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Police kill six suspected kidnappers in Rivers

Rivers State Police Command says it has killed six alleged kidnap suspects in shootouts with the police.

Rivers elections: We feel betrayed by INEC – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army on Monday said it felt betrayed after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) indicted soldiers, alongside armed thugs, over the violence that forced the suspension of the elections in Rivers State last week.

Medical council warns doctors against unethical conduct

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria has warned medical doctors against involvement in unethical and unprofessional conduct in the course of their duties.

Death toll now 15 after Port Harcourt rally stampede – hospital

Fifteen people were killed in a stampede at an election campaign rally by President Muhammadu Buhari in southern Nigeria, health officials said on Wednesday.

Tanker driver stabs mortuary operator to death in Rivers

A middle-aged mortuary operator identified as Anele Wagbara, has been stabbed to death by an unidentified tanker driver in Rivers State.

Gunmen kill four, as police rescue four kidnap victims in Rivers

Unidentified gunmen, Monday night, reportedly killed three people at Alakahia, Obio/Akpot Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Rotimi Amaechi: Why some Nigerians don’t want Muhammadu Buhari re-elected

The Director-General of Buhari/Osinbajo Re-election Campaign Organisation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that some Nigerians are opposed to the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, because he will not agree to share public funds for personal use.
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PDP Convention: Five persons hospitalised

Five persons have been rushed to Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium clinic due to rush for entry into the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) convention venue, the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt.

Six die in Port Harcourt bus accident

Six passengers died on the spot in a fatal accident involving a Lagos bound 14-seater commercial bus few meters away from the popular Choba bridge along the East-West road in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State capital on Thursday.

Man kills wife in domestic fight for refusing to cook

A 33-year-old old woman identified as Desire Sokari West was stabbed to death on Sunday by her husband and father of her children over a domestic dispute at a house the couple shared in Buguma, Asari-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Bayelsa government restates commitment to quality healthcare delivery

The Bayelsa State Government has restated its commitment to provide quality healthcare delivery to the people of the state.

Police in Rivers arrest 20 suspects in five months – CP

The Police Command in Rivers said it arrested 20 suspects in connection with various crimes in the last five months in the state.

Libyan returnee dies two days after arrival

A female returnee recently evacuated from Libya, Towobola Adebayo, died after two days of medical treatment at University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital.

Paediatrician blames parents, govt for increase in rape cases

A Consultant Paediatrician with the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital says parents and the government are to blame for the alarming incidence in rape cases, sexual molestation and other forms of abuse.

Minister Isaac Adewole directs Libya returnees to undergo health screening

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has directed all Libya returnees to undergo medical screening before leaving for their various states.

President Buhari appoints new heads for four tertiary hospitals

President Muhammadu Buhari has named four heads for major health institutions across Nigeria.

Federal govt evacuates 1,030 stranded Nigerians from Libya in two days – NEMA chief

The Federal Government on Monday said it evacuated 1,030 stranded Nigerian migrants from Libya between Jan. 7 and Jan 8, 2018.

UNIPORT Teaching Hospital to sanction doctors who refused to treat gunshot patients

Management of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) has vowed to deal with medical doctors or nurses who refused to render urgent medical care to any victim of bullet wound because of police report.

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Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr shuts door on new players for Super Eagles

Rohr’s charges started their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign on an impressive note recording back-to-back wins against the Squirrels of Benin and Crocodiles of Lesotho.

IPPIS: President Buhari dictatorial – ASUU

ASUU spoke on the latest directive by the Federal Government that her officials would move to campuses to begin enrollment of university workers on the Integrated Personnel Payroll and Information System (IPPIS).
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WHO raises alarm on danger of antibiotics abuse

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised the alarm on the danger of antibiotics resistance, saying it endangers health security and progress towards universal health coverage.

Itsekiri youths laud federal government on new Port Harcourt, Warri ports

Itsekiri National Youths Council, the umbrella body for Itsekiri youths worldwide has commended the Federal Government for approving the construction of two new seaports in the South-South region of the country.

DPR warns Zamfara filling stations to stop supplying products to bandits

The Department of Petroleum Resources has warned filling stations in Zamfara State against supplying petroleum products to bandits.