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Gov Dickson Ends Vacation; Resumes Duty This Week

Create: 06/29/2015 - 18:25

Governor Henry Seriake of Dickson of Bayelsa State is expected back in the State later this week, at the end of his 10 days working leave.

A Government House statement says, the Governor, who used the opportunity to travel abroad, is scheduled to leave the United States on Tuesday, 30th of June and arrive Abuja on Wednesday, 1st of July, 2015, before returning to Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital later in the week to resume duty.

APC's Attack on Gov Dickson: Condemnable, a Figment of Odigie-Oyegun’s Imagination ....Says Party’s Posture Curious

Create: 06/22/2015 - 17:13

When Hon, Henry Seriake-Dickson assumed office as Governor of Bayelsa State in February 2012, he inherited a massive debt profile of N332 billion from the administration of Chief Timipre Sylva. Through prudent management and commitment to the ethos of good governance, that debt today stands at N90 billion.

Bayelsa 2016: Accusations of Govt's Highhandedness by Groups and other Defectors to APC Misplaced...says Defection is Motivated by Greed

Create: 06/21/2015 - 11:13

The Bayelsa State Government has reacted to accusations by some defectors and a body known as the Bayelsa Peoples Consultative Assembly against the state government and its decision to quit the ruling Peoples Democratic Party to join the opposition party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Government Special Announcement - Gov Dickson Takes Short Working Break for 7 Days

Create: 06/12/2015 - 11:14

This is to notify the general public and Bayelsans in particular, that His Excellency, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, Governor of Bayelsa State is to take a short break of seven working days, with effect from Monday, 15th of June, 2015.

The Governor will use the opportunity of his break to have a well deserved rest, after a busy period of political activities at State and National levels, before returning to consolidate on the restoration agenda of his administration.

2016 Polls: Bayelsans are Wiser Not to Re-elect You Again, Governor Dickson tells Sylva

Create: 06/08/2015 - 14:10

The Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has reminded the embattled former governor of the state and chieftain of All Progressives Congress, Timipre Sylva, that his era was the darkest days in the history of the State.

He, therefore, urged Sylva to consider his ambition of returning to Government House come 2016 as an illusion, because the people of Bayelsa now know better.

Bayelsans Reject Sylva, as Former Governor Loses Battle for Assembly Seat in His Constituency in Rescheduled Assembly Election

Create: 06/07/2015 - 22:47

The Bayelsa State Government has reacted to comments credited to former Governor of the State, Chief Timipre Sylva, in some National dailies, where he accused incumbent Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of governing the people of the State by intimidating and putting fear in them.

Free Education Programme: Bayelsa Govt Takes Delivery of 24,000 New School Uniforms, Teaching Aids - To be Distributed Soon Says Gov Dickson

Create: 06/06/2015 - 19:35

Bayelsa State Government says it has taken delivery of 24,000 new pairs of school uniforms from its suppliers and would soon embark on the distribution of the uniforms and other teaching aids to schools across the state.

Gov Dickson Inaugurates Waterways Security Outfit...Charged to Provide Community Based Intelligence

Create: 06/05/2015 - 19:52

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has inaugurated the Local Government Chairmen/Coordinators for the Bayelsa State Waterways Security Patrol Task Force with a mandate to feed security agencies with community-based intelligence on criminal activities.

Governor Dickson, who gave the charge, while inaugurating the chairmen/coordinators, urged them to liaise with community leaders in their various local government areas to gather information on criminal acts, such as sea piracy, crude oil theft, kidnapping, illegal refineries.

Governor Dickson Congratulates Buhari, Osinbajo on Successful Inauguration as President, Vice President... wishes Him Successful Tenure

Create: 06/04/2015 - 20:03

The Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has congratulated Muhammadu Buhari and Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on their successful inauguration as President and Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Governor Dickson in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, wished the new President and his second in command, success in piloting the affairs of the country in the next four years.

Gov Dickson Assents to Widows and Widowers Protection Law ...Harmful Cultural and Traditional Practices now Punishable by Law

Create: 06/02/2015 - 20:34

Bayelsa State Governor on Tuesday signed into law the Widows and widowers’ Protection Bill 2015, bringing the total number of bills signed so far in the life of the administration to 50.

Speaking at the event in Government House, Yenagoa, Governor Dickson explained that the new law was designed to offer protection to the vulnerable group in society, particularly widows and widowers against harmful cultural and traditional practices.