Gov Dickson blames insufficient investment in human capacity development, failure of critical institutions for nation’s security challenges
His words, “Here, in the past one year, we have made a lot of investment in the maintenance of law and order, putting the right structures and laws in place and also send the clear message that leadership has no business compromising law and order. Within one year, we... Read more
Governor Dickson wants states and FG to prioritize development of small and medium scale enterprises
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has advocated that development of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises be made top priority to jumpstart the economy of the country. Governor Dickson stated this when a representative of the Director-General of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Mr.... Read more
In the quest to deliver uninterrupted power supply to Bayelsans and set the pace for industrialization, the Bayelsa State Government has signed a memorandum of Understanding with IPP Energy Limited and GMB Leasing Partners for the development of 100 Mega Watts Gas Turbine Power Station in the State. Speaking... Read more
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has made an initial donation of N250 million to the development of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Trust Fund in the state. Governor Dickson made the donation at the Small and Medium scale Enterprises Summit, MSME Opportunity Fair and Entrepreneurial Capacity Building... Read more
Bayelsa government distributes free school uniforms, books, and other educational materials to schools, award N550M contract for more text books and uniforms
Bayelsa State Government has commenced the distribution of free uniforms, text books and other materials valued at N776m to primary and secondary school pupils in the State in line with the present administration’s free and compulsory education policy. Also, the State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson announced the award of... Read more
A health official says at least 24 people have been killed in ethnic violence in a rural town in Nigeria. The attack happened Friday in Wukari, a town in Nigeria’s Taraba state. A state health official said Saturday that others were also injured in the violence that sparked during... Read more
To know what it is like to make a mobile phone call in Nigeria, ask anyone to turn out their pockets or upend their purses. One, two, three and sometimes even four phones tumble out into view, all with different carriers in hopes of being able to connect a... Read more
Nigeria’s Minister in charge of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, has condemned a clique he accused of profiting from the country’s power problems alleging that the unnamed people were bent at frustrating the reforming of the country’s electricity sector even as he pledged to take them on. “You know that... Read more
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has stressed the need for the movie industry in the country to focus more on projecting the positive values and rich cultural heritage of the people to the outside world. Governor Dickson made the remark at a cultural event, which featured Wrestling, traditional... Read more
   Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has underscored the need for the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) to be structured to meet the expectations of the people of oil producing states by addressing their developmental challenges. Governor Dickson made the call, on Friday in a live interview programme, Sunrise... Read more