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Many feared dead as 7-Storey building collapses in Port Hacourt

Many people are feared dead as a seven-storey building has collapsed in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, Channels TV reports. The structure which is located on Woji road in the Port Harcourt G.R.A. is said to be under construction. The TV station reports that at least 11 people are said to

Pirates kidnap 12 crew members from Swiss ship off Nigerian coast

Pirates have kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss merchant vessel around 45 nautical miles southwest of Bonny Island, the ship's operator has said in a statement. Massoel Shipping, the operator of MV Glarus, said on Saturday that the vessel carrying wheat was travelling between the southwestern commercial capital Lagos and

50 passengers, crew members survive another Dana Air mishap

•Plane overshoots runway in Port Harcourt Jude Johnson The Dana Airlines is in the news again for another aviation mishap in Port Harcourt runway with 50 souls on board, just days after the embarrassment of an emergency door falling off on landing in Abuja. The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) in a statement

Army 6 Division Port Harcourt Commences Full Operation 

Josephine Ella-Ejeh  The 6 Division Nigerian Army Port Harcourt has commenced and stepped up full operations aimed to deter various criminal acts being perpetrated within its Area of Responsibility  (AOR).  This is coming barely two months after its formal operationalization. The Deputy Director of Army Public Relations (DDAPR), Col. Aminu Iliyasu, on Thursday said this i line