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Gov Dickson Announces 20 Percent Reduction of PAYEE Tax for Bayelsa Workers at May Day Celebration

Create: 05/01/2015 - 18:57

Bayelsa State Government has announced a 20 per cent reduction in the personal income tax of its workers just as it presented an official car to the state chairman of the Trade Union Congress in fulfilment of an earlier promise.

Governor Seriake Dickson who made the announcement on Friday during the 2015 May Day celebrations in Yenagoa, described the tax cut as  one of the means to appreciate the understanding and contributions of the state workers to the achievements of his administration.

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Create: 05/01/2015 - 17:39

The ministry was created alongside other ministries within the state service structure shortly after the state was created out of the old Rivers State in 1996.It has had over six commissioners under different administrations since it was established.

The state has, since the ministry was created, evolved a strategy to lift its agricultural sector from the rudimentary stage to a commercial driven sector with structures that will ensure community participation and global best practices on the identified agro projects.

Shehu of Borno, Others Bag Honorary Doctorate Degrees from Bayelsa Varsity

Create: 04/26/2015 - 22:13

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry seriake Dickson has felicitated with the Shehu of Borno and Chancellor of the State owned Niger Delta University, Alhaji Abubarkar Ibn Umar Garbai El-Kanemi over his conferment with a Doctorate degree by the institution at its fourth convocation ceremony.

In a statement, Governor Dickson, noted with satisfaction, the long and impressive academic, moral and political profile of the Borno monarch, which has also positioned him strategically as an inspiration and bridge builder among the various sections of the Country.

Governor Dickson Visits Family of Late Human And Enviromental Rights Advocate, Oronto Douglas

Create: 04/22/2015 - 04:29
Gov Dickson and Wife of Late Oronto Douglas

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, accompanied by the Acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the State, Chief Serena Dokubo-Spiff, Senators-elect Ben Murray Bruce, Evangelist Foster Ogola and other senior citizens of the state, visited the family of environmental and human rights activist, Late Oronto Douglas in Abuja.

Governor Dickson Commends INEC, Security Agents Over Peaceful Assembly Polls

Create: 04/20/2015 - 05:52

Governor Dickson of Bayelsa State has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and the security agencies for the smooth and peaceful conduct of the rescheduled State House of Assembly polls in 8 constituencies in the State, over the weekend.

Resheduled Bayelsa Assembly Polls: Gov Dickson Attributes Peacful Exercise to Govt's Massive Investment in Security

Create: 04/18/2015 - 19:24

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has attributed the peaceful conduct of the 2015 general elections in the State to his administration’s massive investment in the security sub sector.
Giving his impression on the conduct of the rescheduled State Assembly polls in 8 constituencies, in an interview with newsmen after casting his vote in Toru Orua, Sagbama local government of the state, he adjudged the electoral process as free, fair and credible.

PDP Wil Regain Lost Glory; Predicts Gov Dickson of Bayelsa

Create: 04/17/2015 - 19:24

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake has expressed confidence in the ability of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to return to the pinnacle of national politics, inspite of its misadventure in the just concluded general elections in the country.

According to him, the party, which remains the only truly national party, will continue to grow from strength to strength and recapture power at the federal level.

Gov Dickson Doles Out N100m for Bursary Payment, Task Students on Leadership

Create: 04/15/2015 - 04:14

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson on Wednesday presented a cheque of N100 million to the State Scholarships Board for the payment of bursary allowances to students of the state origin in higher institutions of learning across the country.

Addressing the leadership of the National Union of Bayelsa State Students in Government House, Yenagoa, Governor Dickson explained that, the presentation of the cheque was in keeping with an earlier promise he made during his visit to Amassoma, the community hosting the Niger Delta University.

Investment in Power Sector to Yield Results in 3 Weeks… Gov Dickson

Create: 04/03/2015 - 09:58
Kolo Gas Turbine

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson says most of the investments made in the power sector would materialize in the next 3 weeks to boost socio-economic activities in the State.
Governor Seriake Dickson dropped the hint in a live programme in Yenagoa, the state capital. He said some successes have been recorded in the rural electrification drive as communities such as Amassoma, Agbere as well as Famgbe and other communities in the outskirts of Yenagoa are now enjoying power.

Gov Dickson Task Bayelsa Students on the Re-Election of President Jonathan

Create: 03/23/2015 - 11:17

...To Reconstitute State Scholarsip Board Soon for Optimal Performance

Students of Bayelsa state origin in Higher Institutions of learning across the Country have been tasked to mobilize support for President Goodluck Jonathan and ensure his re-election in the forthcoming presidential polls.

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