News Oil & Gas

Nigeria’s Oil Production Approaches 1.7 Million Barrels per Day, Says NNPC CEO

Nigeria’s oil production is on the rise, nearing 1.7 million barrels per day, revealed Mele Kyari, the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL). From a reported 1.28 million barrels per day in April, this surge marks a significant uptick in the nation’s petroleum output. Kyari made the announcement during

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Tompolo Mourns Death of Kenneth Gbagi

High Chief Dr. Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, has expressed deep sorrow and disbelief over the passing of Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, a former Minister of State for Education and former Governorship Candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the 2023 general elections in Delta State. Speaking through his aide, Dr. Paul Bebenimibo,

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Tantita boss Bags Fellowship of Nigerian Society of Engineers

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), the umbrella body for the Engineering Profession in Nigeria, has conferred its prestigious distinguished fellowship on High Chief (Engr) Kestin Ebimorbowei Pondi, the Managing Director of Tantita Security Services Nigeria Limited. The conferment ceremony, held today in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, recognizes Engr. Pondi’s exceptional dedication and expertise

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News Oil & Gas

Nigeria Emerges as Africa’s Top Oil Producer with 1.28 Million Barrels Per Day in April

…Experts Commend Tantita’s Efforts in Combatting Oil Theft According to the latest monthly oil market report released by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Nigeria’s average daily crude oil production surged to 1.28 million barrels per day in April. This marks a notable 4.07% increase from the 1.23 million barrels per day recorded in

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Governor Fubara Exposes Wike’s Unpaid Projects, Debts Accumulating in Billions

Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, revealed that numerous projects undertaken during the tenure of his predecessor, Nyesom Wike, remain unpaid, accumulating debts in billions. Fubara disclosed this on Tuesday during the unveiling of the 10.98km Aleto-Ogale-Ebubu-Eteo Road, also known as Old Bori Road in Eleme Local Government Area of the state by Abia State Governor,

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PHOTO STORY: Excitement as PAP Boss, Chief Otuaro, Kicks Off Nationwide University Tour

The atmosphere was charged with excitement as Chief Dennis Otuaro PhD, the Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), embarked on a tour of universities across Nigeria, where delegates of the programme are currently pursuing their studies. Starting on Wednesday, May 8, Chief Otuaro’s tour began with visits to Igbenedion University in Okada and Benson

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GbaramatuVoice Appoints Ojumiri as New Production Manager

GbaramatuVoice, a renowned and multi-award-winning media organization in the Niger Delta, has announced the appointment of Ojumiri Chairman as its new Production Manager. Ojumiri, a Mass Communication graduate from Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, has been an esteemed member of the GbaramatuVoice team since 2022. During his tenure, Ojumiri has consistently displayed unwavering dedication

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Tantita Honored with Daily Independent’s Security Company of the Year Award

LAGOS: Tantita Security Services Nigeria Limited, on Saturday received the prestigious Daily Independent newspapers Security Company Award for 2023, lauded for its relentless fight against oil theft in Nigeria. Tantita, under the leadership of High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, commonly known as Tompolo, has been instrumental in the fight against illegal oil bunkering, contributing to the

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Key Niger Delta Figures Collaborate: Former IYC President Ekiyor Meets Otuaro in Abuja

In a notable convergence of key figures in the Niger Delta region, the Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Chief Dennis Otuaro, PhD., on Monday welcomed the Emeritus President of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Chief Dr. Chris Ekiyor, to his office in Abuja. The meeting, held against the backdrop of ongoing efforts to

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Guwor, Otuaro, and Other Dignitaries Grace RCCG Annual Izon Thanksgiving Service in Warri

Rt. Hon. Emomotimi Guwor, Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, and Chief Dennis Otuaro PhD, the Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, were among the distinguished personalities who attended the Annual Izon Thanksgiving Celebration at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Beautiful Gate Mega Parish in Warri, Delta State. Accompanied by their

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Itsekiri, Ijaw, Ilaje Graduates Unite to Battle Chevron, Issue Stern Warning Over Marginalization

Itsekiri, Ijaw, and Ilaje graduate representatives have issued a stern ultimatum to Chevron Nigeria Limited, demanding an end to perceived marginalization or face a complete shutdown of operations. The coalition, consisting of the National Association of Itsekiri Graduates (NAIG), KOMBOT – Egbema and Gbaramatu Graduates Employment Front, and the National Association of Ilaje Graduates (NAIG),

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Breaking News

Delta Mourns: Big Blow as Former Education Minister Gbagi Passes Away at 62

Renowned industrialist and former Minister of Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, has tragically passed away at the age of 62. Gbagi, who contested as the gubernatorial candidate of the Social Democratic Party in Delta State’s last election, breathed his last on Saturday, May 4, 2024. His family confirmed his demise in a heartfelt statement released by

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Editorial

Troubled Waters: Assessing the State of Nigeria Maritime University, Okerenkoko

By GbaramatuVoice Editorial Board The Nigeria Maritime University, situated in Okerenkoko, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, was envisioned as a beacon of hope, a bastion of maritime education excellence. However, beneath its promising exterior, a myriad of issues threatens to undermine its potential and disrupt its journey towards excellence. Established by

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National News

Lagos GDP Hits N41 Trillion, 7th in Africa under Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government announced that its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has surged from N27 trillion to N41 trillion within four years of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration, securing its position as the 7th largest economy in Africa. During the ongoing ministerial press briefing to mark the first year of Governor Sanwo-Olu’s second term in office

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Entertainment & Events

RMD Takes Fans on a Journey from Warri to Bollywood with His Latest Film “Postcards”

Renowned Nigerian actor Richard Mofe-Damijo, affectionately known as RMD, reminisces about his humble beginnings in Warri, Delta state, where he trekked miles as a child to watch Indian films at New Rex Cinema and Delta Cinema. From dodging curfew and dogs to now starring in his SECOND Indian film, RMD’s journey is a testament to

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PAP Beneficiaries Back Dennis Otuaro, Express Confidence in Renewed Hope Agenda

By Enaibo Asiayei Beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), under the leadership of the 3 phases generals, have enthusiastically endorsed Dr. Dennis Burutu Otuaro, PhD, as the coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Program. They express unwavering confidence in his ability to advance President Tinubu’s Renewed Hope agenda and uphold the current peace in the

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Sports

Finidi George Appointed as New Super Eagles Head Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed Finidi George as the new head coach of the Super Eagles, surpassing Emmanuel Amuneke for the position. George, a former international player, previously served as assistant to José Santos Peseiro for 20 months until Peseiro’s departure after the Africa Cup of Nations runner-up position in 2023. George led the

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PAP: TVC Disassociates Itself from Fake Video Circulating Online Regarding Dennis Otuaro

The management of TVC News and TVC Communications has firmly disassociated itself from a misleading video circulating online, falsely claiming dissatisfaction over the appointment of Dr. Dennis Otuaro as the Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme. This clarification comes in response to a viral video from a press conference held by the Coalition of Niger

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Pipeline Surveillance: Itsekiri Communities Refute False Protests Against Tompolo, Affirm Support for Tantita Security

Itsekiri communities convened on Friday, April 26, at Ugbodede Community in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State, to address recent online protests targeting High Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, Chairman of Tantita Security Services Nigeria Limited. The gathering aimed to clarify the communities’ position on the matter and dispel any

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Heritage Energy Employees Spread Joy: Donate to Orphanages in Lagos

Employees of Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited (Heritage Energy) made charity visits to two orphanages in Lagos recently. The workers, who made donations to the orphanages, explained that the donations were made in keeping with the Company’s tradition of Care for the less privileged in the society. The team led by Kayode Adeboye, Manager, Corporate

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National News

Senator Dickson backs Tantita’s efforts to combat oil theft in Niger-Delta

Senator Henry Seriake Dickson, the representative of Bayelsa West in the 10th Assembly and former Governor of Bayelsa state, has thrown his weight behind Tantita Security Services Nigeria Limited’s involvement in the fight against oil theft in the Niger-Delta. During an appearance on the Arise TV Breakfast show, Senator Dickson underscored the importance of Tantita’s

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Tantita Director Enisuoh Prepares Grand Burial Ceremony for Beloved Mother in Bayelsa

Bayelsa State is gearing up for a momentous occasion as it prepares to host a gathering of distinguished guests for the funeral of Mrs. Theresa Virginia Enisuoh, the esteemed mother of Capt. Warredi Enisuoh, Director of Operations and Technical Services at Tantita Security Services Nigeria Limited (TSSNL). Scheduled for Saturday, April 27th, in Agbere, Sagbama

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Lifestyle

WEDDING OF THE YEAR: Emami Family Prepares for Daughter’s Grand Marriage Celebration

Excitement fills the air in Warri as preparations are underway for the union of Mr. Billy Emami’s daughter, Mirabel, from Obaghoro Community in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta, to Solomon Peter, from Afiesere in Ughelli North Local Government Area. The much-anticipated event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 27, 2024. The

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GbaramatuVoice’s Asiayei Receives International Recognition

Mr. Asiayei Enaibo, the Managing Editor of GbaramatuVoice, the leading media outlet in the Niger Delta, was recently recognized with a prestigious International award from the Stakeholders Democracy Network (SDN) at Golden Tulip Hotel in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. Enaibo’s outstanding commitment to community research and peace-building efforts in Delta State, particularly in combating oil

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Personality Profiles

JACOB ABAI: Shaping Global Media Landscape from the Niger Delta

Jacob Brakere Abai is a dynamic and visionary leader whose imprint on the media landscape is profound and far-reaching. As the Founder of GbaramatuVoice, Jacob’s journey epitomizes innovation, resilience, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. With a career spanning media consultancy, expert publishing, and strategic entrepreneurship, Jacob’s trajectory has been defined by his unwavering commitment

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News Oil & Gas

Chevron Warns Against False Recruitment Adverts

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) has issued a warning against the circulation of false recruitment information advertising job positions within the company. In a statement released on Friday by Esimaje Brikinn, CNL’s General Manager of Policy, Government, and Public Affairs, the company expressed concerns over reports of fraudulent job offers being disseminated through emails, text messages,

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Governor Oborevwori visits Okuama, says residents’ll return soon

Delta State Governor, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, has visited Okuama with an assurance for the safe return of the indigenes who fled the community in the wake of the crisis over the killing of 17 officers and soldiers on March 14. The Governor, who was accompanied by Commander 63 Brigade, Brig. Gen. Unachukwu Ugochukwu, and

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Opinion

The 1994 Rwandan Genocide and the Okuama Massacre

BY EKANPOU ENEWARIDIDEKE Carnage, Massacre, Rape, Wounded, Reconciliation, Reconciliation, Exploitation, Manipulation, Propaganda. These are aromatically dangerous, repelling, antagonistic and disgusting words whose echoes poignantly bring to the mind the inanities of the 1994 Rwandan genocide – a fratricidal genocide worsened by the dearth of a transparent reconciliation and peace process conceptualised to bring the Hutus

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Opinion

The unknown Tompolo and the Haulers

By Ekanpou Enewaridideke Sequestered from the world of claims and egoTompolo sits on the sacred seat in the forest, away from the thorny pleasures of life;From his sacred seat he moulds a new world,A new world welded by men with new ideals and codes of togetherness;From his sacred seat he acknowledges cheers from a queer

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Itsekiri Nation Pushes President Tinubu for Chevron HQ Relocation to Warri, Cites Marginalization

Representatives of the Itsekiri ethnic nationality in Warri have urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who holds the positions of President and Minister of Petroleum Resources, to immediately relocate Chevron Nigeria Limited’s (CNL) operational headquarters to either Warri or Excravos in Delta State. The Itsekiri nation believes that this relocation is vital to bolstering confidence within

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National News

PHOTO STORY: Otuaro Meets Nigerian Army Commander at Effurun Barracks

In a bid to foster peace and stability in the Niger Delta region, Chief Dennis Otuaro, PhD, the Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), on Tuesday, engaged in a crucial meeting with Major A. E. Ohegbe, Commanding Officer of the 3 Battalion, Nigerian Army, at the Effurun Barrack in Delta State. The meeting aimed

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Health News

AMASEIKUMOR FESTIVAL: Tonlagha Foundation Offers Free Medical Services to Gbaramatu Residents

Since the beginning of the Amaseikumor Festival on April 12, the Esther Matthew Tonlagha Foundation (EMTF) has been tirelessly providing free medical checks and treatment to residents of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Oporoza town, Delta State. Over 1000 individuals have received this free treatment as part of the medical outreach organized by the foundation. Led by

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Business News

Bolt Under Fire in Warri as Outrageous Charges Spark Social Media Debate

Bolt, the popular ride-hailing service, finds itself embroiled in controversy as users in Warri, Delta State, expressed anger and frustration over what they perceive as exorbitant charges. The outcry has ignited a heated debate on social media platforms, following a post by GbaramatuVoice on Facebook and Instagram, posing the question: “Why do Bolt drivers in

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Sport

Gbaramatu Amaseikumor Festival Football Tournament: Intense Battles and Unexpected Twists Take Center Stage

By Dominic Orugbo The Gbaramatu Youth Council (GYC)-organized Amaseikumor Festival Football Tournament hit its peak on Match Day 2, featuring thrilling matches that displayed the talent and competitiveness of the teams. With both Group A and Group B fixtures in focus, fans experienced a day packed with drama, skill, and fierce rivalries. Group A Matches:In

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Education

WABMA Partners with Texas Southern University for Communication Conference

Dr. Ken Ike Okere, Rector of the West Africa Broadcast and Media Academy (WABMA), is set to speak at Texas Southern University’s 42nd Intercultural and Communication Conference in Houston, Texas, from April 8 to 12. This collaboration marks a significant partnership between WABMA and the university. According to an announcement by TSU’s School of Communication

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