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JUST IN: Niger Delta minister meets Tompolo, Gbaramatu monarch over crude oil theft (PHOTOS)

The Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Development, Hon. Abubakar Momoh, on Sunday met with the former leader of the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), High Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo, in Oporoza, headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Delta state. The minister also met with the Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Oboro-Gbaraun

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Church News

Seventh Day Adventist Church seals off headquarters in Abia over leadership crisis

The Seventh Day Adventist Church, on Saturday, sealed off its Abia North Conference at Umuoriehi, in Umuahia North Local Government Area, over leadership crisis rocking the headquarters. The church leaders sent the worshippers out of the church premises and locked the gate with a padlock immediately after Saturday’s service. They displayed placards with different inscriptions

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National News

Three teenagers in court for causing nuisance around Wike’s residence in Abuja

The Police on Friday arraigned three teenagers before a Grade l Area Court in Lugbe, Abuja, for allegedly causing public nuisance. According to Guardian, the suspects, Nasiru Abdullahi, 18, Usman Jabrin, 17, and Aliyu Adamu, 18, all of whom have no fixed address, were arraigned on charges of conspiracy and public nuisance. They, however, pleaded

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Delta News

PHOTOS: Presentation of Staff of Office to the new Orosuen of Okere Urhobo Kingdom

By Samuel Ebikeme Abai The new Orosuen of Okere-Urhobo Kingdom, HRM Ogheneochuko Morris Eyekpimi Egbobonyen, Owhotemu II, has been presented with staff of office from the Executive Governor of Delta state, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, represented by his Deputy, Chief Monday Onyeme. The ceremony which took place at the premises of the Orusuen’s palace in

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NGO calls on FG to partner with organizations, CSOs to improve quality of education and learning in Niger Delta

By Enaibo Asiayei & Chairman Ojumiri A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Ernest Bebenimibo Foundation (EBF), has called on federal, state and local governments to partner with progressive organizations and civil society groups to improve quality of education and learning in the Niger Delta. The founder of the NGO, Deacon Ernest Bebenimibo, who made this known on

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National News

How Delta youths protested mysterious death of Afrobeat star, MOHBAD in Warri

By Silvia Oribhabor Some fans in Effurun and Warri areas of Delta State on Thursday joined thousands to marched across Nigeria, over the last week mysterious death of an Afrobeat star, late Ilerioluwa Aloba, better known as MohBad, whose body has been exhumed for an autopsy as authorities investigate the cause of his demise. Lagos

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National News

REST IN PEACE: Protesters organise candlelight session for MOHBAD in Warri [PHOTOS]

By Samuel Ebikeme Abai Youths in Warri, on Thursday night, held a candlelight session for late Nigerian rapper, Ilerioluwa Olademeji Aloba, aka MOHBAD. The 27-year-old died on September 12 and was buried the following day. See photos below:

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National News

PHOTO STORY: Youths, entertainers ground Warri, demand justice for Mohbad

By Jessica Eyituoyor Maku Protesters on Thursday took over streets in Warri, Delta state, to protest the death of the late Nigerian singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad. [ALSOREAD] MOHBAD: Warri Joins #JusticeForMohbad Protest (PHOTOS) The protesting youths, who spoke with GbaramatuVoice, insisted that the Nigeria Police must bring both Naira Marley and Sam

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NDDC has been repositioned to inspire hope, says Ogbuku

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Samuel Ogbuku has disclosed that the commission has been repositioned to bring about the much needed growth and development to inspire hope in the Niger Delta region. Ogbuku said the NDDC is now largely focusing on sustainable partnerships in manpower and infrastructural development, with

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[HAPPENING NOW] MOHBAD: Warri Joins #JusticeForMohbad Protest (PHOTOS)

By Daniel Abolaji Jejelaye Fans and mourners in Warri and Effurun areas of Delta state, have joined in the call for justice for late Nigerian music artist, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad. (VIDEO) THE STORY SO FAR ON THE DEAD OF MOHBAD – His death and the heartbreaking story behind it The protest

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Delta News

FLOOD: Panic in Burutu as water level rises in Delta state (PHOTOS)

By Enaibo Asiayei There is panic among residents of Ayakoromo communities in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta state as water level continues to rise. GbaramatuVoice team observing the water levels from the Burutu area on Wednesday, reports that the fear being expressed by the residents of Ayakoromo communities was not unfounded. See photos below.

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News Oil & Gas

NNPC gives fresh updates, says 234 illegal pipeline connections, refineries discovered in Nigeria

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited said 234 incidences of illegal connections, refineries, amongst others, were recorded in several oil-producing states in the Niger Delta region between September 9 to 15, 2023. NNPC said the total incidences recorded were higher compared with the 148 incidences of illegal connections and refineries reported between September 2

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National News

MOHBAD, OBI, ATIKU, NIGER DELTA TOP NEWS ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2023

These are the top news across Nigeria and around the world that might interest you today, Wednesday, September 20, 2023. The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 presidential election, Peter Obi, says Nigeria has failed the Niger Delta region because of the level of poverty experienced in the region. Obi spoke on

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Top news from Nigeria and around the world – Mohbad’s corpse may be exhumed for autopsy

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, on Monday, inaugurated the special investigative team put together to unravel circumstances surrounding the death of singer Ilerioluwa Aloba aka Mohbad.

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Aviation News

Presidential Amnesty Programme flags-off aviation training program for ex-agitators

Presidential Amnesty Programme flags-off aviation training program for ex-agitators

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National News

Ijaws in diaspora vow to end flooding in Niger Delta

The President of Ijaw Diaspora Council (IDC), Professor Mondy Selle Gold, has promised that the group is poised to stop flooding in the Niger Delta. Professor Gold made this known on Saturday (16/9/2023) in London when she spoke at the Ijaw Women’s Association of United Kingdom’s Culture and 36th Anniversary celebration, stated that a fund

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Church News

Jimmy, son of Late Pastor Odukoya becomes general overseer of Fountain of Life Church

His sister, Tolu Odukoya Ijogun is the new associate Pastor of the Church.

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Delta News

Delta: Polobubo community laments hardship, hunger over devastating flood, seeks govt intervention

The President-General in the statement titled 'AN URGENT APPEAL TO DELTA STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENTS: COME TO OUR AID AND SAVE US FROM DEVASTATING FLOOD OCCASIONED BY EXTREME RAINFALL,' noted that they are obviously in an emergency situation that the government of Governor Sheriff Oborevwori and the Federal Government, and their relevant agencies must intervene,

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National News

BREAKING: Major shake-up as NNPCL retires Tombomieye, Ahmed, Adetunji, replacements named

A major shake-up has occurred at the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) which has led to the compulsory retirement of three Executive Vice Presidents and their replacements announced. They are Abdulkabir Ahmed (Gas, Power and New Energies), Engr Adokiye Tombomieye (Upstream) and Adeyemi Adetunji (Downstream). The trio has been replaced with Olalekan Ogunleye (EVP

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Delta News

DeWayles hosts Delta governor, Sheriff Oborevwori at country home

The chairman of Dewayles Group of Company, High Chief Victor Egukawhore, has hosted the governor of Delta State, Sheriff Oborevwori, in his country home to discuss issues on infrastructural development of the state and equity contributions to drive the state’s developmental agenda. The business mogul received the governor in Okpolo/Enhwe in Isoko South local government

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Inside Niger Delta News Rivers

British High Commission to Partner NDDC on Clean Energy

The British High Commission says it will explore partnerships with the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, with a focus on renewable, clean energy and green infrastructure in the Niger Delta region.

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Delta News

Premium Steel Company warns against encroachment Into DSC Lands

Premium Steel and Mines Limited, current owners and operators of the defunct Delta Steel Company, Ovwian-Aladja, Delta State, has again cautioned land speculators and property developers to be wary of landed property acquired by the Federal Government of Nigeria for the purpose of developing the largest integrated steel complex in sub-Sahara Africa, adding that those

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Inside Niger Delta News

Niger Delta Minister begins consultation with Governors, Monarchs over sorry state of East-West road

The Minister of Niger Delta Development (MNDD), Engr. Abubakar Momoh, has begun consultation with state Governors to ensure that the road which connects almost all the states of the South-South region receives the best of attention under his leadership. Momoh began the consultation yesterday with courtesy call to the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Umo

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Delta Inside Niger Delta News

Commence vital projects within the Ijaw Areas, IYC tells Delta Governor – Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Western Zone, has called on Governor Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta State-led administration to commence vital projects within the Ijaw areas in the state. The group identified the projects as Ayakoromor Bridge, Ogulagha-Odimodi Road, the School of Marine Burutu Permanent Site, and Other Essential Projects IYC threatened that failure of their

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Inside Niger Delta News

Labour Party’s Okolie Reclaims Delta Rep Seat As Appeal Court Sacks Elumelu

The Court of Appeal, Abuja, has set aside the judgment by the National and State House of Assembly Election Tribunal in Asaba which declared Ndudi Elumelu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the last election for Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency of Delta State. In two judgments, the appellate court declared Ngozi Okolie

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Labour Party leadership knew Obi lost 2023 presidential election – Wole Soyinka

Labour Party leadership knew Obi lost 2023 presidential election - Wole Soyinka

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Bayelsa Inside Niger Delta News

Bayelsa Man Sets New Guiness World Record For Climbing Ladder with Football

After Solomon completed a 60 km journey from Amassoma to Yenagoa with a football on his head, GWR said some people doubted his story. Inspired, Tonye decided to prove them wrong by setting a Guinness World Records title by climbing 150 steps on a ladder with a football on his head. Read Also: Lagos Assembly

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National News

Lagos Assembly summons LAMATA over non-use of Yoruba in train broadcast

Lagos Assembly summons LAMATA over non-use of Yoruba in train broadcast The Lagos State House Assembly, on Tuesday, asked the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) to appear before it over its refusal to add Yoruba to languages it uses for announcements and instructions in its train service. Noting the importance of Yoruba language for

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Edo News

PHOTOS: See the terrible state of roads in Governor Godwin Obaseki’s Edo state

PHOTOS: See the terrible state of roads in Governor Godwin Obaseki’s Edo state Below are pictures of the deplorable state of Ekenwan road in Benin city, Edo state These pictures best described the situation of bad roads in Edo state led by Governor Godwin Obaseki. For publication of your news content, articles, live event coverage,

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TANTITA: You’re selfish, former MEND commander slams Aroni over statement on pipeline surveillance contract

TANTITA: You’re selfish, former MEND commander slams Aroni over statement on pipeline surveillance contract  Former commander of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), General Norway Tondigha, has berated Mr Aroni Oputu, the leader of the Egbema group for being self-centered. GbaramatuVoice recalls that Aroni in a recent statement had talked about

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IYC shuts down Rainoil Filling Station to protest killing of Ijaw youth in Delta, demands for justice

IYC shuts down Rainoil Filling Station to protest killing of Ijaw youth in Delta, demands for justice By Silvia Oribhabor Members of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), on Monday took to DSC Expressway in protest over the killing of one of their own, identified as Tammy Okubama, allegedly killed by Police in Ebrumede, Uvwie Local

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God’s Ministry International holds two-year memorial service for SY Mamamu

God’s Ministry International holds two-year memorial service for SY Mamamu By Chairman Ojumiri God’s Ministry International on Sunday held a special two-year memorial service of a lasting legacy in honour of Late Pa. Evangelist (Dr). Samson Youkore Mamamu, the founder of the church at the Salvation City Community (Idoun Tamara-Ama), New Ogbe-Ijoh, Warri South West

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Report ranks Bayelsa, others low on budget transparency in South South

Report ranks Bayelsa, others low on budget transparency in South South  A non-governmental organisation, Civil Resource Development and Documentation Centre (CIRDDOC) over the weekend have accused the Bayelsa State government for not being transparent enough concerning the transparency and accountability in the budget procurement process. GbaramatiVoice recalls that the Bayelsa State government had initially boasted

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Pipeline Surveillance Contract: Egbema ex-agitators disown Aroni’s statement

Pipeline Surveillance Contract: Egbema ex-agitators disown Aroni’s statement By Enaibo Asiayei Leaders of Niger Delta ex-agitators in Egbema kingdom, Warri North Local Government Area of Delta state, have stated that they are not a party to the recent ill-publication made by Mr Aroni Oputu concerning the non- employment of Egbema youths by Tantita Security Services

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