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Bayelsa news

August 23, 2023

Lawyers destroying judiciary in Nigeria: Deputy Governor Ewhrudjakpo

“We must tell ourselves the bitter truth. The nobleness of our profession is fast eroding.”

A composite of Deputy Governor Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo and lawyers used to illustrate the story
August 25, 2022

1,086 oil spills recorded in Bayelsa under Buhari regime: NOSDRA

“Let everybody check his own part and do the right thing. That is what I will advocate. The blame is not just on oil companies,” said NOSDRA director-general.

Oil Spill and President Muhammadu Buhari
February 25, 2022

Bayelsa directs marketers to sell petrol at N230 per litre maximum

This comes as fuel scarcity, which sells at a national price of N165 per litre, remains unabated.

Bayelsa Deputy Governor, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo
February 10, 2022

Bayelsans used to eat rice once in a year: Gov. Diri

Mr Diri further claimed that “maybe for some average home, every Sunday.”

Gov Douye Diri
December 9, 2021

Diri, Sanwo-Olu, best workers-friendly governors in Nigeria: TUC

Bayelsa chapter of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) says Douye Diri and Babajide Sanwo-Olu are the best workers-friendly governors in Nigeria.

Douye Diri and Babajide Sanwo-Olu
December 9, 2021

Several people killed in Bayelsa cholera outbreak

Within the next 24 hours, we will be able to handle and curb the situation to prevent further spread of the bacteria.”

Cholera patients
October 26, 2021

Bayelsa to borrow N43.57 billion to augment 2022 budget as current debt hits N169 billion

Barely two weeks in office, in March 2020, the governor took a loan of N2.9 billion to purchase cars for himself, his deputy and top government officials.

Bayelsa State governor Douye Diri
October 2, 2021

Father of LG chairman in Bayelsa regain freedom from kidnappers

The police said they had identified the kidnappers but were yet to apprehend them.

Nigerian police officers used to illustrate the story
March 1, 2021

Bayelsa Assembly to pass anti-open grazing bill into law

Governor Douye Diri would sign the bill into law, latest by Friday this week, after its expeditious passage on Wednesday.

Gov Douye Diri