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ALARM! 60 Persons Who Had Contact with Ebola Infected Doctor in PH Yet to Be Found

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The Rivers State government has said about 60 people, out of close to 200 that had primary and secondary contacts with the late Dr Ikechukwu Sam Enemuo, who died of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Port Harcourt, the state capital, are yet to be found. Also, the state government has placed a ban on the […]

Rivers Crisis: Amaechi Finally Reacts To Alamieyeseigha’s Call To Beg Jonathan

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Rivers State Governor, Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, has dismissed the call by former Bayelsa State Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, for Amaechi to retrace his steps, beg Jonathan and return to the PDP. The former governor who made the call in an interview with the New Telegraph newspaper at the weekend, […]

Ebola in PH: FG summons emergency meeting

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Abuja—An emergency National Council on Health, NCH, meeting is holding today in Abuja following the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, outside Lagos. The meeting will be the third in series since the outbreak of the disease in West Africa. This came as widow of Dr Ike Enemuo, who died of Ebola in Port Harcourt […]

TRAGEDY: A family of five dies after eating poisoned dog

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A man, his two children, and two others died in Odareko-Uchenyim village in Cross River State on Friday after eating the cooked flesh of a dog that had been poisoned. The dog had reportedly been a nuisance to villagers, as it frequently ate the eggs laid by a native chicken in the village, according to […]

Ahead 2015 Presidential poll: Wike apologises to Amaechi, urges him to contest for president

Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi

It was a touching moment when Rivers State Governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, did not only have his stewardship publicly appreciated but was also begged to act fast to rescue Nigeria from the dungeon by contesting the 2015 presidential election as the only panacea to the present […]

Ebola Outbreak: A crucial message from APC to Nigerians

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Nigerians to hold President Goodluck Jonathan responsible, if the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) spreads further. The party noted that the President failed to stop on Saturday a rally in his support in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, despite the warnings from individuals and groups. In a statement […]

Revealed: The Only Way Jonathan’s Tripod Projects Can Be Realised – NDEREP

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Environmentalist and Project Director of Niger Delta Environmental Restoration Project (NDEREP), Prince David Omaghomi, has said the only way the tripod legacy projects of the Federal Government namely the NIMASA Dockyard and Shipyard, Nigeria Maritime University, as well as the EPZ Gas City Projects, can be realised in Delta State is if the President Goodluck […]

Why late Doctor deliberately kept Ebola patient from colleagues – Rivers Govt

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The Rivers State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Samson Parker, says the late Dr. Samuel Enemou, who treated Olu Koye, a Nigerian diplomat with the Economic Community of West African States, was aware that the diplomat was infected with the deadly Ebola Virus Disease. The commissioner stated this during a press conference in Port Harcourt, the […]

Why those I have help with billions of naira, turn to my enemy—Amaechi

Rivers state Governor, Rotimi Amaechi

PORT HARCOURT — Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State, yesterday, explained why he was the target of attacks from some politicians within and outside the state. According to him, “most of the people opposed to me are in the rank of those I assisted one way or another, some by contract awards but they failed […]

June 12 : Why IBB should be jailed – Asari Dokubo gives reasons

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Foremost militant warlord and leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Voluntary Force, Alhaji Mujahid Asari Dokubo has described a former military head of state, General Ibrahim Babangida (retd) as a pathological liar and a coward and has called for the incarceration of the former military ruler for annulling the June 12 Presidential Elections. Dokubo made […]

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