More Bayelsa Commissioners Present Score Cards At Inter-Ministerial Briefings

Three more Commissioners of the Seriake Dickson administration, presented their performance on Wednesday, as the state's ongoing Inter-Ministerial briefing, enter Day 8. The Commissioner for...

Bayelsa overtakes Lagos, South Africa, others in curbing crimes – Dickson’s...

...state to reticulate water provision to residents ...as Assembly chief flays commissioner on lack of bills on water provision The Special Adviser to the Bayelsa State Governor...

Vigilante groups, not alternative to the police- Bayelsa CP

The newly deployed Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Don Awanah, explained that the existing vigilante groups in the state are not viable alternative...

Protesting youths of Ahoada shut transmission station, cause outage in Bayelsa

The power outage in Bayelsa and parts of Rivers was the handiwork of youths who shut down a transmission station at Ahoada in Rivers...

Bayelsa trains over 5,633 youths in various vocational skills

The Bayelsa Government says it has trained no fewer than 5,633 youths in various skills since the inception of Gov. Seriake Dickson administration in...

Bayelsa to have ‘uninterrupted power supply’ by September

The Bayelsa government says residents of the state will have 24 hours uninterrupted power supply by September. Olice Kemenanabo, managing director of the Bayelsa Electricity...

Bayelsa Agric Commissioner scores Ministry high, in score card presentation

....boasts that state will stop importation of starch into country ....as ministry installs biggest fish processing plant in Nigeria The Bayelsea State Government has taken steps...

Gunmen kill two policemen, injure ASP in Bayelsa

Gunmen, suspected to be pirates, have killed two policemen and injured an Assistant Superintendent of Police in a gun duel in Bayelsa State. It was...

250 private schools to be shut in Bayelsa

About 250 private schools in Bayelsa State are to be shut for failing to meet required standards. The state Commissioner for Education, Mr Jonathan...

Kidnapped Ex-Bayelsa Commissioner Regains Freedom

Mrs Marie Ebikake, a former Commissioner for Transport in Bayelsa abducted by gunmen on the same day (Sunday) with a soldier in separate incidents...

Ijaw Stakeholders Storm Bayelsa; Discuss Unity, Reconciliation, Strong Leadership

...Dickson galvanizes Ijaw to progressive actions …says; “Our enemies are taking advantage of vacuum among us.” Ijaw traditional rulers and leaders from the six states of...

General Karewei: Dickson clashes with Sylva, Lokpobiri over arming of militants

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, on Thursday, clashed with the former governor Timipre Sylva and the Minister of State for Agriculture,...

Breaking News: Wanted Militant Captured

....surrenders to military in Delta State Wanted kidnapper,  Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo, aka, Kareowei, who has been alleged to be terrorising some local government areas in Bayelsa and...

Soldiers bombard Bayelsa Village, Burns 50 Houses …Ex-Militant Leader, General Bonny...

...IYC warns against repeat of Odi, Ajapa military invasions Reports from Bayelsa State has claimed that several houses have been razed in the Toru-Ndoro community,...

Ijaw Youth Calls For End To Military Bombardment in Bayelsa Communities,...

Frontline Ijaw Youth group, Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has called for a stop to the overnight military bombardment of some communities in Bayelsa State. The...

No Cause For Alarm, Bayelsa Govt Assures Leaders of Ekeremor community

Bayelsa State Government on Thursday said there is no cause for alarm, calling on fleeing members of Ndoro community in Ekeremor Local Government Area...

Buhari Deserves Credit for Development Projects in Niger Delta – NDDC...

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr Nsima Ekere, has called on the people of the Niger Delta region to...

Bayelsa community shuts down Shell’s oil wells

Some members of a community in Bayelsa on Wednesday disrupted oil production at Adibawa Oil field operated by the Shell Petroleum Development Company, shutting...

IYC condemns killing, violence in NANS election

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide, Tuesday, condemned in strong terms, the killing of a final year law student in Otuoke, Bayelsa State, during...

Bayelsa: Iduwini Kingdom Holds Bini Kamai Festival

•The event acts as a unifying factor for the Ijaw nation - HRM, Ogiobo IX The annual Amatu Bini Kamai festival was on Wednesday 22nd November 2017...

Ijaw people must stop destroying themselves, says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on the people of Ijaw ethnic nationality to stop destroying themselves and embrace unity. The former President made the...

Bayelsa seaport ‘ll be ready in 2020 – Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson,  says the state deep seaport at Agge in Ekeremor will be ready before the end of his tenure in...

Thanksgiving Day: Shun divisive tendencies, join me to build Bayelsa ―Dickson

As Bayelsa, the homogenous Ijaw State marks its annual Thanksgiving Day celebration, Governor Seriake Dickson has called on the people of the state to...

$3.6bn Fertiliser Plant In Bayelsa To Generate 20,000 Jobs

The 3.6 billion  dollar Brass Fertilizer and Petrochemical Plant is expected to generate 15,000 jobs at the construction stage, the Executive Vice Chairman, Chief...

Bayelsa declares public holiday for thanksgiving

The Bayelsa State Government has declared November 2nd as a public holiday to mark the state’s annual thanksgiving. The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson,...

Give surveillance contracts to Niger Delta youths – Ex-militants

Some ex-Niger Delta militant leaders have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to consider giving pipeline surveillance contracts to youths rather than giving them to people...

Protest as policeman guns down 13years-old in Bayelsa

There was protest in Bayelsa State, Friday, after a policeman, Corporal David Napoleon, shot and killed a 13-year-old Senior Secondary School Student identified as...

‘Bayelsa IGR hits N1.3bn in September’

The Bayelsa Government has recorded N1.3 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in September, the Deputy Governor, retired Rear Adm. John Jonah, said on...

Nigerian Army renovates Oloibiri Oil Well 1 to drive tourism

The 16 Brigade of Nigerian Army, Yenagoa, on Wednesday said it had renovated and opened to tourists, the Oloibiri Oil Well No. 1, where...

Election violence: Displaced Bayelsa victims return home

Peace has finally returned to Peremabiri Community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa, as residents who fled from their ancestral community after...

Operation Crocodile Smile II: Our own army, brothers, they can’t give...

Gov. Seriake Dickson urged the people of the state to discountenance the rumour that the exercise, christened ‘Operation Crocodile Smile II’, which includes free...

We Will Strive Not To Leave Behind Abandoned Projects ―Dickson

Barely two years left to the expiration of his second term in office, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state, has said his government would...

Bayelsa has highest number of abandoned NDDC projects – Dickson

Bayelsa State Government has said that the state has the highest number of abandoned Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, projects in the region. To this...

Monkey Pox: 7 patients recover fully in Bayelsa

Seven out of the 13 monkey pox patients on admission at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri in Bayelsa have fully recovered, the...

MONKEY POX: Bayelsa Residents Shun Hugs, Handshakes

Residents of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, are avoiding handshakes and bodily contact in public places following the outbreak of 'Monkey Pox' viral diseases which...

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