• Sylva owes me N.5m, says Dickson

    Sylva owes me N.5m, says Dickson

    Governor of Bayelsa State, Seraike Dickson said Timipre Sylva, former governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no respect for the judiciary.

    He claimed if Sylva had respect for the judiciary he would have paid him (Dickson) N500,000 as ordered by the Supreme Court.

    Sylva and the APC recently filed a suit at the Supreme Court to appeal the judgment of the appellate court which upheld the election of the incumbent governor.

    Sylva is asking the apex court to set […]

  • Avengers warn Oshiomhole, Sylva, Boyloaf, Emami to stay off its activities

    Avengers warn Oshiomhole, Sylva, Boyloaf, Emami to stay off its activities

    The Niger Delta Avengers on Sunday warned some prominent Nigerians, whom it described as criminals, to stay off its activities.

    In a statement by its spokesman, Brigadier General Mudoch Agbinibo, the NDA said these were the same set of people promoting the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta in order to discredit the Avengers.

    Among those listed by the NDA as sabotaging its own efforts were the Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole; a former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre […]

  • “you are a liar and evil agent” -Sylva to Oshiomhole

    “you are a liar and evil agent” -Sylva to Oshiomhole

    Former Bayelsa State Governor, Chief Timipre Sylva has described as a deliberate “act of mischief” and “lies” the claims by the Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole that he truncated the electoral process during the disputed governorship primaries of the All Progressive Congress APC in the state.

    According to him, though the Edo Statd Governor was the Chairman of the Election Committee and had left the venue of the primaries, the election which led to his emergence as the flag bearer […]

  • APC ‘ll win in Bayelsa to enact Buhari’s change — Sylva

    APC ‘ll win in Bayelsa to enact Buhari’s change — Sylva

    Former Bayelsa State Governor and leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state Chief Timipre Sylva has boasted that the party will take over the reins of government in Bayelsa to replicate the change going on at the federal level in the state.

    Sylva, who made the declaration during a condolence visit to the family of late Col. Sam Inokoba, the immediate past state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the state said the PDP led administration […]

  • EFCC files fresh 50-count fraud charges against Sylva

    EFCC files fresh 50-count fraud charges against Sylva

    It was reported that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has again filed fresh corruption charges against former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, before the Federal High Court, Abuja.

    EFCC’s Head, Media and Publicity, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement that the fresh 50 counts of corruption charges were filed on Friday.

    This came two days after Justice Ahmed Mohammed dismissed one of two fraud cases instituted by the anti-graft agency against Sylva.

    Justice Mohammed had held that the case constituted […]

  • Judge wrong to dismiss fraud case against ex-Bayelsa governor Sylva, says EFCC

    Judge wrong to dismiss fraud case against ex-Bayelsa governor Sylva, says EFCC

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday condemned the decision by a Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss the case of alleged N19.2 billion fraud levelled against a former Bayelsa State governor, Timipre Sylva.

    The EFCC in a statement by the head, media and publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, said the trial judge, A. R. Mohammed erred in law as the accused persons had not taken any plea.

    Mr. Uwujaren said no proof of evidence was placed […]

  • Court dismisses N19bn fraud case against Sylva

    Court dismisses N19bn fraud case against Sylva

    It was gathered that a Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed the N19.2bn fraud charges instituted against a former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva.

    This came nine days after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission dropped six counts of N2.45bn against Sylva.

    Justice Ahmed Mohammed’s ruling on a notice of preliminary objection filed by Sylva dismissing the charges as an abuse of court process  brought to an end all pending EFCC cases against ‎the former governor.

    The judge held on […]

  • You can’t be governor again, Dickson tells Sylva

    You can’t be governor again, Dickson tells Sylva

    It was gathered that Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has asked his predecessor, Chief Timipre Sylva, to consider his ambition of returning to Government House in 2016 as an illusion, saying the people of Bayelsa are now wiser.

    Dickson told the former governor and the leader of the All Progressives Congress in the state that he could not be governor of Bayelsa State again.

    He reminded him that his era was the darkest days in the history of the state.
    Sylva was stopped […]

  • Pres. Jonathan is not an hero, says Sylva

    Pres. Jonathan is not an hero, says Sylva

    It was gathered that former Bayelsa State Governor, Chief Timipre Sylva weekend declared that the decision by former President Goodluck Jonathan to concede defeat to President Mohammadu Buhari during the last presidential election does not make him a hero.

    He insisted that Jonathan’s attempts to scuttle the election disqualified him from benefiting from such heroic status.

    Sylva, whose ambition of contesting for second term was scuttled by the Peoples Democratic Party PDP due to pressure from the former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, […]