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We will continue to support the Police to flush out criminals in Bayelsa State - Gov. Dickson

Create: 01/24/2017 - 18:04
The governor‎ while making the presentation at the Government House Yenagoa says it is the first of a series of support for the police as more vehicles will be provided to assist them to rid the state of criminal elements. 

Gov Dickson assures new AOC, Mobility Command of Govt’s support ...solicits collaboration for greater peace and stability

Create: 01/23/2017 - 21:43

Bayelsa State Governor Hon. Seriake Dickson on Monday commended the Nigerian Air Force for their gallant efforts  at protecting the territorial integrity of the nation and partnering with the state government in the maintainance of law and order.

Governor Dickson gave the commendation when he received the new Air Officer Commanding,  Mobility Command,  Yenagoa, Air Vice Marshal Stephen Ikpletu Onuh and his team in Government House,  Yenagoa

Traditional rulers must maintain peace, stability in their domains – Dickson ...says traditional institutions deserve respect

Create: 01/23/2017 - 14:29

Toru Orua, the hometown of Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State was agog, with activities marking the presentation of staff of office and certificate of recognition to the Pere of Tarakiri Kingdom, King Richardford Orukarebai Koroye, following his coronation in 2012.

Bayelsa Govt. wages war against Absentee Workers, Payroll fraud; set to lunch operation"no work no pay" next week

Create: 01/22/2017 - 19:57

Also, as part of efforts to enhance the productivity and welfare of the workers, the government says, it has approved the reinstatement of monthly imprest, otherwise known as overhead cost to enable all MDAs and parastatals cater for some of their basic needs Spelling out the various sanctions while briefing Government House Correspondents on Friday shortly after an interactive meeting between Governor Seriake Dickson and members of the state executive council, heads of ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in Yenagoa, the Secretary to State Government, C

Gov Dickson inaugurates physical planning and urban dev board ….tasks them on compliance with dev Laws, regulations ….calls for regularization of govt permits, others

Create: 01/20/2017 - 19:21
To this end, the state government has advised those, who have already built structures in Yenagoa, without recourse to the government approved permit to regularize them, as failure to do so, would attract demolition of such structures.

Gov Dickson inaugurates new LG Service Commission …. Urges Them to sanitize the system …. Stamp-out payroll fraud, indiscipline, others

Create: 01/18/2017 - 21:44

An eight-member Local Government Service Commission has been sworn in, with a charge, to among other duties, sanitize the administration of the third tier of government in the state.

Governor Seriake Dickson, who performed the ceremony in Government House, Yenagoa, stressed the need for the commission to tackle the issue of payroll fraud and instill discipline in the local government system.

Senate applauds Bayelsa on Financial Discipline, as Gov Dickson Attributes it to Bill on Transparency and Accountability

Create: 01/18/2017 - 21:37

The Ad hoc Committee on State and Local Government Administration of the Nigerian Senate has given the government of Bayelsa State thumbs up on the prudent management of resources accruing to it.

Chairman of the Committee, Senator Abdullahi Gumel gave the commendation, when he led members of the committee on a courtesy call to Governor Seriake Dickson in Government House, Yenagoa.

Unlawful, forceful removal of Chiefs now attract arrest and prosecution in Bayelsa

Create: 01/18/2017 - 13:16

The Bayelsa State Government has directed the arrest and prosecution of persons and groups, who engage in the unlawful and the forceful removal of duly recognized chiefs in the State.
Handing down this directive in a statement, the State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barrister Kemasuode Wodu noted with serious concern reports of arbitrary removal of chiefs that are duly recognized by the State Governor by youth groups and other persons.

Bayelsa landslide: Fed Lawmakers visit affected community ....calls on NEMA, relevant fed agencies to assist victims

Create: 01/16/2017 - 20:16

The Federal parliamentarian made the call when he visited the site to assess the extent of destruction caused by the incident.

Hon. Diri, who was accompanied on the visit by Senator Forster Ogola, the senator representing Bayelsa West Senatorial District, also called on other relevant federal agencies to take steps to mitigate the effects of the unfortunate incident, which has rendered a number of persons homeless.

Gov Dickson wants FG to fast-track peace process in N’Delta .... says security agencies should promote overall national interest, not partisan objectives

Create: 01/15/2017 - 18:28
Governor Dickson, who made the call at the wreath-laying ceremony of the 2017 Armed Forces  Remembrance Day celebrations in Yenagoa, expressed his administration's commitment towards partnering with all stakeholders to maintain law and order in the state.