Diri Pays Tribute to Adokeme, Late Uniport Alumni President. Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has described the late national president of the University of Port Harcourt Alumni Association,...... Learn More September 14, 2021 Chinese Firm to Establish Smart Metering Plant In Bayelsa. A Chinese high-tech company, Clou, and its Nigerian partners, Jumbo Goois Global Services, are set to establish a smart prepaid...... Learn More September 14, 2021 Bayelsa Seeks UN Assistance On Environmental Challenges. Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has called for urgent remediation of the state's environment following years of degradation and...... Learn More September 8, 2021

Bayelsa State at a Glance

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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


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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

Bayelsa, NCDMB Sign Power Supply Agreement

Bayelsa State Government and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board...

Gov Diri Rewards 30 Retired Perm. Secretaries

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has announced a cash reward of one...

CJ Hails Diri On Bayelsa Judiciary Autonomy

Bayelsa State Chief Judge, Justice Kate Abiri, has commended Governor Douye Diri for...

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