Bayelsa

Bayelsa

(bəˈyɛlsə)
n
(Placename) a state of Nigeria, on the Niger river delta on the Gulf of Guinea. Capital: Yenagoa. Pop: 1 703 358 (2006). Area: 10 773 sq km (4159 sq miles)
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The Governor of Bayelsa State, Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson, has demanded that the 13 percent Derivation component of the one billion Dollars Excess Crude Account funds to be withdrawn for national security be deducted and sent to the various oil producing states.
He said that the ultimate aim of the sinister plot is to rob Bayelsa State of its right to produce the substantive managing director of the commission.
THE state government of Bayelsa has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rehoboth refinery to build a new, 60,000 barrels per day modular refinery.
The Cross River Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Frankland Briyai on Thursday resigned his appointment with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to join the Bayelsa State governorship race.
The massive investment of the Bayelsa State Government in Education has continued to produce great fruits as the state on Thursday emerged overall third best in the latest National Examinations Council (NECO) results.
The Campaign Organisation of Chief Timi Alaibe, governorship aspirant for the forthcoming Peoples Democratic Party's primaries in Bayelsa, has named Mr Peremobowei Ebebi, as its Director General (DG).
According to him the situation is not peculiar to Bayelsa alone as so many states are also finding it difficult to muster the courage to hold elections at that level of government.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned former President Goodluck Jonathan to stop making misguided comments on activities of its chapter in Bayelsa ahead of the state governorship poll scheduled for November 16.
Governor Dickson, who urged Bayelsa students seeking admission into universities to consider NDU, describing it as a first class tertiary institution, which has the full backing of the state government.
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon Seriake Dickson has promised to publish an audited account of his eight years stewardship in line with his administration's policy of accountability and transparency.
While wishing them a happy celebration, Dickson again assured the Muslim community in Bayelsa o?f the determination of his government to ensure they live freely and carry out their daily businesses without any form of molestation and intimidation
The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said it would partner with Bayelsa to strengthen the state's education system.