African parliamentarians hail Dickson’s strides on education
The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Africa Region, has commended Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson for his investment in education. The association also mentioned roads, public infrastructure and health projects as some of the governor’s strides deserving commendation.
Dickson: The metaphorical historian
It was Chinua Achebe, the famous Nigerian novelist, who said that “until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.” Mr Seriake Dickson, the giant-sized Governor of Bayelsa State, is about to become the historian of the hunt, not only of his State but indeed of the…
Ibori, Dickson bag chieftaincy titles in Delta
The small town of Kabowei, Patani local council of Delta State at the weekend witnessed some political heavyweights from the Niger Delta region of the country.The state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, played host to his counterpart from Bayelsa State, Alaowei Seriake Dickson....
Dickson demolishes brother-in-law’s building, illegal structures in Yenagoa
The Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, shocked many Bayelsans yesterday, when he personally led top officials of the state to begin demolition...
The Seriake Dickson phenomenon in Bayelsa - Part 2
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo helicoptered into Yenagoa on the morning of February 16 to participate in the events marking Governor Dickson’s sixth anniversary celebrations.
Dickson urges IOCs, Bayelsans, others to support education fund
Bayelsa State governor, Honourable Seriake Dickson on Tuesday, urged the private sector, particularly corporate organizations and individuals to make contributions to the State Education Development Trust Fund, to enable indigent children acquire free and qualitative education.
Bayelsa to prosecute parents who fail to send kids to school
The Bayelsa State government has threatened to prosecute parents who fail to send their children to school.The Commissioner for Education, Jonathan Obuebite, disclosed this yesterday in Yenagoa, after its 89th State Executive Council (SEC) meeting.
The Seriake Dickson phenomenon in Bayelsa - Part 1
I was in Yenagoa, February 15-18, to witness the series of events marking the sixth year of Henry Seriake Dickson as governor of Bayelsa State. The celebrations began on February 11 with a church service in Yenagoa.
Obasanjo performs groundbreaking ceremony for modular refinery
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday in Bayelsa State, performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the first private modular refinery in the Niger Delta region.
Dickson emerges Vanguard ‘Governor of the Year’
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has emerged the Vanguard Newspaper Governor of the Year 2017, from the Vanguard Group, publishers of the Vanguard Newspaper.