Certificate Saga: PETITIONER WITHDRAWS INVITATION ON SIGHTING BAYELSA D/GOVERNOR

PETITION MEANT TO MALIGN ME – Ewhrudjakpo It was an anti-climax on Thursday, June 4, 2020, before the Bayelsa State Governorship Election Tribunal in Abuja as a petitioner suddenly changed his mind at the presence of the state’s Deputy Governor, Senator Lawrence Oborawharievwo Ewhrudjakpo, whom he requested as a witness. The tribunal had issued a subpoena on Ewhrudjakpo at the instance of the candidate of … Continue reading Certificate Saga: PETITIONER WITHDRAWS INVITATION ON SIGHTING BAYELSA D/GOVERNOR

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Covid-19 Update: GOV. DIRI EXTENDS PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVES FOR TWO WEEKS, AS JONATHAN, DICKSON, OONI OF IFE DONATE TO STATE

A medical doctor has tested positive for COVID-19 in Bayelsa State, bringing the number of active cases in the state to two. Governor Douye Diri announced the new confirmed case on Tuesday, 19th May, during a meeting of the Covid-19 Taskforce, which he chairs, at the Government House, Yenagoa. A press release by his Acting Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, quoted the governor as … Continue reading Covid-19 Update: GOV. DIRI EXTENDS PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVES FOR TWO WEEKS, AS JONATHAN, DICKSON, OONI OF IFE DONATE TO STATE

BAYELSA INTERCEPTS TWO BUSLOAD OF ALMAJIRIS

The Bayelsa State government and security operatives on Monday intercepted and sent back another two buses carrying no fewer than 17 Quranic education pupils, more popularly known as “Almajiri” at the Glory Land entry point into Yenagoa, the state capital. Freston Akpor, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Orientation and also a member of the state’s Covid-19 Taskforce, said that in quick … Continue reading BAYELSA INTERCEPTS TWO BUSLOAD OF ALMAJIRIS

WHY I’M STAYING AWAY FROM PARTISAN POLITICS – Jonathan

*** GOV. DIRI INAUGURATES BAYELSA PDP EXCO Former Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has explained why he has reduced his political activities since he quit power in 2015, saying his foundation was responsible. A report by Mr. Daniel Alabrah, Acting Chief Press Secretary to the Bayelsa State Governor, disclosed that the former leader gave the explanation on Sunday, 10th May, 2020, in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, … Continue reading WHY I’M STAYING AWAY FROM PARTISAN POLITICS – Jonathan

Covid-19 Update: BAYELSA EXTENDS LOCKDOWN, IMPOSES CURFEW; MAKES WEARING OF FACE-MASK COMPULSORY FOR ALL

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri has extended the stay-at-home directive to all citizens across the state, following the expiration of the initial order. Governor Diri, who gave this new directive in a statement posted on his verified social media handles, also adopted the Federal Government imposed curfew from 8pm – 6am and the compulsory wearing of facemasks by everyone, especially in public places. Below … Continue reading Covid-19 Update: BAYELSA EXTENDS LOCKDOWN, IMPOSES CURFEW; MAKES WEARING OF FACE-MASK COMPULSORY FOR ALL

SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR DOUYE DIRI, GOVERNOR OF BAYELSA STATE AT THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2020 APPROPRIATION BILL TO THE BAYELSA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ON THE 21ST DAY OF APRIL 2020 (For the Records)

SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR DOUYE DIRI, GOVERNOR OF BAYELSA STATE AT THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2020 APPROPRIATION BILL TO THE BAYELSA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ON THE 21ST DAY OF APRIL 2020 The Right Honourable Speaker, Honourable Members of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, I am privileged and honoured to address this august House of Assembly and the State at large on … Continue reading SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR DOUYE DIRI, GOVERNOR OF BAYELSA STATE AT THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2020 APPROPRIATION BILL TO THE BAYELSA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ON THE 21ST DAY OF APRIL 2020 (For the Records)

Covid-19 Update: BAYELSA EXTENDS LOCKDOWN

Bayelsa State has extended the lockdown of its borders for another two weeks. Governor Douye Diri gave the directive on Tuesday, 21st April, 2020, in a press release by his Acting Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, following the expiration of the earlier two-week deadline. He said the lockdown affects inter-state vehicular movement, closure of drinking bars at night as well as night clubs. Worship … Continue reading Covid-19 Update: BAYELSA EXTENDS LOCKDOWN