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6 Sep 2021
Former governor of Bayelsa State and Senator representing Bayelsa West, Henry Seriake Dickson has denied having rift with his successor, Governor Douye Diri over the administration of the state.
6 Aug 2021
Immediate past governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Henry Seriake Dickson, has warned against yielding Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), structure to the demands of those who want to hijack the party, saying it would lead to implosion.     Dickson noted that after observing the growing tension, recriminations and outright attack on the National Chairman, Prince Uche…
21 May 2021
Former Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Henry Seriake Dickson, has commended Prof. Steve Azaiki, a member representing Yenagoa-Kolokuma/Opokuma Federal Constituency, over his efforts towards human capacity development in the state and beyond.
1 Sep 2020
The recent automatic ticket handed the immediate past governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, by the state chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has revealed the intrigues by the party and its rival opposition All Progressives Congress
1 May 2020
Prominent Ijaw leaders, including Alhaji Asari Dokubo and chieftains of both the Ijaw National Congress (INC) and the Ijaw Youths Congress (IYC), have endorsed immediate past governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, as their candidate for the forthcoming Bayelsa West Senatorial by-election.
19 Feb 2020
On Friday, 14 February 2020, history was made in the oil-rich Bayelsa State, when Senator Douye Diri was sworn in as the fifth democratically elected governor of the state. Historic also because it is the first time Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area
21 Jan 2020
Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said that the South-West Security Initiative, the Operation Amotekun, reflected in clears terms the inevitability of restructuring.
24 Nov 2019
The post-November 16, 2019 governorship election narrative in Bayelsa State reads like Peoples Democratic PDP’s journey to the cold comfort of opposition politics.
14 Aug 2019
Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson will today swear in the newly-elected chairmen of the state’s eight councils. The chairmen emerged from last Saturday’s poll conducted by the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC).
15 Jul 2019
Efforts to internationalize the campaign against environmental injustices in Bayelsa State have caught the attention of the United Kingdom ...
9 Jul 2019
The Restoration Caucus in Bayelsa chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has begun the process of picking the standard-bearer for the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state.
28 Jun 2019
Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has assured grassroots football lovers that he would support the Restoration Cup football tournament beyond his tenure. He made the pledge yesterday in Yenagoa during the formal draws ceremony of the Third Governor Henry Seriake Dickson Football Tournament and presentation of kits to representatives of the 160 participating teams.…


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The internal strife rocking the nation’s major opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) six months to presidential election did not show signs of abating yesterday as peace talks between the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, remained in abeyance.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, denied doctoring and backdating documents to accommodate nominations of Ahmad Lawan and Godswill Akpabio as senatorial candidates for the 2023 general elections. INEC also said it is yet to recognise “any of the two personalities as a senatorial candidate.”
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Coming on the heels of a growing concern about Nigeria’s rising population, a new study by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) highlights “new fertility facts” that are challenging old theories on the relationship between childbearing, years of education and income level.
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The upstream segment of the petroleum industry is possibly the first target in the push against continuous use of fossil fuels. By halting funding for oil and gas exploration and production, most clean energy activists believe...
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Governor Douye Diri has assured of Bayelsa State’s collaboration to tackle oil theft, which he stressed, poses a serious threat to the Niger Delta region.