Port Harcourt

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Port Har·court

A city of southern Nigeria in the Niger River delta southeast of Ibadan.

Port Harcourt

(ˈhɑːkət; -kɔːt)
(Placename) a port in S Nigeria, capital of Rivers state on the Niger delta: the nation's second largest port; industrial centre. Pop: 942 000 (2005 est)

Port` Har′court

(ˈhɑr kərt, -kɔrt, -koʊrt)
a seaport in S Nigeria. 362,000.
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Elizabeth Brown, from the British High Commission in Port Harcourt, said: "Apparently, as they went round a parked car they splashed a man with a puddle.
Minor as they were, because they are no fatalities, the government did feel concerned and the minister did the report to the council on steps that were taken following the last incident in Port Harcourt, Dana aircraft overshooting the runaway.
He added, The economy of Port Harcourt is drastically going down.
DANGEROUS: David was gunned down near Nigeria's Port Harcourt
To be sure, it is not being suggested here that Dana Air is prone to accidents or that its failure and not the alleged inclement weather condition was responsible for the latest incident at the Port Harcourt Airport.
He also said that plans are underway for the procurement of a futher 20 locomotive trains for cargo services from Lagos to Kano and Lagos to Port Harcourt.
I once asked a former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, why people from Anambra don't import from Port Harcourt port, and he said it cost less to import from Lagos and move to Onitsha even with the price they pay on the road.
Oil worker David Gillan, 38, was travelling with his wife, Diane, in Port Harcourt when he was hit by a single gunshot
a Nigerian corporation based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria to jointly apply to the Department of Petroleum Resources of Nigeria (DPR) for offshore deep water blocks on offer in Licensing Round 2005 and other hydrocarbon exploration and production licenses that are to be issued by the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources or the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.
Flight operations resumed Wednesday, at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, after a temporary ban on the airport was lifted following the crash landing of a Dana aeroplane No.
Also extending to Onne Ports Complex in Rivers State, the project would run through the Calabar and Port Harcourt links.
In May 2007, Blue Star (controlled by influential Nigerian tycoon Alhaji Aliko Dangote) had bought 51% stakes in Nigeria's biggest refining complex at Port Harcourt (210,000 b/d) for $561m and the Kaduna refinery (110,000 b/d) for a mere $160m.