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Real Madrid, Rivers Govt agree to set up academy

Rivers State Government has agreed a partnership with Spanish giants, Real Madrid to set up an academy in Port Harcourt. Governor Nyesom Wike, who made the announcement on Tuesday, said the academy would empower the youths in the oil-rich state. “We have young men who want to be coaches, who …

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Another Dana Air disaster averted in Port Harcourt | Photos

A Dana aircraft with registration number 5N-SRI performing a flight from Lagos to Port Harcourt has overshot the runway and ended up in the bush in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Passengers on board the Dana aircraft are currently being evacuated from a nearby bush in Omagwa neighborhood where the …

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Monkeypox outbreak affecting sale of bush meat – Official

The outbreak of monkeypox has affected the sale of ‘bush meat’ in the country, a farmer has said. The President of Grass Cutters Farmers Association of Nigeria, GRAFAN, Chinedu Eluwa, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Sunday that people have become cautious of what they eat, especially …

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Wike Meets Real Madrid President Over Football Academy | Photos

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, met with Florentino Pérez, Real Madrid President on Tuesday to finalise the setting up of Real Madrid Affiliated Football Academy in Rivers State. The meeting held at the Real Madrid Foundation office at the Santiago Bernabéu with both parties concluding discussions on the areas …

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Monkeypox: No confirmed case in Nigeria yet, Minister explains

The Nigerian government has said that it is yet to confirm if the ailment spreading across some states is monkeypox. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, who briefed journalists after a meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, said the Centre for Disease Control has taken samples for laboratory analysis …

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Rivers Massacre: Death toll rises to 25

The death toll of the massacre in Mgboshimini community in Obio Akpor Local Government area of Rivers state has risen to twenty-five. The recent figure is against the initial fifteen that were confirmed killed when the incident occurred. Daily Post reports that ten bodies were later found in different parts …

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