Port Harcourt

Abia Warriors, Rivers United tango in double-header friendly

In readiness for a topflight resumption, the Uchendu Warriors and the Pride of Rivers have agreed to slug it out in two-legged friendly<p>Abia Warriors …

Ivory Coast

Enyimba v WAC Match Preview, 18/07/2018, CAF Confederation Cup

Usman Abdallah’s troops are third in Group C, meaning a positive result is essential against the Ivoriens in Port Harcourt<p>With just one win in the …

Africa

”A major cocaine seizure has been made at the Onne Seaport in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. According to reports, the 7.5kg of cocaine was smartly concealed in two flanges. Flanges are oil-well equipment made of tough and thick steel," Onochie said. “The examination of the container that brought them in lasted for 10 days. The discovery of the illicit drug entailed the use of cranes, fork lifts and electric metal cutting equipment."

Lauretta Onochi, Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social media, has revealed how 7.5kg of cocaine was seized by the National Drug …

Citizen Journalism

Court Refuses to Change Plea in Patience Jonathan's Fraud Case

A Federal High Court has dismissed an application by four companies belonging to former first lady, Patience Jonathan, seeking to reverse a guilty …

Corruption

Nigeria: Football Fans Enjoy Thrilling Moments At #ThisIsNaija Fans Park in Port Harcourt

Football lovers in Port Harcourt, Rivers state were yesterday treated to some thrilling moments during the FIFA 2018 World Cup game between Argentina …

Soccer

Port Harcourt, ciudad nigeriana de “hollín muy grueso”

Desde hace tiempo, Port Harcourt, centro de la industria petrolera de Nigeria, está asfixiado por hollín espeso, polvoriento y tóxico que las …

Nigeria

Leave Patience Jonathan Alone, Niger Delta Women Warn

Leave Patience Jonathan Alone, Niger Delta Women WarnHundreds of women protested in Port Harcourt, Rivers State against the alleged harassment of …

Africa

Pollution: Soot Still Casts Toxic Shadows Over Rivers State

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Pollution: Soot Still Casts Toxic Shadows Over Rivers State 6 Days Ago

Pollution

Port Harcourt: Nigeria's city of ‘soot so thick’

Port Harcourt, the center of Nigeria's oil industry, has long been choked by thick, dusty, toxic soot that people fear is hurting the health of its …

Liberal View

Top 7 African taxi-hailing apps giving Uber a run for its money

The taxi-hailing industry is gradually growing in Africa and has brought about a diverse market of competition. Tech entrepreneurs have come up with …

Africa

Super Eagles Play to Draw Against DR Congo

Super Eagles Play to Draw Against DR CongoTwo goals ensured that the sixth meeting between Nigeria and DR Congo ended in a stalemate. The Super …

Africa

Soccer-Nigeria's Idowu thought playing in Russia would see him...

PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria, May 28 (Reuters) - Nigerian defender Brian Idowu believed that playing for his club in Russia would see him passed over for a place in the national team for this year’s World Cup, he told Reuters, after having made the provisional squad.<p>“I was only focusing on my career and …

Soccer

Soccer: Nigeria held to draw in World Cup warm-up

(Reuters) - World Cup-bound Nigeria conceded a late penalty and were held to a 1-1 draw by the Democratic Republic of Congo in a friendly in Port Harcourt planned to give them a fitting send-off to next month's tournament in Russia.<p>Nigeria, who head to Europe to continue their preparations with a …

Soccer

Rohr names Ikeme as 24th unregistered player for World Cup — Jollof Sports

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has named Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme as the 24th unregistered Super Eagles player for the FIFA …

Soccer

Nigerian Footballer Victor Moses to Miss DR Congo Clash

Nigerian Footballer Victor Moses to Miss DR Congo ClashThe international soccer star will not join the Super Eagles in Uyo for Nigeria's friendly …

Soccer

Nigeria:Wike Inaugurates Two Roads, Renames Creek Road After Patience Jonathan

[This Day] Port Harcourt -Thousands of residents of Old Port Harcourt Township trooped out wednesday to witness the inauguration of Creek Road and …

Africa

Breaking: Public scare as policeman kills army officer in Port Harcourt

By Egufe Yafugborhi<p>PORT HARCOURT – POLICE and Military authorities in Rivers State are battling to calm frayed nerves to avert violent police …

Extremism

Soldiers Sack Police Station, Arrest DPO Over Murder Of Colleague

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters Soldiers Sack Police Station, Arrest DPO Over Murder Of Colleague 6 Days Ago

Crime

DR Congo arrive in Port Harcourt for Nigeria friendly

Cedric Bakambu, Benik Afobe and Gael Kakuta have all arrived in the Rivers state capital for Monday’s game with the Super Eagles<p>DR Congo have landed …

Soccer

Nigeria:How Top Oil Industry Officials Ruined Nigeria's Refineries

[This Day] Oil industry sources over the weekend made startling disclosures of how top industry officials ruined Nigeria's four refineries by …

Africa

Nigeria Urged to Take Friendlies Seriously

The Super Eagles have a series of friendlies lined up after the games against Argentina, Poland and Serbia. Later this month the team will face Congo …

Soccer

'Na my voice and brain I get'

Dem no support media player for your device<p>Di terrible car accident wey Jude Ikegwuonu get for 2013 no stop im love for broadcasting as e still continue to dey do voice over from house.<p>Jude wey bin Broadcaster/Newscaster for one radio station for Port Harcourt Rivers State, get di accident as im …

Media Players

Sly-G – Garnishy ( Mayorkun Bobo Cover) @slyg_sings

<b>Sly-G</b> (real name: Goodnews Sylvester Tobore) is a multi-talented singer, songwriter. A native of evwreni in Ughelli north L.G.A of delta state. <br>His a …

Delta State

StopTheSoot: How trye fire throw Port Harcourt inside darkness

Parts of Port-Harcourt southern Nigeria fit no see light for long time afta fire wey start Saturday night don scata power injection substation wey dey supply light to di town.<p>Na local pipo put di fire for moto tyre sake same dem wan comot copper wire wey dey inside di tyre, according to wetin BBC …

Nigeria

Port Harcourt Lawyer arrest PHEDC, carry dem go court say dem no get right to cut light!

Say pesin no sabi di law, no be excuse, na im make one lawyer don drag electric company go court for southern Nigeria say dem no get right to cut light.<p>Higher King wey be human rights lawyer for Port Harcourt dey point finger to one Nigeria law - Electricity Sector Reform Act of 2006 when e arrest …

Human Rights

14.4 or 13.3 Million? NCAA, NBS Give Conflicting Figures On Passenger Traffic At Nigerian Airports

0 Comments <i></i> Sahara Reporters 14.4 or 13.3 Million? NCAA, NBS Give Conflicting Figures On Passenger Traffic At Nigerian Airports 7 Hours Ago

Flying

What It’s Like Surviving In Nigeria’s City of Soot

Port Hartcourt residents are protesting against the unregulated oil refineries that have polluted their entire city.<p>Okachi Chukuigwe runs a small confectionery in Port Harcourt—the capital and largest city of Rivers State, Nigeria. Since she returned from Benue in November, she has had to take …

Pollution

Which cities face most, least air pollution according to new WHO data

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nine out of every 10 people on the planet breathe air that contains high levels of pollutants and kills 7 million people each year, according to a new study from the World Health Organization.<p>The study is an analysis of what the WHO says is the world's most comprehensive database on ambient …

Pollution

Port Harcourt to host Super Eagles' send forth game

Nigeria are now scheduled to play their send forth international friendly against DR Congo ahead of the FIFA World Cup, at the Adokiye Amiesimaka …

Soccer

Port Harcourt: Why is this Nigerian city covered in a strange black soot?

<b>Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> For more than two years, Saatah Nubari has woken up covered in a strange black soot.<p>There's been a literal cloud hanging over the southeastern city of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. People's clothes have been covered in soot. The streets are covered in soot. Even residents' bed …

Africa