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Guinness Reports Profit Decline, As Innovation Brands Surge

Commenting on the third quarter results in its press announcement at the end of , said that "in spite of the positive contributions from strategic innovations like Orijin Bitters, Snapp and Satzenbrau to net sales, high finance costs in an increasing interest rate environment negatively impacted overall profitability.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

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Vandals threaten electricity supply in Bayelsa

The planned 'Operation Light Up Bayelsa' programme may be affected by the continued vandalism of electricity facilities by miscreants in the predominantly riverine state as well as the refusal of residents to pay for their electricity consumption.

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2015: Rivers Ijaws stake their claim

It is a political ambition that may rankle some, but not the Ijaws in Rivers State who at the weekend resolved in their determination to get the governorship of the state.

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Maduekwe, UBA, Anyim, Gana, Others Behind TAN

The Nigerian political landscape has in the past months witnessed the activities of pro-Jonathan groups demanding the President to throw his hat into the ring come 2015.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Goodluck Jonathan,

In-depth Africa

No Ebola in Bayelsa - State government

Contrary to the media reports that the deadly Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, has sneaked into President Jonathan's hometown, Bayelsa, the state government has refuted the rumour, saying it is untrue and baseless.

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Nigeria: President Jonathan's Ministers Strategise As 2015 Poll Draws Nearer

Abuja, Kano, Lagos, Osogbo, Ilorin, Maiduguri, Port Harcourt, Sokoto - Ministers, especially those from all Progressive Congress are already strategising for his re-election bid ahead of the 2015 presidential election.

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Ebola: FG summons emergency meeting

Abuja-An emergency National Council on Health, NCH, meeting is holding today in Abuja following the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, outside Lagos.

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'Hold Jonathan Responsible If Ebola Spreads Further In Nigeria'

The All Progressives Congress has urged Nigerians to hold President Goodluck Jonathan responsible should the deadly Ebola Virus Disease spread any further.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

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EBOLA: European shipowners increase freight rates on Nigeria-bound cargoes

By Godwin Oritse FOLLOWING the out-break of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa, European ship-owners have increased freight rates on cargoes and imposed surcharge on crew and vessels coming to Nigeria and other countries battling to contain the virus.

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In-depth Africa

2015: Late Balewa's Son, 'Returns', Wants To Rule Nigeria

The political calculations for the 2015 presidential election took an interesting dimension at the weekend when Abduljhalil Tafawa Balewa, son of the late Prime Minister, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, said he is bent on taking a shot at the leadership position which his late father, was forced to vacate 48 years ago in a military coup.

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Number of dead health workers climbs as Ebola epidemic continues to spread

Nigeria on Sunday confirmed a fresh case of Ebola in a doctor whose husband died from the virus, adding to a growing list of healthcare workers in West Africa hit by the epidemic.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Liberia,

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Alleged N7.5bn Misappropriation: Ignore Wike, Amaechi's aide tells Rivers indigenes

Chief of Staff, Government House, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Mr Tony Okocha, has called on Rivers people to ignore allegations by the Minister of State for Education, Mr Nyesom Wike, that Governor Rotimi Amaechi misappropriated N7.5 billion meant for construction of the 1000-bed space Adolphus Karibi White Hospital.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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ECOWAS Official Who Took Ebola To Port Harcourt May Face Manslaughter Charges

The Nigerian diplomat attached to the Economic Community of West African States , Olubukun Koye who took the Ebola virus to Port Harcourt may face manslaughter charges.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Medicine, Malaria, Health

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How Late Doctor Deliberately Kept Ebola Infection From Colleagues - Rivers Govt

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.

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President Jonathan To Declare Re-election Ambition Soon - Anyim

Secretary to Government of the Federation , Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, has said President Goodluck Jonathan would soon declare his intention to seek a second tenure as president in the 2015 elections.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

Rivers 2015: Ijaws want to succeed Amaechi

THE Ijaws in Rivers State, under the aegis of Eastern Delta Peoples Association , has said it will embark on 50,000-man rally to demand the right to produce the next governor of Rivers State in 2015.

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First Ebola case in Senegal, five more states at risk of outbreak spread

West African state of Senegal has become the region's fifth country to confirm a case of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed more than 1,500 people with the WHO warning that five more states are at risk for spread of the outbreak.

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Nigeria monitors 160 after Ebola kills doctor in oil city

Some 160 people are being medically monitored in Nigeria's oil-producing hub Port Harcourt after a doctor died from the virus, the local government said on Friday .

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At least 10 die as boat capsizes in Port Harcourt

At least 10 people died in Nigeria on Friday when a boat carrying 35 passengers bound for Port Harcourt capsized and sank, a rescue official and local government spokesman said.

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In-depth Africa

Doubts over Rivers' readiness to battle Ebola

Is Rivers State set to conquer Ebola if it rears its head? The government and other stakeholders say yes, but a few believe that sensitisation on the deadly disease, which has so far been confined to Lagos, started late and is not enough.

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