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Gov Dickson expresses shock, disbelief over Agai’s demise …says he was an astute political leader and ally

Create: 09/05/2017 - 06:29

Governor Dickson stated this when he paid a condolence visit to the Agai family in Sagbama, headquarters of Sagbama local government area of the state over the death of Chief Bernard Agai, who passed on to the great beyond on 19th of July, this year.

Commiserating with the bereaved family and the people of Sagbama, the Governor said, he received the news of the sudden death of Chief Agai with shock and disbelief, adding that, he would be greatly missed.

Gov. Dickson draws the curtain close in first Bayelsa Summer Camp Programme .......Announces plan to start new all boarding school

Create: 09/02/2017 - 10:34

Although he officially resumed on Monday, but the governor has been in the nation's capital Abuja attending to series of official engagements.

Dickson went straight to the Ijaw National Academy in Kaima to formally bring to an end the 2017 summer class and was cheered by a large crowd of supporters made up of women‎ and ‎youth groups.

‎The summer class was organized by the state government for all senior secondary 3 students of the state model schools as part of ways to engage them during the long vacation and prepare them for the 2017/2018 academic session.

Eid-el-Kabir: Gov. Dickson sues for peace, tolerance

Create: 09/01/2017 - 08:16

In a statement released on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, the governor ‎congratulated all Muslims and urged them to continue to pray for peace, progress and sustenance of the nation's democracy.

The governor also implored them to work hard to preserve the unity of the country and promote religious and ethnic tolerance in their everyday endeavor so as to make the country a better place.

Bayelsa Govt regrets disruption of work at Nigerian Content office …says protest was a product of misinformation, assure on preventive measures

Create: 09/01/2017 - 08:09

In a statement on behalf of the Government, the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon. Jonathan Obuebite described the action of the youths as most unfortunate, ill-timed and a product of misinformation and totally unacceptable.

He said the Bayelsa State Government completely dissociate itself from the incident and urged the youths not to allow themselves to be used to create an atmosphere of insecurity, that could portray the Government and people of the state in bad light.

Gov. Dickson resume work after vacation.... thank Bayelsans for their support

Create: 08/29/2017 - 05:52

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has resumed his official duties following the expiration of his annual vacation which gave him the opportunity to enjoy a deserved rest and also attend to other personal matters.

His Spokesman, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, who confirmed this in a statement said the governor as required by law has written to the state assembly through the Speaker, Friday Konbowei Benson signaling his resumption.

2017 WASC Exams: Bayelsa ranks among best six again Govt. attributes it to massive investments in education

Create: 08/25/2017 - 12:48
This is coming on the heels of the State’s high ranking performance in the annual West African School Certificate Examinations, where it has consistently remained among the six best states in the country, since 2013.

Anambra Church massacre: Bayelsa Govt shocked, condemns incident …condoles with Gov Obiano, families of the dead

Create: 08/08/2017 - 14:18

In a condolence message to the Government and people of Anambra State, the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon. Jonathan Obuebite, described the incident as most disheartening, shocking and barbaric, noting that, the Bayelsa State Government condemned the action in its entirety.

State of Finances: Bayelsa Ag. Gov declares N3.2b for June, 2017

Create: 07/30/2017 - 01:54

Presenting the income and expenditure profile of the state for the months of May and June, 2017 at a transparency media briefing in Government House, Yenagoa, Rear Admiral John Jonah explained that, the gross inflow from the federation account for June stood at 10.1 billion.

He said the components of the gross inflow comprises, derivation N4.7 billion, statutory allocation of N1.7 billion, budget support N1 billion, exchange differential N1 billion, stabilization fund N93.5 million, Value Added Tax N720.1 million and refund from other states was N57.5 million.