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Gov Dickson swears in APC stalwart, 8 Women, 21 others as Special Advisers……Discloses that 2017 will be decisive one……

Create: 12/20/2016 - 21:48

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson on Tuesday swore in a staunch member of the All Progressives  Congress, (APC), Mrs. Mercy Zigha, and twenty-nine others as Special Advisers and reiterated his commitment to the transformation of the State, in line with his administration’s policy of transparency, prudence and accountability.

Economy: Bayelsa declares first surplus balance in 5 months ....says N3.5b available for spending

Create: 12/20/2016 - 19:26

In the previous month of October, it recorded a deficit balance of N160.4 million.

The state government has been recording deficit balance for about 5 consecutive months, occasioned by the shortfall in revenues from the federation account, coupled with the reduction in its production quota of crude oil.

The State Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (retd), announced the figure on Monday at the transparency briefing for the months of October and November, 2016 in Government House, Yenagoa.

Bayelsa Post Primary Schools Board gets new chairman, as Benadoumene takes over from Kemeagbeye

Create: 12/19/2016 - 15:15

He is Hon. Dein Benadoumene, who takes over from Rt. Hon. Joseph Glory Kemeagbeye.

A lawyer by training, Hon. Benadoumene is a onetime member of the State House of Assembly and a former cabinet commissioner in the State.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson says, Benadoumene’s appointment is with immediate effect.

Our students not stranded in Ghana, says Bayelsa Government

Create: 12/19/2016 - 14:44

The Bayelsa State government on Monday refuted insinuations that its indigenes on scholarship in Ghana were denied access to their hostels and stopped from writing their semester exams.

A statement by Mr Jeremiah Owoupele, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Seriake Dickson on Scholarships Welfare, noted that the office had been in constant touch with the authorities of the affected institutions.

Bayelsa Post Primary Schools Board gets new chairman, as Benadoumene takes over from Kemeagbeye

Create: 12/19/2016 - 14:33

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has approved the appointment of a new Chairman of the Bayelsa State Post Primary Schools Board.

He is Hon. Dein Benadoumene, who takes over from Rt. Hon. Joseph Glory Kemeagbeye.

A lawyer by training, Hon. Benadoumene is a onetime member of the State House of Assembly and a former cabinet commissioner in the State.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson says, Benadoumene’s appointment is with immediate effect.

Our students not stranded in Ghana, says Bayelsa government

Create: 12/19/2016 - 14:16

A statement by Mr Jeremiah Owoupele, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Seriake Dickson on Scholarships Welfare, noted that the office had been in constant touch with the authorities of the affected institutions.

The government said that contrary to a report by the online version of a national newspaper that the students had been abandoned, representatives from the state were currently in Accra to sort out any outstanding issues.

Dickson hosts State Assembly Members ….assures on inauguration of more signature projects in 1st quarter of 2017

Create: 12/15/2016 - 17:56

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson says, more projects would be inaugurated in the first quarter of 2017, to change the landscape of the state in demonstration of his administration’s preparedness to bequeath enduring legacies.

Governor Dickson gave the assurance at a cocktail party, held in honour of  members of the State House of Assembly at the Governor’s new office complex in Government House, Yenagoa.

Dickson Inaugurates Two New Agencies, Demands Proactive Enviroment Management

Create: 12/15/2016 - 17:44

DICKSON INAUGURATES TWO NEW AGENCIES, DEMANDS PROACTIVE ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT
Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson has asked the State Emergency Management Agency, (SEMA) to evolve a work plan and build appropriate linkages with development partners on how best to tackle flooding and other emergencies.
He also urged the Parks and Gardens Committee to intensify efforts at beautifying the state capital and its environs, in line with the government’s policy of attracting investors and tourists to the state.

Dickson swears-in five new commissioners ...challenges them on the delivery of quality services

Create: 12/15/2016 - 16:16

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Wednesday expanded his cabinet with five new commissioners, with a mandate to align themselves to the ideals and vision of the restoration agenda, towards delivering quality services to the people.
Governor Dickson, who gave the charge while swearing in the commissioners at the new Executive Council Chambers of Government House, Yenagoa, called on the appointees to exhibit a high sense of  dedication and loyalty in the discharge of their duties.

Bayelsa signs MOU for world-class 350-bed hospital ...takes off in 2017…. Says Dickson

Create: 12/13/2016 - 20:04

In the same vein, the chairman who is one of the 12 leading endovascular surgeons in the United States, after signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the governor's conference room said,

" we want to bring a world class health care system to the State to improve on the standard of the health care.

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