Bayelsa Politics

BAYELSA WEST: APC senatorial aspirant, Wilson Ayakpo, gets royal blessing

The paramount ruler of Ekeremor community, HRM King Agbodo Gbaseimor, has blessed the aspiration of the member representing Ekeremor Constituency II in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Hon. Wilson Ayakpo to represent the Bayelsa West Senatorial District in the Senate come 2023. The Ekeremor Community Council of Chiefs led by King Agbodo Gbaseimor received

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Delta News

Delta deputy governor, Otuaro, mourns as top aide dies

The Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, has expressed sadness at the death of his Senior Executive Assistant, Evang. Isaiah Ogah. The development was revealed to GbaramatuVoice in a statement by one of the Deputy Governor’s aides, Pastor Arex Akemutobo, on Friday. Quoting some relevant scriptures such as Psa. 116:15, 1st John

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Politics Rivers

2023 Elections: Rivers state APC governorship aspirants zone seat to Riverine-Ijaw

Rivers State governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the 2023 election have resolved to zone the seat to the Riverine-Ijaw area of the state. The aspirants stated this in a communiqué they issued after their meeting on Monday in Port Harcourt, the state capital. The 10-point communiqué was endorsed

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Delta Politics

BOMADI/PATANI: My intention to seek 7th term is response to divine call – Nicholas Mutu

The Member Representing Bomadi/Patani Federal Constituency, Honourable Nicholas Mutu, said his intention to seek reelection for the seventh term was a response to a divine call. Mutu stated this when he paid a consultative visit to People Democratic Party (PDP), delegates at Uduophori town in Patani Council Area and Bomadi town in Bomadi Council Area

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Delta Politics

Delta 2023: Otuaro urges members of State Working Committee of PDP to be fair to all aspirants

Delta 2023: Otuaro urges members of State Working Committee of PDP to be fair to all aspirants …Describes his emergence as Deputy Governor as divine …Explains he will continue with Okowa’s policies A frontline governorship aspirant in Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, on Wednesday, urged members of the State Working Committee of the People’s

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Delta News

Gbaramatu oil spill: Benikrukru community drags Chevron Nigeria for abandoning them

Gbaramatu oil spill: Benikrukru community drags Chevron Nigeria for abandoning them ...demands Chevron to immediately begins process of remediation of the environment …As well as compensate all affected communities in Gbaramatu kingdom An American oil giant, Chevron Nigeria Limited has been dragged by the indigenes of Benikrukru community in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri-South West Local Government

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Delta Politics

2023: Ijaw National Congress re-emphasises commitment to produce next Delta governor

The Ijaw National Congress (INC) has re-emphasized its commitment to the ambition of Ijaw to produce the next governor of Delta State. The spokesperson for the INC, Ezonebi Oyakemeagbegha, reiterated this during an interview with newsmen on Sunday in Warri. ALSO READ: DELTA 2023: Why Ijaw gubernatorial aspirants must shun politics of divisiveness, blackmail According

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Delta Politics

Delta 2023: There will be no AK47 votes in Ijaw land for PDP, says Michael Johnny

A leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State, High Chief Michael Johnny, has vowed that political stakeholders across all Ijaw communities in the state would do everything within their powers to ensure that all votes must count to ensure that the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, emerges as governor in the forthcoming

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Delta News

Delta 2023 Governorship: David Edevbie emerges consensus choice of Urhobo nation

Olorogun David Edevbie has emerged as the consensus candidate and preferred choice for the Urhobo Progress Union (PDP) for the 2023 governorship election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State. GbaramatuVoice reports this was contained in a statement signed and released on Sunday by UPU’s President General, Olorogun Moses Taiga;

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Delta News

Delta 2023: Ijaws in APC shelve guber interest for Omo-Agege, promise to wait till 2031

Delta 2023: Ijaws in APC shelve guber interest for Omo-Agege, promise to wait till 2031 Delta state was thrown agog today when Ijaw leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) endorsed the gubernatorial ambition of the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, calling on all Ijaw sons and daughters in the state to shelve their gubernatorial

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Delta Politics

Regina Daniels’ mother declares for Delta State House of Assembly

Mother of a notable Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels Nwoko has declared her interest to represent Aniocha South Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly come 2023. The veteran Nollywood actress and the National Woman Leader of Ohaneze Ndigbo worldwide, Chief Rita Daniels Chukwuji on Saturday told delegates of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in

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Delta Politics

Delta deputy governor, Otuaro submits gubernatorial nomination form, says he’s ready for 2023

The Deputy Governor of Delta State and a frontline contender for the governorship ticket of the People’s Democratic Party in the 2023 election, Barr. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, has submitted his Nomination and Expression of Interest forms at the national secretariat of the party. GbaramatuVoice reliably gathered Otuaro submitted his form on Friday, at the National

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Bayelsa News

Bayelsa State Executive Council approves construction of Nembe-Brass road

The Bayelsa State Executive Council has approved the construction of Phase One of the Nembe-Brass Road in Bayelsa East Senatorial District of the state. This was disclosed on Wednesday at a joint press briefing after the 70th session of the executive council in Government House, Yenagoa. Speaking with newsmen, the state Commissioner for Information, Orientation

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Delta News

BOUNDARY DISPUTE: Oghara kingdom kicks against allocation of their land to Nigerian Army by Olu of Warri

The Oghara Traditional Council in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta state, led by His Majesty, Noble Eshemitan Orefe lll, Ovie of Oghara Kingdom, has expressed displeasure over the handing over of a vast expanse of land belonging to them to the Nigerian Army by Olu of Warri, Ogiamme Atuwatse III. Specifically, the Oghara

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Delta News

98,000 Nigerians to get FG’s loan in another phase of empowerment programme

The federal government is to give loans to 98,000 persons in another phase of its empowerment programme, under the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development. The beneficiaries, who cut across the nation’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory,FCT, have since been engaged in the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme, otherwise known

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Delta Politics

Delta PDP directs LGAs, wards to submit delegates’ lists

Delta State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday directed all its local government wards to produce their delegates for national and state primaries. This directive was issued in Asaba during a meeting of high taking political stalwarts, party aspirants with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and his predecessor; Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan in attendance. ALSO

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Delta News

Nigerian Navy allegedly opens fire on Delta community, as indigenes flee

The people of Ikpo-gbene community in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West LGA of Delta State have on Saturday accused Nigerian Navy of Invading their Community. They alleged that Nigerian Navy came to test their newly donated guns on them for no reason. The Nigerian Navy had on Friday, (April 1, 2022) commenced what is evidently

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Politics Rivers

We must rise up against dictators in Rivers – Farrah Dagogo

Member representing Degema/Bonny Federal Constituency and governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State, Hon. Farah Dagogo, has warned that Rivers State ‘is too big for any individual attempting to micro-manage its affairs and fortunes.’ He said there is a need to address the fundamental and disturbing occurrences where

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Delta News

No other governor has done much for Gbaramatu kingdom like you, Oboro-Gbaraun II tells Okowa

The Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom, HRM Oboro Gbaraun II, Aketekpe (Agadagba), has heaped praises on Governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa of Delta State for his developmental projects in his kingdom. The king, Oboro Gbaraun II Aketekpe (Agadagba), stated this on Thursday when Governor Okowa alongside his deputy, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro, visited Gbaramatu kingdom to commission the

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Delta News

[PICTORIAL] Governor Okowa pays courtesy call on Pere of Gbaramatu kingdom

[PICTORIAL] Governor Okowa pays courtesy call on Pere of Gbaramatu kingdom The Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, paid a courtesy call on His Royal Majesty, Oboro Gbaraun II, Aketekpe, Agadagba, the Pere of Gbaramatu kingdom at his palace in Oporoza Town, shortly after commissioning a 2.3 kilometre road by the state

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Delta News

Okowa set to upgrade School of Marine Technology, Burutu

The Executive Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, said the School of Marine Technology, Burutu, would soon be upgraded by the state government. Okowa disclosed this during the inauguration of three legacy projects executed by the Hon. Godknows Angele led administration in Burutu, headquarters of Burutu Council Area. The inaugurated projects were

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Delta News

Photos as Governor Okowa inaugurates road project in Gbaramatu kingdom

Photos as Governor Okowa inaugurates road project in Gbaramatu kingdom The Executive Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, inaugurated the 2.3 Kilometer Benikrukru township road in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of the state. See photos below…

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Delta News

OBITUARY ANNOUNCEMENT: Gbaramatu chief, Ogah set to bury mum on Friday

Chief Tare Ogah, a businessman and the Amadiwei of Okpele-ama Community in Gbaramatu Kingdom, is leaving no stone unturned towards giving his mother, Mrs Felicia Ogah a befitting burial. The funeral programme shows that Madam Felicia Ogah, who died on Saturday, January 22, 2022, aged 70, will be buried on Friday, April 1, 2022, after

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Delta Politics

2023: Warri pastor joins race for Delta State House of Assembly

Popular businessman and the convener of the Aladja/Ogbe-Ijaw Peace Vanguard, Reverend Enieghan Layefa Thompson, has announced his intention to run for the Warri South West constituency seat in the Delta State House of Assembly 2023. Rev. Thompson, who also doubles as a pastor of Church of God Mission in Warri, made this known in Ogbe-Ijoh

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Delta News

PICTORIAL: Birthday celebration of HRM Ebenanaowei of Ogulagha kingdom

PICTORIAL: Birthday celebration of HRM Ebenanaowei of Ogulagha kingdom View exclusive pictures from the birthday celebration of the great Chairman of the Delta State Ijaw Traditional Rulers Council, and the Ebenanaowei of Ogulagha kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Elder (Capt.) Dr. Joseph I. Timiyan (JP), Agbonu, Torububor 1 in Obotobo town, Burutu Local Government Area, on

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Delta Politics

2023: PDP Chieftains In Delta South Senatorial District Endorse Sheriff Oborevwori For Governor 

Chieftains of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta South Senatorial District have endorsed the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, as their preferred governorship candidate for the party for the 2023 election. The chieftains under the aegis of Stakeholders and Opinion Leaders of Delta South PDP also passed a

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Delta Politics

DELTA 2023: Otuaro visits James Ibori over governorship ambition

The Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro paid Chief James Ibori a visit to solicit the former governor support for his 2023 governorship ambition. ALSO READ: Otuaro Visits Former President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja The meeting took place at the Oghara residence of James Ibori on Saturday. See photos below…

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Delta Politics

[IN PHOTOS] Otuaro Visits Former President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja

The Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro, on Friday met with former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan in Abuja. ALSO READ: 2023: Kingsely Otuaro picks PDP nomination form, urges Deltans to be patient The reason for the meeting was not disclosed, but it won’t be unconnected with the forthcoming 2023 general elections. See photos

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Politics Rivers

RIVERS 2023: Youth group purchases PDP gubernatorial form for Farah Dagogo

Few days after signifying interest to contest for the governorship seat of Rivers State, a group, the Youth Mandate, has purchased the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, gubernatorial form for Hon. Doctor Farah Dagogo, a member House of Representatives representing Degema/Bonny federal constituency. The Group said they obtained the PDP’s Governorship Expression of Interest and Nomination

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Delta Politics

2023: Kingsely Otuaro picks PDP nomination form, urges Deltans to be patient

Delta State Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsely Otuaro has on Friday picked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship nomination form in Abuja. GbaramatuVoice had earlier reported that Otuaro will pick the Governorship Nomination form and the Expression of Interest on Friday, March 24. GbaramatuVoice recalls that Otuaro has earlier started consultative visits to various delegates and

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Delta Politics

DELTA 2023 GOVERNORSHIP: Otuaro to pick nomination form tomorrow 

Delta State Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsely Otuaro will pick the Governorship Nomination form and the Expression of Interest on Friday, March 24. GbaramatuVoice recalls that Otuaro has earlier started consultative visits to various delegates and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in their different local government areas telling them of the need to support his

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Delta News

[BREAKING] Governor Okowa set to visit Gbaramatu kingdom

Information reaching the GbaramatuVoice is that the Delta state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, is scheduled to pay an official visit to Gbaramatu kingdom on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. According to an impeccable source, Okowa will be commissioning some road projects, among other things. ALSO READ: Gbaramatu Kingdom announces date for Gbaraun-Egbesu, Ibolomobo-ere and Amaseikumor festivals  He

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Breaking News Delta

Urhobo music legend, Okpan Arhibo, is dead

A popular Urhobo music maestro, Joseph Odjewhedje popularly known as Okpan Arhibo, is dead. Okpan who hails from Agbarho Kingdom of Delta State, died Tuesday at 75 years. GbaramatuVoice recalls that the music star was diagnosed with a kidney ailment in October 2021 and needed a transplant which was confirmed by the mucisian’s son, Kesiena

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Delta News

[PHOTOS] Special thanksgiving service held to celebrate Elder Donyegha’s diamond jubilee birthday

Effurun was agog on Sunday as a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Elder Pius Donyegha, celebrated his diamond jubilee birthday anniversary thanksgiving service. GbaramatuVoice reports that it was a service dedicated to thanking God for his mercies upon the Ijaw leader. The event which was held at the Redeemed Christian Church of God,

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Delta Politics

DELTA 2023: James Ibori warns those trying to undermine his influence will suffer shame

Former Delta State Governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, on Saturday, ahead of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) primaries to elect its governorship candidate, has sounded a note of warning to those plotting to undermine his influence in Delta politics, saying that anyone conspiring to disgrace him shall suffer shame. The former governor, who stated this

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