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South Sudan’s Salva Kiir ‘in hospital in Ethiopia’

South Sudan’s Salva Kiir ‘in hospital in Ethiopia’

(BBC) – South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has been rushed to hospital in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, after becoming ill, an official has told the BBC. 00    Read More »

RIVERS APC CONDEMNS PLOT BY PDP TO RIDICULE RIVERS STATE TRADITIONAL RULERS OVER PRESIDENT JONATHAN’S PORT HARCOURT RALLY

RIVERS APC CONDEMNS PLOT BY PDP TO RIDICULE RIVERS STATE TRADITIONAL RULERS OVER PRESIDENT JONATHAN’S PORT HARCOURT RALLY

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has strongly condemned the plot by the State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to ridicule traditional rulers in Rivers State when the party’s presidential candidate, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, visits the state capital, Port Harcourt, on Wednesday, January 28, for his re-election campaign rally. “It has come to our ... Read More »

2015: DAKUKU PETERSIDE’S PLETHORA OF ROYAL BLESSINGS AND THE FUTURE OF RIVERS STATE

2015: DAKUKU PETERSIDE’S PLETHORA OF ROYAL BLESSINGS AND THE FUTURE OF RIVERS STATE

By EZE CHUKWUEMEKA EZE, ezemediaconcept08@rocketmail.com, 08038199163   PREAMBLE Eric Arthur Blair, better known as George Orwell (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), an influential English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic, once stated that he who controls the past controls the future and who controls the present controls the past. George Orwell must have the traditional institution in Africa in mind ... Read More »

Nigeria repels new attack on key city

Nigeria repels new attack on key city

Nigeria’s military has repelled a new attack by militant Islamist group Boko Haram on the strategically important north-eastern city of Maiduguri, an army source has told the BBC. 00    Read More »

Egypt doctor ‘convicted in female genital mutilation case’

Egypt doctor ‘convicted in female genital mutilation case’

(BBC) – An Egyptian doctor has been convicted in a landmark retrial of carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM), a lawyer and campaign group say. 00    Read More »

Boko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city, dozens killed

Boko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city, dozens killed

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria –  In fierce fighting Sunday that killed more than 200 combatants, Nigerian troops clashed with Islamic extremists who attacked Maiduguri, the biggest city in northeastern Nigeria, from three fronts. At the same time the insurgents continued scorched-earth attacks on villages some 125 miles to the south in Adamawa state, slitting throats of residents, looting and burning homes and ... Read More »

9 killed in Cairo clashes between Islamists, police, Egypt security officials say

9 killed in Cairo clashes between Islamists, police, Egypt security officials say

CAIRO –  Egyptian security officials say clashes between police and Islamist protesters in an eastern Cairo district have left nine demonstrators dead. 00    Read More »

Olejeme to Nigerians: Don’t be deceived

Olejeme to Nigerians: Don’t be deceived

By Njamanze Fidel Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan will make Nigeria prosperous, says Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, Dr. Ngozi Olejeme. 00    Read More »

Ebola crisis: Experimental vaccine ‘shipped to Liberia’

Ebola crisis: Experimental vaccine ‘shipped to Liberia’

(BBC) – The first batch of an experimental vaccine against Ebola is on its way to Liberia. 00    Read More »

RIVERS APC RAISES ALARM OVER ATTACKS, LAMENTS BOMBING OF CAMPAIGN VENUE

RIVERS APC RAISES ALARM OVER ATTACKS, LAMENTS BOMBING OF CAMPAIGN VENUE

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has cried out over the increasing rate of attacks directed against it by agents of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State. The party raised the alarm following the bombing, in the wee hours of Saturday, of the venue of its proposed governorship campaign rally in Okrika. The rally, ... Read More »