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Bayelsa Landslide: Govt. calls for Federal Intervention

Create: 01/11/2017 - 20:28

Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (Rtd) made the appeal, while speaking with newsmen shortly after inspecting a landslide site at Okoloba Community in the Kolokuma/Opokuma local government area of the state.

 

New Year: Gov Dickson applauds Bayelsans for support, encouragement ....assures on radical reforms for economic prosperity, efficiency

Create: 01/01/2017 - 09:23

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has noted with satisfaction, the tremendous support and encouragement, his Restoration administration has continued to receive from the people of the State.

The Governor, who stated this in his new message, attributed the achievements of his administration, especially in the periods leading up to and after the last governorship elections to the divine grace of God and the massive support and love of Bayelsans.

Dickson's Spokesman hails female journalists, seeks greater cooperation

Create: 12/22/2016 - 11:28

The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Bayelsa State, Daniel Iworiso Markson has applauded the state chapter of National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), for its role in championing the cause of women and the vulnerable group in society.

Markson made the commenation when a seven-member Executive of the association led by its chairperson, Mrs. Maria Olodi Osumah paid him a courtesy  visit in Government House, Yenagoa.

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.

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