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The New Zealand Herald
Shortlist for Caine Prize of African short stories
The Caine Prize committee has announced a shortlist of five stories by African writers at the opening of the UNESCO World Book Capital celebration in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
Nigeria: Customs Warns Agents Against False Declaration
The Comptroller of Area 2 Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, Onne, Port Harcourt, Alhaji Muhammed Magaji, has warned licenced clearing and forwarding agents to desist from reducing the prices of their imported goods and comply with directives.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Suspected Port Harcourt 'Bomb' Was Engine Part, Says Rivers Police Commissioner
The Rivers State Police Command has doused tension over a suspected bomb that sent traders and commuters in Port Harcourt, the state capital scampering for safety on Tuesday, saying it was an "engine mechanical part".
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Firm boosts local content with DST
An indigenous oil servicing company, Tolmann Allied Services, has opened a Deepwater Simulation Theatre at its new office complex in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Power firm promises prepaid meters in 18 months
THE new owners of Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, 4Power Consortium, has promised to deliver prepaid meters to electricity consumers in Rivers, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom and Cross River states within 18 months.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Tenaris Global Trainee Program
Tenaris is a leading supplier of tubes and related services for the world's energy industry and certain other industrial applications.
Lawmaker kicks against Amaechi's N50bn loan
THE leader of the six anti-Rotimi Amaechi lawmakers, Mr. Evans Bipi, has decried the rate at which some members of the State House of Assembly have been granting approval to the request for loan by the state governor.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Aberdeen City Council
Scottish and African children get creative to show impact of oil industry on their daily lives
The impact of the oil industry on the North-east of Scotland and Sub-Saharan Africa is the focus of a new exhibition, created by young people from the two regions, which opens at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, on Saturday 12 April).
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Cost Of Constructing Bauchi Int'l Airport Rises To N13bn
The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State, Mr Ishola Adeyemi, has disclosed that the cost of constructing Bauchi International Airport has been increased by N3.3 billion.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
2015: Rivers may explode if - PDP Chieftain
Rivers State may explode in 2015 if an upland person was elected to replace Governor Chibuike Amaechi, a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, Sir Opunabo Inko-Tariah, said in Port Harcourt, yesterday.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Nigeria 's NNPC: A Vampire And Her Full Cup
If her key accomplishment is making sure that a major oil producing country like Nigeria has petroleum products in filling stations around the country and the long queues disappear, then, the simple truth is that we do not need her.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Pa E.K Clark to Kidnappers: 'Please release my son'
Three days after kidnappers seized his son, elder statesman, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, yesterday, made a passionate plea for his release.
2015: APC Will 'Chase Out' PDP From Bayelsa - Sylva
Ex-Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Timipre Sylva has declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC, will 'chase out' the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in his state come 2015.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
The baby doom
By FRANCIS Ewherido A few weeks ago, yet another illegal baby-making factory was discovered in Akute, Ogun State.
Nigeria: Petroleum Scarcity Has Political Undertone - - NNPC Boss
THE Nigerian National Petroleum corporation NNPC, yesterday, said that the acute shortage of petroleum products especially the 'Premium motor spirit' witnessed throughout the nation in the past few months was caused by factors beyond the control of the corporation.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
We'll stop medical tourism among public servants -Jonathan
President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed his determination to put an end to the increasing number of public servants seeking medical treatment abroad.
Amaechi berates NJC, insists on Agumagu as Rivers State Chief Judge
Rivers State Government has unequivocally rejected the purported suspension of the state Chief Judge, Hon.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Six cyclists to represent Nigeria at Togo Tour: official
Six Nigerian cyclists will represent Nigeria at the Togo Tour, a cycling competition that will kick off in West Africa on April 12, an official said here on Wednesday.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Number plates: Rivers cab drivers dare FRSC
Taxi drivers in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital have advised the Federal Road Safety Commission to jettison the idea of appealing the Lagos High Court ruling on the imposition of new number plates on motorists.
APC faults NJC's suspension of Rivers Chief Judge
The All Progressives Congress has called on the National Judicial Council to rescind the suspension of the Rivers State Chief Judge, Justice Peter Agumagu, in the interest of justice.