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Gov. Dickson inaugurates SUBEB members, Warns Parents Against Irresponsible Behaviour

Create: 06/05/2017 - 04:07

Bayelsa‎ State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has called on parents in the state to take advantage of the robust policies of his administration in the education sector and ensure their children obtain sound and formal education.

The governor made the call on Monday in Yenagoa, while inaugurating  an eight member State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).

Investments: Dickson meets NNPC GMD .... calls for partnership ‎to build key projects

Create: 06/01/2017 - 22:04

As a part of steps at ensuring the physical and rapid development of oil producing communities in the Niger Delta, Governor Ser‎iake Dickson of Bayelsa State has called for effective collaboration between governments in the region and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), especially in ‎areas like security and the Brass LNG‎.

Gov Dickson inaugurates medical lab at state varsity… tasks IOCs on dev of host communities, others

Create: 06/01/2017 - 16:53
Governor Dickson gave the charge at the commissioning and handing-over ceremony of a Diagnostic Laboratory, built by Chevron and its Joint Venture stakeholders in the Agbami Field to the state-owned Niger Delta University, NDU, Amassoma.

May 29: Dickson warns fifth columnists, says democracy has come to stay

Create: 05/29/2017 - 17:47

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Sunday challenged anti-democratic forces, who have been working to truncate democracy to have a rethink, because democracy in Nigeria had come to stay.

According to him, it is no longer fashionable to have a non-democratic society, because democracy remained the best system of government.

Dickson's comments were contained in his goodwill message to all Nigerians on the 2017 Democracy Day, signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson.

NUT suspends strike, as Bayelsa doles out N300 million

Create: 05/23/2017 - 12:00


Consequently, the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT, Bayelsa State Wing) has therefore suspend the ongoing strike action with immediate effect.

A statement issued on Tuesday by the Chairman of the State Wing of NUT, Kalaama John Tonpre and Secretary, Johnson Hector, expressed appreciation to the state government for its gesture, as it would go a long way in alleviating their plight.

Transparency Briefing: Bayelsa posts N4b net balance for March - as internally generated revenue soars

Create: 05/19/2017 - 04:15

Bayelsa State Government on Thursday posted a total of four billion naira as net balance for the month of March, 2017, saying it recorded some improvement in its internally generated revenue (IGR) in the preceding month.

Briefing newsmen on the income and expenditure profile of the state in Government House, Yenagoa, the Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (Retired), said the state raked in an IGR of N983 million in February, as against N683 million in the month of January, 2017.

Investment opportunities: OGFZA lauds Governor Dickson

Create: 05/18/2017 - 04:09

The management of the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) has commended Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State for his numerous efforts in attracting investors to the state, which includes creating the right atmosphere for investment opportunities.

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, Mr. Umana Okon Umana, made the commendation, when he led other top officials to pay a courtesy call on the governor at the Government House in Yenagoa.

Dickson mourns Aide, Hon. Otobo, says death painful to Bayelsa

Create: 05/16/2017 - 11:42

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has described the untimely passage of a two-time meber of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Noah Opusiri Otobo as  shocking and painful.

Governor Dickson in a condolence message, noted that, the passage of Hon. Otobo last week has dealt a devastating blow to his immediate family, friends and the entire state.

According to the statement, the Governor described the deceased as a thorough-bred politician whose experience, both as a lawmaker and Special Adviser had contributed immensely to the stability of the state.

Gov Dickson in shock and sadness, as PDP stalwart loses wife, son

Create: 05/16/2017 - 11:35

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has condoled with one time Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih over the untimely departure of his wife, Mrs. Patricia Anenih, describing the incident as shocking and painful.

In a condolence message, the Bayelsa State Governor also commiserated with the Elder Statesman over the sad exit of his son, Eugene Anenih, noting that, his death was not only a big blow to the Anenih family, but Edo State and close associates of the family.

Gov Dickson resumes duty after working visit to the US …says it was most rewarding, as investors show interest

Create: 05/16/2017 - 11:28

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has returned to the State, after his working visit to the United States.

While in the United States, Governor Dickson attended the Sub-sea Nations and Africa Oil and Gas Conference, which was a major sideline conference of the Oil and Gas Trade Conference, (OTC), in Houston, Texas.