News - Bayelsa State Governor

Dickson Dumps Lawmakers Pension Bill

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson has declined assent to the bill seeking life pension for former lawmakers from Bayelsa state as proposed and passed on the floor of the state house of assembly on Wednesday, 24 this month.

Dickson Says His Successor Will Emerge Through Prayers, Consultations

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has called on the people of the state to use the Easter celebration to unite and invite God's presence for the sustenance of peace and stability of the state and country.

Gov. Dickson Tasks Security Heads On Professionalism

1 month ago /
Politics 

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has tasked security operatives in the state to always demonstrate professionalism in the course of discharging their constitutionally assigned responsibilities.

Bayelsa Gov. Lifts Promotion Embargo In Civil Service

1 month ago /
Politics 

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has given directives for the immediate implementation and payment of promotion benefits as well as arrears to all workers in the state, in line with the removal of the embargo on promotion.

Bayelsa Governor’s Wife Wants 50% Of All Employment Reserved For Women

1 month ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

The Bayelsa State Government has called on oil multinationals and other agencies in the state to give fifty percent employment opportunities to women. 

Bayelsa Youth Football Team to Participate In African Youth Cup In Cape Verde

1 month ago /
Sports  

Players who were selected from the 2018 Restoration Cup Football Tournament will represent Bayelsa State in the Maiden Edition of the African Youth Cup slated for April 19th through 27 Praia, Cape Verde.

 

Gov. Dickson Assures Of Corps Members Welfare

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Governor,  Seriake Dickson, has restated the state government's commitment to the welfare and security of the members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, serving in the state.

Governor Dickson Signs N299b Appropriation Bill Into Law

1 month ago /
Politics 

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has signed the sum of 299 billion Naira into law for the 2019 fiscal year.

Bayelsa Inaugurates Environmental Commission Of Inquiry

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has called for increased advocacy on the plight of the people of Bayelsa State and the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria for the protection of the polluted environment by oil companies operating in the region.

Bayelsa Govt. Reacts To Flood Alert

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Government says the Federal Government and the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, should as a matter of urgency redeem pledges made during previous flood disasters to enable the state set up modalities to ameliorate the sufferings of the people when the flood sets in 2019.

Literary Community Mourns Gabriel Okara

1 month ago /
Nation 

Members of the literary community and other people have been thrown into mourning following the news of the passage of literary icon Pa Gabriel Okara. 

 

Dickson Mourns Okara

1 month ago /
Nation 

Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson has described the death of renowned poet and novelist, Gabriel Immotimi Okara as a great loss to the state and Nigeria. 

Dickson Slams INEC Over Missing Card Readers

2 months ago /
Security 

The Bayelsa state governor Seriake Dickson has described recent announcement by the state INEC's resident electoral commissioner that sixty-three card readers were missing from the last presidential and national assembly elections in the state as a slap on the electoral umpire.

 

Bayelsa Govt. House Photographer Succumbs To Gunshot Wounds

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa Government House photographer, Reginald Dei, who was shot by men in Army uniform in Oweikorogha, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State during the last presidential and National Assembly elections, has died.

Gov. Dickson Visits Family Of Election Violence Victim

2 months ago /

The Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson, has described the gruesome murder of the PDP ward chairman, Seidougha Taridi and others, in the February 23 presidential and national assembly election as a collective assault on the people of Bayelsa state.

Dickson Inaugurates Panel Of Enquiry On Election Violence

2 months ago /

The Bayelsa state governor Seriake Dickson has inaugurated a five-man panel of enquiry to unravel the reported cases of violence, mayhem and breach of peace before, during and after the presidential and national assembly elections in the state.

 

Gov. Dickson Calls For National Council Of State Meeting

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency, convene an expanded meeting of the national council of state to enable The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, brief the nation on its preparedness for the rescheduled dates of the elections.

Gov. Dickson Relaunches “Operation Doo Akpo”

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa state-owned security outfit codenamed "Operation Doo Akpo" has been launched to curtail criminal activities after it was put on hold for lack of legal backing.

Governor Dickson Swears in 5 Local Government Chairmen

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has sworn in a new caretaker chairmen to oversee the affairs of five local government areas of the state.

 

Gov. Dickson Opens Ekeremor Road After 40 Years

4 months ago /
Nation 

The people of Ekeremor town and other communities in the Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State can now heave a sigh of relief as it has become possible for them to connect to other towns through the road after decades of waiting.


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