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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

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.