Wednesday, 31st May 2023

Bayelsa Flood

19 Jan
Chipper Cash, in partnership with ActionAid, has provided relief support to persons affected by floods in Bayelsa State.
17 Dec
Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has been urged to urgently make public a comprehensive master plan on how to provide a lasting solution to the perennial flooding, which has become an existential threat to the people of the state.
11 Dec
Sir: Amid trauma, the people of Bayelsa state faced recently as a result of devastating flood, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq...
7 Nov 2022
Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF), yesterday, came hard on the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouk, for saying that Bayelsa State is not one of the 10 top states
6 Nov 2022
IYC Accuses Minister Of Bias, Demands Probe  As Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide, yesterday, accused the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, of bias following her recent comments that Bayelsa State is not among the top 10 states impacted by flood ravaging the country, the United Nations has countered such claims,…
24 Oct 2022
A 31-year- old footballer, Earnest Peremobowei, has drowned in the raging flood at Yenebelebiri community in Yenagoa Local Council of Bayelsa State. The corpse of the deceased was recovered two days after his body was swept under the canal ...
17 Oct 2022
Following flooding of residential and commercial property in several states, experts have predicted up to five to 10 per cent drop in demand and property value in affected areas.
15 Oct 2022
The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal Constituency in Bayelsa State, Michael Olomu, has donated items worth millions of naira to flood victims in the Sagbama Local Government Area of the state. A statement by his media office Sunday explained that Olomu, who was touched by the pains of the vulnerable people,…
3 Apr 2020
The Bayelsa Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has began the distribution of food items to the 2019 flood victims in the various local government areas of the state.


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