News - Governor Seriake Dickson

Service Of Songs Held For Literary Icon Gabriel Okara

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Governor Seriake Dickson, including other literary personalities have described the late literary sage, Doctor Gabriel Okara as a trailblazer whose contributions to the literary world would serve as an inspiration to all.

Bayelsa Laments Sharp Decline In Federal Allocation To The State

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Bayelsa State Government has decried the sharp decline of revenue accrued to the state in the past four months from the Federal Account and Allocation Committee, FAAC despite the increase in the sale of crude oil in the global market.    

Archbishop Of York Likens Oil Pollution In Niger Delta To Genocide

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Archbishop of York Church of England and Chairman of the Bayelsa Oil and Environmental Commission of Inquiry, John Sentamu, says corruption, organized theft, and robbery are the root causes of long years of environmental pollution and neglect of oil-producing states of the Niger-Delta region of Nigeria.

Bayelsa Launches Education Devt. Trust Fund

1 month ago /
Nation 

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the Bayelsa State Education Development Trust Fund would drastically change the story of the state as a state that was once listed among disadvantaged states and wrest the Bayelsa child from the claws of illiteracy.

Bayelsa Oil Communities Accuse Regulatory Agencies Of Complicity In Pollution

1 month ago /
Business and Economy  

Oil ravaged communities in Bayelsa State have accused the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA),  and other regulatory bodies of conniving with oil multinationals in the destruction of their environment.

Bayelsa Ranked 2nd In Immunization Routine Exercise

2 months ago /
Nation 

Bayelsa State has been ranked second behind Jigawa State in the latest rating of immunization routine exercise by the National Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Centre.

Bayelsa Govt. Reacts To Flood Alert

3 months 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.

Dickson Slams INEC Over Missing Card Readers

4 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.

Dickson Inaugurates Panel Of Enquiry On Election Violence

4 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

5 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.

Governor Dickson Swears in 5 Local Government Chairmen

5 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.

Dickson Charges Navy On Professionalism

5 months ago /
Nation 

The government and people of Bayelsa state will continue to support and encourage all security agencies who have contributed immensely to the relative peace and stability enjoyed in the state, especially with the general elections around the corner.

APC, PDP Protest In Yenagoa

5 months ago /
Nation 

The political atmosphere in Bayelsa state was heightened on Monday following protests by two of the leading political parties in the state, ahead of the 2019 general elections.

 

Gov. Dickson Opens Ekeremor Road After 40 Years

6 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.

Bayelsa Generates N13.6BN IGR In 2018

6 months ago /

The Bayelsa state government has declared the sum of 13.6 billion naira as internally generated revenue for the year 2018.

Bayelsa Assures Labour Of Implementation Of Minimum Wage

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa state government has assured workers in the state of its preparedness to comply with whatever amount the federal government approves as new minimum wage.

Dickson Inaugurates Five New Commissioners

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson says the seven years of his administration has advanced the course of development despite some prevailing circumstances.

Bayelsa To Prosecute Persons Indicted Of 2015 Electoral Violence

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Government says it will prosecute perpetrators and their sponsors of the 2015 general elections violence that claimed lives and destroyed property in the state.

 

Bayelsa Medical University To Take Off In 2019

7 months ago /
Health 

Governor Seriake Dickson says the new Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa, has the potential to be one of the best in Africa and the world if properly managed with academic work billed to commence in the first quarter of 2019.

Dickson Harps On Better Deal For Public Servants

7 months ago /
Nation 

Public servants are a force for good in the development of any society whose training, welfare and efficiency should remain an utmost priority of any government.


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