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Rivers of Healing: Miraculous Moments Flow at Surrounding Waters Programme with Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin

Day 2: Morning Session – A Journey to Healing and Restoration During the day two of the ongoing five days of Surrounding Waters Revival Programme with Senior Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin at Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministries, also known as Mercy City in Effurun, Delta State, a profound display of miracles and transformative moments has captivated

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Bayelsa News

‘I will NOT pay 600k for a self contain in Yenagoa…’- Bayelsans React to Escalating Rent in Yenagoa

The rent crisis in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state, has reached a tipping point, and residents have taken to Facebook to voice their concerns about skyrocketing rental rates. Everyone seems to agree – housing costs have become a big problem. Preye John, a Facebook user, sparked a fiery debate about the high cost of housing. Preye John:

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MERCY LAND: Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin Sets Ablaze 5-Day Surrounding Water Programme with Miracles (PHOTOS)

Miracles and divine power took center stage as Senior Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin launched the 5-Day Surrounding Water Programme at Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministries in Effurun, Delta State, on October 18, 2023. This highly anticipated event, spanning from October 18th to 23rd, 2023, commenced with a morning session that left attendees in awe with a

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National News

PAP: Ndiomu Meets Customs Chief to Strengthen Niger Delta Operations

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and the Office of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) have joined forces to bolster their operations in the Niger Delta region. This strategic partnership was solidified during a recent meeting at the Customs Headquarters in Abuja, where the Acting Comptroller-General of the NCS, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, hosted the PAP Interim

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National News

Ijaw nation sends strong message to Tinubu over marginalization, demands equitable federal appointments

“We demand without equivocation that an Ijaw person be appointed Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority."

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Grandeur and Tradition: Highlights from the 7th Coronation Anniversary of Ijaw monarch in Ondo

On Friday, the 13th of October, the 7th coronation anniversary of HRM Eseimokumor Ogonikara I, Okrimini, Pere of Tubutoru Kingdom in Ondo State, was celebrated with grandeur, rich tradition, and profound cultural expressions. This significant event took place at Furupa Egbesu Temple in Taribor community, the headquarters of the kingdom, and brought together an array

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National News

Nigeria’s oil production soars to 1.7million barrels per day

The Federal Government, on Friday, announced that Nigeria’s oil production has increased to about 1.7 million barrels per day, up from the 1.1mbpd recorded in August 2023. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Oil), Heineken Lokpobiri, disclosed this in a session with journalists at his office in Abuja on Friday. He said, “We have

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News Oil & Gas

NNPCL Ends Crude Oil Swaps, Shifts to Cash Payment for Petrol Imports

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) has ended the crude oil swap deal for petrol and started using cash tenders for the purchase of fuel for the first time in a decade, according to reports from Reuters. This transition, which is in line with President Bola Tinubu’s reform efforts initiated in May, aims to

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News Oil & Gas

Chevron meets with President Tinubu in New York, reiterates commitment to partnership

On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, a Chevron team led by Clay Neff, President, Chevron International Exploration and Production and Rick Kennedy, Chairman/Managing Director, Chevron Nigeria Mid-Africa Business Unit, met with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and other Nigerian government officials including the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources

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Free Indeed Pastor, Johnmark Ighosotu, prepares to bid farewell to his father

Renowned cleric and Senior Pastor of God’s Delight Gospel Assembly aka Free Indeed, JohnMark Ighosotu, is preparing to honor his late father in a benefiting burial. In a heartfelt invitation signed by the clergyman, Pastor John Mark Ighosotu, the Kikiri family of Ekakamre town in Ughelli South L.G.A, Delta State, warmly welcomes the public. They

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Former Edo state governor’s aide advocates for renewal of Tantita’s pipeline surveillance contract

Several members of Tantita Security Services Nigeria Limited in Egbema Kingdom, Edo state, are urging the Federal Government and the Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) to disregard opposition to the renewal of the pipeline surveillance contract awarded to the company. Tantita Security Services Limited is owned by renowned former leader of the defunct Movement

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National News

Late Dowen College Student Sylvester Oromoni Jnr. had no health issues, mother testifies at inquest

Mother of Sylvester Oromoni Jnr., the late 12-year-old student of Dowen College, Lagos, Mrs. Rosemary Oromoni, testified at a coroner’s inquest to unravel the circumstances of her son’s death on November 30, 2021. She stated that her late son had no health challenges before the complaints he made a few days before his death. During

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Church News

MIRACLE AT MERCY CITY: Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin awards N6 million to good samaritan, others who thwarted kidnapping attempt

In a heartwarming display of bravery and heroism, Mrs. Loretta Idemudia took center stage on Sunday, October 8, at the Christ Mercy Land Deliverance Ministries, also known as Mercy City, located in Effurun, Delta State. The event took place at Mercy City, where the Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin Foundation, led by Senior Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin,

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National News

Niger Delta Affairs Minister Expresses Concern Over Infrastructure Crisis in South-South Region

The Minister of Niger Delta Development, Engr. Abubakar Momoh, has voiced deep concerns regarding the deteriorating state of roads in the Niger Delta Region, categorizing them as an urgent emergency that demands immediate intervention. Engr. Momoh articulated these concerns during a recent courtesy visit to his office in Abuja by members of the Akoko Edo

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NNPCL: Ex-agitators threaten unrest in Niger Delta over pipeline maintenance contracts

Former militants, now organized under the banner of the Coalition of Ex-Agitators of Niger Delta (CEND), have issued a stern warning of potential unrest in the Niger Delta region if the Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPCL) fails to include local companies from the region in its recent pipeline maintenance contract awards. The ex-militants expressed deep

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Delta News

Delta LG election: Warri South West chairmanship aspirant promises to develop Ijaw, Itsekiri communities

Engr. Faith Mamamu, a chairmanship aspirant, on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, has promised to commit all his leadership experience and influence to develop the area. He also promised to liaise with all the traditional leaders, leaders of thought, political leaders and

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Warri Again Show: Davido Slams Ex-NFF President Amaju Pinnick

Nigerian music megastar, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, has reacted to a claim by Amaju Pinnick, former President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), that he failed to honour a contract after collecting $94,000. GbaramatuVoice had reported how Amaju Pinnick, while speaking at the 19th edition of Warri Again, expressed displeasure that Davido failed

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National News

13% Derivation: Delta gets lion’s share of N180bn, as oil producing states receive N544.9bn in 6-months

…Akwa-Ibom N130bn, Bayelsa N92bn, Rivers N92bn Nine oil producing states shared N544.9 billion from the federation account, through the 13 percent derivation formula, in the first half of 2023. National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data showed that Abia, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Delta, Edo, Imo, Ondo, and Rivers were states that received the funds. The

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National News

NDDC BOARD: Senate confirms Ebie, Ogbuku, Denyanbofa, Igbuya, others

Those nominated into the board and management of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu were yesterday confirmed by the Senate. They were confirmed after their screening by the Committee of the Whole. The NDDC board members are: Chiedu Ebie (Chairman, Delta); Dr. Samuel Ogbuku (Managing Director/CEO, Bayelsa); Boma Iyaye (Executive

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National News

Read Pastor Adeboye’s prayers for Nigeria at 63

Pastor Enoch Adeboye has prayed to God to heal Nigeria, asking citizens to also pray for the betterment of the nation. The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) said this on Sunday during the church’s October Thanksgiving Service and Nigeria’s 63rd Independent Day celebration. Pastor Adeboye spoke on the topic ‘Freedom

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National News

Nigeria At 63: Niger Delta Congress demands for constitutional conference

…Says existing constitutional framework no longer addresses challenges facing Nigeria The Niger Delta Congress (NDC), a socio-political organisation representing all the ethnic nationalities of the Niger Delta region, has demanded for the immediate convening of a constitutional conference. NDC stated that the existing constitutional framework no longer adequately addresses the challenges facing the country. Stressing

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News Oil & Gas

Niger Delta set to partner with Oxytane Africa to reduce air pollution, fuel consumption

Niger Delta leaders and stake holders are set to partner with Oxytane Africa Investments Limited to forge a synergy that will help reduce consumption of fuel and reduce air pollution that is killing over 68,000 Nigerians every year. Oxytane Africa Investments Limited, a global brand currently present in 27 countries is an affiliate of Oxytane

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Education News

NDDC invites applications for 2023/2024 Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship (APPLY HERE)

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has announced the commencement of the application process for its 2023/2024 Foreign Post Graduate (Masters) Scholarship Programme. This marks a significant stride in the Commission’s unwavering commitment to fostering human resource development and empowerment of the youths in the Niger Delta region. Aiming to cultivate empowerment and specialization, this initiative

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News Oil & Gas

PIA: Bayelsa communities threaten battle with Shell, insist on separate trust for implementation

Anglo Dutch oil giant, Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has been urged to relate separately with a different Host Community Development Trust (HCDT) instituted by seven communities in its Estuaries Area, EA, in Eketemor Local Government of Bayelsa state. The Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) (2021) assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari on August 16, 2021,

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Church News

How Warri pastor, Victor Great, was unable to walk after embarking on 21 days dry fast

The pastor told his congregation that he would represent them before the gate of death, and he would delay the gate of death from swallowing his congregants.

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National News

BAYELSA POLL: Federal High Court dismisses suit seeking Timipre Sylva’s disqualification

Justice Inyang Eden Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit seeking disqualification of former Petroleum Resources Minister, Timipre Sylva from contesting the November governorship election in Bayelsa State. The suit instituted against the All Progressive Congress (APC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Sylvia was thrown out for want of

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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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