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Gov Dickson Exudes More Confidence as Bayelsa Guber Polls Draw Closer .

Create: 08/27/2015 - 15:45

...Says APC Does not Have Structures on the Ground to Threaten PDP
Barely 5 months to the Bayelsa State Governorship polls, Governor Seriake Dickson has expressed strong convictions that, he would be re-elected, as he has an edge over his opponents running on a record of concrete achievements, rather than promises.    

Governor Dickson, who made the assertion in a special interview with newsmen in Government House, Yenagoa, the state capital, stressed that, the restoration support base was far more robust now than it was in 2012.

Gov Dickson Seeks a More Political, Productive and Disciplined Civil Service, as New Head of Service Assumes Office

Create: 08/23/2015 - 16:47

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon Seriake Dickson on Friday charged the newly appointed Head of Service of the State, Dr Peter Singabele to further depoliticise and instill more discipline in the state civil service to achieve improved service delivery.

Speaking at the swearing in ceremony of the Head of Service and a member of the state Civil Service Commission, Dr Boumakuma Kpokiri in Yenagoa, Governor Dickson stressed the need for public servants to uphold the principles of neutrality and absolute loyalty to the government in power.

Bayelsa: Why Alaibe, Lokpobiri, Inokoba, others Defected – Dickson

Create: 08/17/2015 - 18:20

... says they are greedy and selfish politicians

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, yesterday, lambasted those who defected from the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last Saturday, saying they are greedy and selfish politicians.
Dickson, who spoke in Abuja on the sideline of the National Security Summit 2015 organized by the Nigeria Police Force, in conjunction with The Sun Publishing Limited, publishers of The Sun titles, said the defectors did so only for greed and selfish reasons.

Government Special Announcement

Create: 08/17/2015 - 08:44

1. Hon. Graham Ipigansi
2. Barrister Belemu Nemine
3. Barrister Peter Oku Afa.

The new Special Advisers are to be sworn-in, at a date to be announced later.
The State Governor has also approved the appointment of Victor Inodunimi Isaiah as the new Senior Special Assistant on Youth Development for Brass Local Government Area.
He takes over from Chief Kenneth Eke-Spiff, who has been redeployed to the office of the Secretary to the State Government.
The redeployment and new appointments are all with immediate effect.

Government Special Announcement

Create: 08/17/2015 - 08:41

He is Dr. Peter Fabuku Singabele, mni, who until his new appointment was the Permanent Secretary, General Services in the Governor’s office.
An alumnus of the University of Ibadan, Dr. Singabele is a career civil servant and a medical doctor by profession.

He is also a one time Board member of the Nigerian Football Federation and Chairman of the Bayelsa State Football Association. Dr. Singabele takes over from Dr. (Mrs.) Josephine Igodo, who is proceeding on retirement, after 35 years of meritorious service.

Gov Dickson Assures APC, Other Parties of Adequate Security and Use of Govt Facilities for Campaigns, Warns Against Security Breaches

Create: 08/12/2015 - 20:03

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has assured the All Progressives Congress, APC in the State of adequate security before, during and after its planned rally, this weekend in Yenagoa, the State capital.

He has also directed the relevant organs of the government to grant the APC and other political parties, the use of the state owned Samson Siasia sports complex and other facilities of the government for political rallies on request.

Gov Dickson calls for improved Economic ties between Bayelsa and Rep of Island as Amb. Hoy pledges assistance

Create: 08/12/2015 - 19:08

According to him, the two governments can collaborate in the area of vocational and teachers training in the education sub-sector, among other areas, where the State has comparative advantage.

Governor Dickson, who made the call, when the Irish Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Sean Hoy called on him at his office in Government House, Yenagoa, explained that, the new Bayelsa is anchored on public private partnership.