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Housing: Bayelsa Embarks 360 Middle, Low Cost Housing Units .... says they are mainly for civil servants

Create: 02/09/2017 - 22:36

Bayelsa State Government has given approval for the construction of 360 housing units to address the housing deficit of both the middle and low class levels of its citizenry.

The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon. Jonathan Obuebite, who made this diclosure, explained that, it was one of the key resolutions reached at the end of the State Executive  Council meeting, presided over by Governor Seriake Dickson in Government House, Yenagoa.

Fulani herdsmen: Bayelsa warns against politicization of grazing area …says security implications informed decision, not politics

Create: 02/09/2017 - 10:48

The Bayelsa State Government has warned against the politicization of the Government’s decision to designate the Bayelsa palm as a grazing site for Fulani herdsmen and their cattle.

Reacting to reports in the media, the Special Adviser to the Bayelsa State Governor on Security Matters, Chief (Dr.) Boma Spero-Jack noted that, the security implications of the decision, by far outweigh the political consideration and should be treated as such.

Gov Dickson visits his deputy, condoles with family over Mother-In-law’s passage ...says she lived a fulfilled, exemplary life and be celebrated

Create: 02/07/2017 - 12:32

Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson has described Late Madam Bokolo Teidyon, the Mother-In-law to the State Deputy Governor, Retired Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah, as a woman of virtues and deep rooted principles that will continue to impact positively on society.

We'll Continue to Propagate Gospel of Christ - Governor Dickson

Create: 02/05/2017 - 18:19

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State at the weekend reaffirmed his administration's commitment towards encouraging the propagation of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

He stated this during the dedication of Mount Ephraim House of Prayer Cathedral of  the Eternal Sacred Order of  the Cherubim and Seraphim Church in Yenagoa.

Flush out cultists, vandals from Bayelsa, Dickson tells new Police boss

Create: 02/05/2017 - 18:07

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has called on the Nigeria Police Force  to set up a motorcycle patrol unit in a bid to extend its dragnet to all nooks and crannies of the State.

The advice, he said, became necessary to make Bayelsa State the safest state in the country.

Dickson spoke while receiving the new Commissioner of Police, Mr. Asuquo Amba and his entourage in Government House, Yenagoa.

N3 Billion Cars: Govt never provided cars for political appointees ….. says vehicles for security, lawmakers are procured on hire-purchase/lease basis

Create: 02/03/2017 - 18:03

The Bayelsa State Government has debunked reports that, it has bought official cars for political appointees as alleged by some media reports, pointing out that, there is no truth whatsoever in the report and it should be disregarded.

Dickson seeks joint effort to check insecurity ...commends defence attaches for supporting FG in tackling insecurity

Create: 02/03/2017 - 13:12

He also stressed the need for collaborative efforts in tackling holistically the challenges of environmental degradation and insecurity in the North East, Niger Delta and other parts of the country for the enthronement of lasting peace and stability in the country.

Bayelsa loses N2.6bn annually to unauthorized employments at LGAs/RDAs ...Govt will unravel culprits, bring them to book – Gov Dickson vows

Create: 02/02/2017 - 17:28

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry on pay roll fraud has presented the volume 1 of its report to the government, with the discovery of 6,280 unauthorized employments at the eight constitutionally recognized local government areas and the thirty-two Rural Development Authorities, amounting to an annual loss of N2.61 billion.