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Senator Brambaifa, Ekiotene, Over 2000 Members of APC Defect to PDP

Create: 11/01/2015 - 21:07

....As Governor DIckson, National Vice Chairman, PDP, South-South Describe Decision as a Welcome Development

The chances of Governor Seriake Dickson winning the December 5, 2015 governorship poll became brighter at the weekend in Yenagoa as over 2,000 members of the leading opposition party, All Progressives Congress, (APC) led by Senator John Brambaifa and Chief Alex Ekiotene made their way back to the ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party, (PDP).

Bayelsa Govt. doles out N100M to Cooperatives amid shortfalls in revenue.... Gov Dickson task beneficiaries on judicious use of loans

Create: 11/01/2015 - 21:03

Despite the sharp drop in revenues, the Bayelsa State Government at the weekend commenced the disbursement of soft loans totaling N100 million to Christian cooperative groups in the state.

This is coming just as the state Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson reassured workers of his commitment to the payment of their salaries, even though only about N4 billion came into the coffers of the state as revenue from the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) for this month.

Bayelsa Guber: Don't Succumb to Provocation, Dickson Tells Supporters

Create: 10/31/2015 - 20:50

As the Bayelsa State Governorship election draws closer with heightened political activities, Governor Seriake Dickson has reiterated his call on all supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to continually keep the peace in the face of increasing provocative attacks.

Governor Dickson made the call at the Dr. Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre on Friday, while declaring open, the Bayelsa State Solemn Assembly, which is one of the major  activities lined up for this year's edition of the state’s annual Thanksgiving Day celebration.

Bayelsa Polls: Gov Dickson meets youth leaders; task them on peace and security; offers automatic employment into Bayelsa Volunteers

Create: 10/31/2015 - 11:42

Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson has announced automatic employment for youth leaders of all the various communities in the state, as members of the Bayelsa Volunteers Scheme to enhance peace and security, ahead of the December 5th polls.

Hon. Dickson, who gave the directive during a meeting with community youth leaders, with the theme: Law and order, peace and security at the Dr. Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre, Yenagoa, charged them to ensure that their communities are properly organised to give information on piracy, kidnapping and other related crimes.

Gov Dickson inaugurates new Advisers, RDA Chairmen; Charges appointees to connect with the grassroots

Create: 10/31/2015 - 11:38

As part of his genuine efforts at adding value and strengthening the machinery of the government, Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson has appointed two new Special Advisers and three Rural Development Authority (RDA) Chairmen.

Governor Dickson, who inaugurated the new appointees at a ceremony in Government House, Yenagoa, urged them to be loyal and be supportive to the activities of the administration and be dedicated in the performance of their duties.

Bayelsa Poll; Dickson tasks security agencies on peaceful exercise

Create: 10/29/2015 - 13:57

As activities for the December 5 governorship poll in Bayelsa gather momentum, Governor Seriake Dickson has urged security agencies to intensify efforts at keeping the state safe before, during and after the election.

Granting audience to the new Flag Officer Commanding, FOC, Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Apoehi Suleiman, in Yenagoa on Wednesday, Governor Dickson restated his administration's commitment to partnering with the Navy to effectively police the waterways in the state.

Bayelsa poll; Epie Kingdom traditional rulers adopt Dickson, commend developmental strides

Create: 10/29/2015 - 13:54

Traditional rulers from Epie kingdom on Wednesday lauded the efforts of the Governor Seriake Dickson led administration at transforming the state capital; Yenagoa in less than four years in office, assuring him of their total support in his re-election bid.

Bayelsa Guber: Brass, Southern Ijaw groups drum more support for Dickson, Governor pledge more Development

Create: 10/28/2015 - 17:19

Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson has received more boosts for his re-election bid, as party stakeholders and Chiefs from Brass and Southern Ijaw Local Councils endorsed and adopted him ahead of the 5th December gubernatorial polls this year.

Speaking on behalf of Brass Stakeholders, who converged on the restoration campaign secretariat at Yenezue-Gene, former deputy speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Hon. Victor Sam Ateki moved the motion, where all the stakeholders unanimously endorsed Governor Dickson for second tenure.

Gov Poll: Bayelsa Denies Fresh Loans

Create: 10/28/2015 - 00:22

The Bayelsa State Government has denied claims by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that it was planning to raise fresh loan, which it said was meant to prosecute the forthcoming governorship election in the state.

A statement by the Director of Media and Publicity of the Sylva-Igiri campaign organization, Chief Nathan Egba, had claimed that, the government was about to raise a N12 billion loan for the purpose of the December 5 election which, he said, would throw the state into further debt.

Gov. Dickson Declares State Judiciary New Lega Year Open; Urges Judicial Officers to be Above-Board

Create: 10/26/2015 - 21:20

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has called on people occupying positions of public trust in the country to endeavour to do what is right, fair and good in exercising the authority at their disposal.
The Governor, who made this call at an inter-denominational thanksgiving service marking the commencement of the 2015/2016 Legal Year of the state judiciary in Yenagoa on Monday, particularly urged judicial officers to be above-board in the dispensation of justice in the country.