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Defection: Dickson Okays Declaration of APC Legislators' Seat Vacant...says it'll reduce indiscipline, engender sanity

Create: 05/16/2015 - 15:45

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has described the decision of the State House of Assembly to declare the four seats of its members, who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a step in the right direction.

The Governor in a statement issued on Friday night by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said the action of the State Legislature was not only constitutional, but will also instill party discipline and sanitize the polity.

Defections: Bayelsa Govt Blast Iksikpo; Says He is Fustrated

Create: 05/14/2015 - 19:16


The Bayelsa State Government has described as most uncharitable, the comments credited to out-going Senator representing Bayelsa-East Senatorial District, Clever Ikisikpo, during his defection to the All Progressive Congress (APC).

Ijaw National Congress Plans All Ijaw Summit.... Inaugurates 38 Member Committee

Create: 05/14/2015 - 19:12

The Ijaw National Congress[ INC]worldwide has inaugurated a 38 member Pan Ijaw stakeholders Summit Organizing Committee on the Ijaw agenda in the new political dispensation and beyond.

Inaugurating the committee at a brief ceremony on Thursday, at the Ijaw House inYenagoa  President of INC, Boma Obuoforio  Esq, listed seven terms of reference to guide the committee in the performance of its assignment.

Gov Dickson Football Competition Set to Kick Off; Over 100 Teams to Battle for N50m Prize Money

Create: 05/07/2015 - 19:06

A new football tournament is set to take centre stage in Bayelsa State, South-South, Nigeria. Christened “The Governor Henry Seriake Dickson Cup 2015”, the competition is expected to feature over One hundred teams, representing the 105 electoral wards as well as State and Federal owned higher institutions of learning in the State.

Gov Dickson Swears in Info Commissioner.... Charges Him to Generate Sound Ideas to Consolidate on the Achievements of the Govt

Create: 05/06/2015 - 20:07

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson on Wednesday charged the newly sworn in Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Esueme Dan-Kikile and two Special Advisers to generate sound ideas that would further consolidate on the achievements of the government.

Government Special Announcement - Hon. Commissioner for Sports Development, Honourable Ebiketin Diongoli and others, Relieved of their Appointments

Create: 05/06/2015 - 13:08

In line with Government’s effort at re-positioning the machinery of government at all levels for more optimal implementation of the Restoration agenda and with greater loyalty and commitment to service, the following political appointees, including the Hon. Ebiketin Diongoli, have been relieved of their appointments with immediate effect.

Gov Dickson Inaugurates Bayelsa Elders Consulative Forum... Task Council on Economic Revolution

Create: 05/06/2015 - 08:00

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has inaugurated a 12 Member Executive Council of the State Elders Consultative Forum, with a mandate to advise the Government on the diversification of the State’s economy.

Governor Dickson, who gave the charge during the inauguration of the council in Government House, Yenagoa, said the move became imperative, because of the drop in federal allocation, which has hampered the spate of developmental projects in the State.

Gov Meets NIPSS Study Team, Wants All Tiers of Govt to Declare State of Emergency on Education

Create: 05/04/2015 - 18:35

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon Seriake Dickson has called on all tiers of Government in the country to declare a state of emergency on education, with a view to achieving sustainable national development. The Governor, who made the call when participants of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Course 37, Kuru, Jos in Plateau State, visited him in Yenagoa, identified lack of political will on the part of successive governments to invest appropriately in the sector, as the bane for true educational advancement in the country.

President Jonathan, Governor Dickson, Pay Tribute to Oronto Douglas, as Bayelsa Government Offers Scholarship to His Children

Create: 05/02/2015 - 18:07

President Jonathan made the acknowledgement at the weekend during the funeral service in honour of late Oronto Douglas at the St Peter's Anglican Church in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State Capital.

According to him, late Oronto Douglas introduced intellectual activism to the Niger Delta struggle for economic inclusiveness, noting that, he was articulate, an academic icon, idealist, proactive, strategic, courageous, exclusively humanitarian and never retracts, once committed to a cause he believes in.

We Shall Re-Organize the PDP to Regain Power at the National Level In 2019 – Gov Dickson Assures, As Party Gets Set to Discipline Members Involved in Anti-Party Activities

Create: 05/02/2015 - 14:16

Governor Dickson gave the assurance during his monthly interactive session with PDP members at the party’s secretariat in Yenagoa, the state capital.

He noted that, the party had been running the affairs of the country for 16 consecutive years, assuring that PDP remains the only party that is well co-ordinated and focused to deliver the dividends of democracy in the State.