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Gov Dickson Inaugurates New LGA Chairmen ...Charges them to Fight Insecurity, Payroll Fraud, Absenteeism, other vices

Create: 10/15/2017 - 21:36
Governor Dickson gave the charge shortly after their swearing-in ceremony in Government House, Yenagoa.
He noted with serious concern that, Bayelsa loses about a billion naira monthly to payroll and other fraudulent activities at the State and Local Government levels, stressing that, necessary steps must be taken to nip the ugly situation in the bud.
 

Bayelsa Gov Makes History, Drives to Aleibiri, Ekeremor LG, 40 years After Conception -Dickson assures on 2018 completion of Sagbama/Ekeremor road

Create: 10/15/2017 - 15:40
Accompanied by the Deputy Governor, Retired Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah, former Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Muhktar Shagari, and other top government functionaries, Governor Dickson inspected the progress of work on the road project.
 
The governor, who made brief stop-over at Angalabiri, Ofoni and Ayamasa communities, said his administration has fulfilled the promise he made to the people during the governorship campaigns.
 

MonkeyPox: Five more victims discharged in Bayelsa ...its days are numbered, says Commissioner

Create: 10/11/2017 - 21:30
Few days ago, two of the index cases and the doctor affected by the disease were discharged from the NDUTH, following their full recovery.
 
The Commissioner in a statement issued on Wednesday in Yenagoa, said others currently under strict supervision have been responding positively to treatment.
 

NDDC Projects: Dickson Inaugurates C’mtee To Verify Projects …says Bayelsa has highest number of NDDC abandoned projects

Create: 10/11/2017 - 19:24

Bayelsa State Government on Tuesday inaugurated a 7-man committee to assess the level of completion of NDDC projects, as well as collate the number of abandoned ones in the state.

Inaugurating the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC, Project Verification Committee in Government House, Yenagoa, Governor Seriake Dickson charged the members to visit all communities and review the projects awarded by the commission from inception to date.

Bayelsa Govt Partners NAPTIP on Campaign Against Human Trafficking -donates office for NAPTIP’s take off

Create: 10/11/2017 - 19:19

Bayelsa State Government has expressed its readiness to partner with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Human Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP in its campaign against human trafficking that has been rated as the third highest crime in the world and more pronounced in societies with high poverty rate.

This was in response to the request of the Director General of NAPTIP, Barrister Julie Okah-Donli during a courtesy call on Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State in Government House, Yenagoa on Wednesday.

NDDC Projects: Dickson Inaugurates C’mtee To Verify Projects …says Bayelsa has highest number of NDDC abandoned projects

Create: 10/11/2017 - 09:48
Inaugurating the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC, Project Verification Committee in Government House, Yenagoa, Governor Seriake Dickson charged the members to visit all communities and review the projects awarded by the commission from inception to date.
 

Gov Dickson Inaugurates C’mtee on Science and Technology -to revolutionize the teaching of science, technical education in schools

Create: 10/10/2017 - 09:49
Performing the inauguration ceremony in Government House, Yenagoa, the Governor also charged the Science and Technology Education Committee to develop a template of minimum infrastructural requirements and standards for equipping science and training facilities.
 

Outbreak of Monkeypox: Bayelsa State Govt says it is on top of the situation

Create: 10/06/2017 - 10:04
The State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson who stated this in a statement, said the government is on top of the situation, as it is working with medical and other health experts to contain the disease. 
 
The statement explained that, through the proactive efforts of the government two out of the ten people infected with the disease are now responding well to medical care.
 

Dickson, Wike Hold Closed-Door Meeting …on security, regional integration

Create: 10/05/2017 - 17:57
Governor Wike gave the commendation in an interview with newsmen, shortly after a closed-door meeting with Governor Dickson in Government House, Yenagoa. The meeting centred on fostering the security of lives and property in Rivers and Bayelsa states, South South integration, political and economic ties among the two sister states. 
Governor Wike expressed his commitment to work closely with his Bayelsa State counterpart to foster regional integration, socio-economic and political ties.
 

Bayelsa Govt begins Public Sector Reforms

Create: 10/05/2017 - 10:41
This was one of the disclosures made shortly after the 80th State Executive Council meeting, which took place in Yenagoa on Wednesday.
 
Briefing newsmen shortly after the meeting, the new Commissioner‎ for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson said, the decision to begin the reforms is hinged on the desire of the government to inject more life into the public sector.
 

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