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Governor Dickson orders immediate payment of new national minimum wage

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has approved the payment of the N30,000 new National Minimum Wage to workers in the state with effect from this month.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prof. Theophilus Princewill, Natural Ruler of Kalabari Kingdom, Rivers State, on the occasion of his 90th birthday on January 4, 2020.

Bayelsa governor greets Kalabari monarch at 90

The Governor of Bayelsa State, the Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has congratulated foremost traditional ruler, the Amayanabo of Kalabari, Prof. c, who clocked 90 years on January 4, 2020.

Bayelsa governor signs bills granting financial autonomy to state assembly

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has signed into law the State House of Assembly Service financial autonomy bill and the Legislative Funds Management ( Amendment) bill.

Governor Dickson warns against politicizing Bayelsa civil service

Speaking while inaugurating the new Head of Service, Mrs. Biobelemoye Charles-Onyeama, in Government House, Yenagoa, the governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Fidelis Soriwei, said he had laid a foundation for a professional civil service.

President Buhari not responsible for non-issuance of airport licence – Bayelsa governor

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has absolved President Muhammadu Buhari of any blame in the alleged refusal of the Nigerian aviation regulator to issue a licence to the Bayelsa International Airport to commence commercial operations despite the absence of any serious safety concern.

Bayelsa guber: I’ll present Senator Diri, running mate to ex-President Jonathan – Governor Dickson

Bayelsa Governor Seriake Dickson has promised to present the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Siri and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewrujakpor, to former President Goodluck Jonathan as a mark of respect.

Bayelsa guber: My government performance attracting people to PDP rallies – Governor Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, at the weekend said his administration’s performance was the reason people trooped out en masse to attend rallies organised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson urges residents to reject ‘ticket of cultists, criminals’

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has urged the people to reject the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 gubernatorial election.

Governor Dickson: APC luring PDP members with cash, fake promises

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of luring members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with money and fake promises ahead of the November 16 governorship election.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson seeks violence-free poll

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies to ensure a violence-free election in the state on November 16.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Bayelsa guber: Traditional ruler, chiefs back Senator Diri

The Traditional Ruler of Epie Kingdom, King Malla Sasime and his Council of Chiefs at the weekend backed the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Douye Diri and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewhrujakpo, ahead of the November 16 election.

Bayelsa governor urges federal government to respect freedom of expression

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson, has said that Democracy in Nigeria cannot grow without a vibrant media.

Confusion over Bayelsa assembly speaker’s removal

There were gunshots on Monday at the Bayelsa State House of Assembly in the battle between supporters of Tonye Isenah and Monday Obolo who both claimed to be the Speaker of the Assembly.

Bayelsa governor reshuffles cabinet

Bayelsa State governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, on Thursday effected a minor cabinet reshuffle in his administration.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Governor Dickson: APC a toothless bulldog in Bayelsa

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) as “a toothless bulldog” that lacks the capacity to win any free, fair and credible election in the state.

Bayelsa governor fires aide over alleged gross misconduct, indiscipline

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has sacked Mrs Hellen Bob, his Special Adviser on Talent and Gender Development over alleged misconduct and indiscipline.

Bayelsa guber: No amount of sack by Governor Dickson’ll save PDP – ex-aide

Sacked Special Adviser to Governor Seriki Dickson on Talent Development and Gender Promotion, Mrs Helen Bob – for gross misconduct and indiscipline – has also taken on the PDP leadership in the state, warning that the insistence on picking a running mate from Sagbama in Bayelsa West Senatorial District would make the party lose the November 16 governorship election.

Bayelsa governor swears in new state electoral chief

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has tasked the newly sworn-in Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), Ball Oyarede, to carry out his responsibilities with firmness and integrity.

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Supreme Court ruling: Kaduna PDP mourns, fears for four states

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A former Head of Department at Drexel University in the US, Nigerian-born Chikaodinaka D. Nwankpa, has been accused of misappropriating $190,000 meant for research purposes.

Nigerian professor arrested for spending N66.6 grant on strippers

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Man kills pregnant wife, throws corpse from five-storey building

A pregnant woman was at the weekend allegedly killed by her husband in Fegge, Onitsha, Anambra state.
Some members of the Ogun State chapter of the PDP on Sunday embarked on peaceful protest in Abeokuta against last week’s Supreme Court judgement which resulted in the sack of a member of the party, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo State.

Imo: Ogun PDP members join protest against Supreme Court judgment

Some members of the Ogun State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Sunday embarked on peaceful protest in Abeokuta against last week’s Supreme Court judgement which resulted in the sack of a member of the party, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo State.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti to build recreational centre for retirees

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has unveiled plans by his administration to build a recreational and wellness centre with modern facilities for senior citizens in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.