NMCN Upgrades Bayelsa Nursing School - Commends Gov. Diri for Facilities at Institution. The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) has upgraded the Bayelsa State School of Nursing and Midwifery to the status of a college. The NMCN Secretary General/ Registrar, Dr Farouk...... Learn More July 27, 2021 Jonathan Woos South Korea Investors To Bayelsa. Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has said great opportunities abound in Bayelsa State for foreign investors.The former Nigerian leader stated this at a state banquet  organised by the Bayelsa State...... Learn More July 24, 2021 Envoy Assures On Korean Investments In Bayelsa. South Korea Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Kim Young-Chae, has said that Korean companies would invest in the agricultural sector of Bayelsa State and other areas of interest to boost the...... Learn More July 23, 2021

Bayelsa State at a Glance

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Population (2016 Census)

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Creation Date (October 1)

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Local Government Areas

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Bayelsa State occupies the Southern part of Nigeria, making it very strategic in a number of ways. It has the longest coastline in the West African sub-region making the State a major tourists destination. 

The Government


Rt. Hon. Speaker
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Appeal Court
High Courts
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These are some of the major areas the present administration is laying emphassis on

The Prosperity Agenda


Bayelsa State views education as one of its most critical solution to sustainable non-oil driven economic growth. thus, the government seeks investors to bridge any deficit in this sector.....

Agricultural Revolution

Bayelsa has the perfect climate for cultivation of numerous crops from thousands of hectares of arable land. the land mass though not as massive as other states is green all through the.....

Tourism Development

Discover Bayelsa’s 180km of uninterrupted coastline. The State Government has placed tourism and hospitality development as one of its critical solutions to non-oil driven...


The Government recognises the value driven from partnering with the private sector for Public-Private-Partnership projects for the provision of infrastructure....

Invest Bayelsa -
Opportunities & Possibilities

Bayelsa State is a major contributor to Nigeria’s oil and gas dominated economy. In addition to vast oil and gas reserves, Bayelsa is committed to diversifying its economy by attracting private investment across all sectors— in a business made easy environment. Looking for a new home for your business? Look no further.

Bayelsa Diagnostic Centre (BCD)

BDC provides patient-oriented care by means of accurate and reliable diagnostic tests. It is fitted with up to date equipment for laboratory and radiologic diagnostic services. The Centre also employs qualified specialists with great experience who render high-quality services in accordance with the international standards.

Bayelsa Health Insurance Scheme (BHIS)

BHIS provides access to quality health services from primary, secondary and tertiary care levels. To ensure every citizen has access to good healthcare services, various programmes to cover different segments of the society are available.

Vehicle & Drivers License Registrations

If you need to register a vehicle or driver’s license for use on Bayelsa roadways or waterways, the Bayelsa vehicle license office is the right place to find out all you need to know. There are a variety of fees that may be required when applying for or renewing vehicle or license registration.

Bayelsa Higher Education Student Loan Board

The Bayelsa Higher Education Student Loan Board provides interest free revolving loans to State indigenes studying in institutions of higher learning within the country for the payment of tuition fees and other related expenses.

Get a Tax Clerance Certificate or Tax Identification Number (TIN)

Protect yourself from fraud by verifying the authenticity of your  Tax Clearance Certificate. With our automated Tax Clearance application, request and processing of Tax Clearance Certificate just got easier.

News Updates

WWD: Bayelsa Governor Decries River Pollution

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has condemned the level of pollution of...

Udom Counsels Bayelsa Cabinet Members on Performance

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has charged members of the Bayelsa State...

Gov. Diri Orders Investigation Into Youth’s Death

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has ordered investigation into the...

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