Thursday, August 18, 2022

Governor Douye Diri

August 14, 2022

Gov. Diri warns cultural terrorism threatening Ijaws’ language, identity

“We are suffering from what is called environmental terrorism, mainly caused by the oil companies. But there is another terrorism that is threatening us is cultural terrorism.”

Bayelsa State governor, Douye Diri
April 12, 2022

Gov. Diri urges RMAFC, FIRS to review revenue sharing formula

Governor Diri said the revenue sharing formula grossly lacked equity and justice for a gas-producing state like Bayelsa.

Governor Douye Diri
March 26, 2022

Edwin Clark tasks Ijaw scholars, leaders on research to develop Niger Delta

Edwin Clark on Saturday urged Ijaw scholars and researchers to resolve the Niger Delta development question through research and documentation of the culture and struggles of the people of the region

Edwin Clark
March 16, 2022

2023: Gov Diri cautions politicians against militarising elections

“We should play by the rules and not see politics as a do-or-die.”

Governor Douye Diri
March 9, 2022

Bayelsa Assembly approves another N30 billion loan request for Gov Diri

The 24-member House unanimously approved the loan request to be sourced through commercial banks or capital markets through bonds.

Gov Douye Diri
March 8, 2022

Bayelsa: Royal father praises Gov. Diri for completing Nembe ‘unity bridge’

The bridge is reported to have been under construction for more than 10 years.

Gov 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
November 21, 2021

We are seeking international technical partners to halt Nembe oil spill: Aiteo

The company has been criticised for its slow pace of response and inability to halt the leak, which continues to pollute creeks and farmlands.

Aiteo/oil spill
October 30, 2021

Beneficiaries accuse Bayelsa govt of withholding over N50 million starter packs in World Bank project

The starter packs from the World Bank are said to be gathering dust in warehouses in Yenogoa.

Gov Douye Diri
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.

Douye Diri