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Salaries: NLC scribe urges Bayelsa workers to be patient

The Secretary, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Bayelsa chapter, Mr Dinipre Torukeregha, on Sunday urged civil servants who were yet to receive their December salaries to be patient.

Governor Dickson’s ex-aide found dead in Patience Jonathan’s hotel

A former Senior Special Assistant on Youth Development to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, Nasko Egei, has died at Aridolf Resort Wellness and Spa, a hotel owned by former First Lady, Patience Jonathan.

Governor Dickson presents N295 billon 2018 budget to Bayelsa Assembly

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson, has presented 2018 appropriation bill of N295.2bn to the State House of Assembly, describing it as a strong finish on developmen‎t,stability and prosperity.

Bayelsa Assembly moves to outlaw open grazing

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has held a public hearing on a bill seeking to prohibit open grazing of cattle in the state.

Nigeria needs strong institutions to protect democracy – Governor Dickson

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said that Nigeria needs strong institutions to strengthen and protect her democracy.

I take responsibility for PDP’s defeat in 2015 – Ex-President Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has taken responsibility for the Peoples Democratic Party’s defeat in the 2015 presidential election.

Bayelsa teachers to undergo assessment – Governor Dickson

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, says his government will make it mandatory for teachers at the primary and secondary schools to undergo some forms of assessment in the state.

Bayelsa govt denies taking fresh N40 billion loan

The Bayelsa Government on Monday denied media reports that it was taking a fresh N40 billion loan.

Bayelsa not out for fresh N40bn bank loan – Commissioner

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly had early on thursday approved the request by the State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson for the restructuring of the existing N40 billion loan for infrastructure and other developmental project.

Bayelsa Assembly approves Governor Dickson’s request to restructure N40b loan

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly, on Thursday, approved the request of Governor Henry Seriake Dickson to restructure an existing N40 billion for infrastructural development in the state.

Bayelsa Assembly approves Governor Dickson’s N40 billion loan request

The Bayelsa House of Assembly on Thursday approved N40 billion loan for the state government to complete ongoing projects.

Governor Dickson signs Direct Labour Law to boost economy

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has signed the Direct Labour Agency Bill into law, describing it as a veritable tool to stimulate the economy of the state, through the provision of direct labour jobs that would engage youths.

Governor Seriake Dickson inaugurates caretaker council chairmen

Governor Seriake Dickson has identified Payroll fraud as one major anomaly the Bayelsa state government wants to erase in the third tier of government.

Governor Dickson sends local council caretaker committee chairs nominees to Bayelsa assembly

Governor Henry Seraike Dickson of Bayelsa State has sent the names of eight nominees as caretaker chairmen of the eight local government councils of the state to the House of Assembly.

Inadequate structures, poor funding impede sports devt – Igali

Dr Daniel Igali, President, Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has identified inadequate structures and poor funding as the major factors impeding sports development in the country.

PDP won’t produce next governor of Bayelsa – APC

Fafi stated this in Yenagoa during a call on him by the state executive of the Bayelsa Federated Newspaper Publishers Association (BAFENPA) of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ). The APC leader noted that the party had put behind it the regrettable incidents and crises that rocked the party in the past.

Bayelsa Assembly pass vote on confidence on Gov. Dickson

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on Governor Henry Seriake Dickson.

Dickson nominates CPS as commissioner

The Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, has sent the name of his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson to the state’s House of Assembly as a commissioner-nominee.

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Ogun government appeal to striking workers to return to work

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Landlord sets tenant ablaze over nonpayment of rent in Calabar

A landlord on Wednesday doused the room of one of his tenants with petrol and set it on fire, burning her to death over nonpayment of eleven thousand naira rent.
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