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Gov Dickson Proceeds on vacation …urge Bayelsans to remain supportive to the programmes and policies of govt.

Create: 07/24/2017 - 14:32

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson will be proceeding on vacation from Monday, 24th of July, 2017.

The Governor is expected to use the period of his vacation to rest, after a busy schedule of duties both within and outside the State, especially his role as Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP Reconciliation Committee, among others.

Gov. Dickson's educational revolution excites Gowon, commissions Ijaw National Academy

Create: 07/19/2017 - 12:44

Gowon stated this at the commissioning ceremony of the Ijaw National Academy at Kaiama, during which Governor Dickson presented a cheque of N97 million to the State Education Development Trust Fund Board.

He described the facilities at the Academy as impressive, adding that the vision behind the setting up of the free boarding secondary school is commendable as it is designed to achieve academic excellence and capacity building.


Create: 06/29/2017 - 09:47

This is with immediate effect.

To this end, all the Local Government Area Care-taker committee Chairmen and their members have been directed to handover to the Head of Administration of their various councils.

The Governor thanked all the chairmen and their members for their selfless services to the State, especially at this difficult times, and wished them well in all their future endeavours.

Bayelsa govt releases fund for completion of on going developmental projects .....approves N2 billion for SUBEB,  MDG

Create: 06/29/2017 - 09:45

Most of the projects are at the advance stage and in order to meet the deadline for the completion,  the Executive Council in its 77th meeting approved substantial amount to speed up the projects.

Also,  in its efforts to boost infrastructure in the primary education sector at the grassroots level and empowerment of the youths,  the government has approved N2billion for SUBEB and MDGs.

This is in line with the Restoration government policy of improving the standard of education and empowering the teeming youths in the state.

Gov. Dickson is a true patriot - Prof. Okoko

Create: 06/23/2017 - 18:33

A university don, Prof. Kimse Okoko has commended Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State for his active role in pushing the course of the Ijaw Nation forward, describing him as a true patriot.

The erudite professor of Political Science made the commendation while interacting with newsmen shortly after the inauguration of members of the ‎Ijaw National Reconciliation committee.

INC crisis: Dickson inaugurates 20-member committee to resolve crisis ....charges committee to also reconcile the Ijaw Nation

Create: 06/23/2017 - 18:27

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Henry Seriake Dickson, on Friday in Yenagoa assembled leaders of thought in the Ijaw nation to request their assistance and support to help in resolving the issues affecting the Ijaw ethnic nationality, especially the Ijaw National Congress (INC).

The governor, while inaugurating a 20 member Ijaw National Reconciliation Committee (INRC), said "all is not well" as the conflicts and disagreements arising from individual interests has led to ‎the polarization of the Ijaw Nation.

Chinese investors storm Bayelsa, plan massive investment

Create: 06/21/2017 - 22:20

A group of Chinese investors have entered into discussion with Governor Henry Seriake Dickson to invest massively in key sectors of the state.

Their discussion centred on multiple job creation and supporting the government to further provide opportunities for other businesses in the state to grow.

‎Leader of the delegation and chairman of Wave Investment, Xue Yuebin‎, made this known, when the group paid a courtesy call on Governor Dickson at the Government House in Yenagoa.

Health: Bayelsa workers to enjoy free medical examination as Gov. Dickson inaugurates health services board

Create: 06/19/2017 - 06:43

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has announced the commencement of free medical examination once every year for civil servants, political appointees, first class traditional rulers and other senior ‎citizens in the state at the state owned health institutions.

The move, he said is part of his administration's robust plan in the health sector, aimed at ensuring that Bayelsans live a healthier life.

Bayelsa Govt declares N1.13bn, as all-time high IGR. …says it is yet to receive 2nd tranche of Paris/London club refund

Create: 06/14/2017 - 18:51

Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (Rtd), who announced this during the transparency briefing for the month of April, 2017 in Yenagoa, said the government is yet to receive the second tranche of the Paris club refund.

He noted that, the state government received N14.5 billion in November last year, out of the N21.168 billion due the state for the first tranche of the Paris Club refund.

Paris Club Refunds: Disgruntled Politicians Behind Sahara Reporters Story On Bayelsa

Create: 06/13/2017 - 15:49

A press statement signed on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 by the Governor’s Special Adviser on Media Relations, Francis Agbo, noted that contrary to the lies dished out by Sahara reporters in the said publication, the refund to the state as at December, 2016 was N14.5 billion which was exactly what the Government declared publicly. And in line with the Transparency and Accountability Law of the state, the Commissioner for Finance, promptly announced the same figure to the world before other states followed suit.