Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Douye Diri

July 4, 2022

Gov. Diri seeks devolution of powers, restructuring to curb insecurity

The Bayelsa governor says that he was optimistic that the operations of the state police would end the state of insecurity in Nigeria.

Governor Douye Diri
July 1, 2022

UN deputy chief Amina Mohammed tests negative to COVID-19

The UN deputy chief had on Tuesday this week announced on her Twitter page that she had tested positive to the virus.

Amina Mohammed
June 28, 2022

Gov. Diri chairs PDP campaign council for Osun election

PDP has approved the appointment of Governor Duoye Diri as chairman of its national campaign council for the July 16 Osun governorship election.

Peoples Democratic Party Chairman Iyorchia Ayu and Bayelsa Governor Douye Diri
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
January 25, 2022

Gov. Diri removes Bayelsa ruler, others over kidnap of commissioner

“Investigation is still ongoing. So we appeal to all in Otuokpoti to keep the peace, and security agencies will keep an eagle eye on Otuokpoti and its environs.”

Gov Douye Diri
October 30, 2021

Goodluck Jonathan shuns PDP convention amidst plans to join APC

There are speculations the former president plans to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress to contest the 2023 presidential poll.

Former Nigerian President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
October 19, 2021

Piracy: Bayelsa govt imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew on waterways

The Bayelsa State Government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on its waterways to curtail sea piracy, kidnappings and other criminal activities.

October 7, 2021

Speedboats require permit to operate after 7:00 p.m.: Bayelsa Govt

Any speedboat without security permit moving after 7:00 p.m. is an enemy boat,’’ said Deputy Governor Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.

October 6, 2021

Gov. Diri frees criminals, worried pardon won’t decongest prisons if crime persists

Governor Douye Diri has granted amnesty to nine inmates of the Nigeria Correctional Centre, Okaka, in Yenagoa, the State capital.

August 30, 2021

Nigerians should regard policemen as friends, treat them kindly: AIG

Austin Agbonlahor, outgoing Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Zone 16, Yenagoa, has urged Nigerians to regard police officers as friends.