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US ENVOY VISITS TO PERE OF GBAMARATU (SEE PHOTOS)

The Pere of Gbaramatu kingdom, His Majesty, Oboro-Gbaraun 11, Aketekpe, Agadagba, on Tuesday, received the Consular General of the United State Embassy, Mr. F. John Bray and his team at his palace in Oporoza, Delta state. Photos by: Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper  

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IYC YET TO FIXED A DATE FOR ANY NATIONAL CONVENTION – ERADIRI

•As IYC Chieftains insist convention must hold

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Bayelsa News

GOV. DICKSON TASKS TRADITIONAL RULERS ON PEACE AND STABILITY

Toru-Orua, the hometown of Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, was agog with activities marking the presentation of staff of office and certificate of recognition to the Pere of Tarakiri Kingdom, King Richardford Orukarebai Koroye, following his coronation in 2012. The ceremony attracted eminent personalities from within and outside the state including, the state Deputy

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QUICKLY TENDER UNRESERVED APOLOGY, OKERENKOKO COMMUNITY TELLS OLU OF WARRI

•Says Itsekiris should allow the sleeping dog lie THE people of Okerenkoko Community in Gbaramatu kingdom, Delta State have called on the Itsekiri monarch, Ogiame Ikenwoli to immediately tender apology for members of Gbaramatu kingdom particularly Okerenkoko community for calling them impostors for being host to the Nigerian Maritime University sited at the Community. This

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ITSEKIRIS HAVE NO LAND IN DELTA, GROUP REPLIES OLU

"The Itsekiris has no land in Delta State as attested to by an Itsekiri son in early 20th century as contained in a certified true copy of intelligent report of Warri obtained at the National archives (Chief Dore Numa reply to the Warri Province Resident, upon a petition written by the Ogbe-Ijoh People, pages 1-4).

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CHEVRON CONSTANTLY DESTROYING OUR SOURCE OF LIVELIHOOD, GBARAMATU COMMUNITY CRIES OUT

•As community demands compensation •BegS Navy, Army to call their personnel to order

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URHOBO TASK GOV. OKOWA ON KILLING

The Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) has called on the Governor of Delta state, Sen. Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa to halt all forms of killings and evil ongoing between Aladja and Ogbe Ijoh communities in Udu and Warri South West local governments of the state. The new President General of the umbrella union of all Urhobos, Chief

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NIGER DELTA SHOULD BE TREATED AS A SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT ZONE – OSINBANJO

Commence academic activities on the Nigerian Maritime University, EPZ projects says Gbaramatu Traditional Council

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OKERENKOKO IS OWNED BY IJAWS OF GBARAMATU-JOHNNY SEND POWERFUL MESSAGE TO OLU OF WARRI

It is a fact that Okerenkoko, is completely an Ijaw-owned community, where the Nigerian Maritime University is presently situated, and the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and the Delta state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa are fully convinced on that.

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CONFUSION AS OGULAGHA YOUTHS CLAIMS OWNERSHIP OF BENIBOYE AND ISIAYEGBENE COMMUNITIES IN DELTA

BURUTU-The Umbrella body covering all Youths in Ogulagha Kingdom, under the aegis of Ogulagha Kingdom Youth Council in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State have alleged that Beniboye and Isiayegbene communities all in Delta belongs to them. The youths convey their plights in a press statement jointly signed yesterday by its leadership, Comr. John

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SEE HOW BEAUTIFUL THE STRUCTURES OF NIGERIAN MARITIME UNIVERSITY, OKERENKOKO LOOKS

GBARAMATU VOICE observed that the buildings in the expansive yard at the Kurutie temporary site include a storey building that  houses the VC’s office and its supporting staff. Others include offices for the Registrar, Bursar, HoDs, Deans, Accounts department, Boardroom, Conference room, general offices and other ancillary offices that are all furnished. Other structures include a

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2019 ELECTIONS POLL: DRAMA AS TOMPOLO DEFEAT’S FASHOLA IN THE RACE FOR PRESIDENT

In a recent straw poll conducted by the Center for Advanced Social Studies in concert with elements of ECOWAS Early warning Department in the predominantly Northern dominated Bureau De Change area of Wuse Zone 4 Abuja cutting across  514 persons sampled, It was discovered that a great many Nigerians are already making up their minds

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HOW OGA SONOMA LOST HIS APPOINTMENT FROM THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT AFTER POSING AS DANJUMA’S SON

It has been alleged that Matthew Obobo Solomon, has duped the Nigerian government into offering him a top job at the Ministry of Niger Delta after posing as a son of retired Army General and former Minister of Defence, TY Danjuma. Mr. Danjuma, a billionaire philanthropist and chairman of Intervention Programmes for the North East,

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NIGER DELTA PHILANTHROPIST, UDUBOH BAGS ICON OF HOPE AWARD FROM STUDENT GROUP

*As students calls on Niger Delta patriots to support vision The umbrella body covering all students in the Niger Delta region, the National Association of Niger Delta Students, NANDS have presented an award to Mr. Ekomieyefa Uduboh, a Niger Delta philanthropist and alleged advocate for good governance as the 21th Century Icon of Hope and

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N-DELTA: IYC PROTEST AGAINST INCESSANT ARRESTS, INTIMATION AND WITCH HUNTING OF IJAWS

*Calls for the immediate release of all Ijaws that are with security agents *Vows to defend itself to resist further alleged unlawful arrests *Says Ijaws cannot be defeated by a Fulani led Government.

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IJAW NATION CAN ACHIEVE ITS ASPIRATIONS IF IT DEDICATES SELF TO GOD-OTUARO

Deputy Governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Barr. (Dcn) Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, has said the Ijaw nation can achieve its developmental aspirations if it dedicates itself to God. Otuaro spoke in Warri, while delivering a keynote address entitled: “The Power of Unity,” at the 20th edition of Izon Day of Prayer, Praise and Thanksgiving 2017,

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OGBE-IJOH/ALADJA CRISIS: UPU WANTS OKOWA TO QUICKLY RESOLVE ISSUES

The apex socio-cultural group in Urhobo land, the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), has waded into the crisis between Ogbe-Ijoh community in Warri South West local Government Area and the Aladja community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State calling Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa to take a decisive step to quell the crisis. President

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N-DELTA: REMAIN CALM IN THE FACE OF OBVIOUS PROVOCATIONS, PANDEF BEGS AGITATORS

*Urges Buhari to quickly constitute a dialogue team *Calls for the immediate commencement of the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko

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JOHNNY’S NEW YEAR MESSAGE TO OLU OF WARRI, N-DELTA LEADERS, OTHERS

NEW YEAR MESSAGE TO NIGER DELTA TRADITIONAL RULERS, LEADERS, POLITICIANS, YOUTHS AND OIL PRODUCING COMMUNITIES I, Chief Michael Johnny, Chairman, Egbema-Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation, EGCDF, and a Chieftain of the ruling All progressive congress APC, in Delta state, wish all the good and peace loving people of Niger Delta region, the traditional rulers, leaders, youth

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OGBE-IJOH/ALADJA CRISIS: WE CAN’T BE INTIMIDATED, OGBE-IJOH DARES DELTA COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

•Calls for the immediate release of community executives The people of Ogbe-Ijoh in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State have lambasted the commissioner of Police Delta State, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim over the alleged unlawful detention of Ogbe-Ijoh and Isaba community Executives, stressing that they can’t be intimidated. This was contained in a

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MULADE APPEALS TO AGITATORS ON A VIOLENT FREE N-DELTA

•Tasked Buhari to develop region A Niger Delta Activist, Comrade Sheriff Mulade has appealed to the Niger Delta Avengers and other militant groups in the region to give peace a chance so as to give the Federal Government the needed opportunity to  take holistic approach towards the development of the area. Niger Delta Avengers, the

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IYC NATIONAL ELECTION: GBARAMATU VOICE NEWSPAPER TO ORGANIZE DEBATE

As the politicking of who becomes the President of the revered Ijaw Youth Council, IYC Worldwide thickens, the Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper have allegedly made arrangements to organize a debate for those aspiring for the office of the President. This was contained in a statement signed by the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of the Newspaper, Mr. Jacob Abai yesterday.

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FG RESUMES PAYMENTS TO FORMER NIGER DELTA MILITANTS

The Federal Government of Nigeria has resumed payments of cash stipends to former militants agreed under a 2009 amnesty in the country’s Niger Delta oil hub, a government official said on Thursday. The government has been holding talks with militants to end attacks on crude pipelines which reduced Nigeria’s output by 700,000 barrels a day

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I REMAIN UPU PRESIDENT-GENERAL-OMENE

Embattled Chief Joseph Omene, yesterday, in Mosogar, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State, dismissed Monday’s election of Olorogun Moses Taiga as President-General of  Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, insisting that he remained UPU PG. According to him, media reports and claims in some quarters that another election into the executive committee of UPU was

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FESTIVITIES: OGBINBIRI SET FOR NATIONAL DAY

The people of Ogbinbiri community in Egbema kingdom, Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State have concluded all arrangements to host its national day. This was contained in a statement signed by the duo of Hon. Joel Bisina, National Chairman and Akpasubowei Sule, National Secretary of Ogbinbiri federated community. They particularly invites members of

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EX-NIGER DELTA AGITATORS TO BUHARI: SACK BOROH NOW

Says he is grossly incompetence  A coalition of different ex agitators of the Niger Delta region in the Presidential Amnesty Programme have called on President Mohammadu Buhari for the immediate sack and replacement of the coordinator of the programme and Special adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Brig. Gen. Paul Boroh over the delay

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Delta News

N-DELTA : OVER 500 YOUTHS TO BENEFIT FROM TOMONE’S NGO

•As he calls on the Federal Government to prioritize the development of Niger Delta. •Canvasses for partnership OGULAGHA—In pursuance of a hitch free Niger Delta imbued with uninterrupted peace, the founder of One Love Community Development and Promotion of Peace Initiative, OLCDPPI, a Non Governmental Organization in Delta State, Apostle (Dr.) Godspower Tomone have continued

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FORCADOS TERMINAL IN GRAVE DANGER OVER WHISKING AWAY OF COMMUNITY CHAIRMAN

Appeals to top hierarchy of Nigerian military to hasten release of Captain Solomon Forcados Terminal, one of Nigeria’s major oil exporting facility situated at Ogulagha community, the headquarters of Ogulagha kingdom in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta state is alleged to have been in grave danger over the continued whisking away of its community

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2009 GBARAMATU BOMBARDMENT AND THE CRY TO REBUILD HOUSES

Seven years after the gruesome bombardment of Gbaramatu kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State by the Nigerian military, Miss Juliet Singlewire cries out to the Federal Government and contractors to rebuild her family block buildings that was bombarded during the 2009 massacre. While Speaking to Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper correspondent on

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IBORI MADE SENATE PRESIDENT, OTHERS FROM PRISON- DELTA SENATOR

THE Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District, Senator Peter Nwaboshi, Wednesday boasted  that the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Monday Igbuya, House of  Assembly members and others were made from London Prison by former Governor Ibori of Delta State. The former Delta State Governor, Chief James

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JAMES IBORI: WE’RE VERY HAPPY THAT OUR SON HAS BEEN RELEASED—DELTA GOVT

ASABA-Delta State Government said that it had no case with former Governor, James Ibori and as such was very happy for his release from the London prison. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Patrick Ukah, stated this in Asaba while responding to questions after briefing newsmen on some of the decisions at the last State

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Delta News

TENSION IN DELTA AS MILITARY ARREST OGULAGHA COMMUNITY CHAIRMAN

Two days after, whereabout of Chairman still unknown As community shut down over protest OGULAGHA-There have been reported case of tension in Ogulagha Community, the headquarters of Ogulagha Kingdom in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State following the whisking away of the community chairman, Capt. Solomon Prebor on Monday by the Nigerian Army. Confirming

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FG DECLARES DECEMBER 26, 27 AND JANUARY 2 AS PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

The Federal Government has declared Monday and Tuesday, December 26 & 27, 2016 and Monday, January 2, 2017 as public holidays to mark the Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year 2017 celebrations respectively. The declaration was made on Wednesday on behalf of the government by the Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd). General

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Delta News Politics

BREAKING: IBORI REGAINS FREEDOM FROM UK PRISON

Report reaching Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper reveals that, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, former governor of Delta State  has been released from prison in the United Kingdom. According to his media aide, he was released  few minutes past noon upon a court order. His media aide, Mr. Tony Elumenor confirmed the release to newsmen today as the

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