Agro Dealers Call For Govt Assistance In Bayelsa

By Elizabeth Vincent Bayelsa state chapter of Agro inputs dealers and maize growers processor Marketers association of Nigeria has called on the state government for assistance and collaboration to ensure the supply of food in the state. Comrade Tams Singabele state chairman of the organization made the call following the destruction of farm produce by the ravaging flood of the 2020. According to him our commitment towards ensuring the welfare of Farmers in achieving their goals is our major priority and this cannot be achieved without the input and collaboration…

Read More

World Bank Embarks On Recruitment In Bayelsa

By Elizabeth Vincent World  Bank  has embarked on recruitment in its bid to reduce youths restiveness in Bayelsa state and the society at large to educate and impact  ideas that would engaged the youth in a better direction. The Bayelsa state government in collaboration with the world Bank , Nigeria Covid-19, action recovery and economic stimulus care programme. The commissioner for women and children affair and social development while addressing newsmen said the program is very important to Bayelsa state government and it’s citizens. “The exercise is to collect data…

Read More

Bayelsa Deputy Gov Urges FG TO Give Attention To  Oil Producing Communities In Niger Delta

By Elizabeth Vincent-Yenagoa The Deputy Governor of Bayelsa state, Sen Lawrence Eghrwudjakpor has urged the federal government and oil companies to pay the desired attention to oil producing states and communities through effective planning and implementation of sustainable and standard hydrocarbon policies to optimize oil and gas in the country. Senator Ewhrudjakpo made this state while declaring open the technical session of the 5th National Council on Hydrocarbons at the Dappa Biriye Conference Centre in Yenagoa. According to him, “The ministry of petroleum resources was created with a mandate to…

Read More

Flood Sacks Residents Of Bayelsa

By Elizabeth Vincent YENAGOA – Residents of Bayelsa State capital, Yenagoa, the home town of the former Nigeria president, Goodluck Jonathan, Utuoke and its environs have been sacked by the rampaging flood that has taken over which has render many homeless. They have called on the state government and the NEMA to urgently come to their aide by setting up IDP Camps in around the state to lessen their suffering. According source the mostly affected areas in the state capital are, Igbogene, Edepie, Swaile, Opolo, Kpansia, Eleele, Akenfa, Kutukutu, and …

Read More

COVID-19: Olumba Church, Five Others Shutdown In Bayelsa State Over Adherence

By Elizabeth Vincent, Six churches have been shutdown by the Bayelsa Government for failing to adhere to the operational protocols required to conduct services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The churches shutdown last Sunday are, Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, also known as Olumba Olumba, Living Faith Church, Igbogene, Salvation Victory Centre, Igbogene, Shalom International Christian Centre, along Tombia-Amassoma road. Others are, Great Grace Distinguished Assembly, Okutukutu and Hebrews International Church, Ayama road respectively. According to the Permanent Secretary of the ministry of information, Mr Freston Akpor, “The state government…

Read More

Lawyers Demand Action On Fish Death In Niger Delta

By Elizabeth Vincent Environmental lawyers in the Niger Delta region have expressed concerns over the looming public health danger occasioned by the contamination and massive death of fish along the Atlantic coastline of the region. The lawyers under the aegis of the Association of Environmental Lawyers of Nigeria (AELN) urged the Federal Government to take urgent steps to check the increased toxicity of the nation’s territorial waters. Residents along the Atlantic coastline in Delta, Bayelsa and Rivers have reported massive death of specie of  fishes littering the coastline since February.…

Read More

Bayelsa Govt Has Not Taken Loan For The Past Two Years -Information Commissioner

Bayelsa Govt Has Not Taken Loan For Over Two years Now-Information Commissioner   By Elizabeth Vincent,   Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso Markeson, has said that the state government it is not making any effort to obtain new loans. In a statement on Monday the commissioner said, “Bayelsa state government had not taken any major loan in over two and a half years and would not present any fresh budget to the House of Assembly for the year 2020. According to him, the 2019 budget would…

Read More