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Transparency Briefing By Gov Dickson on Thursday, 11th of January, 2018

Create: 01/10/2018 - 19:34

Another edition of the Bayelsa State Government’s Monthly Transparency Initiative Briefing, the first for the year 2018 holds as follows:
Date: Thursday, 11th of January, 2018
Time: 2 O’clock in the afternoon
Venue: Chief D.S.P. Alamieyeseigha Banquet Hall, Government House,
Representatives of the following groups are by this announcement, invited to attend the briefing.
1.     The Traditional Rulers’ Council
2.     Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC
3.     Trade Union Congress, TUC

Bayelsa, SOGON Partner on Infant/Maternal Mortality

Create: 01/10/2018 - 10:52

The Bayelsa State Government and the Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics have agreed to partner on the issue of the planned reduction of the high infant and maternal mortality rate in the state.

The State Government and the leadership of SOGON entered into the partnership, when the National President, Prof. Oluwarotimi Akinola, led top officials of the society, on a courtesy visit to the Governor, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, in Yenagoa, on Wednesday.

Ijaw Nation cannot Afford Divided INC, IYC - Dickson ...Leaders Agree to Establish Think Tank on Restructuring, Mobilisation

Create: 01/09/2018 - 18:04

Honourable Dickson stressed that both organizations were critical to the effective coordination of the people’s struggle against emergent challenges in the national space.

The Special Adviser to the Governor Media Relations, Mr. Fidelis Soriwei, quoted the government to have made the call while speaking at a consultative meeting with Ijaw leaders and elders in the Eastern Zone of the Ijaw Nation comprising Rivers and Akwa Ibom States, in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.

INSECURITY: Politicians Sponsoring Killings Should be Treated as Common Criminals - Dickson ...Gov Challenges Navy on Sea Pirac, Kidnapping & Oil Theft

Create: 01/08/2018 - 21:50

Honourable Dickson stressed that such political leaders should be arrested and prosecuted like the criminals they sponsor to perpetuate crime against innocent citizens in the society.

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Media Relations, Mr. Fidelis Soriwei, quoted him as having made the comment while playing the host to the Flag Officer Commanding the Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Abubakar Alhassan, in Yenagoa, on Monday.


Create: 01/08/2018 - 12:10

Honourable Dickson said that security forces did not have to be politically correct to carry out their sensitive responsibility of law enforcement in the society.

A statement signed by the Governor’s Special Adviser on Media Relations, Mr. Fidelis Soriwei, quoted him as having said that the critical issue of law enforcement shouldn’t be subjected to political sentiments.


Create: 01/08/2018 - 05:57

The programme titled, ‘Starting the Year with God and Breaking of Fast with the Governor’ was attended by over 1000 pastors and top officials of the state government in Yenagoa.

Speaking at the event, Honorable Dickson warned criminals to desists from acts of violence which are inimical to societal development.

Honourable Dickson who urged misguided elements to turn away from evil, said that the state government would collaborate with the clergy to start an empowerment programme for the people.


Create: 01/06/2018 - 22:41

Specifically, the former Minister hailed Honourable Dickson for the establishment of the University of Africa, Toru Orua, among other critical projects.

Graham Douglas said that it was proper for a state like Bayelsa which he described the national habitat of the Ijaw people to have three good universities.

The elder statesman said that all the universities in Rivers State were cited in the upland leaving the riverine communities inhabited by the Ijaw people with none.

Stop Politicizing Security, Gov Dickson Tells FG ...Condemns Senseless nation-wide killings

Create: 01/05/2018 - 08:09

Bayelsa State Governor, the Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson has called on the APC- led Federal Government to stop politicising national Security.

The Governor said the inability of President Muhamnadu Buhari to personally take charge of the nation's security and engage critical stakeholders on national security have made some APC leaders to politicise security.

Paris Club Refund: Gov Dickson Pays One and Half Month Salary Arrears To Workers

Create: 01/04/2018 - 21:53

The Governor had called a consultative meeting of top government officials and Labour leaders and their representatives on the Paris Club Fund received in the state in December in line with the transparency policy of the government

A statement signed by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media Relations, Mr. Fidelis Soriwei, stated that the state government received a total of N14.8 billion from the Federal Government.

The breakdown shows the state received N13.5 billion while the local government councils received N1.37 billion.

Payroll Fraud: Dickson Directs Implementation Of Panel Reports By The End Of January
...Insists Payroll Must Be Cleaned Up For Youths to be Employed
...Says LGAs Must Not Owe Salaries in 2018 Lift Embargo on Employment Soon

Create: 01/04/2018 - 21:37

Dickson said that the payroll must be cleaned to prevent fraudulent characters who are not qualified to receive salaries from the state government from being paid.

The Governor said that the younger generation of unemployed graduates in Bayelsa could only be given gainful employment if the issue of the endemic payroll fraud was dealt with in a decisive manner.