‘Bayelsa multi-billion cassava factory to train, employ PAP delegates’

November 17, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

The interim administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (rtd), Wednesday said the 60-metric ton daily Cassava Processing Factory in Bayelsa will train and employ PAP delegates on cassava farming and starch processing. The factory, which is fortified with modern equipment to process starch from cassava, was built by the Bayelsa state government at Ebedebiri, Sagbama local government area, Read More

AITEO commended over oil spill intervention

November 11, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

Again, AITEO Eastern Exploration and Production Company (AEEC), has been commended over its prompt intervention and report on its Sanya Babara South Well 01 located in Nembe local government area of Bayelsa state. In a statement made available to newsmen in Yenagoa through the company’s media contact, Mr. Ndiana Matthew, the spill which occurred on the 9th of Nov.2021, was Read More

Diri presents N310.7bn 2022 budget to Bayelsa Assembly

October 21, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

The Bayelsa state governor, Senator Douye Diri, Wednesday, presented a 2022 appropriation bill of N310.7 billion to the state House Assembly. Tagged: “Budget of Sustainable Growth,” the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure have the highest allocation of N51 billion to drive the critical infrastructure programme of his administration. The Ministry of Agriculture was allotted N12 billion, followed by education and Read More

Diri presents N301.7bn 2022 budget

October 20, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

Bayelsa state governor Senator Douye Diri, Wednesday, presented a 2022 Appropriation Bill of N310.7 billion to the state House Assembly. It is tagged: “Budget of Sustainable Growth” with the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure having the highest allocation of N51 billion to drive the critical infrastructure programme of his administration. The Ministry of Agriculture was allotted N12 billion followed by Read More

Buhari backing reforms in oil sector with actions – APC group

October 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A voluntary think-tank group of the All Progressives Congress, known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is backing long overdue efficiency and transparency to the management of Nigeria’s oil and gas resources with action. The group added that the President will not slow down or relent in his efforts to transform the Read More

Diri urges NNRA to explore Nigeria’s space potential

October 19, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

The Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Agency (NNRA) is to site its South-south zonal headquarters in Bayelsa state. The NNRA director-general, Dr. Yau Idris, disclosed this on Monday during a courtesy visit to Bayelsa state governor Douye Diri, in Government House, Yenagoa. Dr Idris noted that the agency is a regulatory body in charge of issues relating to radiation. According to him, Read More

APC state congress: Nabena calls for urgent reconciliation in Bayelsa

October 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and a chieftain of the party in Bayelsa state, Hon. Yekini Nabena, has commended the peaceful conduct of State Congress in the state where new leaders have emerged. At the Bayelsa state delegate election congress, Barr. Dennis Otiotio emerged as the new APC Chairman, Hon. Francis Koloko as Read More

IGP deploys CP Ben Okoli to Bayelsa Command

October 12, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Baba, has ordered the posting of CP Ben Nebolisa Okolo, to Bayelsa State as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in-charge of the state command. A press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CP Frank.Mba, Monday in Abuja, said CP Okolo takes over from CP Echeng Echeng, who was earlier redeployed to Read More

Breaking: Buhari orders Twitter back if…speaks on COVID-19, agriculture, insecurity, others *Read President’s full speech on Nigeria’s 61st independence anniversary

October 1, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a conditional lifting of ban on micro-blogging site, Twitter. Buhari who disclosed this during his broadcast on Nigeria’s 61st Independence anniversary on Friday.The President also spoke on other crucial National issues. Read his full speech… INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTY Read More

Bayelsa @ 25: Abacha remains our hero- Diri

September 28, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

Bayelsa state governor, Senator Douye Diri, weekend said he was grateful  to former head of state, late General Sani Abacha, over the creation of the state 25 years ago. The state was created  on October 1, 1996. Governor Diri said the people of his homogeneous Ijaw state remain grateful to the late Nigerian leader for that singular decision regardless of Read More

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Chinese firm to establish smart metering plant in Bayelsa

September 15, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

A Chinese high-tech company, Clou, and its Nigerian partners, Jumbo Goois Global Services, are set to establish a smart prepaid metering   assembly factory in Bayelsa state. Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Jumbo Goois Global Services, Mr. Timipre Ogoibiri, who led the delegation, disclosed this at Government House, Yenagoa, during a presentation to Governor Douye Diri on Tuesday. Presenting Read More

Gov Diri dedicates COVID-19 response award to c’ttee

August 27, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

Bayelsa state governor, Senator Douye Diri, has dedicated the Distinguished COVID-19 Response Champion Award to the state’s COVID-19 Committee in appreciation of its hard work and sacrifice in the fight against the scourge. The award was conferred on the governor in Abuja by the National Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (NAMLS), led byProf James Damen, in recognition of his administration’s Read More

Federal agencies seek Bayelsa collaboration on secretariat project

August 25, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

Federal government parastatals in Bayelsa state have solicited the cooperation of the state government to ease their office accommodation challenges.  Heads of the federal agencies made the request Tuesday in Government House, Yenagoa, during a courtesy visit to Governor Douye Diri.  The governor’s chief press secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, in a press release, quoted chairman of the association of Heads Read More

No previous govt developed Niger Delta like Buhari’s administration – APC group

August 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC), a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, has said that no previous administration has paid more attention to the plight of the Niger Delta region like the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The group assured that Buhari will not relent in the implementation of his vision of a safe, secure Read More

Diri dedicates COVID-19 response Award to committee

August 18, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

…Commends FG on fire truck Bayelsa state governor Douye Diri has dedicated the Distinguished COVID-19 Response Champion Award conferred on him to the state’s COVID-19 committee in appreciation of their hard work and sacrifice in the fight against the scourge. The award was conferred on the governor in Abuja by the National Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (NAMLS) in recognition Read More

Aviation: Patronise new Bayelsa route, IYC tells oil companies

August 14, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

 The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has appealed to oil companies operating in the Niger Delta region to patronise the new aviation route to the Bayelsa International Cargo Airport. The IYC President, Peter Timothy Igbifa, in a statement in Port Harcourt, Rivers state capital, on Friday described as historic and commendable the Wednesday’s inaugural commercial flight at the airport. Igbifa, Read More

Jegede vs Akeredolu: A wake up call for APC

August 9, 2021 Sani Danaudi Mohammed 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is a product of three political parties that came together in February 2013 and regrouped under a banner of changing the narratives in our democracy. President Muhammadu Buhari’s Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) originated from The Buhari Organisation (TBO) formed in 2006 by the incumbent Nigerian leader and his political allies, the Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s Read More

Maritime safety: NIMASA set to commence wreck removal

August 8, 2021 David Agba 0

All is set for the flag-off of an intensive wreck removal exercise in Nigerian waters by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). The agency’s Director-General, Dr Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this during a Ministerial retreat organised by the Federal Ministry of Transportation (FMOT) in Lagos. Dr. Jamoh also said arrangements had been concluded for the recycling of wrecks and Read More

Breaking: Yerins breaks down in tears ahead BBNaija season 6 ‘Shine Ya Eye’ first eviction night

August 8, 2021 Editor 0

One of the housemates in the ongoing Big Brother Naija season 6 Shine Ya Eye show, Yerimene Abraham Saibakumo popularly known as Yerins on Sunday evening broke down in tears during Dairy Session ahead of first eviction night. Popularly known as Yerins, the Bayelsa state-born medical doctor started weeping uncontrollably when biggie threw a question to him. Aside Yerins, Yousef, Read More

Bayelsa govt’ sets up ecosystem restoration committee

July 25, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Bayelsa state government has inaugurated a five-man committee to draft a blue-print for the Bayelsa Decade of Ecosystem Restoration. This was contained in a statement signed by chairman of the committee Dr. Hephzibah Suobo, at the weekend, saying that the state commissioner for Environment, Mr. lselema Gbaranbiri inaugurated the committee in his office at the new secretariat complex, Ovom, Read More

Bauchi emir lauds Diri on developmental strides in Bayelsa

July 25, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

The Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Adamu, has commended the Bayelsa state Governor Senator Douye Diri, for embarking on projects that are changing the face of the state and positively impacting on the people. The royal father, who gave the commendation on Sunday in his palace in Bauchi when Governor Diri paid him homage alongside his host, Governor Bala Mohammed, Read More