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How Nigeria’s Navy arrested Tantita’s operatives, allowed oil thieves to flee

How Nigeria’s Navy arrested Tantita’s operatives, allowed oil thieves to flee A private security outfit, Tanita Security Services Nigeria Limited (TSSNL), has kicked against the arrest of its operatives by the Nigerian Navy. Tantita is a security outfit contracted by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited to protect pipelines from vandalisation. The security outfit

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Ijaws in Udu, Urhobo leaders meet, preach peace 

Ijaws in Udu, Urhobo leaders meet, preach peace  …Ijaw, Urhobo, one big family – Capt. Arantan The Pere of all Ijaws living in Udu Kingdom, Capt. Wilson Arantan, says that the Ijaws and Urhobos are one big family and they should strive to live peacefully among themselves. Dr. Arantan stated this on Wednesday, August 30,

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PDP, APC name Wike in Bayelsa governorship election campaign councils

PDP, APC name Wike in Bayelsa governorship election campaign councils The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have named the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, as a member of both campaign councils for the Bayelsa governorship poll,. raising questions from supporters of both parties. On the official

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CRUDE OIL THEFT: FG hails Tompolo’s Tantita on improved security as Lokpobiri, Ribadu, Kyari, others visit Niger Delta

“I want to also use the opportunity to express our gratitude to Tantita that has been commissioned by the NNPCL to be able to do some work but we are going to do a lot more.” - Heneiken Lokpobiri

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IN DELTA: Ugborodo, Ugboegugun, Deghele communities occupy Shell flow station over non-inclusion in PIA

IN DELTA: Ugborodo, Ugboegugun, Deghele communities occupy Shell flow station over non-inclusion in PIA …Threaten shutdown of SPDC’s 20,000 bpd flow station in Delta Indigenes of Ugboegungu, Ugborodo, and Deghele in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State have occupied the Otumara Flow Station operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to protest

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NOSDRA gives reason why oil spill may continue in Niger Delta 

NOSDRA gives reason why oil spill may continue in Niger Delta  The National Oil Spill Detection Response Agency (NOSDRA) has explained that due to lack of modern technological innovations in securing pipelines, as well as legislation for its operations, oil spill incidences would continue in the Niger Delta. Director General of the agency, Idris Musa,

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Clark, PANDEF, INC others vow to sustain PAP’s gains for Niger Delta peace

Clark, PANDEF, INC others vow to sustain PAP’s gains for Niger Delta peace The Ijaw National Leader, Pa. Edwin Clark, the Interim Administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Gen. Barry Ndiomu (retd), the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and many other prominent stakeholders from the region have vowed to improve the gains of PAP to entrench

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Entrench collaboration in Niger Delta development, stakeholders charge NDDC

Entrench collaboration in Niger Delta development, stakeholders charge NDDC Niger Delta Stakeholders have charged the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to entrench collaboration and partnership in the development of the Niger Delta Region by holding quarterly Partners for Sustainable Development, PSD, forum for the various stages of its budgeting. This was part of the resolutions

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[PICTORIAL] GbaramatuVoice gets royal backing from King Dakolo, Chairman Bayelsa Council of Traditional Rulers

[PICTORIAL] GbaramatuVoice gets royal backing from King Dakolo, Chairman Bayelsa Council of Traditional Rulers The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GbaramatuVoice, Jacob Abai, on Monday, paid a courtesy visit to the Chairman, Bayelsa State Traditional Rulers Council and the Ibenanaowei of Ekpetiama Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, King King Bubaraye Dakolo Agada IV, at his office

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EIGHT YEARS ANNIVERSARY: Ijaw nation throws weight behind GbaramatuVoice (PHOTOS)

EIGHT YEARS ANNIVERSARY: Ijaw nation throws weight behind GbaramatuVoice (PHOTOS) The President of Ijaw National Congress (INC), Prof. Benjamin Okaba, has thrown his weight behind the 2023 edition of GbaramatuVoice Anniversary Lectures, Dinner and Awards scheduled for Wednesday, August 30, 2023 at the DSP Alamieyesegha Memorial Banquet Hall, Government House, Yenagoa, Bayelsa state. The INC

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Wike takes over as FCT minister, threatens demolition of houses on day one in office

Wike takes over as FCT minister, threatens demolition of houses on day one in office Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has threatened to embark on demolition of houses built illegally. The minister said this in his inaugural address at the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) office on Monday. He was among

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BREAKING: Tinubu Appoints Niger Delta Minister

BREAKING: Tinubu Appoints Niger Delta Minister President Bola Tinubu has appointed Engr. Abubakar Momoh as the Minister of Niger Delta Development. This was announced in a statement which Ajuri Ngelale, presidential spokesman, issued on Sunday night. Niger Delta was missing in the list of ministries that was released last week, triggering mixed reactions. On Saturday,

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Maritime News

Oil Theft: Nigerian Navy hands over arrested vessels to owners

Oil Theft: Nigerian Navy hands over arrested vessels to owners The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB) Formoso, on Friday, handed over a merchant tanker vessel, MV TIS IV and Barge Podium to its owners after the vessels were arrested for allegedly engaging in crude oil theft and illegal bunkering among other crimes. The vessels

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Goodluck Jonathan: I never thought I’d sit with Gowon in Council of State

"When I was in primary 5, I couldn’t have imagined that one day, I would be a retired president, sitting with Gowon in the Council of State meeting.”

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Tinubu, Akpabio, governors, traditional rulers, others for Edwin Clark’s book launch today

Tinubu, Akpabio, governors, traditional rulers, others for Edwin Clark’s book launch today Ijaw National Leader, Chief Edwin Clark will today, Thursday, August 17, 2023 unveil a book titled ‘Brutally Frank’ in Abuja. A statement issued by the organizing committee and signed by its chairman, Ambassador Godknows Igali, disclosed that that the event, which will take

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President Tinubu appoints Lokpobiri and Ekpo as ministers for petroleum and gas

President Tinubu appoints Lokpobiri and Ekpo as ministers for petroleum and gas President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed Heineken Lokpobiri is Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, and Ekperikpe Ekpo has been appointed the Minister of State for Gas Resources. Petroleum Resources Heineken Lokpobiri hails from Bayelsa state and is a legal practitioner and politician.

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NNPCL secures $3bn loan to stabilise Naira

NNPCL secures $3bn loan to stabilise Naira The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has secured a $3 billion Emergency Crude Repayment Loan from African Export-Import Bank (AFREXIM) Bank. In a short statement disclosing the deal, the NNPC said the commitment letter, which was signed at AFREXIM Bank’s headquarters in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday, will

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Nigeria’s oil output to rise as Shell resumes exports at Forcados terminal

Nigeria’s oil output to rise as Shell resumes exports at Forcados terminal Nigeria’s oil output could improve as Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) says it has resumed loading on Nigeria’s Forcados crude oil after a months-long outage over a pipeline leak at the export terminal. Exports from Forcados which was scheduled to ship 220,000 barrels

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PHOTOS: Ogulagha monarch decorates his CSO, Ayama, with new rank of ASP

Ogulagha monarch decorates his CSO, Ayama, with new rank of ASP The Ebenanaowei of Ogulagha Kingdom and Chairman, Delta State Ijaw Traditional Rulers Forum, His Royal Majesty, Elder (Capt.) Dr. Joseph Timiyan JP, Agbonu, Torububor 1, on Wednesday, decorated his Chief Security Officer (CSO), Apu Ayama with the new rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police

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Delta News

Worrisome situation of Ofougbene primary school in Burutu, Delta state (PHOTOS)

Worrisome situation of Ofougbene primary school in Burutu, Delta state (PHOTOS) Ofougbene Primary School, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta state, was in a sorry state when GbaramatuVoice team visited. The situation can best be described as pathetic. The Pupils lack a good learning environment with dilapidated building, no writing desks or learning tools and

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Communique from Ijaw and Urhobo traditional rulers’ emergency meeting on the face-off between Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh communities (FULL TEXT)

Communique from Ijaw and Urhobo traditional rulers’ emergency meeting on the face-off between Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh communities (FULL TEXT) Ijaw and Urhobo traditional rulers in Delta state, on Saturday, August 12, 2023, at the palace of the Orodje of Okpe kingdom in Orerokpe, held an emergency meeting on the face-off between Aladja community of Udu and Ogbe-Ijoh

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Rise above entitlement mentality, Nidomu tells Niger Delta youths

Rise above entitlement mentality, Nidomu tells Niger Delta youths The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), has charged youths in the Niger Delta region to “rise above the entitlement mentality”, to set the stage for success. The Interim Administrator of the PAP, Major General Barry Ndiomu (rtd), gave this charge while speaking on Saturday in Ikot Ekpene,

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Delta News

DELTA LG POLLS: Warri South West chairmanship hopeful, Ogugu, begins consultation, receives royal blessing

DELTA LG POLLS: Warri South West chairmanship hopeful, Ogugu, begins consultation, receives royal blessing Warri South West Local Government Area frontline chairmanship aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming council’s election in Delta state, Engr. Don Dickson Ogugu, has begun full consultations with the party stakeholders and his kinsmen in the area.

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PIA will foster devt of host communities, better Nigeria’s economy – Mulade, CEPEJ boss

PIA will foster devt of host communities, better Nigeria’s economy – Mulade, CEPEJ boss The National Coordinator of the Center for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ), Chief Sheriff Mulade, has said that the diligent implementation of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) will help facilitate the development of host communities and the economy of Nigeria by

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OML 38: CEPEJ boss calls on Platform Petroleum, host communities to implement PIA Needs Assessment documents

OML 38: CEPEJ boss calls on Platform Petroleum, host communities to implement PIA Needs Assessment documents By Loveth Ojogun The National Coordinator, Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, who is also the Ibe Serimowei of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Chief Sheriff Mulade, has called on the host communities of OML 38, Platform Petroleum Limited, PPL, and

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NDDC focuses on regional projects, inspects Abia-Akwa Ibom link road

NDDC focuses on regional projects, inspects Abia-Akwa Ibom link road The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has commenced the inspection of on-going and completed projects in Abia State, as part of its resolve to focus on regional and sustainable projects in the Niger Delta region. Speaking during an inspection of the 9-kilometre Obehie/Oke-Ikpe Road in

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Delta News

13% DERIVATION: What Ijaw traditional rulers told Delta governor during meeting with DESOPADEC board members

13% DERIVATION: What Ijaw traditional rulers told Delta governor during meeting with DESOPADEC board members …Demand immediate release of DESOPADEC allocation …Frown at state government’s culture of owing DESOPADEC contractors   …..Say DESOPADEC abandoned projects litter coastal areas of the state Delta State Ijaw Traditional Rulers Forum (DITRF), has urged the state government to release

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Maritime News

NIMASA takes over Continental Shipyard, sets to deploy N50bn modular floating dock

NIMASA takes over Continental Shipyard, sets to deploy N50bn modular floating dock The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has taken over areas leased to it by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) at the Continental Shipyard for the operations of the modular floating dock. The areas include but not limited to the dolphin jetty,

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Mischief makers at work, Presidential Amnesty Office denies fraud allegations

Mischief makers at work, Presidential Amnesty Office denies fraud allegations The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has described fraud allegations of corruption levelled against the programme as false and handiwork of mischief makers. In a statement sent to GbaramatuVoice on Monday, the Special Adviser on Media in the Presidential Amnesty Office, Freston Akpor, said the monies

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JTF clears MT PRAISEL, vessel accused of oil theft, releases it to continue operation

JTF clears MT PRAISEL, vessel accused of oil theft, releases it to continue operation The Joint Task Force (JTF) deployed to protect oil facilities in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) on Sunday absolved the impounded vessel, MT Praisel, of involvement in oil theft and cleared her to continue its operations. The News Agency

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Chevron Nigeria Limited onboards Agbonu Ogulagha-Ibe Host Community Development Trust (HCDT)

Chevron Nigeria Limited onboards Agbonu Ogulagha-Ibe Host Community Development Trust (HCDT) LAGOS, AUGUST 4, 2023: Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), has successfully completed an onboarding workshop for members of the Board of Trustees (BOT), Management Committee (MC) and Advisory Committee (AC) of the

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CRUDE OIL THEFT: Tantita releases shocking details, documents of vessel intercepted by its men in Delta (MUST READ)

CRUDE OIL THEFT: Tantita releases shocking details, documents of vessel intercepted by its men in Delta (MUST READ) The management of Tantita Security Services Nigeria Limited (TSSNL), a private security contractor of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), has released a statement to the interception of Motor Tanker (MT) PRAISEL by its men in

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Church of Ogbanje opens Anambra

Church of Ogbanje opens Anambra A new church called Ogbanje Church of All Nations has been opened in Nnewi, Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State. Members of the congregation had their first worship service at the church, where they sang and danced to a compilation of songs eulogising the names of some popular

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See pictures of fresh vessel with stolen crude oil intercepted by men of Tantita Security in Delta creek 

See pictures of fresh vessel with stolen crude oil intercepted by men of Tantita Security in Delta creek  A vessel carrying crude oil, suspected to have been stolen, has been intercepted in the Koko area of Delta State by men of Tanita Security Services Nigeria Limited, a private security contractor of the Nigerian National Petroleum

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Nigeria loses two judges in one day

Nigeria loses two judges in one day The Nigerian judiciary has suffered a huge loss as two judges died hours apart. Justice Centus Chima Nweze of the Supreme Court and Justice Peter Mallong of the Kaduna Division, both died on Sunday in Abuja. In a statement on Monday signed by the publicity secretary of the

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