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  1. DIY Pollution Tracking: Nigeria's Fight Against Big Oil

    Nigeria DIY Pollution Tracking: Nigeria's Fight Against Big Oil

    A group of activist hackers in Nigeria are taking matters into their own hands to fight against environmental degradation caused by oil refinery pollution in the Niger Delta. Following a court ruling in the UK that found Shell not directly responsible for a 2011 oil spill in Nigeria's offshore...
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    Sports Port Harcourt to host African Badminton Championships – The Sun Newspaper

    Eighteen years after Nigeria hosted the All African Senior Badminton Championships, the country has been given another opportunity to play host to the rest of Africa from 22nd to 28th of April 2019. President of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN), Barrister Francis Orbih, expressed his...
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    South-South Governors Forum restate demand for 13% derivation – TODAY.NG

    The Forum of South-South Governors on Wednesday in Port Harcourt restated its demand for restructuring and 13 per cent derivation from the Federal Government. Spokesperson for the Forum, Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa, said after a one day meeting that the demand was in the spirit and clamour...
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    South-South governors forum restate demand for restructuring – Premium Times Nigeria

    The forum of South-South Governors on Wednesday in Port Harcourt restated its demand for restructuring and 13 per cent derivation from a federal government withdrawal. The spokesperson for the forum, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa, said after a one day meeting that the demand was in the …...
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    Politics Atiku knocks APC, says FG has failed Nigerians - Punch Ng

    FORMER Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday declared his intention to contest the position of the President. Atiku made this declaration when he led some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party to the Government House in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. click here to read more
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    Politics Tension As Police Disrupt PANDEF Meeting In Port Harcourt

    A major crisis appears to have rocked the Pan-Niger Delta Forum as a crack team of policemen on Thursday blocked two main entrances to the group’s Presidential Hotel conference venue in Port Harcourt. The heavy presence of security operatives on the road leading to the venue prevented some...
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    Metro National Grid Collapses, 4 Nigerian States In Total Darkness

    The Head of Corporate Communications of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, Jonah Iboma revealed that PHED is now receiving zero power from the national grid as a result of the collapse which occurred on Sunday, 19 June. According to Iboma, the implication of the collapse of the...
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    Nwulia Reads: The Changing Times For Street Children In Nigeria

    NwuliaReads is a reading and literacy initiative conceived by Chimezie Anajama, a graduate of University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Chimezie has interest in identifying with street kids - who are mostly given up on - and takes pleasure in teaching them how to read. She has been featured on Nigerian...
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    Chimezie Anajama: Giving Hope To Nigeria's Street Children Through NwuliaReads

    What do you think of Street Kids when you see them? They are young children who roam the neighbourhoods. With a very helpless look, they take up sub-standard jobs, that sometimes lead them into trouble. They are used as errand boys in motor parks, and other public places – all in search of daily...
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    Metro UNIPORT: Gunmen Raid Female Hostel, Cart Away Valuable Items

    Gunmen, Thursday, invaded a students’ hostel, Grace and Mercy Lodge, along Health Centre road, Omuokiri in Aluu community, Ikwerre Local government area of Rivers State. According to Dailypost, they robbed the occupants of 8 out of the 9 rooms in the building, carting away laptops, mobile...
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    Politics AMAA 2016: Lai Mohammed And Governor Wike Hug & Laugh [See Photos]

    See photos of Governor Nyesom Wike and lai Mohammed at the AMAA Awards in Port Harcourt, yesterday.
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    Politics FG Announces Kick off Date For Ogoni Clean Up

    The Federal government will on June 2 launch the kick-off of Ogoni clean-up programme as contained in the United Nations Environment Programme Report, UNEP. The Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina Muhammed, said this yesterday in Port Harcourt during a visit to Governor Nyeson Wike of Rivers...
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    Politics Wike Commends Amaechi for Continuing Rail Project

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has commended the Federal Government represented by Rotimi Amaechi for continuing with the revival of the railway transport system started by the previous administration. In an address during the flag off of Aba-Port Harcourt railway line in Port...
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    Metro Gunmen Kill Rivers INEC Returning Officer, Son In PortHorcourt

    INEC Returning Officer in the March 28, House of Representatives election for Obio Akpor federal constituency in Rivers State, Dr Ebirien Fubara has been killed alongside his son at their residence in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Vanguard gathered that the sad incident occurred weekend...
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    Metro Amaechi Approves Commencement Of Port Harcourt-Aba Train Service

    The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Monday said that the Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, has approved the commencement of the Port Harcourt-Aba Mass Transit Train Service. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Abdulraouf Akinwoye, the Public Relations Officer of...
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    Metro Pro-Biafra Protest Hits Port Harcourt

    Thousands of members of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, stormed the streets of Port Harcourt Tuesday on a massive protest. They took over the Aba, Oyigbo axis of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, southern Nigeria, shutting down the Port Harcourt/Aba expressway. Over 50 military...