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Obasanjo, Wike, Peter Obi, three other Govs meet in London

Obasanjo, Wike, Peter Obi, three other Govs meet in London Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday, met with the presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi; and the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, in London. ALSO READ: 2023: We’ll use our votes against those who say Rivers don’ matter – Wike Although details of the

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Pipeline Surveillance Contract: Don’t cause crisis in Niger Delta, PANDEF warns Northern Youths

Pipeline Surveillance Contract: Don’t cause crisis in Niger Delta, PANDEF tells Northern Youths Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has cautioned Northern youths not to cause tension in the Niger Delta region, with agitations that are “unnecessary and misguided”. PANDEF stated this on Wednesday in a statement issued to the press and signed by its National

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Arewa groups urge Federal Government to award railway security contract to Tompolo

Arewa groups urge Federal Government to award railway security contract to Tompolo Coalition of Arewa Civil Society Groups (CACSG) has commended the award of crude oil surveillance contract in the Niger Delta to Chief Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, urging Federal Government to award security of other critical infrastructure like railway to him. ALSO

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Oil Pipeline Contract: Tompolo remains best man for the job, says Egbema youth leader

Oil Pipeline Contract: Tompolo remains best man for the job, says Egbema youth leader Former President General of Egbema Youths Council (EYC), Comrade Bright Maya has stated that High Chief Government Ekpemupolo AKA Tompolo, remains the best man to effectively perform pipeline security and surveillance job in the Niger-Delta. Maya, in a statement on Saturday

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OIL CONTRACT: IYC sends strong warning to Arewa youths over attack on Tompolo

OIL CONTRACT: IYC sends strong warning to Arewa youths over attack on Tompolo The leadership of the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) has tasked the Northern Youths under the Arewa Youths Assembly concerning the use of derogatory comments against the capacity of popular Niger Delta Freedom Fighter, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo concerning his handling

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Wike orders arrest of House of Representatives member over alleged illegal oil bunkering

Wike orders arrest of House of Representatives member over alleged illegal oil bunkering Rivers State Governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike has asked security agencies in the state to identify and arrest the owner of a filling station that was recently sealed in Port Harcourt for allegedly trading in illegally refined petroleum products. Governor Wike gave the

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Niger Delta: Tompolo warns against environmental pollution, reads riot act to oil thieves in Nigeria 

Niger Delta: Tompolo warns against environmental pollution, reads riot act to oil thieves in Nigeria  …Says No more illegal bunkering Popular Niger Delta freedom fighter, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo has announced mass recruitment of people from the region to check crude oil activities against theft, vandalism, and to prevent environmental pollution. GbaramatuVoice recalls

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We’ll soon reveal big men behind crude oil theft in Nigeria – Presidency

We’ll soon reveal big men behind crude oil theft in Nigeria – Presidency The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, has said the federal government would soon reveal the identities of important personalities behind oil theft in the country. Shehu said that as part of efforts to

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SDP presidential candidate, Prince Adebayo, to chair GbaramatuVoice 7th Anniversary Lectures

SDP presidential candidate, Prince Adebayo, to chair GbaramatuVoice 7th Anniversary Lectures The Presidential Candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Prince Adewole Adebayo, would, Tuesday, August 30, 2022, chair the 2022 GbaramatuVoice 7th Anniversary Lectures/Awards ceremony scheduled to take place at the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. The Publisher/CEO of the company,

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CURBING OIL THEFT: Tompolo meets stakeholders, Niger Delta ex-agitators

CURBING OIL THEFT: Tompolo meets stakeholders, Niger Delta ex-agitators …To assist FG curb crude oil theft in the region No fewer than five thousand ex-agitators and stakeholders from the oil bearing communities in the Niger Delta region are currently in a meeting with the former leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta,

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NiMet raises alarm over imminent flood in Delta, Bayelsa, Sokoto, others

NiMet raises alarm over imminent flood in Delta, Bayelsa, Sokoto, others The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has raised alarm over a high level of flood threat in six states across the country. Speaking in Abuja on Tuesday, the Director General of NiMet, Prof. Mansur Bako Matazu said “we are present in every part of Nigeria

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Miyetti Allah rejects Peter Obi, instructs Fulanis to vote against former governor

Miyetti Allah rejects Peter Obi, instructs Fulanis to vote against former governor …says Obi represents ‘Biafran interest’ The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, also known as Miyetti Allah, has said it has instructed every Fulani in the country not to vote for the presidential standard bearer of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi. According to the

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Money Laundering Allegation: US Court Vindicates Petroleum Minister, Timipre Sylva

Money Laundering Allegation: US Court Vindicates Petroleum Minister, Timipre Sylva …Orders Point Blank News to retract publications A US District Court of Eastern Pennsylvania has vindicated the Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva over an alleged lodgement of $2,039,975 (Two million and thirty-nine thousand, nine hundred and seventy-five US dollars) into

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SOLUDO: Unknown gunmen now known; they’re Igbo who kill for human organs

SOLUDO: Unknown gunmen now known; they’re Igbo who kill for human organs “Majority of them are Igbo who kill, harvest human organs for rituals, their objective being lucrative criminality” The Governor of Anambra state, Charles Soludo, has said majority of the “unknown gunmen” behind the high rate of violence in the state are Igbo. Speaking

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NNPC renews 5 oil bloc licenses

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has signed a contract extension with its partners for five major oil blocs with hopes of boosting Nigeria’s economy with $500 billion in revenue. According to the NNPC limited, the development is a major step toward boosting Nigeria’s crude production and “unlocking investments in the deepwater space post-Petroleum

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PDP crisis depeens as Wike sues Atiku, Tambuwal, demands recognition as candidate

PDP crisis depeens as Wike sues Atiku, Tambuwal, demands recognition as candidate Governor of Rivers State, Barr. Nyesom Wike, has sued the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar; the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal; and the PDP over the conduct of the presidential primary of the party that was held was in

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OPEC says Nigeria is losing N101bn worth of crude oil as production dropped to 1.084mbpd in July 2022

OPEC says Nigeria is losing N101bn worth of crude oil as production dropped to 1.084mbpd in July 2022 Nigeria’s crude oil production plunged by 2.3 million barrels in July 2022 when compared to what the country produced in the preceding month of June, data from the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries showed on Thursday. In

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Water Resources Bill: Niger Delta National Assembly members are sleeping – IYC 

Water Resources Bill: Niger Delta National Assembly members are sleeping – IYC The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), worldwide, has described the controversial Water Resources Bill recently reintroduced in the House of Representatives as highly provocative. The Bill before the National Assembly is said to be an amalgamation of already existing water resources laws that are

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2023: Stay clear of Igbo land – MASSOB warns Okowa

The Movement for Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has warned the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP vice presidential candidate, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa against claiming to be an indigene of Igbo extraction. A statement issued on Tuesday by the leader of MASSOB, Uchenna Madu alleged that the Delta State Governor had severally denied being

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Gunmen attack convoy, kill two expatriates, two policemen, others in Kogi

Six persons, including two expatriates and two police inspectors were killed by gunmen on Friday during an attack on their convoy in Kogi State. Also killed in the attack were two drivers of the expatriates working with the West Africa Ceramics Company Ajaokuta, in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the state

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OKOWA TO PETER OBI: Your experience not enough to lead Nigeria

OKOWA TO PETER OBI: Your experience not enough to lead Nigeria The Presidential Candidate of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, is not experienced enough to lead Nigeria, Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, has said. Okowa, who is the vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), also said Obi does not have the needed

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Today in Nigeria and around the world: A roundup of the big news on Saturday, July 30, 2022

Today in Nigeria and around the world: A roundup of the big news on Saturday These are the big news across Nigeria and around the world that might interest you today, Saturday, July 30, 2022. 1. 2023: Okowa meets Ortom behind closed doors, begs Wike The vice presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Governor

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I will announce new NDDC Board soon, says Buhari

I will announce new NDDC Board soon, says Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to announce a new board to oversee the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) without further delay. President Buhari made this commitment while presenting a keynote address at the opening ceremony of a two-day top management retreat of the

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ASUU STRIKE: Nigerian workers, NLC protest grounds activities in Abuja 

ASUU STRIKE: Nigerian workers, NLC protest grounds activities in Abuja  By Gbenga Ojo Daniel  The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has grounded Activities in Central Area of FCT in continuation of its two-day nationwide protest in solidarity with the strike action of the Academic Staff Union of Universities. ALSO READ: Nigerian senators move to impeach Buhari

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Peter Obi to supporters: Concentrate on our mission, stop attacking aspirants

The Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, had once again appealed to his supporters to exercise restraints in reacting to comments made about him by other candidates. The former Anambra State Governor made this appeal via his official Twitter page on Monday. ALSO READ: There is dignity in labour, Peter Obi replies Tinubu In his

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ATIKU: I’ll speak soon – Wike breaks silence

Rivers State governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has said he would soon speak on recent happenings in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. ALSO READ: VP Slot: If you drop Okowa and choose Wike, just forget our votes – Igbo youths warn Atiku The governor, in a statement by his Special Assistant Media, Kelvin Ebiri, Saturday in

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BREAKING: Petroleum Minister, Timipre Sylva, emerges 2022 Niger Delta Man of the Year

Petroleum Minister, Timipre Sylva, emerges 2022 Niger Delta Man of the Year …To deliver keynote address at GbaramatuVoice 7th Anniversary Lectures The Gbaramatu Publishing Company Limited, owners and operators of the popular GbaramatuVoice Newspaper, has presented a letter of notification of conferment of Award to the Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre

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SHETTIMA: We’ll change this country for the better – Tinubu

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday, officially unveiled former Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, as his running mate. This is as Tinubu, who is a former Lagos State governor, promised to work with his vice presidential candidate, alongside his team, to change the country for the better. ALSO READ:

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How Goodluck Jonathan was betrayed by PDP in 2015 – Edwin Clark

How Goodluck Jonathan was betrayed by PDP in 2015 – Edwin Clark  Former President Goodluck Jonathan, no longer associates with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because of the treatment meted out to him by members when he sought re-election in 2015. This is according to Chief Edwin Clark, leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum

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Edwin Clark urges President Buhari to constitute NDDC substantive board

Edwin Clark urges President Buhari to constitute NDDC substantive board Edwin Clark asks Buhari to ‘urgently’ constitute substantive board of NDDC Edwin Clark, an Ijaw national leader and convener of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute a substantive board for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). In

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AGF Malami releases official photos with new bride, President Buhari’s daughter, days after secret ceremony

AGF Malami releases official photos with new bride, President Buhari’s daughter, days after secret ceremony Photographs of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice (AGF), Abubakar Malami, and his new wife, Nana Hadiza, who is a daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, have emerged. After days of speculations without official confirmation neither from the

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Bayelsa governor, Douye Diri, visits UN headquarters, seeks Niger Delta clean up

Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has called for the total remediation of the Niger Delta region after long years of environmental damage. Diri who stated this at the United Nations Headquarters, New York where he met the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Dr Amina Mohammed, lamented that Bayelsa State is the worst hit by

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In secret ceremony, AGF Malami marries President Buhari’s daughter in Aso Rock as third wife

In secret ceremony, AGF Malami marries President Buhari’s daughter in Aso Rock as third wife Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), has wedded Nana Hadiza, daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari. A source confirmed to TheCable that the wedding took place on Friday at a private Nikkai ceremony held at the villa. Nana Hadiza, aged

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New Niger Delta Minister, Umana Okon Umana, vows to make a difference

New Niger Delta Minister, Umana Okon Umana, vows to make a difference New Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Umana Okon Umana, has promised to deliver on the mandate of his new office to justify the trust President Muhammadu Buhari has placed in him and to meet the yearnings of the people of the Niger

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UK, US warn residents against travel near Kuje prison, riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, others

UK, US warn residents against travel near Kuje prison, riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, others The United States Embassy has warned its citizens in Nigeria against travelling on the airport road in Abuja. The warning came after suspected terrorists attacked Kuje prison and freed inmates on Tuesday. Also, United Kingdom

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