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BAYELSA POLL: Over 400 Groups Endorses Dickson, Launches Campaign Against APC, Sylva

Create: 10/26/2015 - 18:19

Governor Seriake Dickson’s re-election bid received a boost on Monday, as over 400 coalition of Non Governmental Organizations and civil society groups mobilized support for him at a mega rally tagged: ‘Operation Reject Sylva and APC’ in Bayelsa.

The groups with over 5,000 membership from all the eight constitutionally recognized local government areas of the state converged on the popular Peace Park in Yenagoa, to demonstrate their support and readiness to ensure that, the governor is re-elected for another 4-year term.

Alamieyeseigha: Gov Applauds Senate for Identifying with Bayelsa Govt Family

Create: 10/25/2015 - 17:03

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon Seriake Dickson at the weekend described as thoughtful and encouraging, the senate resolution condoling with the government and the people of the state and the Alamieyeseigha family over the untimely demise of the renowned Ijaw leader, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha.

Bayelsa Guber Polls: Gov Dickson Task Sylva, Opposition on Credible, Free, Fair and Peaceful Election

Create: 10/25/2015 - 16:54

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson, over the weekend called on the APC Governorship candidate Chief Timipre Sylva and other members of the opposition to work with his administration in delivering a credible, free, fair and peaceful election in the December 5th Gubernatorial poll.

Governor Dickson, who described the election as an isolated one, called on Bayelsans not to allow themselves to be intimidated in their various communities across the state, assuring that, their votes will count.

Bayelsa Guber: Security Operatives Pledge Collaboration With INEC for a Free, Fair, Credible and Peaceful Polls

Create: 10/24/2015 - 04:37

Ahead of the December 5 Governorship poll in Bayelsa State, security operatives are to collaborate with officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to ensure a free, fair, credible and peaceful election.

The new Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State Command, Mr. Nasiru Oki gave the indication, while briefing Government House correspondents shortly after the 33rd Security Council meeting presided over by Governor Seriake Dickson in Government House, Yenagoa.

Bayelsa Guber: We Shall Support Every Effort at Ensuring Peaceful Polls - Govt

Create: 10/21/2015 - 19:44

The Bayelsa State Government has applauded the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase and the police high command for the decision to deploy a special mobile squad to compliment its officers, men and other security agencies in the State for the forthcoming governorship elections in the State.

Gov Dickson Urges Bayelsa National Members to Close Ranks, Ensure the Clearance Ministerial Nominee

Create: 10/18/2015 - 20:18

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State over the weekend called on  members of the National Assembly from the state to close ranks with the ministerial nomination of Senator Heineken Lokpobiri with a view to ensuring his screening and clearance.

Alamieyeseigha: Former Governor was a man of many parts and accomplishments

Create: 10/17/2015 - 19:17

Late former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha has been described as a man of many parts whose footprints on the sands of time could never be erased.

Bayelsa State Chief Judge, Justice Kate Abiri made the tribute when she led a delegation of President of the state Customary Court of Appeal, Justice Daniel Ayah, Judges of the High Court and Registrars and Deputy Registrars of the State Judiciary on a condolence visit to Governor Seriake Dickson in Government House, Yenagoa.

Ijaw leaders commiserate with Gov. Dickson over Alamieyeseigha’s death, describes him as an “Iroko tree”

Create: 10/16/2015 - 20:58

The president of the Ijaw National Congress, Barrister Boma Obuoforibo on Thursday led a delegation of Ijaw Elders and leaders of thought, across the Niger Delta region on a condolence visit to the Bayelsa state governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson over the demise of the first civilian governor of the state and foremost Ijaw leader, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, describing him as leader per excellence and ‘Iroko tree’ whose death is being felt across the region.

Bayelsa Polls: I'm not responsible for your problems, Dickson tells Sylva

Create: 10/16/2015 - 20:30

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has exonerated himself from reports that, he was partly responsible for the deepening crisis between the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Timipre Sylva and members of the party in the State.

A statement issued on Friday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said the Governor has no hand in Sylva’s rejection by the people as expressed through several media onslaughts against his candidacy, sponsored by aggrieved members of his party, the APC.

Ex-president Jonathan Condoles Alamieyeseigha's Family; Assures of involvement in Burial Arrangements

Create: 10/16/2015 - 20:15

Former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has assured the Bayelsa State Government and the Alamieyeseigha family of his commitment to efforts geared towards giving the departed foremost Ijaw leader a befitting state burial.

Dr. Jonathan gave the assurance on Friday, when he paid a condolence visit to the deceased family at Opolo in Yenagoa.

The former President who is scheduled to travel to Tanzania, where he is expected to spend about 12 days, promised to be fully involved in the burial arrangements, as soon as he returns to the country.

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