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BAYELSA IS SINKING: AN SOS TO UN, FG, NIWA, NEMA ETC

BAYELSA IS SINKING: AN SOS TO UN, FG, NIWA, NEMA ETC

News Feature, Press Release
The recent flood disaster that is being felt in various states in Nigeria is taking an alarming dimension in Bayelsa State, according to a statement by the Ijaw Media Forum. A statement by its National President, Elder Asu Beks, has appealed to the United Nations, the Federal Government of Nigeria and and the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA , to move in swifty to avert the ravaging calamity. Said Elder Asu Beks: "As we speak, speak most of the communities in the state are under water. Never before has flooding been so devastating in the history of Bayelsa State and the entire Niger Delta as currently being experienced. Properties worth billions of naira have been destroyed while thousands of families have been rendered homeless , as Bayelsa State have been cut off from the ne...
Dakuku Peterside to deliver Lecture at Ijaw Media Forum, IMF,Town Hall meeting.

Dakuku Peterside to deliver Lecture at Ijaw Media Forum, IMF,Town Hall meeting.

Breaking News, News Feature
Gov Douye Diri , Asu Beks during the visit The immediate past Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr Dakuku Peterside , will be the Guest Speaker at the Annual Town Meeting of the Ijaw Media Forum billed to hold in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State Capital, in November. President of the Ijaw Media Forum, Elder Asu Beks who led members of the Forum on a Courtesy call on Gov Douye Diri on Monday said the theme of the one day Town Hall meeting is BAYELSA,BEYOND OIL. Elder Asu Beks disclosed that with the dwindling receipts from oil, the time has come for oil producing states in the Niger Delta region to think out of the box and explore the bundles of opportunities in the region. An elated Gov Diri told the visiting IMF team that the Bayel...