News - Bayelsa state

Archbishop Of York Likens Oil Pollution In Niger Delta To Genocide

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Archbishop of York Church of England and Chairman of the Bayelsa Oil and Environmental Commission of Inquiry, John Sentamu, says corruption, organized theft, and robbery are the root causes of long years of environmental pollution and neglect of oil-producing states of the Niger-Delta region of Nigeria.

Bayelsa Launches Education Devt. Trust Fund

10 months ago /
Nation 

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the Bayelsa State Education Development Trust Fund would drastically change the story of the state as a state that was once listed among disadvantaged states and wrest the Bayelsa child from the claws of illiteracy.

Bayelsa Oil Communities Accuse Regulatory Agencies Of Complicity In Pollution

10 months ago /
Business and Economy  

Oil ravaged communities in Bayelsa State have accused the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA),  and other regulatory bodies of conniving with oil multinationals in the destruction of their environment.

Seriake Dickson Emerges Chairman At PDP Governors Forum

10 months ago /
Politics 

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has emerged Chairman of The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors Forum.

INEC Fixes New Date For Kogi, Bayelsa Elections

10 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced November 16, 2019, as the new date for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.

New Date For Kogi And Bayelsa Governorship Elections

10 months ago /
Politics 

It will be recalled that on 9th April 2019, the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) released the timetable and schedule of activities for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections. The Commission fixed 2nd November for the elections to hold in both states.

The Role Of Families In Combating Climate Change

10 months ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

The need for families to make their contribution towards combating climate change has been emphasized as Nigerians join the rest of the world to mark the 2019 International Family Day. 

Bayelsa Wants November 2, Governorship Election Date Rescheduled

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State government has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to reschedule the date fixed for the 2019 governorship election in the state.

Bayelsa Ranked 2nd In Immunization Routine Exercise

11 months ago /
Nation 

Bayelsa State has been ranked second behind Jigawa State in the latest rating of immunization routine exercise by the National Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Centre.

Dickson Dumps Lawmakers Pension Bill

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson has declined assent to the bill seeking life pension for former lawmakers from Bayelsa state as proposed and passed on the floor of the state house of assembly on Wednesday, 24 this month.

Bayelsa PDP Inaugurates Stock-Taking Committees

11 months ago /
Politics 

All political appointees, leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa state have been charged to work for the victory of the party in the November second governorship election in the state.

Dickson Says His Successor Will Emerge Through Prayers, Consultations

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has called on the people of the state to use the Easter celebration to unite and invite God's presence for the sustenance of peace and stability of the state and country.

Bayelsa Govt. Makes Case For Indigenous Engineers

11 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria can make appreciable progress in sustainable national development if local production is encouraged.

Murray-Bruce Says Nigeria Cannot Avoid Electric Vehicles

11 months ago /
Nation 

Ben Murray-Bruce says Nigeria cannot run away from the revolution of electric vehicles.

Gov. Dickson Tasks Security Heads On Professionalism

11 months ago /
Politics 

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has tasked security operatives in the state to always demonstrate professionalism in the course of discharging their constitutionally assigned responsibilities.

Bayelsa Gov. Lifts Promotion Embargo In Civil Service

11 months ago /
Politics 

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has given directives for the immediate implementation and payment of promotion benefits as well as arrears to all workers in the state, in line with the removal of the embargo on promotion.

Bayelsa Governor’s Wife Wants 50% Of All Employment Reserved For Women

11 months ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

The Bayelsa State Government has called on oil multinationals and other agencies in the state to give fifty percent employment opportunities to women. 

Bayelsa Youth Football Team to Participate In African Youth Cup In Cape Verde

11 months ago /
Sports  

Players who were selected from the 2018 Restoration Cup Football Tournament will represent Bayelsa State in the Maiden Edition of the African Youth Cup slated for April 19th through 27 Praia, Cape Verde.

Odi Landslide Wrecks Havoc, Renders Many Homeless

11 months ago /
Nation 

The recent landslide that rocked Odi community in Kolokuma Opokuma council area of Bayelsa state has destroyed about ten buildings, rendering many residents homeless.

INEC Sets Timeline For Kogi And Bayelsa Polls

11 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed November 2 for the conduct of governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.