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Nigeria

Henry Seriake Dickson

Date of Birth: 28/1/1966
Place of Birth: Bayelsa State


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No oil, no money, no deal

In August, Bayelsa Governor Henry Seriake Dickson – speaking through his Deputy, Gboribiogha John Jonah – condemned the killing of three soldiers by presumed oil thieves at a notorious trouble spot, Nembe Creek...

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Back to Ogoniland

In January, Henry Seriake Dickson won neighbouring Bayelsa State for the PDP in a rerun...


The great militant chase

Yet with the PDP Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike's mandate in Rivers State upheld in the High Court, with Timipre Sylva (who went over from the PDP to the governing All Progressives Congress) a sore loser to the PDP's Henry Seriake Dickson in Bayelsa, with a protracted war with Boko Haram, with inter-communal violence between Sunni Muslims and the Shiite minority in the north, and with renewed tension in the Middle Belt, the Presidency has signalled that it intends to leave the rump PDP faction in place for now...

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Taking down Tompolo

The governorship election on 5 December in neighbouring Bayelsa pitted Timipre Sylva, now with the APC but a former PDP member, against incumbent Governor Henry Seriake Dickson, who is standing again on the PDP ticket...


The cauldron boils again

The PDP Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, declared seven days of mourning and ordered flags to be flown at half-mast for the Ijaw 'Chief of Chiefs'...


On the waterfront

The other, Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa, remains a semi-detached member of the PDP but is no longer on speaking terms with Patience, who formerly served in his state government...


Lots of gunboats, little diplomacy

Poisonous relationsAn even more opaque contest is developing in neighbouring Bayelsa, where Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has fallen out terminally with First Lady Patience, who has resigned her position in the Bayelsa State government...


Elections face new risks

Next door in Bayelsa, Governor Henry Seriake Dickson, still nominally in the PDP, has been locked in a very public row with Patience Jonathan, the highly interventionist presidential wife...

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No visible means of support

Just five of the 36 state governors clearly back Jonathan’s second-term bid: Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom, Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa, Ibrahim Shema of Katsina, Chief Theodore Ahamefule Orji of Abia and Gabriel Suswam of Benue...


The President tightens up

In February’s governorship election there, Jonathan openly campaigned for the winner, Henry Seriake Dickson, whose overwhelming qualification was that he was Jonathan’s man...


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