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​My Warri chronicles (4)

March 29, 2017

Let’s go to the market  Warri markets were like everything else in Warri; they had character. There were several serving the bustling metropolis. And every neighborhood had its own markets. For Okumagba layout, there was Polokor market and Igbudu. There was also Karien street market for emergency purchases.  Serving Okumagaba estate was Okere market, which […]

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DESOPADEC: Ijaws Rejects Budget, Petitions Gov. Okowa

September 23, 2016

The Ijaw  oil and gas producing communities of Delta State, have rejected the 2016 budget for the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC. They have alleged perceived injustices and marginalisation against them. Speaking on behalf these communities,  Bishop Samson Amajene, President, Gbaramatu Kingdom, urged the Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa to review […]

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Fresh Crises Looms over warri EPZ

July 9, 2015

THE Warri Ijaw Peace Monitoring Group, WIPMG, yesterday, called on the Ugborodo Interface Committee on the Export Processing Zone, EPZ, to call Ugborodo people, led by Chief Ayirimi Emami, who went to court to stop the naming of the Deep Sea Port in Escravos, Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, after Gbaramatu, to order. […]

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