Explosion kills three in illegal bunkering camp in Bayelsa
Three teenagers were feared dead during a fire outbreak in an illegal crude oil refining camp situated between Ibelebiri and Otuegue 2 communities in Ogbia Local Council Area of Bayelsa State.
Manage ecological fund, not FG — Diri
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has advocated the management of funds for ecological challenges in the country by states and not the Federal Government in Abuja.
Oil Spill again pollutes Okpoama communities in Bayelsa
Another oil leak, the third in six months, has discharged a yet-to-be-ascertained volume of crude oil polluting the Okpoama community and its environs in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa.
Supreme Court strikes out Bayelsa suit on Soku oilfield
The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck out a suit filed by the Bayelsa State Government challenging the Federal High Court Abuja order to refund the 13 percent derivation it had received from the disputed Soku oilfield . A seven man panel presided by Justice Ngwuta, said the Bayelsa State Government by seeking the nullification of…
Appeal court nullifies sacking of Bayelsa governor Diri
A five-man panel of the court of appeal has overturned a ruling which nullified the election of Douye Diri as governor of Bayelsa State on Friday. The court held that the Bayelsa Election Petition Tribunal acted outside its jurisdiction by nullifying the election of Diri's election. In a unanimous judgment, the five-man panel of the…
Niger Delta states will be financially stable if oil coys relocate headquarters, says Duba
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Ijaw elders task Diri on good governance
Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State has been urged to leave politics behind and face the onerous task of providing good governance to the people who elected him into the office.
NIMASA key in stopping Nigeria’s oil dependence – Diri
Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Duoye Diri, has revealed that the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is key in efforts to wean Nigeria from its dependence on crude oil.
Police begins investigation into murder of councillor in Bayelsa
The Police Command in Bayelsa says it has begun investigations into the Saturday murder of Karma Agagowei, the Councillor representing Ward 6 of Sagbama Council Area.