Bayelsa State at a Glance

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Population (Estimated)

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Area Total

Oct 1,
1996 1996

Date of Creation

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Local Government Areas

Bayelsa State occupies the Southern part of Nigeria; it has the longest coastline in the West African sub-region making it a major tourists destination. Like other States in the country, Bayelsa operates a constitutional democracy having three Independent arms of Government namely the Executive, Legislative and Judiciary Branch.

The Government


Rt. Hon. Speaker
Hon. Members
House Committees 


Hon. Chief Judge
Appeal Court
High Courts
Magistrate Courts

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.....


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.

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News Updates

Gov. Diri Meets With PDP Stakeholders in Brass, Ogbia LGAs

… appreciates them for last elections …calls for more support,...

Former Bayelsa Legislators Endorse Gov Diri For Second Term

Former legislators in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly have endorsed Governor...

Thank You Visit: Gov. Diri Receives Ogbia Council of Chiefs

… as they appreciate Diri on projects in Ogbia LGA His Excellency,...

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