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Bayelsa Governor Calls For More Strategic Collaborations With the US... says Bayelsa Is Safe For American businesses

Create: 10/18/2017 - 07:28

In its bid to ensure rapid and sustainable development, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State Government says his government would deepen its partnership with the US firms and businesses to attract direct foreign investments to the state.
The Governor  stated this, when he received the American Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. William Stuart Syminton and his entourage in Government House, Yenagoa on Wednesday.

Gov Dickson Tasks Feuding INC Factions On Ijaw Unity ...says Ijaw must speak in one voice

Create: 10/17/2017 - 18:56

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, on Tuesday reaffirmed his position that, no self-seeking interest would be allowed to destroy the legacies of the founding fathers of the Ijaw National Congress, (INC).
Governor, in a press statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Francis Ottah Agbo stated this during a consultative meeting he convened in Government House, Yenagoa, to seek lasting resolutions to what he described as 'family disagreement' within the Congress.

Bayelsa Information Commissioner holds first meeting with staff ...charges them to be more efficient in their jobs

Create: 10/16/2017 - 19:11

A two-day workshop for Information Officers of the Bayelsa State Ministry of Information and Orientation would hold soon according to‎ the Commissioner, Daniel Iworiso-Markson‎.

The Commissioner, who announced this on Monday, during his maiden meeting with staffs' of the ministry said, the aim of the workshop is to boost their capacity and make them more efficient ‎in the discharge of their duties.

SMEs Critical To Nigeria's Economic Growth - Dickson

Create: 10/16/2017 - 19:05

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, on Monday charged Bayelsa businessmen and women to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) to grow and sustain their businesses.

Governor Dickson, who identified the development of small and medium scale enterprises as critical to jumpstart any economy, gave the charge while declaring open a two-day Succession Planning Workshop for Nigerian Agip Oil Company Small and Medium Scale Vendors in Yenagoa.

INC Reconciliation Panel Submits Report -----Gov. Dickson urges individuals, groups to sink differences

Create: 10/15/2017 - 21:39
He made the call when the 20-member INC Reconciliation Committee led by King Alfred Diete-Spiff presented its report to him in Government House, Yenagoa.
According to Governor Dickson, his administration will make further consultations and work closely with the committee towards ensuring the effective implementation of the recommendations and findings made available to the government.

Gov Dickson Inaugurates New LGA Chairmen ...Charges them to Fight Insecurity, Payroll Fraud, Absenteeism, other vices

Create: 10/15/2017 - 21:36
Governor Dickson gave the charge shortly after their swearing-in ceremony in Government House, Yenagoa.
He noted with serious concern that, Bayelsa loses about a billion naira monthly to payroll and other fraudulent activities at the State and Local Government levels, stressing that, necessary steps must be taken to nip the ugly situation in the bud.

Bayelsa Gov Makes History, Drives to Aleibiri, Ekeremor LG, 40 years After Conception -Dickson assures on 2018 completion of Sagbama/Ekeremor road

Create: 10/15/2017 - 15:40
Accompanied by the Deputy Governor, Retired Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah, former Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Muhktar Shagari, and other top government functionaries, Governor Dickson inspected the progress of work on the road project.
The governor, who made brief stop-over at Angalabiri, Ofoni and Ayamasa communities, said his administration has fulfilled the promise he made to the people during the governorship campaigns.

MonkeyPox: Five more victims discharged in Bayelsa ...its days are numbered, says Commissioner

Create: 10/11/2017 - 21:30
Few days ago, two of the index cases and the doctor affected by the disease were discharged from the NDUTH, following their full recovery.
The Commissioner in a statement issued on Wednesday in Yenagoa, said others currently under strict supervision have been responding positively to treatment.

NDDC Projects: Dickson Inaugurates C’mtee To Verify Projects …says Bayelsa has highest number of NDDC abandoned projects

Create: 10/11/2017 - 19:24

Bayelsa State Government on Tuesday inaugurated a 7-man committee to assess the level of completion of NDDC projects, as well as collate the number of abandoned ones in the state.

Inaugurating the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC, Project Verification Committee in Government House, Yenagoa, Governor Seriake Dickson charged the members to visit all communities and review the projects awarded by the commission from inception to date.

Bayelsa Govt Partners NAPTIP on Campaign Against Human Trafficking -donates office for NAPTIP’s take off

Create: 10/11/2017 - 19:19

Bayelsa State Government has expressed its readiness to partner with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Human Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP in its campaign against human trafficking that has been rated as the third highest crime in the world and more pronounced in societies with high poverty rate.

This was in response to the request of the Director General of NAPTIP, Barrister Julie Okah-Donli during a courtesy call on Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State in Government House, Yenagoa on Wednesday.