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Gov Dickson Raises Alarm Over Plans to Truncate Existing Peace in Bayelsa...Says Anybody Caught Will be Dealt With

Create: 05/26/2015 - 17:57

The Bayelsa State Government says it has uncovered plans by some evil-minded elements to truncate the prevailing peace in the state by unleashing terror on the law abiding people to achieve political gains.

Governor Seriake Dickson, who stated this at the 29th Security Council meeting in Yenagoa on Tuesday, noted that reports at his disposal indicate that those behind the sinister plan are making moves to mobilise cultists and other criminals with a view to creating an atmosphere of insecurity in the state.

NDDC Projects Review Committee was Set up to Ascertain, If Bayelsa was Getting its Fair Share of Intervention Projects...Says Gov Dickson

Create: 05/26/2015 - 14:02

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has said the rationale behind setting up a committee to review projects being executed by the Niger Delta Development Commission in the State, was not to witch-hunt anybody, but to ascertain if the state is getting its fair share of the intervention fund.

Government Special Announcement

Create: 05/26/2015 - 11:13

Mr. Asara Adegi, who hails from Emakalakala in Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, holds a Master of Science degree in Human Physiology from the University of Port Harcourt and presently a Senior Lecturer at the College of Health Technology, Otuogidi.

Similarly, Governor Dickson also approved the appointment of Apostle Kalama Stephen Timiebiowei Esq., as the Registrar/Secretary of the College of Health Technology.

Gov Dickson Signs Physical Planning and Development Bill into Law to Address Urban, Regional Planning, Scraps CCDA

Create: 05/25/2015 - 20:47

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson on Monday signed the State Physical Planning and Development Bill into law, aimed at addressing urban, regional and physical planning, in line with his administration’s policy of transforming the entire Bayelsa landscape.

Appending his signature on the bill in Government House, Yenagoa, Governor Dickson said, the essence of the bill was not only to tackle the issue of physical planning, but also to strengthen its revenue generation drive, towards boosting the internally generated revenue base.

Gov Dickson Prescribes Diversification, Aggressive IGR Drive, as Panacea for Nigeria's Financial Crisis

Create: 05/25/2015 - 15:16

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has described effective diversification from the monolithic oil-based economy and aggressive internally generated revenue drive as the panacea for the financial crisis rocking the country.

Don’t trade with my name, I remain a bonafide member of PDP….. Gov Dickson

Create: 05/22/2015 - 20:29

Making his stand known at the monthly media transparency briefing in Yenagoa, Hon. Dickson expressed his readiness to join hands with other critical stakeholders to rebuild the party.

The governor, who took exception to the unwholesome practice whereby some individuals resort to cheap blackmail and propaganda to further their political interests in the state, said the PDP would no longer condone indiscipline and disloyalty from members.

Governor Dickson hails Muazu and Anenih's resignation, urges support for Secondus as acting National Chairman

Create: 05/21/2015 - 07:13

While wishing the former governor of Bauchi State, who is on medical treatment abroad, a quick recovery, governor Dickson, said he looks forward to his return back to the country in sound health, to support in the on-going effort to rebuild the party. He thanked Chief Tony Anenih for his years of service to the party.

A Government House statement, signed by Dickson's Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, commended members of the party National Working Committee (NWC) for ratifying the resignation of both of men.

Government special Announcement

Create: 05/21/2015 - 07:05

Another edition of the Bayelsa State Government’s Monthly Transparency Initiative Briefing will be held as follows;
Date: Friday, 22nd of May, 2015 Time: 12 Noon
Venue: Banquet Hall, Government House, Yenagoa.

This edition will cover the months of March and April, 2015.
Representatives of the following groups are by this announcement, invited to attend the briefing.

Gov Dickson Meets Kanu Nwankwo, Restates Commitment to Sports Development, as Ex Super Eagles Captain Throws Weight Behind Soccer Tournament

Create: 05/19/2015 - 16:46

As the forth-coming Governor Seriake Dickson Football tournament gathers momentum, the Bayelsa State Governor has reiterated his commitment to the promotion and the development of football and other sporting activities in the State.

NGF: In-coming Governors Should Partake in Election Process, to Avert Crisis – Gov. Dickson

Create: 05/17/2015 - 14:19

Having participated in the activities of the NGF at the period during its crisis with my respected colleagues, most of whom are now ending their respective governorship tenures, and having also known the roles played by most of the key actors of the forum in the orchestration and mismanagement of a needless crisis at such a critical phase in our nation’s political journey, I owe it as a duty to our country and its fledgling democracy to alert the nation and caution my respected colleagues, especially the in-coming governors of the dangers in allowing themselves to be railroaded by the out-g