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Xmas: Bayelsa Governor Felicitates With Christians, Calls on leaders to work for the good of ordinary People

Create: 12/24/2017 - 07:51

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has felicitated with Christians as they celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ.                                                        

In a press statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Francis Agbo, Governor Dickson urged Nigerians to live a Christ-like life, which he noted was a life of sacrifice, selfless service, love and forgiveness.

Gov Dickson Presents N295 Billion Budget Estimate For 2018 -Works, Education Get Lion Share

Create: 12/22/2017 - 06:55

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has presented a total of N295.2 billion as the budget estimates for the year 2018, as against N221 billion in the out-going fiscal year.

Presenting the Appropriation Bill tagged, "Budget of Finishing Strong for Development, Stability and Prosperity" Part One to the State House of Assembly, Governor Dickson said the amount comprised Personnel Cost of N48 billion, representing 16.27% of the budget.

Agge Deep Sea Port, Critical to Bayelsa’s Development – Gov Dickson -Forward Operating Base to be Ready in First Half of 2018

Create: 12/22/2017 - 06:50

Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Seriake Dickson has reaffirmed that, the Agge Deep Sea Port remains a landmark project, which is of critical importance to the economic fortunes of the state and Nigeria in


You've done well for us, Jonathan's kinsmen tell Dickson

Create: 12/21/2017 - 17:41

Rising from a meeting that lasted over three hours under the kinsmen of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, under the aegis of Ogbia Restoration Caucus (ORC), ‎said they have followed with keen interest the activities and programmes of the governor which  has given them a pride of place in the state.

They therefore passed a vote of confidence on Gov. Dickson which was unanimously adopted after a voice vote that was conducted by the member representing Ogbia constituency one, Mieteme Obodor.


Create: 12/20/2017 - 19:57

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has directed the immediate payment of December salary to workers ‎in the state to enable them have a memorable christmas.

The State Commissioner for Finance, Maxwell Ebibai disclosed this after the 85th State Executive ‎Council meeting which took place inside the Executive Council chambers of the Government House in Yenagoa.

He said following the directive, workers in the state will beginning from‎ tomorrow (Thursday) start receiving bank alerts for their December salaries.

Gov Dickson Directs Immediate Payment of December Salaries

Create: 12/20/2017 - 16:25

Bayelsa State governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson on Wednesday directed the Commissioner for finance and the treasury team to commence the payment of December salaries to cover civil servants in the state from tomorrow, to ensure they celebrate Christmas.

A press statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Francis Ottah Agbo explained that, Governor Dickson, who gave the directive during the 85th state executive council meeting in Government House, Yenagoa, appreciated the workforce for their contributions and sacrifice to the state.

Deduct 13% Derivation from $1bn ECA Fund and Send to Oil Producing States - Bayelsa Govt Tells FG

Create: 12/20/2017 - 14:11

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson, has demanded that the 13 percent Derivation component of the one billion Dollars Excess Crude Account funds to be withdrawn for national security be deducted and sent to the various oil producing states.

We'll address your challenges ---- Bayelsa Info Commissioner assures newspaper staff

Create: 12/20/2017 - 12:12

The Commissioner who‎ acknowledged some of the challenges faced by staff of the corporation assured them that very soon the government will begin to turn things around which will allow for optimum performance.

He said the government is aware of the decay and complete absence of some essential working equipment in the corporation which has slowed their capacity but urged them not to be despondent.

PDP Reconciliation: Gov Dickson Calls For Patience Among Aggrieved Members

Create: 12/20/2017 - 06:35

The Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Reconciliation Committee and Governor of Bayelsa State has called on aggrieved candidates of the convention and other members to be patient, as the Committee is doing everything possible to get all members back on board.

Exclude 13% Derivation Fund From $1B ECA Deduction, Bayelsa Government Tells FG.

Create: 12/19/2017 - 22:05

The governor demanded that the 13 percent Derivation component of the one billion Dollars be deducted and sent to the various oil producing states to prevent subjecting them from making double contributions to the security funds.

In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, on Wednesday, Governor Dickson posited that the implication of the withdrawal inclusive of the 13 percent, was that the oil producing states would be making double contributions to the security funds.