Browsing: Timipre Sylva

Sources close to the candidate, who gave indications to the latest development on Friday, said both the chiefs and Sylva’s kinsmen in Brass were not too disposed to the advances by the former governor as they gave a three-point condition to ever support the former governor

Oruminghe is believed to be the person behind the protests and Sylva has moved fast to put a stop to it.
Since Sylva named an 80-year-old retired educationist, Wilberforce Igiri, as his running mate, there had been protests at the APC secretariat, allegedly sponsored by Oruminighe, causing face-off between him and the candidate

Sylva was to be re-arraigned following fresh evidence linking him with a bouquet of fraudulent transactions that borders on money laundering during his tenure as governor of Bayelsa State between 2009 and 2012

The defence counsel further told the court that the accused person surrendered himself voluntarily to the court in June 2012 when the he was arraigned