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IJAW WOMEN CALLS FOR NIGERIA’S RESTRUCTURING

WARRI-Women under the auspices of Ijaw Women connect, IWC have today while marking the 2016 Ijaw women’s day in Warri at the event center of the Petroleum Training Institute, (PTI) Effurun in Delta State have called for the restructuring of the Nigerian federation. Speaking at the event as a guest lecturer, Comr. Gabriel Allen, President

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SUSTAIN PEACE IN NIGER DELTA AND SUPPORT BUHARI’S DIALOGUE PROCESS, MULADE TELLS MILITARY

The National Coordinator of the Center For Peace and Environmental Justice ( CEPEJ), Comrade Sheriff Mulade has appealed to Nigerian security agents  to sustain the relative peace in the oil rich Niger Delta region and support the President’s dialogue process  aimed at finding a lasting solution to numerous problems in the region. He also appealed

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WORLD CUP QUALIFIER: CHELSEA BOYS SINK ALGERIA

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have beaten the Desert Warriors of Algeria 3-1 in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier. Chelsea forward Victor Moses scored Nigeria’s first goal in the 26th minute after a mix up in the Algerian defence. Captain Mikel Obi added a second on 42 minutes after beating the offside trap set

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GBARAMATU ON THE RUN AS MILITARY CURRENTLY INVADING OPOROZA

Oporoza, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State is currently on the run as Soldiers are currently invading the community. Confirming the invasion, a source who spoke to Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper via electronic means disclosed that many have taken to their heels as they are now

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BREAKING NEWS: DELTA COMMUNITIES IN A FIERCE GUN BATTLE

WARRI – Reports reaching our news desk reveals that there is currently an ongoing gun battle between the people of Aladja and Isaba Communities in both Udu and Warri South West Local Government Areas of Delta State Confirming the report, a source within Isaba community who would not want his name mentioned in print alleged

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JUST IN: NIGER DELTA AVENGERS BOMB ANOTHER FORCADOS PIPELINE

The Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday claimed it has blown up another Trans Forcados Export Pipeline in the creeks of Warri South West Council Area of Delta State. This is coming barely 24 hours after operatives of the Operations Delta Safe around Batan community repelled them from carrying out a similar attack on another pipeline

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Delta National News

LATEST: HOW MILITANTS ATTACKED SECURITY MEN, BOMBED PIPELINE

Suspected militants on Tuesday bombed a state-run oil pipeline near the city of Warri, the second attack within a week, a community leader and army officer said. “The line which was undergoing repair after the previous attack was billed for commissioning either today or tomorrow,” before the latest attack, chairman of Batan community Dickson Ogugu

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RENEWED MILITARY INVASION: HELP, MILITARY KILLING OUR PEOPLE, GBENEKAMA CRIES OUT

Calls on Buhari to withdraw troops Says Governor Okowa should play his role Appeals to militants to end bombings Following the alleged ransacking of communities and stationing of military houseboat in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, Chief Godspower Gbenekama, the Ibe-Benemowei of Gbaramatu Kingdom have cried out over alleged military

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OGULAGHA: IN SPITE OF ECONOMIC VIABILITY, RISK FACING EROSION

Oil-rich Ogulagha Kingdom, which plays host to Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), and Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC), is a coastal Ijaw Kingdom in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State. The community is a hotbed for oil exploration and is surrounded by multi-billion naira oil facilities of the multinational oil companies and Government, such

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BREAKING: MILITARY INVADING BENIKRUKRU IN GBARAMATU NOW

Reports reaching our news desk reveals that the Nigerian military have stormed Benikrukru Community in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State at about 9:Am this morning. Reports of casualties, arrests and the operations of the military is still sketchy as at the time of filing this report as everyone is

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GBARAMATU IN PANIC AS ARMY DEPLOYS WAR SHIP TO OPOROZA

• Chief Gbenekama appeals to Buhari and Governor Okowa to do the needful OPOROZA—There have been reported case of tension and panic as the Nigerian Army deploys warship to the water front of Oporoza, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State to allegedly combat militants. A

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NIGER DELTA AVENGERS COMMENDS PANDEF, BLASTS AMAECHI, AYIRI, SYLVA, OSHIOMOLE, OTHERS

Says PANDEF deserved commendation Institute a federal government dialogue team with International observers and representatives of IOCs, Avengers tells Buhari Following the presentation of 16 point demands by leaders of the region under the auspices of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF to President Muhammadu Buhari, the hitherto economically dangerous group, Niger Delta Avengers,NDA have commended

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HAPPENING NOW: DAYS AFTER MEETING WITH BUHARI, MILITARY ATTACKS TEBUJOR IN GBARAMATU KINGDOM

Three days after meeting with President Mohammadu Buhari by leaders of Niger Delta under the aegis of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PNDF, Tebujor Community in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State is allegedly under attack by the military. GbaramatuVoice Newspaper gathered that heavily armed Nigerian soldiers have stormed Tebujor Community in

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FULL DETAIL OF THE ADDRESS PRESENTED TO BUHARI BY THE PAN NIGER DELTA FORUM YESTERDAY

Presented to His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR. President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, on Tuesday, 1st November, 2016 by Pan Niger Delta Forum INTRODUCTION With the renewed spate of militancy in the Niger Delta, several groups and platforms have been concerned with finding solutions to the crisis.

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THE NIGER DELTA 16 POINT DEMANDS

President Muhammadu Buhari hosted stakeholders from the Niger Delta region at the presidential villa in Abuja yesterday. Below are 16 points which the elders presented to the federal government, as part of efforts to restore peace to the troubled region: The presidential amnesty Programme: the decry that out of the five components of the disarmament

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NIGER DELTA DIALOGUE: ONLY PEACE CAN BRING PROGRESS AND DEVELOPMENT TO THE NIGER DELTA REGION-PRESIDENT BUHARI

ABUJA—President Muhamadu Buhari, on Tuesday at the State House in Abuja held a high-level meeting with leaders and other stakeholders to seek ways to end the militancy and the sabotage of oil infrastructure in the Niger Delta region. The President, who did not read from a prepared speech, pitched a vision of unity and progress

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NIGER DELTA: NNPC BOSS MAIKANTI UNDER FIRE OVER PIPELINE CONTRACT

Says he should respect territorial boundaries Urges involved communities to boycott job WARRI—The Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation, NNPC Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru have come under a severe attack from a Niger Delta based group, Concerned Gbaramatu Youths over what they described as anomaly in the management of NNPC / PPMC

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HAPPENING NOW: BUHARI IN A CRUCIAL MEETING WITH LEADERS OF NIGER DELTA

ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a closed door meeting with stakeholders from the Niger Delta region. The meeting is expected to resolve the crisis in the oil-rich region which has led to a sharp decline in oil production and affected Nigeria’s earnings. The meeting began at 12.00 noon, and it is being held inside

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TENSION AS NIGER DELTA SET TO BOIL AGAIN OVER PLANNED RELEGATION OF MARITIME UNIVERSITY

It is dehumanizing to reduce our Maritime University to a mere polytechnic —Gbenekama There have been indications of fresh tension in the volatile Niger Delta Region over the Federal Government plan to reduce the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko to a federal polytechnic awarding OND and HND. The plan for the purported downgrading of the University

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DECEMBER 2ND: OKOWA TO PRESENT STAFF OF OFFICE TO 26TH MONARCH OF GBARAMATU KINGDOM

All is reportedly said to be set as the prosperity governor, His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa prepares to storm Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State to present staff of office to the revered monarch of the Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oboro Gbaraun II, Aketekpe, Agadagba. According to

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ILLEGAL BUNKERING: I WILL CONTINUE TO PROTECT GOVERNMENT OIL AND GAS FACILITIES – ADOWEI

Vows to expose illegal bunkerers Says he has no ties with Niger Delta Avengers Said he is in love with his diving profession A Niger Delta Youth Leader, Mr. Adowei Binaebi Freedom from Sokebolou Community in Ogulagha Kingdom, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State have stated that nothing will stop his resolve in protecting

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EMULATE BENIKRUKRU COMMUNITY, OKOWA TELLS NIGER DELTANS

The Executive Governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa have charged other communities in the Niger Delta Region to emulate the people of Benikrukru Community in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State for their peaceful disposition in the transition process of the new community executives. The

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Nigerian Navy To Mount Choke Points On Niger Delta Creeks

Nigerian Navy says plans are underway to completely get rid of about 40 creeks in the Niger Delta region before the second quarter of 2017. The creeks have been identified by the Navy to be navigable and used for criminal elements in Nigeria’s south-south region. Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, disclosed this

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MILITARY HOUSEBOATS: WITHDRAW YOUR TROOPS FROM GBARAMATU NOW, GBENEKAMA TELLS BUHARI

  Accused military of planning another onslaught against Gbaramatu Says military using Niger Delta crisis as a money making venture Don’t aggravate the Niger Delta crisis WARRI – The Chief Mobilization Officer of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Chief Godspower Gbenekama has appealed to President Mohammadu Buhari to withdraw the military houseboats stationed at the waterfronts of Gbaramatu

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GIVE BUHARI A CHANCE, IJAW YOUTHS TELLS MILITANTS

Ijaw youths in Niger Delta have on Wednesday, urged militants operating in the Niger Delta region to shield their swords and allow President Muhammadu Buhari to implement his developmental projects in the region. The youths under the aegis of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide, said they were excited at the recent letter the President

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TENSION AS GBARAMATU YOUTHS WARNED OCEAN MARINE SOLUTIONS TO CORRECT ANOMALY OVER NNPC/PPMC PIPELINE CONTRACT

WARRI-Youths operating under the auspices of Concerned Gbaramatu Youths in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, have today raised alarm over imminent crisis between the Itsekiris and the Ijaws if the management of Ocean Marine Solutions does not correct what they described as anomaly in the pipeline contract. This was revealed in

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NIGERIA’S INDIVISIBILITY: GROUP TO HOLD INTEGRATION SUMMIT IN NIGER DELTA

Committed to the unity of the Country, a Nigerian based Non Governmental Organization, The Integration Summit Group (ISG-N) have convened a Summit to hold in Port Harcourt to allegedly discuss topical issues. According to a background statement on the programme, the summit is convened by Dr. Chris Ekiyor, President Emeritus Ijaw Youth Council, IYC to

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NO AMOUNT OF MILITARY ACTIONS WILL DETER OUR AGITATION FOR A BETTER NIGER DELTA, AVENGERS DECLARES

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has declared that no military action will deter it from continuing the on­going struggle for resource con­trol for the people of the Niger Delta region. In a statement issued on Sunday by its spokesman, Mu­doch Agbinibo, the NDA said that agitations were the rights of component units in a feder­ation

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MEND DARES BUHARI, TELLS HIM TO RELEASE IMPRISONED OKAH BROTHERS

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) says its ceasefire in the Niger Delta region has led to an increase in the production of crude oil and gas for the country, but the government is yet to keep up with its own bargain of releasing the Okah brothers, Charles and Henry. The group

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MEND ENDORSES CLARK TEAM’S MEETING WITH PRESIDENT BUHARI

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) yesterday said it was in support of the proposed meeting between the Federal Government and Chief Edwin Clark’s pan Niger Delta Group to resolve the Niger Delta crisis. It however, warned members of the PNDG not to bastardise the meeting into seeking personal interest and

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Delta News

DELTA COMMISSIONER STORMED GBARAMATU, WITNESSED BENIKRUKRU COMMUNITY ELECTION

•Pledges to work with community leaders for its development. •This is the dawn of a new era, newly elected Godwin vows. •Benikrukru electoral umpire says new excos to be sworn in 26th October 2016. The commissioner for youths development, Delta State, Hon. Asupa Peter Forteta have yesterday stormed the Oboro Ultramodern Multipurpose Playground, Benikurukuru, an

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BENIKRUKRU ELECTION: PERE OF GBARAMATU SENDS ROYAL ENVOY, HAILS PEACEFUL POLLS

His Royal Majesty, Oboro Gbaraun 11, Aketekpe, Agadagba , the Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State have yesterday sends Royal envoy to witness the Benikrukru community election held in his kingdom yesterday. The Monarch particularly hailed the people of Benikrukru for the peaceful elections, stressing that it

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YOUR HANDS ARE SOILED DEEP IN THE BLOOD OF KEN SARO WIWA, AVENGERS TELLS BUHARI

“What is wrong in president simply producing a copy of secondary school leaving certificate instead hiring 13 Senior Advocates of Nigeria to suppress the judiciary?” Niger Delta Militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) says President Muhammadu Buhari should quit celebrating the Ogoni clean-up programme as he played a major role in the problem facing

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