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Modular refineries: Dickson backs FG in US oil trade conference ..... says Bayelsa will lead the way to invest in refineries ..... to establish three modular refineries in each senatorial zones

Create: 05/03/2017 - 11:16

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has commended the Federal Government for its decision to set up modular refineries, describing it as a brilliant idea that will not only create more jobs but would also increase the economic fortunes of Nigeria.

According to him, the refineries when fully on stream, will also curb the illegal refining of petroleum products which has been on for years and reduce casualties associated with such risk.

Workers Day: Bayelsa restates commitment to workers welfare ...says arrears of salaries to receive attention in 2nd tranche of Paris Club refund

Create: 05/01/2017 - 02:10

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake  Dickson says priority attention will be accorded payment of arrears of salaries owed workers, as soon as the government receives the second tranche of the Paris Club loan refund.

Represented by his deputy, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (Rtd), the Governor gave the assurance, during this year's Workers Day Celebration at the Peace Park in Yenagoa.

Paris club refunds: Bayelsa denies revenue consultant We will seek redress through legal means ...says commissioner

Create: 04/29/2017 - 07:18

The attention of the Bayelsa State Ministry of Finance has been drawn to a publication on one of the National Newspapers that a Revenue Consultant has taken all the 36 States and the Governors’ Forum to court with the claim that it handled the Paris Club over-deductions from states accounts as the primary consultant and alleged that fees from the Paris Club refund are being paid to an unknown consultant.

Bayelsa to collaborate with CBN SMEs dev ...assures on the provision to enhance operation of SMEs dev. centre

Create: 04/27/2017 - 17:10

The Bayelsa State Government has assured the South-South Entrepreneurship Development Centre of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), of its collaboration in the provision of necessary facilities to enhance their operations in the state.

Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (Rtd), represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Chief Serena Dokubo Spiff, gave the assurance, when oficials of the Technical advisory Committee of the Yenagoa centre paid him a courtesy call in Government House, Yenagoa.

Gov Dickson orders immediate release of N200m for accreditation of programmes in state varsity

Create: 04/27/2017 - 17:07

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon Seriake Dickson has approved the immediate release of N200 million to enable the state-owned Niger Delta University, NDU, Amassoma secure accreditation for some of its programmes, including mathematics, computer science, law, chemistry and education.

Represented by the Chief of Staff, Government House, Yenagoa, Rt Hon Talford Ongolo, the Governor said, the approval was made to upgrade the programmes at the university ahead of the visit of the accreditation teams on the 6th of May, 2017.

Gov. Dickson felicitates with Gabriel Okara as he turns 96

Create: 04/24/2017 - 15:32

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson says literary icon, Dr. Gabriel Imomotimi Okara will continue to be celebrated because of his many years of ‎excellence in the world of arts.
The governor stated this in a message to congratulate the foremost writer and poet, as he clocks the enviable age of 96 on the 24th of April, 2017.

Dickson noted that, Okara's prowess in telling the African story, through his poems and prose has been widely acclaimed, making him one of the few legendary folklore kings on the continent.

Working visit: Dickson to speak in Oil & Gas Conference in US

Create: 04/24/2017 - 15:12

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson is to proceed on a working visit to the United States of America.

A Government House statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson says, while in the United States, Governor Dickson will attend the Sub-sea Nations and Africa Oil and Gas Conference, which is a major sideline conference of the Oil and Gas Trade Conference, (OTC), in Houston, Texas.

Gov Dickson, Bayelsans mourn, as pioneer Milad passes on -condole Ayeni family, Govt, people of Ekiti State -assures family of continued support

Create: 04/24/2017 - 08:13

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has condoled with the immediate family, the Government and people of Ekiti State over the untimely passing of Retired Navy Captain Philip Oladipo Ayeni.
Retired Navy Captain Ayeni, who was the pioneer Military Administrator of Bayelsa State when it was created by the administration of Late Head of State, General Sani Abacha in October, 1996, died in the early hours of last Thursday, after a protracted illness.

Gov Dickson in shock and regret, as former PDP scribe dies

Create: 04/22/2017 - 08:17

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon Henry Seriake Dickson has expressed his regret and shock over the death of the Chairman of the Aleibiri Elders’ Forum, Chief Dennis Daunimigha, who passed four days ago.

In a condolence message to the immediate family of the deceased, Alei in Council and the people of Aleibiri Community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of the State, Governor Dickson described Chief Daunimigha, as a patriotic Ijaw man, who committed a greater part of his life to the service of the Ijaw Nation and humanity in general.

Gov Dickson signs N243.2b 2017 Appropriation bill into law

Create: 04/17/2017 - 18:03

...assures on strict compliance, completion of ongoing projects

The Governor, who noted that, the government appropriated N111 billion for capital projects alone, called on ministries, departments and agencies to ensure strict implementation of the budget and fast track the processes of award of contracts, as his administration was committed to completing most of the projects and programmes this year.

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