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Senator Douye Diri

2 Sep
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has disclosed that his administration is considering constructing a new stadium following the promotion of the state-sponsored football team, Bayelsa United, to the elite Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL).
31 Dec 2021
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, yesterday, signed into law the state’s 2022 Appropriation Bill, which was passed by the House of Assembly.
16 Dec 2021
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has warned criminals to steer clear of the state.
22 Jun 2021
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, on Wednesday, rewarded the state’s athletes that excelled at the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival held in April this year.
19 Dec 2020
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri has appealed to medical doctors and other health practitioners to show more patriotism by joining forces with progressive elements in the country to turn around the health sector. He made the appeal on Thursday while declaring the annual conference of the Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Medical Centre Chapter,…
13 Dec 2020
The Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has lauded Bayelsans, the Independent National Electoral Commissiion (INEC) and the security agencies for the peaceful conduct of last week Saturday’s Bayelsa Central and West senatorial election. The Governor thanked the people of the state for coming out to vote for his predecessor, Seriake Dickson and the former…
22 Nov 2020
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.
9 Aug 2020
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has called on the Federal Government to give more opportunities to Bayelsans at the federal level, saying the state has been shortchanged for long.
16 Jul 2020
• Tailor 2021 budget towards eradicating COVID-19, A’Ibom govt tells MDAs Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has warned the Nigerian Police and other security operatives in the state not to harass and extort money from members of the public under the guise of enforcing the order on compulsory use of facemask. Diri gave the…
17 May 2020
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...
15 Mar 2020
It’s no longer news how Senator Douye Diri emerged as governor of Bayelsa State; what counts is how he brings the disparate interests together, for the realisation of his vision and mission for the state.
23 Nov 2019
Senator Douye Diri Campaign Organisation has said that the claim of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, of fake policemen in Bayelsa State during the November 16 governorship election vindicated it.


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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has berated the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, for his hypocritical attempts to extricate himself from the many failures of the ruling party. Atiku’s Special Assistant on Public Communication, Phrank Shaibu, said this in a statement, in Abuja, on…
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Gunmen on Tuesday set ablaze the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ogidi, Idemili South Local Government Area, Anambra State, destroying non-sensitive materials for 2023 general elections. The Commission disclosed this in a statement by its Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, in Abuja on Wednesday. Okoye said that the…
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The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, permission to apply for an order of mandamus to compel the Department of State Service (DSS) to allow him unfettered access to medical care. In the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/2341/2022, Nnamdi Kanu, through his legal team…
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The U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard, on Wednesday reiterated her country’s decision to deny or cancel visas for any Nigerian, who try to undermine the 2023 general elections. Leonard made the assertions in Abuja at the Multi-Stakeholders Dialogue with the theme: “Nigeria’s 2023 Elections: Fostering Youth Action for Peace and Stability’’. The dialogue was…
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