Bayelsa Elections: Dickson’s Aid Joins Race

By Uche Mbah The apparent political differences between the Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson, and former President Goodluck Jonathan over the former’s successor may have thrown up a middle course candidate as the Special Adviser on Establishment to Bayelsa Governor, Benson Agadaga, joins the race for the PDP primaries. Agadaga is said to be an associate and kinsman of Jonathan, and has the backing of his traditional ruler. “I seize this opportunity to seek the support and blessings of the foremost sociology-cultural organization of the people of Ogbia kingdom and entire…

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Finally, the Bayelsa International Airport Takes Off With An Inaugural Flight

By Uche Mbah It was a carnival of  sorts as Governor Seriake Dickson today inaugurated the Bayelsa International Cargo Airport, estimated to have gulped N60 billion. The Airport, which was meant to be a state and Federal government joint venture, suffered a setback when the Federal Government pulled out of the deal. Dickson doggedly continued with the building of the Airport. The Airport was built by Dantata and Sowe, an indigenous construction company. The Airport could have been opened last August, but that date was not feasible. By November last…

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