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Autonomy: Why Bayelsa councils are executing projects —Diri

Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State, has said the projects executed by local government councils in the state were as a result of the financial autonomy they enjoy under his administration. He stated this during the commencement of inauguration of projects in seven of the eight councils in the state. Inaugurating a one-storey office complex […]

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Just In: 320 PVCs discovered in Bayelsa forest

No fewer than 320 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, have been discovered in an uncompleted building in a forest along the Immiringi/Ogbia Road in Bayelsa State. The PVCs, which were stashed in a bag by hoodlums were discovered by the Nigeria Hunters and Forest Security Service, during their routine patrol in the area on Tuesday. State […]

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Drama as Bayelsa assembly rejects Diri’s commissioner-nominee

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has rejected the nomination of a former Commissioner for Transport, Grace Ekiotenne, by Governor Douye Diri to serve as a commissioner at the State Local Government Service Commission. Ekiotenne was among three nominees on a list forwarded by the governor to the assembly for screening and confirmation to serve […]

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