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10 New Special Advisers Take Oath in Bayelsa ...Pledge Their Commitment to Gov Dickson's Re-election Project

Create: 08/02/2015 - 23:22

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has sworn in ten new special advisers, with call on them to be committed and loyal to the restoration agenda by discharging their duties to the best of their abilities and in line with the policy objectives of the government.

Governor Dickson, who gave the charge while swearing in the special advisers at the Government House, Yenagoa, pointed out that, their appointment was informed by their pedigree as well as to inject fresh blood into the system in order to give service to the government and people of the state.

Government Special Announcement

Create: 07/31/2015 - 22:29

His Excellency, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, Governor of Bayelsa State has approved the appointment of Mr. Michael Magbisa as Senior Special Assistant on Special Duties, Government House, Yenagoa.
The appointment is with immediate effect.

Daniel Iworiso-Markson
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Bayelsa State

Gov Dickson Celebrates Ijaw Musical Legends, as Bayelsa Marks 1st Anniversary of King Ebizimor's Passage

Create: 07/31/2015 - 19:58

...Declares July 31st of Every Year as Ijaw Musical and Cultural Day

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson over the weekend presented special awards to some Ijaw musical icons in the state, in recognition of their various contributions to the preservation and promotion of Ijaw culture and tradition.

VP Osinbajo Opens Bayelsa Investment & Economic Forum in Yenagoa

Create: 07/30/2015 - 17:18

...Gov Dickson Woo Investors to Partner Govt to Unfold State's Industrial Future

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson on Thursday urged the Federal Government, and investors to partner with his administration in the development of investment opportunities in the state to drive its industrialization efforts.

Bayelsa Govt Empowers 600 Market Traders ...Disburses N5m interest free-loan

Create: 07/29/2015 - 23:33

The disbursement, which is being midwifed by the state-owned Izon-Ebe Micro Finance Bank, is coming barely a week after a similar interest-free loan facility was released to some beneficiaries of the economic empowerment scheme at the famous Swali Market in the state capital.

Speaking with newsmen during a brief ceremony to flag-off the disbursement at the corporate headquarters of the bank in Yenagoa, the Secretary/Legal Adviser of Izon-Ebe MicroFinance Bank, Ms Patience Abah, disclosed that a total of 600 traders from the Kpansia Market have been penciled down as beneficiaries.


Create: 07/29/2015 - 13:19

Another edition of the Bayelsa State Government’s Monthly Transparency Initiative Briefing will be held as follows;

Date: Wednesday, 29th of July, 2015

Time: 4 O’clock in the afternoon

Venue: Ground floor, Treasury Building, Sir Lambert Eradiri Expressway, Onopa,Yenagoa

This edition will be addressed by the Honourable Commissioner of Finance, Hon. Duate Iyabi.

Representatives of the following groups are by this announcement, invited to attend the briefing.

1. The Traditional Rulers’ Council

2. Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC

Bayelsa guber poll: Buhari Won't Rig for APC, Says Pioneer PDP Chairman

Create: 07/29/2015 - 11:57

...says federal might syndrome will bring anarchy

The pioneer Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Engineer Charles Dorgu, has asked the members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), not to drag the President, Muhammad Buhari, into the plot to rig the forth coming governorship polls, because the president is "too busy and decent to manipulate the election."

Governor Dickson Opens Odi Festival Amidst Pomp and Pageantry

Create: 07/28/2015 - 03:46

...To Renovate General Hospital, as Leaders Pledge Support for Governor's 2nd Term Bid

Despite the drop in revenues accruing to the state, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has said the government would complete work on the renovation of Odi General Hospital in no distant time to improve healthcare delivery in the area.