News - Bayelsa state

Koloama Community Cry Out To Federal Government On Imminent Ocean Surge

5 years ago /
Environment 

On January 16, 2012, a Chevron gas blow out in Koloama, which ignited fire that raged for over two weeks, sparked off both national and international outrage.  

APC Convention: The Intrigues Behind The Emergence Of John Oyegun

5 years ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s leading opposition party the All Progressives Congress, APC over the weekend elected former Edo state governor, John Oyegun as its national chairman. 

Fathers' Day: Governor Dickson Calls On Fathers To Own Up To Responsibility

5 years ago /
Religion 

A stable society is one in which fathers can teach their children the core values of life for functional growth and development of the nation. Bayelsa state governor Seriake Dickson expressed this view on Sunday after a special fathers’ day service at the King of Glory Chapel, Government House, Yenagoa.  

Daniel Igali Tasks Wrestlers To Be Focused On Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

5 years ago /
Sports  

The President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali has charged Nigerian wrestlers selected to represent Nigeria at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, to be focused on the task ahead.  

Niger Delta Activists Call For Equity, Fairness And Justice

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

The development of Nigeria’s Niger Delta region can only be achieved within the context of equity, fairness and justice.  

Israeli Ambassador Calls For United Front Against International Terrorism

5 years ago /
Security 

Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria, Uriel Palti has described terror upsurge in Nigeria's northeast as a global problem, which all countries must unite to fight.  

Nollywood Stars Call For Release Of Abducted Schoolgirls

5 years ago /
Entertainment 

Stars of Nigeria's movie industry have lent their voices to calls for the release of the abducted schoolgirls from Chibok in Borno state.

Bayselsa Deputy Governor Charges LG Chairmen To Be Innovative

5 years ago /
Transport  

Bayelsa state deputy governor, Gboribiogha Jonah, has charged the chairmen of the eight local government areas to institute viable policies that will help to beef up the internally generated revenue base of their council areas.  

African Leaders Join Forces Against Terrorism

5 years ago /
Security 

President Goodluck Jonathan says African leaders have agreed to approach the menace of terror from an African perspective rather than from a regional one.  

Bayelsa State Government Promises To Recover N25billion Illegally Deducted From Accounts

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Governor Seriake Dickson wants his finance team to work with the finance committee of the Bayelsa state house of assembly to reconcile discrepancies and recover the N26 billion illegally deducted from the state by ten banks from 2007 to 2012.    

 

Bayelsa state government uncovers N25 billion fraud amongst ten commercial banks

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

A whooping N25 billion bank fraud uncovered by the Bayelsa state House of Assembly committee on public accounts is still gathering storm.

Niger Delta advocacy group scolds Timipre Sylva

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Some groups in the Niger Delta region have criticized former Bayelsa state governor, Timipre Sylva for accusing president Goodluck Jonathan of bringing pains and division to the oil rich region.

APC says Justice Ademola erred on defecting lawmakers

5 years ago /
Nation 

The thirty-seven lawmakers who decamped from the Peoples’ Democratic Party to the All Progressives’ Congress have appealed Monday’s ruling by Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court in Abuja, barring them from contributing to any motion to change the leadership of Nigeria’s House of Representatives.

Nigerian young professionals commends President on National Conference

5 years ago /
Nation 

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state has charged Nigerian youths to eschew violence, embrace dialogue and partner with government in the task of developing the nation.  

EFCC to beam its searchlight on the judiciary

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC says assets and proceeds of crimes recovered from former Bayelsa state governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha have been hande over to the state.

President Jonathan appoints new Group Executive Directors for NNPC

5 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed new Group Executive Directors for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

Judiciary elevation: 25 new Judges for the Appeal court

5 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of 25 justices to the court of appeal.

NDDC board endorses construction of 704km East-West coastal Highway

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Ewa Henshaw stated this at a special retreat for members of the board and management of the Commission in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital.

GOVERNOR SERIAKE DICKSON CALLS FOR ATTITUDINAL CHANGE

5 years ago /
Gender and Youth Development  Niger Delta 

The Bayelsa state government says it is determined to equip its youths with skills that will make them major contributors to the state’s economy.

GOVERNOR SERIAKE DICKSON TO BUILD SECRETARIAT FOR IJAW YOUTH COUNCIL

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

The Bayelsa State government says it is determined to equip its youths with skills that will make them major contributors to the state’s economy.