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Gov Dickson Eulogizes Dr Gabriel Okara...Commends His Life of Service Dedication

Create: 09/06/2016 - 17:35

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Monday described Dr. Gabriel Okara as ‘the greatest literary mind and Poet Laureate of the Niger Delta region’ who has distinguished himself in the literary arts.

Dr. Gabriel Okara received the accolade, while presenting a book on a collection of poems, which he authored to Governor Dickson in his office in Government House, Yenagoa.

Bayelsa Raises Alarm, Says Blackmailers are After Us

Create: 09/01/2016 - 21:41

Bayelsa State Government has raised the alarm over what it described as "inflammatory statements and falsehoods being propagated by mischief makers" to incite the people against the administration of Governor Henry Seriake Dickson.

He warned that no amount of blackmail would deter the government from its responsibility to the people.

Gov Dickson, Deputy, Others Visits State CJ Over Son’s Death

Create: 08/31/2016 - 20:20

….. says his death was tragic, devastating, pledges support for 
       funeral rites

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has commiserated with the State Chief Judge, Justice Kate Abiri and her family over the death of her son, Mr. Wariebi Abiri, who died penultimate week.

Speaking during a condolence visit to the Chief Judge at her Opolo residence in Yenagoa on Wednesday, Governor Dickson described the death of the young, Mr. Abiri as tragic and devastating, considering the circumstances surrounding his sudden passing.

Bayelsa Declares N889m Deficit Balance for June … Set to Kick-off Model Boarding Schools

Create: 08/30/2016 - 18:23

The Bayelsa State Government on Tuesday declared a deficit of N889 million for the month of June, 2016 out of a net inflow of N4.4 billion from the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, (FAAC).

Presenting the income and expenditure profile for the state in his office in Government House, Yenagoa, the Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (Rtd), said Bayelsa received the sum of N6.8 billion as gross inflow for the month.

Etonye's death: Governor Dickson pay condolence visit to Pa Brown Etonye in Port Harcourt

Create: 08/29/2016 - 20:39

Describing the death of Pastor Etonye as sudden and unfortunate, Governor Dickson said on behalf of the government and people of the state, he decided to stop over on his way from Abuja to identify with the bereaved family in its moment of grief.


Fix Nigeria, you fix Niger-Delta, says Bayelsa SSG

Create: 08/28/2016 - 07:54

The Bayelsa State government has intensified its protest against the exclusion of the state from the recent appointment of Ambassadors, saying such actions would not augur well for the Nigerian economy. The Secretary to the State Government, David Serena-Dokubo Spiff, made the observation during the ongoing 56th Bar Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital.

Bayelsa Govt Condemns Invasion of Governor's Aide's Home

Create: 08/28/2016 - 07:39

…Cautions security agencies against misleading tip offs from APC Leaders

The Bayelsa State Government has condemned the invasion of the home of Governor Seriake Dickson’s aide, Mr. Richie Etonye, describing it as “an act of irresponsibility.”

Etonye’s residence in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, was invaded last Tuesday, August 23 by policemen numbering 50, obviously on the instruction of APC leaders in Bayelsa State, who are based in Abuja.