According to a report sighted on Daily Post, The Annual States Viability Index (ASVI) published at the weekend contrasted the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of each state with its Federation Account Allocations (FAA), noting that eight states have an impoverished IGR that is less than 10 percent.
Yesterday, the members of the South South governors forum met in Rivers state to deliberate on issues affecting the region as a whole. The governors who were in attendance during the meeting include; Nyesom Wike (Rivers), Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta), Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom), Godwin Obaseki (Edo), and Douye Diri (Bayelsa).Photo Credit: Channels TV
As the 2023 election is coming closer every day, two of Nigeria's most prominent politicians have given their opinions on how high the chance is for the PDP to become the ruling party. They claim that many Nigerians are fed up with the insecurity that is affecting almost every state in the country and how our economy is fast collapsing in which the Naira is devaluing every day, and all this will push them to vote out the APC.
Fayose visits Tinubu, says health issues don’t know political party A former governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, at his residence in Bourdillon, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Nengi Rebecca Hampson, took to her Instagram page recently and shared a photo with the First Lady of Bayelsa State, Dr. Mrs, Gloria Diri. Nengi looked beautiful in a stylish two-piece set outfit. According to the reality TV star, they met for a 'brief meeting'.
According to reports reaching us, a policeman in Bayelsa state has been sentenced to death years after he killed a 19 years old student of Niger Delta University. This Policeman has been identified by the name Timade Emmanuel. He got dismissed from the force after he killed this teenager and after several investigations, Justice M.A.
The United Kingdom (UK) has warmed its citizens to stay away from twelve states in Nigeria, due to security challenges. This was made known in a travel advisory released by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). In the publication, the UK government advised its citizens of a high risk of abduction throughout Nigeria for ideological, financial or political gain.
The United Kingdom has issued a warning to its citizens against visiting some states in Nigeria as a result of rising insecurity in the country. According to the publication, the United Kingdom government warned its citizens against traveling to 12 states in the West African country, Nigeria.
Young girls need to be very careful of the kind of guys they call boyfriends. They need to know everything about the man that they are dating because money and material things have been used to deceive a lot of them. We received a sad report yesterday about a suspected yahoo boy identified as Sunday Ojo who wanted to behead his girlfriend for ritual purposes.
Angry youths from the Epie and Atissa Kingdoms in the Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State are currently protesting in Yenagoa, the state capital, over the death of their colleagues from the Biogbolo-Epie community. Source: Punch Newspaper The male victim, Goodluck Oviekeme Izigwe, was said to have died in police custody.
#OLOBIRIRUN Oloibiri Community has been described as the goose which laid the golden egg hence it should be on the world map of fame having played host to the first discovery of crude oil in Nigeria. Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development represented by Mr Mightyman Dikuro came out with this during the inauguration of the committees for the Oloibiri Run half marathon project held in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital.
A young Man Suspected to be a Yahoo boy has been arrested by the Police in Bayelsa state for attempting to use his girlfriend for money rituals. Reports revealed that the culprit was caught trying to behead his girl friend along SETRACO road Amassoma/Ogobiri axis, in Bayelsa state in the early hours of Tuesday 21th september 2021.
(Photos Credit: Google) Two suspected kidnappers arrested in Bayelsa Two suspected kidnappers have been arrested by police operatives, with help from youths and vigilantes of Adagbabiri community in Sagbama local government, Bayelsa state. (Photos Credit: People Gazette) The suspects are Odulima Igbogiri of Okogbie community and Moses Joshua of Ahoada Town, both in Okogbie community of Rivers state.
Government of the United Kingdom has warned its citizens against traveling to 12 states in Nigeria over insecurity challenges. This was revealed in a travel advisory published by the United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). Citizens of United Kingdom have been warned to stay away from these twelve states; Borno, Yobe, Bayelsa, Bauchi, Gombe, Kaduna, Kastina, Delta, Rivers, Cross Rivers, Zamfara and Adamawa states.
Verification Source: PMNews Image For Illustration Purposes Residents of the Biogbolo community in Bayelsa State have come out in large numbers to protest the death of Mr. Goodluck Oviekeme. The protesters blocked the ever-busy Melford Okilo expressway to protest Goodluck’s death. He died in the custody of the police.
Today's Headlines:Protest Hits Bayelsa Over Youth’s Death In Police Custody, ISWAP Kills 12 Soldiers
Protest hits Bayelsa over youth’s death in police custody Report have it that some angry youths from the Epie and Atissa Kingdoms in the Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State are currently protesting in Yenagoa, the state capital, over the death of their colleagues from the Biogbolo-Epie community.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) saddled with the responsibility to speed up the development of the oil-producing region of the country, has completely derailed from her dreams and philosophy, and is now riddled with allegations of corruption. Before the creation of the NDDC in 2000 by the Chief Olusegun Obasanjo administration, the Oil Mineral Producing Areas Development Commission (OMPADEC) was in charge of issues bordering the oil-producing region.
The Bayelsa State Government is on the move to establish a state of the art multi-purpose aquaculture centre that will include: • State of the art fish processing plant • Aquaculture centre • Depots in each local government area • Training of 2500 indigenes in modern fishing techniques with EU certification
The Government of Bayelsa State, Nigeria has imposed a dusk -to -dawn curfew on it's waterways and also prohibits the use of horsepower speedboats in order to check piracy, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the State. This was announced after the end of the 12th state security council meeting presided by Governor Douye Diri in Government House, Yenagoa on the 18th, October, 2021.
As Nigerians commemorate the sixty-first (61) Independence Anniversary of the nation, the Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Abraham Ingobere has called on leaders of thought to come together and make Nigeria great again through deliberate efforts by addressing the issues threatening the unity of the nation.