• If we fix the Niger Delta, we have fixed Nigeria’s economy – Bayelsa government

    If we fix the Niger Delta, we have fixed Nigeria’s economy – Bayelsa government

    The Bayelsa State government has intensified its protest against the exclusion of the state from the recent appointment of Ambassadors, saying such actions would not augur well for the Nigerian economy.

    The Secretary to the State Government, David Serena-Dokubo Spiff, made the observation during the just concluded 56th Bar Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital.

    The panel of discussants was headed by a former President of NBA, Chief Olisa Agbakogba (SAN); Rivers State Attorney-General and […]

  • Bayelsa government denies receiving N19b July allocation

    Bayelsa government denies receiving N19b July allocation

    The Bayelsa State government has debunked claims by some politicians in the State that the sum of N19 billion was received by the state from the Federal Allocation for the month of July, saying that it received N3.5 billion.

    The State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Jonathan Obuebite, stated that though those behind the peddled figures are “uninformed”, the low allocation will not stop the directive of the state government on the payment of June salaries in addition to outstanding of […]

  • Bayelsa government begs ASUU to return to negotiation table

    Bayelsa government begs ASUU to return to negotiation table

    The Bayelsa State Government has pleaded with members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Niger Delta University branch, to consider government’s position and return to the negotiation table.

    Lecturers of the state-owned university had embarked on an indefinite strike since April this year over months of unpaid salaries.

    The government, which spoke on Saturday through Governor Seriake Dickson’s Special Adviser on Political Matters (1), Mr. Fyneman Wilson, explained that the lecturers’ return to dialogue would be of benefit to the government, […]