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AGBINIBO BLASTS OPERATION CROCODILE SMILE

•Says military only good at molesting old people The spokesperson of Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, self styled Brig. Gen. Mudock Agbinibo have lambasted the military alleging that the operation crocodile smile is nothing but a pure intimidation to the Niger Delta. Agbinibo made the revelation on his tweeter handle while pinpointing that despite the huge

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REVIVE BURUTU SEAPORT, COMMUNITY BEGS BUHARI

•Says President Buhari once lived in Burutu •Calls on NPA Managing Director to extend her alleged visit to Burutu Port The people of Burutu Community in Iduwini Kingdom, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State have appealed to President Mohammadu Buhari to revive the Port, stressing that its revival will breath life into the community

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NIGER DELTA IS GRADUALLY STABILIZING -BOROH

•Says over 5m lives have been transformed by the Amnesty programme The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has transformed no fewer than five million lives in the Niger Delta region. The Coordinator of the programme, retired Brig.-Gen.Paul Boroh, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Abuja on Monday Boroh, the

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BREAKING: MILITARY FINALLY FREED OPOROZA 10 AFTER THE DEATH OF TOMPOLO’S FATHER

There is wild jubilation in Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State over the release of the 10 innocent students and palace staff arrested during the May 28th military siege. It was said that the Kingdom received the news of the release today with great ecstasy as they celebrate randomly

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DEATH OF TOMPOLO’S FATHER: OTUARO, CLARK, IYC, GBARAMATU TRADITIONAL COUNCIL, OBOROTU, COMMUNITIES, OTHERS CONDOLES WITH FAMILY

•Otuaro calls for Peace •Clark says he was told Tompolo’s father’s leg was amputated due to military brutality and was in shock over his death •IYC says the struggle continues WARRI – Barely 24 hours after the death of Tompolo’s father Chief Thomas Ekpemupolo, the Tunteriwei of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South West Local Government

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WE ARE MASTERS OF THE CREEKS – AVENGERS

•Mocks Operations Crocodile Smile. •Advises Buhari to investigate ongoing military operation. •Insists military is covering up death of soldiers due to boat mishap. Dreaded militant gang in the volatile Niger Delta region, the Niger Delta Avengers, have yesterday boasted that they are the white sharks of the Atlantic, stressing that military activities in the region

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NIGER DELTA: ARMY NABS EX-MILITANT LEADER OVER THREATS OF ATTACK ‎

Troops of 4 Brigade Nigerian Army have arrested a suspected national economy saboteur, one Mr. Gabriel Ogbudje (an Ex-militant leader), also the alleged leader of the “Otugas Fire Force” which is a militant group threatening to attack Utorogu Gas Plant. The suspected militant who was trailed, was arrested by troops along Agbor-Abraka road, Edo State on

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BREAKING: THOMAS EKPEMUPOLO, TOMPOLO’S FATHER DIES DUE TO MILITARY HARASSMENT

High Chief Thomas Osen Ekpemupolo, the Tunteriwei of Gbaramatu kingdom and father of embattled Niger Delta ex militant leader, Tompolo is reported dead today. A confidential source discloses to Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper that Tompolo’s father died at the early hours of today at Lily Clinic, Deco road, Warri in Warri South Local Government Area of

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EDO GUBER: VOTE WISELY, ACTIVIST COUNSEL IJAWS

A Niger Delta activist, Comr. Fiyebo Eperetei have advised Ijaws in Edo state to vote wisely in the forthcoming gubernatorial election to avert another years of unbridled suffering. Comr. Fiyebo, urges the Ijaws to be vigilant while noting that the contributions of Ijaws in the state where enormous as they are continually being undermined despite

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GROUP SEEKS HARMONIOUS RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN IJAWS AND ITSEKIRIS

A Niger Delta based group, the Niger Delta Comprehensive Peace Movement, NDCPM, have today called on both the Itsekiri and Ijaw ethnic nationalities in Delta State to shield their swords and embrace peace. The group made the appeal in a statement sent to Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper through its President, Dr. Ebi Alakiri and Engr. Sunday

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SHOCKER AS IBRU FAMILY LOOSES ANOTHER

Barely few months ago when the Ibru family lost a prominent member, Olorogun Felix Ibru, the first democratically elected governor of Delta State, as they have lost another business magnet Olorogun Michael Christopher Onajirhevbe Ibru (OFR ), the Otota of Agbarha-Otor Kingdom, in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. Gbaramatu voice gathered that

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DON’T PUSH US TO THE WALL, GBENEKAMA WARNS ITSEKIRIS.

*Says Gbaramatu Ijaws are the original owners of Escravos The acting secretary and Chief mobilizing officer of the Gbaramatu traditional Council, Chief Godspower Gbenekama in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State have warned Itsekiris not to make them return to the old ways of 1999. Chief Godspower gave the warning in an

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MEND SEEKS OUT OF COURT SETTLEMENT IN N5BN LIBEL SUIT AGAINST JONATHAN

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND said it has endorsed mediatory and conciliatory moves by Ijaw national leader, Chief Edwin Clark to reconcile Henry Okah and his brother Charles with former President Goodluck Jonathan over the threat of the brothers to file a N5 billion libel suit against the ex president.

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OPERATION CROCODILE SMILE, GOVERNMENT ON A RETALIATORY MISSION -IYC

*Says there is no dialogue taking place, Gvt. only buying time to invade our communities. *Ijaws are like Jesus Christ, spilling their bloods for others to benefit *Says restructuring of the Nigerian State remains the most viable option. THE President of Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Worldwide Engr. Udengs Eradiri have accused the Federal Government of

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BUHARI COMMENDS ZUCKERBERG FOR INSPIRING YOUTHS INTO ENTREPRENEURSHIP

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, for sharing his wealth of knowledge with Nigerian youths, and inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs. The commendation is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday by Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Specia The president

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MARK ZUCKERBERG HOLDS CLOSED DOOR MEETING WITH BUHARI

The founder and Chief Executive Officer of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has held a closed-door meeting with the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari. Mr. Zuckerberg was seen going into the Presidential Villa at about 12 noon and left before 1.00 pm. details of the meeting were not disclosed to journalists. After the meeting with the President, Mr.

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BREAKING: MARK ZUCKERBERG IN CLOSED DOOR MEETING WITH BUHARI

The founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg is in a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja. More Details later…

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RETURN MY LATE SON NOW FOR BURIAL, GBARAMATU CHIEF TELLS ODUAH

Ex-husband of Senator Stella Oduah, Lt. Col. Satchie Emmanuel Etoromi (Rtd.), a Chief in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State has urged the ex-aviation minister to return his late son to him now in Warri, Delta State for burial. Chief Etoromi, the Seipakumor of Gbaramatu Kingdom speaking to newsmen in

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REORGANIZE YOURSELVES WITHIN TWO WEEKS OR FACE OUR BOMBARDMENT, MILITANT GROUP TELLS CHEVRON/NPDC

*Welcomes Military to the Niger Delta Creeks There seems to be more confusion in the Niger Delta region as a militant group identified as the Asawana Deadly Force of Niger Delta have warned Chevron and NPDC Operating in Egbema Kingdom, Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State to reorganize themselves by empowering the Youths

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ASUU: We’ll soon go on strike… that’s the only language govt understands

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike to secure the implementation of its 2009 agreement with the federal government. Olusoji Sowande, coordinator of the union in Lagos, said this at a news conference on Tuesday. He said the government had shown that the only language it understands

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STOP INTIMIDATING VILLAGERS, IJAW YOUTHS TELLS SOLDIERS

The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, yesterday, called on military officers involved in the operations,  code-named Operation Crocodile Smile,  in the Niger Delta region to desist from  harassing  innocent villagers along the Warri and Forcados Rivers in Delta State. “In the past two days, villagers plying these waterways have been subjected to all sorts of harassment

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NIGER DELTA: SHOCKER AS MILITANTS SURPRISES MILITARY WITH OPERATION CROCODILE TEARS

•Blows up oil facility in Delta •Vows to worsen Niger Delta Crisis • Warri, Port-Harcourt Refineries, Otorogun Gas Plant, others at the risk of bombardment. An Urhobo economically dreaded militant group under the auspices of Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDGJM, in the Niger Delta region have launched its Operation Crocodile Tears with the bombing

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YOU CANNOT WIN PEACE WITH FORCE, IYC TELLS BUHARI.

The leadership of Ijaw Youth Council, IYC Worldwide have scolded President Mohammadu Buhari over a statement issued through his Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu warning Niger Delta agitators to negotiate or face the Boko Haram treatment, stressing that the government cannot win peace with force. IYC made the call in a

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BREAKING: ARMY DISPATCHES TROOPS, HEADING TOWARDS THE CREEKS OF NIGER DELTA

The fears of Niger Deltans is gradually coming to pass as reports reaching our news desk alleged that the Nigerian Army that was undergoing training in Sapele have dispatched troops to the creeks. A source who spoke to Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper few hours ago who pleaded anonymity maintained that the military promised not to invade

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PENDING RAID, GBARAMATU COMMUNITIES CAUTIONS MILITARY

•Charges military to go after bunkers and not innocent people • As IYC expresses worries on the silence of Governor Okowa A coalition of Communities in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State have raised yet another alarm over what they described as pending invasion while stressing that the military should

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NGO ASSESSES DELTA STATE AT 25 AS POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE

•Sued for continued Peace. WARRI ~ A Niger Delta based Non Governmental Organization (NGO), the Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, have assessed Delta State at 25 on both positive and negative. This was made known to newsmen today in a Press statement by the group’s national coordinator, Comr. Sheriff Mulade while reacting to

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DANGER AS GBARAMATU RESIDENTS FACES MASS RELOCATION OVER FEAR OF ANOTHER INVASION

•Calls on FG to abort plan There have been tension and disillusionment among the people of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State as residents faces gale of mass relocation to cities over fear of yet another invasion, stressing that they have become endangered species in their own land. This

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CONFUSION AS MEND AND SISTER MILITANT GROUP KICKS AGAINST DELEGATION TO BE HEADED BY CLARK

*ADA Says no going back on declaration of Niger Delta Republic *To launch Niger Delta Radio Station within two weeks The Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta, MEND and its sister militant group Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDGJM, have rejected the former federal information commissioner, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark to play lead role

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OKOWA DECLARES DISPUTED OGBE-IJOH AND ALADJA LAND, A SECURITY ZONE.

•Government to occupy land in three weeks Asaba – The Delta State Government have today declared the Ogbe-Ijoh and Aladja disputed land in Udu Local Government and Warri South West Local Government Areas of the State a Security zone for three weeks. This was contained in a government special announcement from the Delta State Government

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GBARAMATU TRADITIONAL COUNCIL OF CHIEFS RAISE ALARM ON FEARS OF ATTACK BY THE MILITARY

Press Statement Our attention has been drawn to clandestine moves by Nigerian Security agencies to further destabilize Gbaramatu kingdom, as so many persons have come to know the truth about the establishment of the only Maritime University in the country, which is sited in Okerenkoko community, Gbaramatu kingdom. This planned action by the security agencies

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CHEVRON-BENIKRUKRU ULTIMATUM, JOHNNY BLOWS HOT, DARES COMMUNITY CHAIRMAN.

*Charges security agencies to be alert WARRI- The Chairman of Egbema Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation, EGCDF, Chief Michael Johnny have warned the chairman of Benikrukru Community Mr. Victor Eseimieghan over the seven days ultimatum issued to Chevron. The EGCDF Chairman gave the warning via a phone conversation with our correspondent today while frowning at the

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JOHNNY BERATED BENIKURUKU COMMUNITY OVER SEVEN DAYS ULTIMATUM

•Says the community had being a major benefactor The Chairman of Egbema Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation, EGCDF, Chief Michael Johnny have berated Benikurukuru Community in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State over the seven days ultimatum given to Chevron. The Chairman made the call yesterday in a statement jointly signed

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FORCADOS: THE UNTOLD STORY OF WHERE NIGERIA BEGAN

•Community cries out •Says we are at the brink of erosion •Calls for a National attention BURUTU- The people of Forcados Community in Iduwini Kingdom, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State have expressed total displeasure on the Nigerian State for the acute negligence of the alleged first administrative capital of Southern Nigeria. Forcados, is

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DESPITE 24 HOURS ULTIMATUM, OGBOLOMA – SPDC FACE OFF LINGERS

By Jeany Metta-Angoye Yenagao- Following the ongoing face-off between Shell Petroleum Development Company and Ogboloma Community one of its host communities in Yenagoa local government area, Bayelsa State, over differences that led to youths of the community seizing four drum-laden loads of chemicals belonging to the company, settlement of the crisis appear to be nowhere

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STOP CAMPAIGN AGAINST JONATHAN, OGBIA BROTHERHOOD WARNS CYNTHIA WHYTE, MEND AND OTHERS

The self-styled spokesman of Movement for the Emancipation of Niger-Delta- MEND and the Reformed Niger-Delta Avengers –RNDA, the splinter arm of the Niger-Delta Avengers- NDA, have been warned to desist from casting aspersion on the character and person of Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, immediate past President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The warning, coming

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