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March 2, 2021
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Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has expressed support for electronic voting as a solution to Nigeria’s electoral challenges. Speaking at a grand reception in his honour at Sampou Community in Kolokuma Local Government Area on Sunday, Diri noted that although electronic voting might not solve all of the nation’s electoral problems, it would significantly […]Continue Reading
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Women from the Epie/Atissa communities in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest against the menace of herdsmen. The women waving leaves at the Tombia Roundabout, Etegwe axis of Yenagoa, also barricaded the ever busy Mbiama – Yenagoa road, which is the major road leading into the state capital […]Continue Reading
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The Leadership of the African Union Students Parliament has extolled the leadership qualities of the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Education, Hon. Gentle E. Emelah FCAI, FSM, FCIHRSM by awarding him the PAN AFRICAN LEADERSHIP MERIT AWARD. The delegation led by it’s Speaker, Rt. Hon. Kewul Mensah Abel of the Institute of Professional Studies Medina, Accra […]Continue Reading
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The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has donated 2,170 bags of rice as palliatives to women organisations, youth groups and physically challenged persons in Bayelsa State. A director at the NDDC, Mr. Nwelue Kelechi, who represented the commission’s interim administrator, Effiong Akwa at the flag off of the distribution of the palliative in Yenagoa  said […]Continue Reading
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Following the plethora of acidic comments and reactions that have continued to trail  the 37b refunds by Federal government of Nigeria to Bayelsa state, a Bayelsan based Social commentator Miriki Ebikibina, has called on the Federal Government and the State Government  to come clean on the controversial forfeiture of a whoppy N11B, being balance of the […]Continue Reading
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….As government would no longer takes chances  The Bayelsa State Government has warned that Government will no longer condone the flagrant abuse of Covid-19 protocols amidst the second wave of the virus. Honourable Commissioner for Education, Hon. Gentle E. Emelah FCAI, FSM, FCIHRSM who came out with this while meeting with the leadership of the […]Continue Reading
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The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), yesterday, condemned the Federal Government for cancelling Oil Prospecting Licences (OPL) 2001, 2002 and 2003 awarded to companies owned by Niger Delta indigenes in spite of a court order restraining it from carrying out such action. Speaking through its National Chairman on Strategy, Planning and Program, Comrade Isreal Fubara, the […]Continue Reading
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 Over 3,000 students of Bayelsa State extraction have benefited from the Bayelsa State Higher Education Students Loan Board scheme in the last one year. In the same vein, N400 million in loans have been have given out to undergraduate and post graduate students including those pursuing professional programme. Executive Secretary of the Board, Dr. Michael Amaegberi, […]Continue Reading