Driving Productivity with Clean and Green Energy



Clean alternative energy from the largest gas reserves in Africa.


Agricultural Economy

Charting the course for a Bayelsa beyond Oil.



Building the young generation for an ICT and AI driven future.



Major GDP contributor in an Oil dominated national economy.

“As a government we will continue to ensure that investors enjoy a secure and conducive atmosphere which is the bedrock for every thriving investment” – Gov. Douye Diri.

to Bayelsa Investment
Promotion Agency


Permanent Secretary, Bayelsa Investment
Promotion Agency

Created to showcase Bayelsa’s investment opportunities and to provide a virtual one stop shop to service the needs of investors and business persons interested in the opportunities offered by the State.

We recognise that trade and investment are the propellers that drive economic growth and sustainable development of any region, country or state. Consequently BIPA, works to actualise Bayelsa State’ vision of providing a conducive and investor friendly atmosphere, through direct and complementary policy formulation, tax reforms, infrastructural development, security of life and property, power generation and energy initiatives, and the provision of incentives for private sector participation. In encouraging local, regional and foreign investors, BIPA is strategically positioned to drive the Invest Bayelsa brand as a model investment facilitator, and to make Bayelsa the preferred investment destination in the Gulf of Guinea region.

As an agency, we assess the factors that influence investors in making direct investment decisions in the state. And in collaboration with various partner institutions and organizations, we help foreign, indigenous, existing and prospecting companies in Bayelsa to create and / or add value to their enterprises through our team of experts who are knowledgeable on the business environment and opportunities in Bayelsa State.

We educate potential investors on available incentives within the State and nationally, and provide multi-level services to assist investors before, during and after the investment process.

The import of our slogan “TAKING BAYELSA TO THE WORLD…..AND BRINGING THE WORLD TO BAYELSA” becomes evident not just at the point of interface but, hinges on the fact that we work hand in glove with all relevant authorities and agencies, to ensure that when the world gets to Bayelsa, the synergy is profitable and when Bayelsa gets to the world, it is recognised as an attractive investment brand.

I welcome you to explore and invest in Bayelsa— the Glory of all Lands

Bayelsa is
ready for


Investment Sectors


Priority Sectors

About Us

Bayelsa Investment Promotion Agency was created in 2012 by the Bayelsa State Government and has since been the linking point between potential investors and the State Government since then.


We are a government agency responsible for the promotion of investment opportunities and providing assistance to investors before, during and after the investment process.

Our Mission

To drive investment generation and provide investor facilitation and after care services, thereby contributing to the sustainable economic growth and development of Bayelsa State.

Our Vision

To position and promote Bayelsa State as the preferred investment destination in the Gulf of Guinea Region.

Our Core Values

In carrying out its mission, BIPA shall strive to promote the following core values as non-negotiable beliefs and guiding principles:

  • High Ethics
  • Resourcefulness and Helpfulness;
  • Openness and accessibility
  • Creativity and Innovativeness;
  • Timeliness (Speed of service delivery)
  • Teamwork
  • Professionalism
I assure investors of my full committment to provide a favourable investment climate –Sen. Douye Diri


Bayelsa offers the market in Nigeria, West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea thanks to its strategic location via the Atlantic Ocean to reach the larger sub region. The Government has created a favorable climate for business and industrial ventures. Administrative and bureaucratic procedures have been greatly streamlined. The Government has put in place policies and programmes that guarantee a free market economy.









Selection of Corporations Invested in Bayelsa