Welcome to Current affairs page for Bayelsa State — Glory of All Lands.

The state was created in 01/10/1996 by General Sani Abacha. It is located in the South-South region of Nigeria, and there are 8 local governments with the state capital being Yenagoa.

State Capital

The state capital is Yenagoa.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Glory of All Lands.

Creation Date

The state was created on 01/10/1996.

State Creator

The state was created by General Sani Abacha.


The population is 2277961.

Land Area

It has a land area of 10773 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 8 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in South-South geopolitical zone.

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