News - Bayelsa State Governor

 

Governor Dickson Decries Politicisation Of Crime

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

The Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson says with the support of all security agencies; his administration will soon launch a crackdown on those sponsoring criminal activities under the guise of politics in the state. 

X-Raying The APC Restructuring Committee Recommendations

1 year ago /
Politics 

The all progressives congress committee on true federalism led by Kaduna state Gov. Nasir El’rufai last Thursday submitted its report to the national working committee of the ruling all progressives congress APC. The committee report called for more devolution of powers to states, amongst other recommendations.

Bayelsa Governor Dickson Calls For Paradigm Shift In Governance

1 year ago /
Nation 

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has called for a paradigm shift in governance anchored on transparency and accountability. He said the culture of citizen’s participation in the affairs of the state has broken the barriers of society in governance. The governor was speaking on Monday in Abuja when he received a management...

PDP Faction: Dickson Calls For Cooperation, Reconciliation

1 year ago /
Nation 

Bayelsa State Governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party reconciliation committee, Seriake Dickson has called on the aggrieved PDP group to remain calm that efforts are been made to build a united party. Seriake Dickson stated this during a press briefing in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital. Governor Dickson says the...

PDP Reconciliation Committee Begins Fence Mending

1 year ago /
Politics 

The National Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has begun its nationwide tour to address all issues arising from the December 9 national elective convention in Abuja. The delegation led by Bayelsa state Governor, Seriake Dickson vowed to find a lasting solution to issues arising from the convention. Though the elective...

Dickson Pleads With FG To Complete East-West Road

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson wants the House of Representatives committee on the Niger Delta to prevail on the federal government to expedite action on the completion of the Bayelsa section of the east-west road. Governor Dickson made the call when the House of Representatives committee on Niger Delta visited...

Brass Fertilizer Project: Governor Dickson Signs Certificate Of Occupancy

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson HAS signed the certificate of occupancy for the brass fertilizer and petrochemical company limited to fast-track and ensure a hitch free project executive. Governor Dickson while appending his signature at the state's eighty third executive council meeting in government house, Yenagoa also granted waiver fees...

PDP Dismisses Crisis In Bayelsa Chapter

1 year ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed reports of a brewing political crisis in its Bayelsa state chapter. The party stated that there is no rift between former President Goodluck Jonathan and Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson. Receiving the executive committee of Bayelsa state chapter of the party in Abuja, PDP caretaker committee...

Bayelsa Confirms Reciept Of N10b Paris Club Refund

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Wednesday, confirmed the receipt of N10 billion from the Federal Government as its share of the second batch of the Paris/London Club refund. Out of the money, N919 million is expected to be for the eight local government councils A statement by his Chief...

PDP Crisis: We Have Learnt Our Lessons – Dickson

1 year ago /
Politics 

Bayelsa State governor Henry Seriake Dickson has said that the prolonged Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leadership crisis taught the Party leaders valuable lessons. He said that although the crisis was avoidable in the first place, the Party’s leadership would put in place measures to forestall re-occurrence of the needles crisis and...

Gov. Dickson Commends Deputy’s Loyalty And Dedication

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has on behalf of the government and the people of the state, commended the Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboriobigha John Jonah (rtd) for his continued loyalty, dedication and solidarity. The governor made the commendation while felicitating with the deputy on the occasion of his...

Gov. Dickson Urges Ijaw Youth Leaders To Promote Peace

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has urged Ijaw youth leaders in the Niger Delta to close ranks and promote the peace and unity of the Ijaw nation everywhere. Gov. Dickson, who spoke when he met with Ijaw leaders across the Niger Delta, who paid him a solidarity visit, says development...

 

Adhere Strictly To International Standards Of Exploration, Dickson Charges Oil Companies

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has charged multinational oil companies operating in the state to adhere strictly to international standards of exploration. The Governor made the charge on Wednesday at a function in Government House, Yenagoa, the state's capital. Governor Dickson also called on the Federal Government's attention to some Bayelsa...

Governor Dickson Visits The Presidential Villa

2 years ago /
Nation 

Governor of Bayelsa state, Seriake Dickson wants the federal government and other stakeholders to continue to engage in dialogue describing the use of force as not the best option in dealing with the militancy in the Niger delta region. Speaking to state house correspondents shortly after he met with president Buhari...

Dickson turns 50, rededicates himself to service of God, humanity

3 years ago /
Nation 

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has re-committed his life to the service of God and humanity, stressing that life is only meaningful only when it is dedicated to the service of both. The governor noted that his turning 50 years was not by his own power but by...

Seriake Dickson wins #BayelsaDecides Governorship Election

3 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Governor Seriake Dickson was re-elected as Bayelsa State Governor, yesterday following the supplementary election conducted by INEC on January 9, 2016. Seriake Dickson, who contested under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, emerged winner after scoring the most votes in the Bayelsa State governorship election. Dickson who was already...

500 APC Members Defect to PDP

3 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Governor Seriake Dickson says the actualization of the Bayelsa project requires the contribution of everyone, irrespective of political affiliation. The Bayelsa State Governor spoke in Yenagoa while receiving about 500 members of the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party family in the state. The defecting APC members also called on...

 

APC Shifts Bayelsa Governorship Primaries

3 years ago /
Nation 

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress,(APC), has re-scheduled the Bayelsa state governorship primaries till Tuesday next week. The exercise earlier fixed for Saturday September 19, 2015 will now take place on Tuesday September 22, 2015. The deputy national publicity secretary of the party, Timi Frank in a statement in Abuja...

 

Bayelsa State Governor Swears In New EXCO Members

4 years ago /
Nation 

Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson has for total commitment for members of the state executive in his quest to enthrone transformation in the state. Dickson made the call during the swearing in ceremony of the commissioner for information and 2 special advisers in in Yenagoa the state capital....

President Jonathan Pays Visit To Oronto Douglas' Family

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has visited the house of his special adviser on research, documentation and strategy, Late Oronto Douglas in Abuja where he described him as a good man. The President who was accompanied by Vice President, Namadi Sambo said Oronto contributed positively to national development. Other early callers to the house...