigration, Rivers State Command, Mr. Arguing Adegoke, told journalists in Port Harcout Thursday that […]

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Fire kills three siblings in Anambra


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Three siblings were on Saturday burnt to death in their resident at Ugwu Chelekwu Village, Okija in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. Tribune Online gathered that the cause of the fire was yet unknown by the concern authorities. Confirming the incident, in a statement by the Police public relations officer, in Anambra, SP […]

How Nigeria got hit with a $9.6 billion judgment debt in the UK


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Nigeria has received a legal hiding after a UK court awarded a private company a $9.6 billion judgment debt against the West African nation. The ruling has generated significant attention in both domestic and international media. This is understandable given that the sum amounts to 20% of the country’s foreign reserves. This means it poses […]

Fire guts INEC office in Imo


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By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri A fire has engulfed the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, office in Orlu, Imo state. Vanguard gathered in Owerri, that the incident which happened on Sunday night, for now, has been linked to indiscriminate bush burning. However, the Public Relations Officer, PRO, INEC, Emmanulla Opara, confirmed this to […]

Projects: World bank presents over N12m to four communities in Anambra


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The Anambra State Community and Social Development Agency (ANCSDA), has presented cheques worth over twelve million naira to four communities across the state as first tranches of funds for the execution of their micro-projects as contained in their Community Development Plans approved by the World Bank. The cheques, which were fifty per cent of the […]

Another PDP Member Shot Dead In Delta – :::…The Tide News Online:::…


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The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has explained that the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and his associates came from a background of armed robbery to steal the mandate of Rivers people, but were strongly resisted, hence Oshiomhole’s bitterness towards Rivers State. Wike, who stated that he […]

Sports

Nigerian Sports Minister launches "adopt an athlete" initiative for Tokyo 2020


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Nigerian Sports Minister Sunday Dare launched an “adopt an athlete” initiative to increase funding for the development of sport in the country in the build up to next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo.  The campaign is asking for individuals and companies to pick an athlete or a team and sponsor them, as reported by AIPS. […]

Nigeria Football is in coma, Sports Minister blasts NFF


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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare on Tuesday hit hard at the members of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as they held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Benin City, Edo State, saying football in Nigeria has become comatose under their watch. Mr. Dare, who spoke through the Permanent Secretary of […]

Why NFF made Yobo Eagles’ assistant coach – Pinnick – Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog


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President, Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has given reasons for Joseph Yobo’s appointment as Super Eagles assistant coach. Mixed reactions have trailed the decision of the NFF to pick Yobo, a former captain of the…. Read more via Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog – https://ift.tt/2V1ylmF Get More Nigeria Sports News Culled from :Here We enjoin […]

Chief Emiola Adesina: The Passing of a Social Landscape Architect, By Adewale Ajadi


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For me I celebrate Baale and his influences… He was a bridging leader long before the polarisation of today made that term a necessity. A social landscape architect who wove the tapestry of national culture seamlessly into communities and institutions alike, yet who was forever a committed and disciplined Ibadan man and chief. A true […]

NFF to restructure Technical Committee


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Johnny Edward  The Nigerian Football Federation has outlined plans to restructure the Technical Committee of the Federation, Sports Extra reports.  The NFF’s Technical Committee is saddled with the responsibility to facilitate long-term strategy and plan for all the national teams.  “We are going to re-jig the Technical Department of the NFF and make it very […]

Africa News

East Africa: Second Wave of Locust Invasion to Hit in Two Months


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East African countries should brace themselves for a second round of invasion by the desert locusts in the next one to two months, Kenya’s Ministry of Agriculture has warned. The swarms of locusts, which have spread to seven East African countries, have been laying eggs along their migratory paths expected to hatch between March and […]

Africa: Munich Security Conference


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At the Munich Security Conference, Germany and other world powers raised concerns about the deteriorating security situation in the Sahel region. But African heads of state who had been invited were conspicuously absent. At the 56th Munich Security Conference in Germany, world powers turned to international defense issues with a focus on “Westlessness”–the idea that […]

Uganda: ‘Queen of Katwe’ Actress Dies Aged 15


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Ugandan actress, Nikita Pearl Waligwa, actress who played the role of Lupita Nyong’o’s daughter in the Hollywood movie Queen of Katwe has died. Nikita, who acted as Gloria in the movie, died on Saturday night at TMR International Hospital, in Naalya, Kampala following a long battle with brain cancer. BRAIN TUMOUR The 15-year-old had a […]

Africa: Poor Africans Brave Conflict in Yemen for Work in Saudi Arabia


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The International Organization for Migration reports despite Yemen’s brutal civil war, tens of thousands of desperately poor Africans continue to cross the Gulf of Aden each year into the conflict-ridden country in hopes of reaching Saudi Arabia and finding work. Nearly five years of civil war in Yemen has killed thousands of civilians, shattered the […]

Nigeria: Rights Group Calls for War Crimes Probe Against Nigeria’s Military


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A prominent human rights watchdog has called for an investigation into possible war crimes against Nigeria’s military in its fight against jihadists, which has resulted in the burning of entire villages and the displacement of residents. Osai Ojigho, director of Amnesty International Nigeria, has called for the probe. “These brazen acts of razing entire villages, […]

Entertainment

INTERVIEW: My career as Nollywood production designer — Pat Nebo


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Outside of the film industry, production designers are not as famous as actors or directors. But filmmakers know that a film can never go from idea to the big screen without a competent production designer. Pat Nebo is one of the few Nigerian production designers and set director responsible for ensuring that every detail is […]

Jocelyn Bioh’s Romantic Comedy Nollywood Dreams Sets Full Casting for Off-Broadway Run


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MCC Theater has announced complete casting for Nollywood Dreams, a new play by Jocelyn Bioh set to make its world premiere next month. The previously announced production, directed by Saheem Ali, will begin previews on March 19 and open on April 13 at the Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space. The cast will include Sandra […]

Fashola, Nollywood and ritual killings


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Onoshe Nwabuikwu sms: 08099400229, [email protected] The occasion was a public lecture organised by the United Action for Change, and it was the fourth edition of the annual event. The theme was, ‘Security of citizens as a social contract’. It’s not clear why the preferred guest speaker was the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola. […]

Bolanle Austen-Peters: How Afe Babalola’s Daughter Is Transforming Nollywood – Nigerian Entertainment Today


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You can’t talk about theater in Nigeria without talking about Bolanle Austen-Peters. From her father’s law firm to the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights in Switzerland and eventually building Nigeria’s first ever privately-owned theater, Terra Kulture Arena, Bolanle’s impact on Nollywood and the arts in Nigeria is huge.  Born February 4, 1969 to […]

Nollywood Stars Grace Wedding Of Veteran Actress Ngozi Ezeonu’s Daughter


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Nigeria movie legend Ngozi Ezeonu was a proud mother yesterday as her beautiful daughter tied the knot in a very classic wedding. A lot of Nollywood stars were in attendance especially very close friends of the veteran actress. Some of the actresses include Chinyere Wilfred, Christabel, Eve Esin, Ebiwari Etuk, and many more. Ngozi Ezeonu […]

Health

Chinese origin, American name, wahala for NigeriaOpinion


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Anyone familiar with the health system in Nigeria seeing the handling of the corona virus in China and its oversea colonies of Great Britain and North America will sigh for us. A hospital for a thousand beds built and equipped in ten days? Are you kidding? Thousands of potential patients tested on arrival and quarantined […]

Nigeria examines two coronavirus cases, Egypt confirms one


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…as Kano places 75 under Lassa fever watch Olufemi Atoyebi and Tobi Aworinde with agency report The Federal Government has said that two cases of coronavirus are undergoing tests in the country. This came just as the Kano State Government said it had placed 75 residents with symptoms of Lassa Fever under watch While giving […]

Five years of annual Lassa Fever occurrenceOpinion


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The annual resurgence of Lassa fever in the country should be a major source of worry. The scourge should be treated as an emergency to avoid needless morbidity and mortality in Nigeria. As such, the current upsurge in the cases of Lassa fever demands urgent attention of governments at all levels. Lassa fever is an acute […]

Tackling the Cancer Scourge with Better Equipment


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One of the LINACS at LUTH The high fatality rate regarding cancer in Nigeria was a subject of discussion at an oncology summit in Lagos. Addressing the dearth in quality equipment is the topmost solution, writes Ugo Aliogu Last week in Lagos, stakeholders in Nigeria’s health sector met in Lagos to discuss the state of […]

Major health stories published last week


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Some doctors and health professionals took to the streets of Abuja last week to protest the increasing cases of violence meted on their members by patients and their families. Also, on the international scene, WHO raised alarm over the slow development of new antibiotics to help fight drug-resistant diseases. Here is a roundup of some […]