Delta Inside Niger Delta

DELTA: OTUARO, COMMISSIONERS, OTHERS STORM GBARAMATUVOICE WEBSITE LAUNCH

…Promises a synergy with the paper in propagating the State Government prosperity agenda The Deputy Governor of Delta State Barr. (Deacon) Burutu Kingsley Otuaro on Tuesday stormed the Website launch of Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper with commissioners and other political chieftains of the state at Okuemi Hotel, Ugborikoko Bendel Estate, Warri in Uvwie Local Government Area

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Uncategorized

POLL: RENEWED OIL FACILITIES ATTACKS

The Niger Delta Avengers has resumed bombing of oil facilities in the Niger Delta, there is so much tension in the creeks, Please what is your take on the renewed attacks in the Niger Delta and what is the way forward?   Let’s get your opinion.

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Editorial

PEOPLE’S OPINIONS ABOUT GBARAMATU VOICE NEWSPAPER.

Reactions have continued to trail the establishment of Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper across the globe as our followers writes from different parts of the World and from the various states across the Nigerian State.   Bellow are comments and people’s reactions to the Newspaper.   “Gbaramatu Voice as a media outfit is becoming a voice of

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Uncategorized

Niger Delta Avengers attacks Chevron facilities again

The militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, has again blown up more Chevron facilities in the creeks of Delta State. It was gathered that the incident happened late Wednesday night The group’s spokesman, Mudoch Agbinibo, including local and security agencies confirmed the incident. Avengers’ statement read, “Between the hours of 10:50pm to 11:10pm our (Niger Delta

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Delta Inside Niger Delta

Breaking News: Niger Delta Avengers attack Chevron manifolds in Delta

The Niger Delta Avengers yesterday night blew up three chevron manifold in Delta State. A message from their web reads:   “Between the hours of 10:50pm to 11:10pm our (Niger Delta Avengers) strike team blew up Chevron Manifolds. the manifolds are  RMP 22, 23  and 24. Happy Eid Mubarak to our Muslim Brothers”. Brig. Gen

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Delta Inside Niger Delta National

HITHERTO UTOPIAN DREAM IS TODAY TRANSLATED INTO A REALITY ~ OTUARO

  WARRI- The Deputy Governor of Delta State his Excellency Barr. (Deacon) Burutu Kingsley Otuaro have commended the establishment of Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper as an Utopian dream that has today been translated into a reality.   The Deputy Governor made the remark yesterday during the official launching of the Newspaper’s Website at Okuemi Hotel, Ogborikoko

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Delta Inside Niger Delta

CEPEJ CONDEMNS WEEKEND AVENGERS’ ATTACKS ON OIL AND GAS FACILITIES

Condemnations have continued to trail the weekend bombings of five oil and gas installation by the rampaging Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) after a lull in their nefarious activities.   A foremost Non-Governmental Organization, Center for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ), has joined the league of Nigerians and organizations to condemn the dastard acts which have

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Life & Living

Delta State Contributory Health Scheme’ll Improve Quality Healthcare -DG

THE Delta State Contributory Health Scheme will be implemented to improve quality and reduce cost of healthcare services for all Deltans, irrespective of their socio-economic status.   Director-General of the Delta State Contributory Health Commission, Dr. Nkechika stated this during the ongoing advocacy and sensitisation visit to some healthcare facilities in Burutu, Bomadi, Patani, Udu,

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Entertainment & Events

My administration would demand accountability, Emeka Ike assures actors

  The National President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Mr Emeka Ike, has assured actors that his administration will restructure the guild through legal reforms and capacity building. Emeka Ike He gave the assurance on Sunday in an interview in Abuja. According to him, the image of the guild in the past has been

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Business

BREAKING: CBN takes over Skye Bank

The Central Bank of Nigeria has taken over the Board and management of Skye Bank Plc after the lender failed to meet the regulator’s minimum key liquidity and capital adequacy ratios. The Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, disclosed this at a news conference, which was held at the CBN’s head office in Lagos. Emefiele

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Bayelsa

Ex-militants protest over five-month unpaid amnesty stipends

Scores of aggrieved ex-militants from Bayelsa and Delta states on Monday staged a protest over delayed payment of  their five-month amnesty stipends by the Federal Government.

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Sport

Ahmed Musa joins Leicester City

By NAN Premier League champions Leicester City have agreed a deal with CSKA Moscow to sign Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa, the player’s agent disclosed on Monday. The 23-year-old, who joined CSKA in 2012 and scored 54 goals in 168 games, is set to sign for a club record fee at the Foxes. The News Agency

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Delta Inside Niger Delta

Fear of invasion grip Gbaramtu as residents cries out. 

*Charges Buhari on a genuine dialogue in addressing the Niger Delta Question. The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Gbaramatu Clan Chapter have expresses fears over the bombings of the Abiteye Oil Wells claimed by the invisible members of Niger Delta Avengers through their tweeter handle on Sunday night as they panic over what could happen next.

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Inside Niger Delta National

BREAKING NEWS: DSS ARRESTS OWN SPIES AND LABELLING THEM AS MEMBERS OF NDA, AVENGERS ALLEGES.

*Focus on the development of Niger Delta, NDA dares Buhari. *This is the holy month of Ramadan hence you should say the truth, Avengers tells DSS boss. WARRI- Members of the invinsible and dreaded militant group under the auspices of Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) have acused the Department of State Security Services (DSS) of feeding

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National

Buhari vows to end all forms of terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday vowed continued support to the Armed Forces to end the myriad of security challenges plaguing the nation, including terrorism and militancy. Represented by the Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali at the commissioning of the multi-purpose Nigerian Army Resource Centre in Abuja, Buhari commended the efforts of the Nigerian armed forces

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Delta Inside Niger Delta

GBARAMATU INVASION : 31 Days after, Golden Sword, Oporoza students, Palace staff still with the Military -Tompolo fumes

*Urges Buhari to release and return them. Former leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND) , high Chief Government Oweizide Epkemupolo has called on President Mohammadu Buhari to order the military to return the god’s symbol of authority, the innocent students and palace staff to the Kingdom. This was contained in

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Delta Inside Niger Delta

‘Niger Delta Avengers are not specifically identical to Ijaws’

Dr Chris Ekiyor is the former President, Ijaw Youth Council and currently Secretary of the Committee set up by the Delta State government to explore the possibilities of govt’s dialogue with the militants. He spoke on the resurgence of militancy in the Niger Delta and why the Ijaws are dominating the Niger Delta struggle. Why

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National

Please help me beg militants, Buhari tells APC leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to help him pacify rampaging militants in the oil-rich Niger Delta. Lamenting the effect of attacks on oil installations, the president said the country does not need such a distraction at this point in time. He said the militants were in possession

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National

Where Will FG Source Fund for North East Dev Commission-Avengers

Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), the militant group that has been claiming responsibility for the incessant bombings of oil facilities in the Niger Delta, on Friday put a question mark on where the Federal Government will source funds for the proposed North-East Development Commission. The group, which had been silent in the past two weeks, resurfaced

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Sport

Nigeria in group of death for 2018 World Cup qualifiers

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are grouped with Zambia, Cameroun, Algeria in Group B of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup African qualifiers, whose draw was just concluded at the CAF headquarters in Cairo.   Nigeria’s group is considered the group of death, for the hard-cracking teams fused into the group.   The Super Eagles

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View Point

DIALOGUE EUPHORIA: A COSMETICS APPROACH TO THE NIGER DELTA QUESTION.

Dialogue is a known age long method of conflict resolution. Its efficacy in resolving crisis is not in doubt hence the typical call for dialogue in addressing crisis. Dialogue in this sense means a discussion between two or more persons or parties at finding solution to a crisis situation. Closely related to dialogue is negotiation.

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Bayelsa Inside Niger Delta

Leave me out of your woes, Sylva tells Dickson

Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa state, has accused Seriake Dickson, the incumbent governor of the state, of spreading false reports about him. Sylva, who lost the recent governorship election to Dickson, advised his rival to find a means to resolve the challenges in the state, rather than attacking him. “We have read the irresponsible,

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Inside Niger Delta

IJAW YOUTHS WANTS BUHARI TO LEAD NEGOTIATION

YENAGOA – THE umbrella body of Ijaw youths, the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take the lead in the dialogue with the Niger Delta stakeholders over the resurgence of militancy in the region. The group said the dialogue would be taken more seriously if Buhari led the negotiation rather than

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National

Some senior Yoruba, Hausa military officers planning to overthrow Buhari – Niger Delta militants

Niger Delta militants group under the aegis, Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, JNDLF, has alleged that some senior military officers from the Yoruba and Hausa extractions are planning to overthrow the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government through a coup d’état. The group alleged that the coup plotters intend to achieve their plan through civil unrest and

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Bayelsa Inside Niger Delta

Soldiers kill boat driver in Bayelsa

Troops of the  Joint Force (JF), Operation Pulo Shield (OPS), have killed a boat driver, who hailed from Olugbobiri, Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa State. It was gathered that the killing of the boat operator was caused by the tension and mutual suspicion pervading the waterways of Bayelsa and Delta States because of

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National

Time to review oil industry agreements -By Eperetei Fiyebo

Dear President Buhari, more than a year after the All Progressives Congress took over power, expectations remain high, but so much faith is already lost in your Change mantra that brought the party to power. Nigerians are, however, elated by the fact that the price of oil is rallying, and your change flight has taxied

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National

We are running out of patience, Niger Delta militants tell FG

Niger Delta militants have threatened to resume hostilities, alleging that the two weeks cease fire agreement elapsed without any commitment on the part of the federal government. The fighters said government officials are more interested in grandstanding, rather than initiating dialogue with them. In a statement titled: ‘If you make the peaceful change that we

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Inside Niger Delta

Niger Delta minister raises alarm on plot to ‘embarrass him’

Uguru Usani, minister of Niger Delta, has raised alarm on the alleged attempt by a political group in Cross River state to stage a protest linking him to militants. Describing the plot as an attempt by his political opponents to discredit him, Usani said information reaching him indicates that already, there are people coming into

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Inside Niger Delta National

Bill On Niger Delta Amnesty Programme Passes Second Reading

A bill for an Act to establish the Presidential Programme on Rehabilitation and Reintegration of the Presidential Amnesty Programme in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria has passed its second reading at the House of Representatives.   In a motion sponsored by Honourable Oluwole Oke, the sponsor outlined the need for the rehabilitation and reintegration

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Inside Niger Delta National

We Have No Ceasefire Agreement with Govt- Avengers

Members  of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA)  have said that they had not reached any ceasefire agreement with the Federal Government. Members of the militant group  have been claiming responsibilities for bombings of oil and gas facilities in the oil-rich Niger Delta Region. The position of the militant group was coming on the heels of

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View Point

536 years later the Ijaws are still enslaved

By Ekanpou Enewaridideke DEVELOPMENTAL enslavement is historically the worst form of underdevelopment anywhere in the globe. From 1480 – 2016, the Ijaws, statistically the fourth largest ethnic group in Nigeria, are still in the firm grip of developmental enslavement in Nigeria. This explains why emancipation struggles by the Ijaws have put on a Marxist and

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Inside Niger Delta National

NIGER-DELTA AVENGERS (NDA): AVENGING ON THE FRAUDULENT AND NEO-COLONIZED NIGERIAN STATE TO “MEND” THE INJUSTICE DONE THE NIGER-DELTA OVER THE DECADES IN ORDER TO BRING ABOUT FREEDOM.

In the Bible book of Matthew 22 : 21, Jesus Christ told the Pharisees, their disciples and Herodians, “Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s; and unto God the things that are God’s – King James Version, On his own, former reggae maestro and rastafarian, late Peter Markin -Tosh, in one of his

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Delta Inside Niger Delta National

ANTI-IJAW SENTIMENTS WILL ESCALATE CRISIS, IYC WARNS.

WARRI- The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide have in a Press Statement signed and  released today by the Spokesman of the Council, Barr. Eric Omare warned that anti-Ijaw sentiments in the ongoing crisis of the Niger Delta region will only escalate the crisis rather than being a solution. The statement observed that a new dangerous

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Inside Niger Delta National

PIPELINES MAINTENANCE : FG SIDELINED HOST COMMUNITY, DIRECTS MNL AND MILITARY TO EFFECT REPAIRS.

WARRI- The Chairman of Kunukunuma Federated Communities, Chief Moses Bebenimibo in Gbaramatu kingdom, Warri South West local Government Area, Delta State  has raised an alarm over the maintenance of  a pipeline platform that was vandalized by the unknown vandals  without the inclusion of the community. Chief Bebenimibo alleged that the Nigerian Government has directed the

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National

How Ibe Kachikwu taught Amaechi how to be a ‘Minister’ -By Reno Omokri

By now, you probably have watched the viral video of the town hall meeting organized by the ministry of masquerade dressing (otherwise known as ministry of information) in Uyo the Akwa Ibom state capital. At that event, the mild mannered minister of state for petroleum resources, Ibe Kachikwu, proved that you should not judge a

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