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APC reschedules Bayelsa primary

John Oyegun, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Wednesday said the party’s primary for the December 5 governorship election in Bayelsa state, had been rescheduled.Oyegun confirmed this to NAN in a telephone interview, saying the exercise of Tuesday was cancelled due to security challenges.‘’The primary has been rescheduled; it had to be called off due to security challenges,’’ [...]

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    Sylva ‘wins’ Bayelsa APC primary amid violence

Sylva ‘wins’ Bayelsa APC primary amid violence

Timipre Sylva, the former governor of Bayelsa state, has emerged as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the December 5 governorship election in controversial circumstances.He polled a total of 726 votes to beat other aspirants in the election which was almost marred by violence.Supporters of the different candidates engaged in free-for-all in the exercise which took place at the [...]

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    Dickson blames Sylvia for murdered ‘Nembe soldiers’

Dickson blames Sylvia for murdered ‘Nembe soldiers’

Timipre Sylva, the immediate past governor of Bayelsa state, has accused Seriake Dickson, his successor, of being responsible for the high rate of violence in the state.Refuting the allegation that he has a hand in the killing of four soldiers and a policeman in the Nembe area of the Bayelsa, Sylva said his detractors were out to tarnish his reputation.The [...]

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    EFCC resumes N19.2bn fraud trial of Sylva

EFCC resumes N19.2bn fraud trial of Sylva

Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa state, will appear at the federal high court in Abuja on Tuesday to resume the trial of the alleged N19.2 billion money laundering instituted against him and his co-accused.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) levelled the charges against Sylva, Francis Okoburo, Gbenga Balogun and Samuel Ogbuku.They were accused of using three companies – Marlin [...]

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    Sylva: Jonathan presidency a mistake for Bayelsans

Sylva: Jonathan presidency a mistake for Bayelsans

Former governor of Bayelsa state, Timipre Sylva, has publicly condemned President Goodluck Jonathan, insisting Muhammadu Buhari is a better choice for the nation.Speaking during an interactive session on Royal FM, a radio station in Bayelsa state, Sylva said Jonathan was a mistake, which Bayelsans must not make again.“As far as am concerned, my brother is the one I met on [...]

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    Kidnappers bury Sylva’s uncle mysteriously

Kidnappers bury Sylva’s uncle mysteriously

Chief Benson Ayerite Adigio-Eseni, the uncle of former governor of Bayelsa state, Timipre Sylva who was  abducted by unknown gunmen on July 28, has died in captivity and has been buried in mysterious circumstances.A fully-armed gang had stormed the 86-year-old's residence at Okpoama in Brass local government of Bayelsa, around 1am, shooting sporadically before whisking him away.They later contacted the [...]

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    APC chair: Atiku, Buhari root for Timi Sylva

APC chair: Atiku, Buhari root for Timi Sylva

Contrary to widespread reports that former Edo governor John Odigie Oyegun is all set to become national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), former Bayelsa governor Timipre Sylva remains in strong contention.TheCable understands that on Thursday night, there was a twist as former head of state, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and the governor of Kano State, [...]

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