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13 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Ebola Survivors Warned to Abstain From Sex

Lagos, Ado Ekiti, Port Harcourt, Osogbo, Bauchi and Abuja - -Experts say virus can be transmitted through semen -Stop spreading panic message, Ekiti tells doctors The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research has warned that infected men who have recovered from the killer Ebola virus disease can still transmit the virus through their semen for up to ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

In-depth Africa

EFCC Arrests two bankers for N9million fraud

Two bankers, Rowland Alozie, Segun Osho and their accomplice, Abass Kolawole have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for alleged conspiracy and fraudulent conversion of Rivers State Board of Internal Revenue Cheque for nine million, five hundred and fifty-four thousand, two hundred and eighty six ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

Union Bank retains Agric Bank Award

Union Bank of Nigeria Plc has again been awarded the Best Support Bank in the Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme for the eighth consecutive year by the Central Bank of Nigeria .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

In-depth Africa

Minister, Rivers commissioner trade allegations of corruption

Rivers State Commissioner for Health Sampson Parker has accused Minister of State for Education Nyesom Wike of having ill-gotten wealth.

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Fake soldier re-arrested in Ondo, says she is on survival mission

A fake Soldier, Miss Angela Omieh, who had earlier been arrested on April 17 by men of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Akure was re-arrested on Tuesday at Igbara-Oke military check-point in Ifedore local government area of Ondo State in the same army uniform.

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Ghanamma.com

Is Tonto Really A Varsity Graduate With Her Poor English Vocabulary?

It beats my imagination to see that an actress and a song writer that fakes an American ascent in movies could have a poor English vocabulary.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Genesis Electricity wins 2014 Africa Utility award

The awards which held at the International Convention Centre in Cape Town, South Africa, is an annual award where winners are selected by an independent panel of judges based on their excellence in any one of power utilities in Africa.

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N65 ATM Charge - Another Forced Gift to Nigerian Banks

The apex bank had announced N65 charge on every 'Remote-On-Us' ATM withdrawal; 'Remote-On-Us' transaction meaning those carried out on machines belonging to other banks.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

In-depth Africa

Amaechi, Wike disagree on contracts for model schools

Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi and Minister of State for Education Nyesom Wike have disagreed on the award of contracts for model schools and roads.

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In-depth Africa

Tackle Insurgents Head-on, Amaechi Tells FG

The Governor alleged that the Federal Government's institutions had stolen all the money that was meant for human and infrastructural development in the country.

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TUC faults NMA strike, begs FG to reconsider sack of resident doctors

The Trade Union Congress has appealed to the federal government to reconsider its decision on the sack of about 16,000 resident doctors in the country over their involvement in the on-going nation-wide strike by the Nigeria Medical Association.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

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Rivers PDP: Nwike and the road to 2015

THOUGH Nigeria's electoral umpire, the Independent Electoral Commission of Nigeria, INEC, is yet to blow the whistle signaling the commencement of the 2015 governorship election in Rivers State, the political weight of the various gubernatorial aspirants in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has indicated that the race would not be bereft of ... (more)

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Garden city gathering of the tribes for Soyinka at 80

The popular adage that failure is an orphan while success has many relations was inhibited in the life of Professor Oluwole Soyinka as people from all walks of life struggled to be part of his 80th birthday celebration.

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People Tricked Into Selling Kidneys In Indian Hospitals Share Stories of Betrayal

This is a story of a Nigerian man who was lured into selling his kidney in India .It also contains that of another man tricked into the same .Both earned peasants at the end of what seemed a seemed a flowery deal to the land of the rich.

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In-depth Africa

Ebola: Prison health workers express fear of vulnerability

Deputy Director of Health Services at the Nigeria Prison service in Rivers State, Doctor Paul Wakama has expressed fears that inmates at the Port Harcourt prisons are vulnerable to contacting the Ebola virus if it finds its way into the Rivers.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

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General Overseer's wife in baby factory scandal, flees to USA

By Evelyn Usman Policemen attached to the Special Fraud Unit, Milverton, Ikoyi and those of the Rivers State Police Command, are currently on the trail of a fleeing wife of the General Overseer of a popular Pentecostal Church in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, alleged to be operating the biggest baby factory in the southern part of the country.

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In-depth Africa

Benny Obaze lies low

Once upon a time, Benny Obaze, hugged the limelight like the butterfly courts the nectar.

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MTN WGC - Port Harcourt Hosts Eastern Qualifiers

Nigerian golfers are in for another weekend of excitement as the Eastern Qualifiers of the MTN World Golfers Championship tees off tomorrow at the Port Harcourt Golf Club, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

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Nigeria fears fourth Ebola frontline after infected man lands in Lagos

After watching three regional neighbours battle an eight-month-long epidemic, Nigerian officials are scrambling to avoid mistakes that have helped fuel the biggest epidemic in history.

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CFR.org

Extracting Justice: Battling Corruption in Resource-Rich Africa

Local residents' clothes dry over the gas pipelines running through the Eleme community near the city of Port Harcourt, a major Nigerian oil hub in the country's southeast .

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