Bayelsa unveils committee to streamline councils’ financial transactions
The Bayelsa State Government yesterday unveiled a committee to streamline activities of local councils with regard to their financial transactions.
Bayelsa appeals for FG’s social security schemes
Bayelsa State Government has made a passionate appeal to the Federal Government to commence its social security programmes in the state.
More persons contract COVID-19 as Bayelsa records 155 cases, nine deaths
•Delta SSG, commissioner test positive for virus The preventive measures notwithstanding, Bayelsa State has witnessed spike in number of COVID-19 patients. With 27 new confirmed cases recorded on Saturday, 17 on Friday, and 25 on Wednesday, the tally has increased to 155 statewide. While a patient was discharged at the weekend from the treatment centre…
Diri asks task force to open churches, issues fresh guidelines on COVID-19
Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has asked the state task force on COVID-19 to open worship centres that ran afoul of measures imposed by the state government to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the state. He, however, urged the violators to retrace their steps as his administration derived no pleasure in shutting down…
Issac Boro Day: Diri, Ijaw leaders, IYC call for unity, tighter security over Alamajirai
As the Niger Delta marked the 52nd anniversary of the death of Ijaw war hero, the late Major Isaac Adaka Boro, prominent Ijaw leaders, including Bayelsa State Governor...
Bayelsa extends stay-at-home order by one week
Following the expiration of the earlier directive, Governor Douye Diri yesterday extended the stay-at-home order in Bayelsa State by one week.
Troops rescue 15 abducted persons, uncover 48 illegal refineries
Troops of Operation Delta Safe fighting illegal oil bunkering and sea piracy, among other maritime crimes, have rescued 15 abducted persons who were held hostage in five speedboats after an encounter.
COVID-19: Bayelsa records index case
Dr Inodu Akpoku, the Chairman, Bayelsa COVID-19 Task Force implementation Committee, says the state has confirmed the first case of COVID-19.