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    APC south-south nullifies Sylva’s suspension

APC south-south nullifies Sylva’s suspension

The south-south zone of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has overruled the suspension of Timipre Sylva by the Bayelsa state chapter of the party for alleged anti-party activity.At the weekend, the national working committee of the party in the state announced the suspension of Sylva, a former governor, for allegedly “hobnobbing” with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).But in a statement [...]

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    APC suspends Sylva for ‘visiting PDP governor’

APC suspends Sylva for ‘visiting PDP governor’

The Bayelsa state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Timipre Sylva, its candidate in the 2015 governorship election, for paying “a clandestine visit” to an unnamed governor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the south-south.Timipa Orunimighe, chairman of the party in Bayelsa, disclosed this in a statement released on Saturday, saying the decision was reached after due [...]

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    Sylva doesn’t have God on his side, says Dickson

Sylva doesn’t have God on his side, says Dickson

Seriake Dickson, Bayelsa state governor, says he was able to emerge victorious in the governorship election because God was not on the side of Timipre Sylva, his rival and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Monday, Dickson put the violence that almost marred the exercise at the doorstep of his opponent, maintaining that he [...]

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    Buhari was stoned in Bayelsa, says Dickson

Buhari was stoned in Bayelsa, says Dickson

Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state, on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari was stoned in 2011 when he visited the state as the presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC).Incidentally, Timipre Sylva, Dickson’s rival and candidate of the APC in the state governorship election, was the governor of Bayelsa at the time.Addressing a press conference in Yenagoa, capital [...]

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    Sylva vows to defeat Dickson ‘any time, any day’

Sylva vows to defeat Dickson ‘any time, any day’

Timipre Sylva, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Bayelsa state governorship election, says he would defeat Seriake Dickson, governor of the state and his main rival in the election.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared results of seven of the eight local government areas in the state, with Dickson, who is the candidate of the Peoples [...]

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    Sylva to INEC: Cancel poll in ‘Dickson’s zones’

Sylva to INEC: Cancel poll in ‘Dickson’s zones’

Timipre Sylva, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Bayelsa state governorship election, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare the winner of the poll.In a petition to Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the commission, Sylva faulted the decision of INEC to cancel the election of Southern Ijaw local government, saying the action is tantamount to [...]

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    Court quashes charges against Sylva

Court quashes charges against Sylva

Adeniyi Ademola, justice of the federal high court, Abuja, has struck out a case filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa state.The EFCC had filed 50-count charge bordering on stealing to the tune of N19.2 billion, against Sylva.But on Thursday, Ademola struck out the case on the grounds that it was [...]

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    Don’t shield Sylva from prosecution, APC chieftain tells Buhari

Don’t shield Sylva from prosecution, APC chieftain tells Buhari

Perekeme Kpodo, a prominent member of the All progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa state, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to allow the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigate Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa state.Kpodo said while some members of the administration of former president, Goodluck Jonathan, are being interrogated, “Sylva is allowed, as usual, to walk with [...]

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    APC brazenly fielding corrupt candidates, says PDP

APC brazenly fielding corrupt candidates, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the anti-corruption crusade of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as "dead on arrival".Speaking through its national publicity secretary, Olisa Metuh, the party said the APC’s decision to field Abubakar Audu and Timipre Sylva is a mockery of the party’s stand against corruption.“It is a mockery of strategy that the APC, which has been touting [...]

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    It’s Sylva versus Dickson in Bayelsa again!

It’s Sylva versus Dickson in Bayelsa again!

Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa state, will slug it out again with Seriake Dickson, incumbent governor of the state, in the December 5 gubernatorial election.In 2012, Sylva, who left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after losing the bid to clinch the party's ticket, lost the election to Dickson.However, he was declared winner of the rescheduled primary of the All [...]

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    I will win again, says Sylva

I will win again, says Sylva

Timpre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa state, has agreed to participate in the rescheduled primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, saying he would repeat his victory again.Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, and chairman of the electoral committee, had recommended a fresh primary as result of the violence that marred the one scheduled for September 22.But [...]

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    Oshiomhole: I won’t fight Sylva, my brother, on the streets

Oshiomhole: I won’t fight Sylva, my brother, on the streets

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, says despite his disagreement with Timpre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa state, over the botched primary election in Bayelsa, Sylva "remains his brother".Oshiomhole, who is the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) electoral panel in Bayelsa, has been engaged in war of words with Sylva in recent times.The Edo state governor had asked [...]

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    Go to court, Oyegun tells Sylva

Go to court, Oyegun tells Sylva

John Odigie-Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has told Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa state and one of the contestants in the September 22 botched primary in Bayelsa to go to court."Mr Sylva can go to court because that is what the court is meant for," Oyegun said on Monday in Abuja.He was responding to a [...]

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    Sylva declares self ‘APC governorship candidate’

Sylva declares self ‘APC governorship candidate’

Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa state, is insisting that he is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the December 5 governorship election in the state.Sylva said any attempt to conduct fresh primary would amount to illegality, saying no "amount of manipulation" can reverse his purported victory.Sylva was announced as winner of the election conducted by the [...]

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    Sylva: Oshiomhole plotting to stop me

Sylva: Oshiomhole plotting to stop me

Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa state, has accused Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, of plotting to frustrate him out of the December 2015 governorship race in the state.Maintaining that primary election held in the state as scheduled, Sylva said Oshiomhole set the motion for the exercise, which eventually produced him as the winner.He further alleged that Oshiomhole, who [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Sylva has no belief in democracy

Oshiomhole: Sylva has no belief in democracy

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, has accused Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa state of not having “faith in democratic process”.Addressing reporters in his state on Wednesday, Oshiomhole alleged that Sylva frustrated the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa.He said apart from Sylva, all the other aspirants agreed with the guidelines that the electoral committee [...]

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