News - Bayelsa state

Culture Enthusiasts Say It Is A Unifying Factor

4 days ago /
Arts and Culture  Nation 

Culture and tourism could be used as unifying factors in promoting lasting peace and harmony within communities, states, and Nigeria at large.

Service Of Songs Held For Literary Icon Gabriel Okara

4 days ago /
Nation 

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Governor Seriake Dickson, including other literary personalities have described the late literary sage, Doctor Gabriel Okara as a trailblazer whose contributions to the literary world would serve as an inspiration to all.

Arraignment Of Former Bayelsa Speaker For Abuse Of Office Stalled

1 week ago /
Nation 

The arraignment of the immediate past Speaker of Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Friday Kombowei Benson and four others before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja over alleged abuse of office brought against them by the Federal Government has been stalled again.

IPAC Seeks Re-amendment Of Electoral Act Amendment Bill

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Inter-Party Advisory Committee, IPAC has called on key players to begin early consideration of the 30-point recommendations of the European Union observation mission on the 2019 general elections.

Bayelsa Govt. Urges Fed. Govt To Show More Commitment To Science And Technology

1 week ago /
Science and Tech 

To build a more viable and sustainable science and technology base, the federal government must stop paying lip service and encourage the setting up of research institutes to enhance manpower development in the sector.

INEC To Leverage On 2019 Polls For Bayelsa, Kogi Governorship Elections

1 week ago /
Nation 

The National Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in charge of the North Central and Kaduna, Professor Antonia Simbine says the commission is leveraging on the outcome of the 2019 general elections in order to conduct hitch-free polls in Kogi and Bayelsa states in November this year.

Dickson Says Media Freedom Key To Sustenance Of Democracy

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson says the sustenance of democracy in Nigeria is a task expected of every citizen and entity in every circumstance to guarantee growth and development of the nation.

Dickson Condoles With DAAR

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has commiserated with DAAR Communications Plc over the loss of two of its staff, Barri Peremongu and Tari Joshua who died a few weeks ago.

Literary Icon Gabriel Okara Honoured In Port Harcourt

3 weeks ago /
Arts and Culture 

It was an evening of tributes as literary scholars and members of the academia converged on the auditorium of the Port Harcourt Polytechnic to honour the literary icon, late Gabriel Okara who died at the age of one hundred and one.

Dickson, Thumbs Up Executive/Legislative Relations In Bayelsa

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has attributed the success story of his administration in the past seven years to the cordial relationship between the state legislature and the executive, describing the support of the lawmakers as uncommon.

PDP Governors’ Forum Congratulates Its Newly Inaugurated Members

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Chairman, People’s Democratic Party, PDP, governors’ forum, Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has congratulated his colleague members of the forum on the successful inauguration ceremonies held on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

House Of Reps Asks Buhari To Rescind Executive Order On Possession Of Firearms

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind the executive order, which withdraws all firearms certificates and licenses, in the interest of defenceless Nigerians.

Bayelsa Laments Sharp Decline In Federal Allocation To The State

4 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Bayelsa State Government has decried the sharp decline of revenue accrued to the state in the past four months from the Federal Account and Allocation Committee, FAAC despite the increase in the sale of crude oil in the global market.    

Governor Dickson Frowns At Political Influence Of The Judiciary

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson says those threatening the foundation of the country's judiciary are as well threatening the existence of the Nation's democracy.

 

Tribute To Tari Joshua

1 month ago /
Nation 

DAAR Communications lost one of its versatile reporter, Tari Joshua.

Archbishop Of York Likens Oil Pollution In Niger Delta To Genocide

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month ago /
Politics 

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


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