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Ogbia residents jubilate as Bayelsa govt begins work on abandoned bridge

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The people of Opume community in Ogbia local government area of Bayelsa State are in joyous mood as the state government commenced the construction of a bridge abandoned since 20 years ago. The state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, who inspected the project on Monday, urged the people to continue to support Governor Seriake Dickson’s to deliver ...

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Bayelsa shuts down schools over incessant flooding

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The Bayelsa State Government has ordered the shutdown of schools in the state following persistent flooding. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, Commissioner for Information and Orientation, disclosed on Sunday that the directive came during the State Executive Council meeting on Friday. He said: “The State Executive Council has directed immediate closure of all schools to avoid loss of lives. The government is taking ...

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Flood affects property markets in eight states

property

Property owners trying to sell their properties in flood-hit parts of the country are yielding to pressure to drop prices as demands for homes in some of the affected locations have reduced drastically. After weeks of flooding in major cities, especially in eight states, some houses have been submerged in water, forcing the occupiers and tenants to vacate the areas. ...

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Bayelsa Students laud Governor Dickson for huge investment in infrastructure

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Students from Bayelsa Government owned Model Schools in the State have rated high the Governor Seriake Dickson administration over the huge investment in the education sector and public infrastructures in the state, declaring that the development has changed the narrative in the state. The students, numbering over 1,200 during a guided tour of the multi-billion naira International Cargo/passengers Airport Amassoma ...

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Governor Dickson pledges to build more housing units to decongest Yenagoa

housing units

Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson has assured workers on the timely completion of the ongoing low-cost housing units in Ayama and Agbura in Southern Ijaw Local Government and Yenagoa Local Government Areas of the state. He said on completion, the projects will decongest Yenagoa, the state capital and as well afford low-income earners the opportunity to own affordable ...

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FRSC records 456 road accidents deaths in one month

Accidents

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 456 people died and 3404 others were injured in 826 accidents recorded nationwide in January. The FRSC stated this in its CCC report for January signed by its Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi. According to the report, the January accident figure represents a 4-per cent decrease compared with the previous month of December 2017, ...

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FERMA engages 200 youths in the reconstruction of Yenagoa-Oloibiri Road

200 youths engage in construction work

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has engaged over 200 youths in Bayelsa state to carry out repair works on the failed portion of the six kilometers Yenagoa-Immiringi-Oloibiri road. Head of FERMA Bayelsa Field office, Ayoola Bolaji, an engineer who disclosed during an inspection of the road said the youths were sourced from the communities located along the roads. According ...

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FRSC provides road maintenance job for 200 unemployed youths

FRSC provides road maintenance job for 200 unemployed youths

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) in Bayelsa, on Thursday, said it had provided job(s) for no fewer than 200 unemployed youths in road maintenance. Mr Bolaji Ayoola, the FERMA Road Maintenance Engineer in the state, made this disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa after inspecting some of the ongoing road projects in Bayelsa. He explained ...

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250 schools shut down in Bayelsa due to bad infrastructure

250 schools shut down in Bayelsa due to bad infrastructure

Over 250 private primary and secondary schools in Bayelsa State will soon be shut down for compromising standards, the state government said yesterday. The government noted that its officials had gone round the state and discovered that the children in the state were not getting quality learning, vowing to ensure that all such schools are stopped from operating. The Commissioner for ...

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Bayelsa govt provides land for Agip Oil’s residential quarters

Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

“The Bayelsa State government has offered to provide land for the Nigerian Agip Oil Company to build its corporate office and residential quarters in Yenagoa the state capital.” TVC News The offer was gladly accepted by the managing director of the company, Massimo Insulla who was in Yenagoa where both parties made commitments to work together for the success of ...

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