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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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National News

Tantita congratulates President Tinubu on 100 days in office, tribunal victory

Tantita congratulates President Tinubu on 100 days in office, tribunal victory The management and entire team of Tantita Security Services Nigeria Limited on Saturday applauded President Bola Ahmed Tinubu as his administration marked 100 days in office and his victory at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. The security company in a statement issued to the

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National News

Why Peter Obi’s petition against Tinubu is incompetent – Tribunal

Why Peter Obi’s petition against Tinubu is incompetent – Tribunal On Wednesday in Abuja, the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal ruled that the petition of the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Gregory Obi was totally y incompetent and defective beyond repairs. The Tribunal in a ruling made lots of objections against the petition and struck out

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Tribunal dismisses Atiku’s dual citizenship petition against Tinubu

Tribunal dismisses Atiku’s dual citizenship petition against Tinubu The presidential election petition tribunal on Wednesday struck out the suit by Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), intending to disqualify President Bola Tinubu on the basis of dual citizenship. According to the tribunal, the information in Atiku’s reply was an attempt to inject

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Tribunal strikes out suit seeking disqualification of Vice President Shettima

Tribunal strikes out suit seeking disqualification of Vice President Shettima The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has thrown out a suit brought before it by the Allied Peoples Movement, APM, seeking the disqualification of Vice President Kashim Shettima. The party had argued that Tinubu was improperly sponsored by the All Progressives Congress, APC, for nominating Kashim

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PAP considers expanding cooperative scheme to accommodate other groups

PAP considers expanding cooperative scheme to accommodate other groups The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has disclosed that it’s micro-finance programme, the PAP Cooperative Society Limited (PAPCOSOL), which was primarily designed for ex-agitators, may be looked into, with a view to expand it to accommodate women groups already engaged in similar practices in running mini businesses

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TOMPOLO: Ex-MEND Commander, Kpenfe pleads with President Tinubu to renew Tantita’s pipeline surveillance contract

TOMPOLO: Ex-MEND Commander, Kpenfe pleads with President Tinubu to renew Tantita’s pipeline surveillance contract By Loveth Ojogun  Former commander of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, Chief Micah Kpenfe, has urged President Bola Tinubu to renew the pipeline surveillance contract of Tantita Security Services Nigeria Limited, the security outfit of renowned

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Death of Ambassador Kayode Laro: Ijaw monarchs pay condolence visit to Nigerian Embassy in France

Death of Ambassador Kayode Laro: Ijaw monarchs pay condolence visit to Nigerian Embassy in France  Ijaw traditional rulers comprising of Delta, Ondo, Edo and Bayelsa states have on Wednesday, August 30, paid a condolence visit to the Nigerian Embassy in Paris, France over the death of the Nigerian Ambassador, Late Kayode Ibrahim Laro. The monarchs

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National News

MIKE OZEKHOME: The people stealing the oil are government officials in collaboration with the Nigerian Navy

MIKE OZEKHOME: The people stealing the oil are government officials in collaboration with the Nigerian Navy A lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, has called for the deployment of “strong technology” to stop crude oil theft and piracy in Nigeria. Mr Ozekhome, SAN made the call on Wednesday while speaking as a panelist at one of the breakout

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Nigeria’s oil production hits 1.6m bpd, says Kyari, GMD NNPCL

Nigeria’s oil production hits 1.6m bpd, says Kyari, GMD NNPCL Mallam Mele Kyari, the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), announced yesterday that oil production in Nigeria surged to 1.6 million barrels per day from the previous figure of less than one million bpd a few months ago. This

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