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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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National News

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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National News

PRESIDENT BUHARI CONGRATULATES OBA OF BENIN

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged the full support of the Federal Government for the Royal Destiny Trust programme of the newly installed Oba of Benin, Ewuare II. Buhari, represented by Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, made the pledge at the coronation of the Oba in Benin on Thursday. The president who congratulated the new monarch also

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National News

WIFE OF MURDERED FOOTBALLER, CRIED OUT FOR JUSTICE

Mrs. Portia Izu-Joseph, the wife of the murdered defender of Shooting Stars of Ibadan Football Club, Mr. Joseph Izu, has demanded justice from the government over the murder of her husband by a team of soldiers in Okarki Community, Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State. Portia said her husband was killed unjustly by

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National News

OSHIOMHOLE DECLARES PUBLIC HOLIDAY AS OBA OF BENIN GETS CROWNED

Edo state has declared October 20, 2016 a public holiday as Prince Eheneden Erediauwa gets crowned. The government believes the public holiday would give Edo people the opportunity to partake in the historic installation of the new Oba of Benin. In fulfillment of the coronation rights of the Benin kingdom, the crown Prince on Tuesday, visited Useh Village in

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National News Sport

NIGERIAN ARMY SAYS JOSEPH IZU WAS KILLED IN A CULTIST’S SHRINE

The Nigerian Army has said that Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan defender, Joseph Izu, who was killed on Sunday, October 16, reportedly by a stray bullet from a member of the Joint Task Force (JTF), was killed in a cultist’s shrine, Channels TV reports. This was disclosed on Tuesday, October 18, by the Commander,

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National News

OBA OF BENIN CORONATION: Edo Govt Declares Thursday Public Holiday

The Edo State Government has declared Thursday, October 20 a public holiday in the state in south-south Nigeria. The holiday was announced on Tuesday in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Julius Ihonvbere. The public holiday is in honour of the Crown Prince, Ambassador Eheneden Erediauwa, Edaiken N’Uselu, whose coronation as

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Delta News

WARRI MARKET CRISIS: NO LEVIES SHOULD BE COLLECTED BY ANYBODY IN OGBE-IJOH MARKET, OKOWA WARNS

The Delta State government has given a stern warning to warring parties over the ownership of Ogbe-Ijoh market, stressing that all levies and buildings of any kind should stop forthwith. The governor gave the directive through the secretary to the State, SSG, Ovie Agas who represented Governor Okowa during the meeting. The SSG, said there

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National News

PRESIDENTIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON CORRUPTION PRESENTS REPORT

One year after its inauguration, the report of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, has come out with its recommendations. In its report from August 2015 to July 2016, the Executive Secretary, Bolaji Owasanoye, highlighted areas of concentration. Amongst are the things that the committee maps out as sentencing guidelines for high profile cases where

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Delta Inside Niger Delta News

OGBE-IJOH WARRI MONARCH, CONGRATULATES TUBUTORU NEW KING

•Calls on Prof. Dime and others to support the King WARRI -The paramount ruler of Ogbe-Ijoh Warri Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Pere Couple Mackson Oromoni, Monbene III, the Amakosu of Ogbe-Ijoh Warri Kingdom have yesterday congratulated the newly coronated King of Tubutoru Kingdom. The Ogbe-Ijoh monarch made the congratulatory call through his palace secretary, Chief

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Inside Niger Delta News Ondo

MY DREAM IS TO SEE THAT TARIBOR BECOMES A PARADISE-EKOMIEYEFA

A leader and Niger Delta business magnet, Mr. Ekomieyefa Uduboh have stated that his dream is to see his maternal hometown Taribor community, the traditional headquarters of Tubutoru Kingdom, in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State becomes a paradise. Mr. Ekomieyefa made the promise during an interview with Gbaramatu Voice after the successful coronation

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National News

CORONATION: GBARAMATU MONARCH CONGRATULATES TUBUTORU NEW KING

OPOROZA- The paramount ruler of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, His Royal Majesty, Pere Williams Naira Seigha Ogoba, Oboro Gbaraun ll, the Agadagba of Gbaramatu Kingdom have today congratulated the newly coronated Tubutoru King, Pere Gbebokedi D. Ajiri – Oba, Oguruyeke, Okirimini for his successful coronation. The King

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Inside Niger Delta National News Ondo

WE WILL SPONSOR AND PRESENT A BILL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF TUBUTORU KINGDOM – ONDO LAWMAKER

TARIBOR- The leader of Odigbo Local Government legislative house in Ondo State Rt. Hon. Akiuro Dayo have pledged to present and sponsor a bill tailored towards the development of Tubutoru Kingdom, an Ijaw speaking Clan in the State. Hon. Emmanuel made the call on Thursday in an interview with Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper while reacting to

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Inside Niger Delta National News Ondo

JUBILATION AS NEW IJAW KINGDOM EMERGES IN ONDO STATE

TUBUTORU- The people of Tubutoru Kingdom in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo state have all gathered in large numbers yesterday at Taribo community to celebrate the successful coronation of their new King, His Royal Majesty, Pere Gbebokedi Ajiri-Oba, the Oguruyeke, Okirimini 1 of Tubutoru Kingdom. The four days high powered traditionally loaded coronation ceremony

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National News

OGBE-IJOH MARKET, NOT UNDER THE LORDSHIP OF ITSEKIRI MONARCH, OGBE-IJOH YOUTHS REPLIES ITSEKIRIS

•Calls on the Olu of Warri to caution his subjects •Preaches unity Youths in Ogbe-Ijoh Warri Kingdom have dismissed claims by the Itsekiri National Youth Council that Ogbe-Ijoh market belongs to the Itsekiris under the lordship of the Olu of Warri. The youths conveyed their plights in a Press statement jointly signed by the Ijaw

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News Ondo

A TRIP TO TUBUTORU, A NEW IJAW KINGDOM AS IT SPRINGS UP IN ONDO

As events marking the coronation ceremony of the Tubutoru monarch began in Taribo community, of Ondo State in Odigbo Local Government Area commence yesterday, Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper dispatches its reporters to cover the coronation ceremony. THE JOURNEY TO TARIBO The journey took our team of reporters three hours to arrived at the ancient community, it

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National News

NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT STILL DIALOGUING WITH NIGER DELTA — OIL MINISTER

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has said that it is not true that the Federal Government is working against the people of the Niger Delta region. He also said that the dialogue between the Federal Government and the people of the region to find lasting solutions to the lingering violence and

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National News

DELTA GOVT NULLIFIES ALL C OF O, INITIATES ON-LINE REGISTRATION

The Delta state Government has invalidated all existing Certificates Of Occupancy, with the commissioning of a new ICT Centre for generating online title documents. The digitized C of O can be generated online and in real time. It is expected to enhance businesses and security in the state. Following the new development, landlords have been

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Inside Niger Delta News Ondo

TUBUTORU IJAWS OF ONDO GEARS UP FOR A NEW MONARCH

The Ijaw speaking people of Tubutoru Kingdom in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State will this week have a new paramount ruler to oversee its affairs. According to High Chief Gius Warigou who made the announcement of the coronation on behalf of the Kingdom reveals that the King to be coronated is Gbebokedi D.

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Delta National News

TO END BOMBINGS IN THE NIGER DELTA CREEKS, NGO, EMBARK ON MASSIVE YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

•Targets December 2016 for another massive youth empowerment A Niger Delta based Non Governmental Organization, One Love Community Development and Promotion of Peace Initiative, OLCDPPI, have yesterday empowered no fewer than 210 youths in the Niger Delta creeks in pursuance of a crisis free region The empowerment programme was done at the Youbebe Community town

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National News

DROP ARMS NOW, AMNESTY ENDS 2017, BOROH WARNS NIGER DELTA MILITANTS

The Federal Government on Friday insisted that the Presidential Amnesty Programme for the Niger Delta ex-militants will not be extended after its expiration in 2017. President Muhammadu Buhari had, on assumption of office, approved a two-year extension of the programme till 2017. His Special Adviser on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme,

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National News

CLARK TO LEAD AVENGERS’ NEGOTIATION WITH PRESIDENT BUHARI

Ijaw National leader and a former Information Minister, Chief Edwin Clark, is to lead negotiation with the Federal government on behalf of Avengers and other militant groups in the Niger Delta region to find lasting solutions to the perennial crisis in the region.  Accordingly, all the various groups and initiatives which have been working to

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National News

GOV. FAYOSE: DSS GESTAPO INVASION OF JUDGES’ RESIDENCE, THREAT TO DEMOCRACY

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described the invasion of residences of five judges, including those of two Justices of the Supreme Court – Justice Walter Onnoghen nd Justice Sylvester Ngwuta – by armed men of the Department of State Service and reported arrest as a direct assault on the judiciary. Onnoghen is the second

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National News

BUHARI THREATENS MILITARY ACTION AGAINST NIGER DELTA MILITANTS

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his government will resort to military action if the bombing of oil installations in the Niger Delta region persists. Buhari stated this on Saturday during the Passing out Parade of Officer cadets of the 63 regular course at the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna. Buhari said the priority of his administration

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National News

JUDGES’ ARREST: NBA DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY

The Nigerian Bar Association on Saturday declared a state of emergency in the judiciary following the midnight arrest of some judges by the Department of State Services. The declaration of the state of emergency was made on Saturday evening in Lagos by the NBA President, Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN). Mahmoud addressed the press alongside four past

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National News

STOP THE BOMBINGS, EMBRACE PEACE, DELTA MONARCH BEGS MILITANTS

•Says Niger Deltans are the major cause of their problems •Appeals to FG for the massive development of Niger Delta The paramount ruler of Ogbe-Ijoh Warri Kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, His Royal Majesty Couple Markson Oromoni, Monbeni II, have appealed to Niger Delta militants to shield their swords

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Delta News

AGAIN, TOMONE’S NGO SET TO EMPOWER MORE YOUTHS IN DELTA STATE

•Appeals to government to look beyond Amnesty Programme in the Niger Delta. •Says there are other youths seating idle that are to be empowered •Calls on multinational oil companies for partnership The founder of a Niger Delta based non governmental organization Dr. Godspower Tomone, of the One Love Community Development and Promotion of Peace Initiative,

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Delta News

CRISIS LOOMS AS SCORES BUTCHERED, HOSPITALIZED IN WARRI OVER MARKET OWNERSHIP

•Agbasa Claims ownership of Ogbe-Market WARRI ~ Scores of persons have been reportedly butchered yesterday in the popular Ogbe -Ijoh market by aggrieved Youths of Agbassa Community in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State. Confirming the incident to Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper, Chief M. Keme, a leader in Ogbe-Ijoh Warri Kingdom, Warri South West

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National News

CHEVRON: 43 YEARS AFTER, OKOYITORU AND MAKARABA COMMUNITIES REMAINS GROSSLY ABANDONED

•Says It Should Leave for better companies •Seeks to review existing Global Memorandum of Understanding •Chevron yet to employ a single person in their many years of operation A community leader in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Mr. Timi Oluba in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State have accused Chevron Nigeria Limited of not living

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Delta National News

CHEVRON MULTIMILLION NAIRA COTTAGE HOSPITAL, WASTING AWAY AT OPOROZA

*Community says project has failed and substandard *Foundation expresses confidence on its completion Residents of Oporoza Community, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State have lambasted Chevron for the abandonment of the multimillion naira supposed Cottage Hospital. A visit by Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper to the scene

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DANGER LOOMS AS UDU BRIDGE IN DELTA IS AT THE VERGE OF COLLAPSING

•Udu bridge no longer a bridge but a dead trap Road users in Warri and Udu Areas in Delta State have yesterday called on the Delta State Government to immediately come to their rescue as the essential bridge is collapsing. When Gbaramatu Voice visited the bridge for on the spot assessment, it was learnt that

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Edo National News

EDO DECIDE: APC MAINTAINS EARLY LEAD

Results announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC reveals that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is leading. According to reports by the Edo INEC, 9 Local Government Areas results have been announced so far with the APC winning five out of the 9 Local Governments while the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP maintains

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National News

EDO: IGNORE RESULTS ON SOCIAL MEDIA, INEC TELLS NIGERIANS

The Independent National Electoral Commission has called on Nigerians to disregard results being posted on the social media for the Edo State governorship election. According to the Commission, only results released by it or its designated officials are genuine. The electoral body said in a tweet, “It has come to the attention of the Independent

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OTUARO, MANAGER, BRISIBE, REYENEJU, REPS, COMMISSIONERS, YINGI, ALGON, OTHERS STORMED GBARAMATU TO BURY TOMPOLO’S FATHER (PHOTOS)

The three days high powered executive burial of late. Chief Thomas Osen Ekpemupolo, Tompolo’s father witnessed the unprecedented attendance of political bigwigs in the Nigerian State trooped out in numbers to observe the funeral rites of the departed legend. Prominent among the politicians that stormed the ceremony was His Excellency Barr. (Dcn) Kingsley Burutu Otuaro,

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News Sport

WRESTLING: DELTA DEFEATS BAYELSA AS ANDAWEI DISGRACED OPUKIRI

•Eniekpedekumor Says Andawei a better wrestler to Opukiri An Ijaw wrestling champion, Mr. Opukiri of Bayelsa was yesterday defeated and disgraced by Mr. Andawei who represented Delta State in a wrestling context at Okerenkoko community in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State. This was done as part of activities marking

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