Sylva, APC reject court verdict on Bayelsa election
Bayelsa State governorship candidate in the 2015 gubernatorial election, Timipre Sylva, and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), have asked the Supreme Court ...
Appeal court affirms Dickson Bayelsa governor
In a unanimous decision, a five-man panel, presided by Justice Jimi Bada, resolved the five issues in the appeal by former governor, Timipre Sylva, and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in favour of Dickson.
Court upholds Dickson’s election
The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, on Thursday upheld the election of Seriake Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as governor of Bayelsa. A former governor of the state, Timipre Sylva, had challenged the decision of the election tribunal that returned Dickson in the Jan.9 poll. Delivering the judgment, Justice Olukayode Bada led other…
APC, activist condemn arrest, detention of Sylva’s ex-aide
The leadership of the Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and an activist, Doifie Buokoribo have condemned the arrest and subsequent detention of a loyalist to former governor Timipre Sylva, Barr. Jonah.
Police confirm arrest of Sylva’s aide over ‘false comments’
The Bayelsa State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Jonah Okah, speechwriter to former Governor Timipre Sylva.Okah, who was arrested Wednesday, is accused of posting false comments on Facebook, claiming to have had a conversation with a Government House accountant, Richard Etonye, over the loss of $4.6million purportedly belonging to the state governor, Seriake Dickson.
Avengers accuse DSS, Sylva, MEND of planning chaos in Niger Delta
Niger Delta Avengers has alleged that the Department of State Security Services (DSS), a former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, and the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta ...
Bayelsa tribunal upholds Dickson’s election
It was victory for Governor Seriake Dickson yesterday as the Bayelsa State Governorship Electoral Petitions Tribunal upheld his election.