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Gov Dickson commiserates with Otuoke Community, as paramount ruler passes

Create: 05/16/2017 - 04:21

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has condoled with the people of Otuoke over the death of King Lord Ogiasa, Paramount Ruler of Otuoke, in Ogbia local government area of the state.
Commiserating with the Ogiasa family and the people of Otuoke, Governor Dickson in a condolence message, said the passage of the monarch has created a vacuum in the traditional administration of the community, in view of the sterling  leadership qualities he displayed while alive.

Bayelsa student makes 1st class, as 21 graduate from Lincoln University -Gov Dickson congratulates students, thanks Lincoln Mgt

Create: 05/12/2017 - 19:33

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has described the 21 students on state government scholarship to the prestigious Lincoln University in the United States as worthy ambassadors, a pride to the state and their families.

This was contained in a congratulatory message Governor Dickson, the Government and the people of the State sent to the students, who all graduated today (12th of May, 2017), for making the State proud, having successfully concluded their studies in flying colours.

Gov Dickson Commended for Releasing funds to Augment Payment of Primary School Staff Salaries for February

Create: 05/12/2017 - 19:21

The Bayelsa state governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has been commended for the prompt release of funds to augment the payment of primary school staff salaries, for the month of February.

This was contained in statement issued on behalf of the commissioners of Education, Elder Markson Fefegha, Local government Administration, Pastor Agatha Goma, and members of the committee set up by the governor to look into the crisis bedevilling the sector and proffer a lasting solution by the commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon. Jonathan Obuebite.

Bayelsa Gov’s wife opens 2 – day summit for women -tasks Ijaw women on career dev. others

Create: 05/05/2017 - 11:48

Wife of the Bayelsa State Governor, Dr Rachel Dickson on Thursday called for concerted efforts in tackling obstacles that impede the educational development of the Ijaw girl-child.

Dr Dickson made the call while declaring open a 2-day Bayelsa Women Summit with the theme "Ijaw Women Walking Tall" at the Dr. Gabriel Okara Cultural Center, Yenagoa.

Gov Dickson inaugurates committee to identify communities, chieftaincy stools for proper classification

Create: 05/03/2017 - 11:20

The Bayelsa State Government has inaugurated committee that will identify communities in each local government area, where there are pending chieftaincy disputes in court or before any other arbitration body.

This was part of a 7-point terms of reference to the committees, which include engaging in proper consultations and undertaking visits for the purpose of identifying, ascertaining and compiling a credible and acceptable list of communities and their heads in each local government area of the State.

Modular refineries: Dickson backs FG in US oil trade conference ..... says Bayelsa will lead the way to invest in refineries ..... to establish three modular refineries in each senatorial zones

Create: 05/03/2017 - 11:16

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has commended the Federal Government for its decision to set up modular refineries, describing it as a brilliant idea that will not only create more jobs but would also increase the economic fortunes of Nigeria.

According to him, the refineries when fully on stream, will also curb the illegal refining of petroleum products which has been on for years and reduce casualties associated with such risk.

Workers Day: Bayelsa restates commitment to workers welfare ...says arrears of salaries to receive attention in 2nd tranche of Paris Club refund

Create: 05/01/2017 - 02:10

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake  Dickson says priority attention will be accorded payment of arrears of salaries owed workers, as soon as the government receives the second tranche of the Paris Club loan refund.

Represented by his deputy, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (Rtd), the Governor gave the assurance, during this year's Workers Day Celebration at the Peace Park in Yenagoa.

Paris club refunds: Bayelsa denies revenue consultant We will seek redress through legal means ...says commissioner

Create: 04/29/2017 - 07:18

The attention of the Bayelsa State Ministry of Finance has been drawn to a publication on one of the National Newspapers that a Revenue Consultant has taken all the 36 States and the Governors’ Forum to court with the claim that it handled the Paris Club over-deductions from states accounts as the primary consultant and alleged that fees from the Paris Club refund are being paid to an unknown consultant.

Bayelsa to collaborate with CBN SMEs dev ...assures on the provision to enhance operation of SMEs dev. centre

Create: 04/27/2017 - 17:10

The Bayelsa State Government has assured the South-South Entrepreneurship Development Centre of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), of its collaboration in the provision of necessary facilities to enhance their operations in the state.

Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (Rtd), represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Chief Serena Dokubo Spiff, gave the assurance, when oficials of the Technical advisory Committee of the Yenagoa centre paid him a courtesy call in Government House, Yenagoa.

Gov Dickson orders immediate release of N200m for accreditation of programmes in state varsity

Create: 04/27/2017 - 17:07

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon Seriake Dickson has approved the immediate release of N200 million to enable the state-owned Niger Delta University, NDU, Amassoma secure accreditation for some of its programmes, including mathematics, computer science, law, chemistry and education.

Represented by the Chief of Staff, Government House, Yenagoa, Rt Hon Talford Ongolo, the Governor said, the approval was made to upgrade the programmes at the university ahead of the visit of the accreditation teams on the 6th of May, 2017.