NGOs, lawyer sue Bayelsa government, Assembly over state’s finances
MOSIEND flays Assembly’s approval of N17b for Diri A coalition of 45 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has sued Governor Douye Diri, four commissioners, and the Bayelsa State House of Assembly at the High Court, Yenagoa over the state’s finances, loans obtained, and debt profile from 2015 to date. The aides listed as respondents in the suit…
The efficacy of chosen prayer as testified by governor Diri
My situation is known to everyone in Nigeria and beyond. Last year November 16th was the date for the governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi states.
Eschew bitterness, unite for Bayelsa development, Jonathan, Diri tell politicians
Former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, have urged politicians to eschew bitterness and unite to ensure greater development of the state irrespective of their political leanings.
Diri orders ministry to fix collapsed bridge on federal road
Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has directed the state’s Ministry of Works and Infrastructure to fix the collapsed portion of the bridge on the Edepie-Otuasega-Imiringi road in Ogbia Council Area of the state. Diri, who gave the directive at the weekend during an inspection of the failed portion, said he asked the ministry to carry…
As Diri savours court victories, Bayelsans yearn for development
Senator Douye Diri, who ‘miraculously’ emerged the 6th governor of oil-rich Bayelsa State on February 14, 2020, after the Supreme Court sensationally halted the swearing-in
PDP hails Appeal Court judgment affirming Diri’s election
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday applauded the judgment of the Court of Appeal which affirmed the election of Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa.
Diri seeks peace, unity as Nigeria, Bayelsa celebrate anniversaries
Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has urged unity as Nigeria and Bayelsa marked their 60th and 24th anniversaries. Diri, in a statewide broadcast aired on Yenagoa-based radio stations, yesterday, implored Nigerians and Bayelsans....
Diri alleges diversion of Bayelsa allocation to Rivers
Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has flayed the deduction of the state’s revenue by the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) in favour of Rivers State following a high court ruling. Governor Diri said the hurried implementation of the ruling was unacceptable and sub judice, as the state’s appeal was pending at the Supreme…
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.