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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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National News

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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National News

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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National News

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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Bayelsa Inside Niger Delta National News

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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IZOUKUMOR HAILS ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF GBARAMATU VOICE NEWSPAPER

WARRI- The commissioner representing Ijaw Ethnic Nationality in the board of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Chief Favour Izoukumo have hailed the establishment of Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper as a step in the right direction. The commissioner made the call during a visit to his office at Deco, in Warri South Local Government

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AVENGERS ARE PRODUCT OF UNMITTIGATED INJUSTCE IN THE NIGER DELTA –FAVOUR

Chief Favour Izoukumor, Commissioner representing the Ijaw ethnic nationality on the board of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC who spoke to Gbaramatu Voice correspondent in an interview noted that the seemingly endless derivations of the Ijaws and indeed Niger Delta is the reason for the renewed militancy in the region. The commissioner

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Bayelsa Youth Election Violence: No life lost -Paramount Ruler

Following concerns raised by residents in Ekeki and adjoining communities of Amarata and Okaka-Epie all in Yanagoa, the Bayelsa State capital as a result of reported violence that characterized elections into the leadership of the youth body of Ekeki –Epie community over the weekend, the Paramount ruler of the community, HRH Odoki Bernard has debunked

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National News

2015 polls: Buhari’s bodyguards protest alleged marginalisation

2015 polls: Buhari’s bodyguards protest alleged marginalisation About 16 months after the 2015 presidential election, the bodyguards of President Muhammadu Buhari, who participated during the campaigns, on Thursday, protested against their “exclusion” by those they described as “cabals in the government.” They alleged that apart from the N20,000 they got on two occasions in January

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National News

Group Threatens Violence over Alleged Non-passage of N28bn DESOPADEC BUDGET

As the Federal Government is battling hard to curtail militancy in the Niger Delta, another round of crisis is again brewing in Delta State as a group, Delta Oil and Gas Stakeholders, threatens to resort to violence over the non-passage of the N28 billion budget of the state’s oil producing areas development commission (DESOPADEC). The

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National News

NON OF OUR OPERATIVES HAS BEEN ARRESTED, AVENGERS BRAGS

•Says Nigerian military have not seen embarrassment. There have been tension as the economically dangerous group, Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, have today via a Press Statement boasted that non of their operatives has been arrested. The statement was issued by the group’s spokesperson, self styled Brig. Gen. Mudoch Agbinibo while alleging that the Nigerian military

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National News

PIPELINE BOMBING: Air Force to launch major operation against militants

The Nigerian Air Force on Saturday said it would soon launch aerial operation in the South-South to protect critical infrastructure and the people of the region. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, said that having substantially addressed the security situation in the North-East, the focus of the NAF was to

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INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: AMBAIOWEI URGE YOUTHS TO LIVE UP TO ENVIABLE STANDARDS

By Jeany Metta-Angoye YENAGOA- Youths in Nigeria, especially those in the Niger-Delta have been urged not to shower all the blames of the prevailing harsh economic situation in the country on its leaders as such can never right the wrong of the past. Engr. Charles Ambaiowei gave this admonition to youths while speaking as Guest

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Editorial News

INFORMING THE MISINFORMED

PRESS STATEMENT 13-08-2016 The Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper was established in the year 2014 as at today has undergone all the processes and procedures of a conventional Newspaper as it has obtained its ISSN number with the National Library at Abuja. The newspaper like every other one is founded with the sole objective of adhering to

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CONFUSION AS ITSEKIRI GROUP BLAST AYIRI

•Says he is selfish and responsible in the occupation of Chevron facility •Called on security agencies to investigate the scenario WARRI -The Iwere Peace Movement, IPW, a sociocultural Itsekeri group in Delta State have accused Chief Ayiri Emami, an All Progressives Congress bigwig in the state as the mastermind of the protest leading to the

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REBUILD AGGE COMMUNITY, YOUTH LEADER TELLS FG

WARRI -President of Agge and its Federated Youth Movement, Comrade Andy Forcados Etimigba aka Aloko have appealed to President Muhammadu to consider the rebuilding of the Community in Kou Kingdom, Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The President made the disclosure to Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper at Agge while celebrating its survival party from the

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OFOUGBENE APPEALS TO GOVERNMENT OVER ELECTRIFICATION

THE People of Ofougbene in Iduwini Kingdom, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State has appealed to Government at all levels including its developmental agencies for the electrification of the community. Speaking to Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper, the leadership of the community disclosed that the town is lacking virtually everything that would have make life meaningful

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News Sport

Nigeria loses to Columbia 2-0

Colombia in the early hours of today defeated Nigeria’s Dream Team VI in the last Group B match of the men’s football event of the ongoing Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil. The Colombians went into the lead as early as the fourth minute in a match in which the outcome did not matter to the

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National News

Economic Crisis: Nigerians adjust feeding patterns, embrace prayers

A fresh public opinion poll by NOIPolls on Wednesday revealed that Nigerians have been compelled to adjust the feeding patterns of their families, while others have resigned to fate, resorting to seeking divine intervention through prayers as the country’s economic situation worsens. The poll conducted in conjunction with Business Day Media revealed that about two-thirds

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COMMUNITY DECRIES AGE LONG NEGLECT OF PRIMARY SCHOOL

•Calls on Governor Mimiko for renovation. The people of Taribor community, Tubutoru kingdom in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State has urged Governor Olusegun Mimiko to rescue the dilapidated government owned primary school from extinction. While speaking to Gbaramatu Voice, The Amananawei of the community, Chief Monday Ebiye alleged that St. Timothy A/C Primary

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National News

Okah brothers vow to sue Jonathan within 60 days

Henry and Charles Okah, leaders of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), have threatened to file a legal action against former President Goodluck Jonathan over the allegation of assassination levelled against them. The Okah brothers, who are standing trial for alleged terrorism in Nigeria and South Africa, said they had asked

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National News

TENSION AS NEW MILITANT GROUP EMERGES WITH A 48-HOURS ULTIMATUM

*Vows to attack Warri, Port Harcourt refineries *Soldiers to comb Niger Delta creeks to battle militants A new militant group, Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM) have yesterday announced its presence in the troubled region with a threat to bring down the Warri and Port Harcourt refineries as well as Otorogun Gas Plant. The group

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National News

FLOOD ALERT: NEMA advises communities along River Niger to evacuate

Following intense rainfall and rises in water level, the National Emergency Management Agency has advised communities along the river Niger to evacuate immediately to safer ground over the likelihood of floods that may occur at any moment from now. The Director General of NEMA, Muhammad Sani-Sidi, who gave the advice said the agency received alerts

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Army hunts for killers of soldiers in Bayelsa

A manhunt has begun for militants who killed three soldiers attached to the Operation Delta Safe in Bayelsa State on Monday, according to the Nigerian Army. Meanwhile, the state government has condemned the killing of the soldiers in Nembe community, describing the action as barbaric and not in the best interest of the people. Similarly,

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CHEVRON BUILDS SURGICAL THEATRE IN DELTA HOSPITAL

In spite of the hard times international oil companies (IOCs) are going through in the hands of militants in the Niger Delta region, oil and gas major, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), has kicked off the construction of a Surgical Theatre and Consultation Rooms at Ekpan General Hospital in Uvwie Local Government Area, Delta State. The

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National News

DISSOCIATE TOMPOLO FROM AVENGERS, BEBENIMIBO SPARKS.

*Described allegation as voodoo The media consultant to former militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo alias Tompolo have maintained its stance that his boss have nothing to do with the activities of Niger Delta Avengers. The spokesperson for the warlord, Comr. Paul Bebenimibo who was also fingered as a sponsor of the economically dangerous group dismissed

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