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PDP: Jonathan Backs Dickson C’ttee, Endorses Political Solution

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday threw his weight behind the Governor Seriake Dickson-led Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to him, a political solution remains the best option to tackling the ongoing crisis in the PDP. The former president  who received the governor and members of his committee in his country home at Otuoke, Ogbia local govern ...

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PDP: Dickson’s C’ttee Meets Ciroma, David Mark

The Governor of Bayelsa State and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Peace and Reconciliation Committee, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Friday held high level discussions with one of the founding fathers of the party, Mallam Adamu Ciroma. The governor had earlier, as part of his peace shuttle, conferred with former Senate President, David Mark, in Abuja informing him that the visit was part of his en ...

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PDP Crisis: Dickson Commends Northern Leaders For Supporting Political Solution

Governor of Bayelsa State and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) National Reconciliation Committee, Henry Seriake Dickson, has commended party leaders and elders in the north for opting to support  a political solution to the current crisis in the party. He also commended them for their recommendations on his committee's efforts to find enduring peace in the party The governor stressed that taking t ...

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PDP Crisis: Dickson, Ex NSA Gusau In Closed-Door Meeting

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson and former National Security Adviser (NSA),  Lt Gen Aliyu Mohammed Gusau, met behind closed doors in Abuja, the nation's capital on Wednesday. The governor drove off immediately after the meeting without talking to the press, a source said. It was however not clear if the meeting was part of measures to restore peace to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). ...

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PDP Crisis: Dickson, IBB In Closed-Door Meeting

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson and former Head of State , Gen Ibrahim Babangida, met behind closed doors in Minna, the capital of Niger State on Wednesday. Dickson, who did not talk to journalists after the meeting which lasted about one hour, was said to have driven off immediately the meeting ended. A reliable source who was close to the meeting, but declined to be named, explained th ...

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Dickson pays tribute as Maryam Abacha clocks 70

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has described the wife of Nigeria’s late former Head of State, Mrs. Mariam Abacha as a courageous, peaceful and loving woman. Governor Dickson stated this in a congratulatory message to Mrs. Abacha, who turned 70 on March 4 2017. He recalled with satisfaction, the events that led to the eventual creation of Bayelsa State, which her late husband, General San ...

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Ibori, Dickson in Closed-door Meeting

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Thursday visited Oghara, the ancestral country home of former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori. A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said during the visit, the Governor held a closed door meeting with Chief Ibori in his residence.   The meeting centred mostly on peace and security in the Niger Delta, as well as ...

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Group Issues 48-Hour Ultimatum To Governor Dickson: Apologize To Annkio Briggs Or ..

A  group, the Joint Revolutionary Council has issued a 48-hour ultimatum to Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson ,urging him to “apologize to foremost Ijaw female activist, Annkio Briggs for the brutal assault on her person and her colleagues during a recent peaceful protest in Bayelsa.” A statement  Cynthia Whyte by the group’s spokesperson, emailed to Newsdiaryonline Saturday night said “If this i ...

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N10bn devt fund: Bayelsa signs MoU with BOI, reviews workforce

Governor Seriake Dickson on Monday said, the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Bayelsa State Government and the Bank of Industry was a part of an efforts to raise the N10 billion entrepreneurship development fund to create wealth for small and medium scale entrepreneurs in the state. Dickson, who made the disclosure during the signing of the MOU between the state government and the management o ...

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Insecurity: FG should fast-track peace process in N’Delta – Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has called on the Federal Government to fast-track the ongoing peace process in the Niger Delta, with a view to building consensus on the economic, political and security issues to achieve lasting peace in the region. Governor Dickson, who made the call at the wreath-laying ceremony of the 2017 Armed Forces  Remembrance Day celebrations in Yenagoa on Sunday, ex ...

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Kure: Dickson Condoles With Niger State, Says Death Shocking

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has described the sudden and untimely death of the former Governor of Niger State Engineer Abdulkadir Kure as shocking, sad and painful loss to the government and people of Niger State. Dickson in a condolence message to the government and people of Niger State, recalled the good and wonderful leadership he gave to his people between 1999 and 2007, when he was t ...

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How Dickson, Patriotic Bayelsans Resisted APC Dark Forces – Iworiso-Markson

The December 5 2015 and January 9 2016 governorship election in Bayelsa State, according to Daniel Iworiso-Markson, the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Governor Henry Seriake Dickson, was "not just an election, it was war." His contention is contained in a new book in which he chronicled and documented how patriotic Bayelsans crushed federal might of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The book,  entitled:  ...

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