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Nigeria

Timipre Marlin Sylva

Date of Birth: 7 July 1964
Place of Birth: Rivers State


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Back to the scene of the crime

Party schismOne of the most powerful Ogoni politicians Senator Magnus Abe has been elevated to the board of the NNPC by Deputy oil minister Timipre Sylva a former Delta militant and governor of neighbouring Bayelsa State...

Both deputy oil minister Timipre Sylva and managing director of the state's Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Mele Kyari say there will be another bidding round for major exploration licences next year when industry interest may have recovered (AC Vol 61 No 8 Oil behaving badly)...

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From great crash to weak bounce

In Nigeria Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Timipre Sylva is trying to rekindle hope in the long-delayed Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) but the prospects of it passing this year are diminishing (AC Vol 59 No 16 Politics of patronage)...

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New chief, old battles

Minister of State for Petroleum Timipre Sylva is the most obvious example of this...


Into the land of empty

Timipre Sylva the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources insists that President Buhari who is also the lead minister for the Petroleum Resources portfolio will introduce new legislation to reform the country's oil and gas industry by the middle of the year...


Kudos to the health-workers

Also on Osinbajo's committee is Emefiele Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed the NNPC's Kyari Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Timipre Sylva and four other key ministers: Chris Ngige (labour); Niyi Adebayo (trade and industry); Sadiya Farouq (humanitarian affairs); and Babatunde Fashola (works and housing)...


Oil behaving badly

Despite this Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Timipre Sylva is confident the price will bounce back to $40-50 a barrel after all producers agreed to swingeing cuts...


Hard economics meets political pageantry

The winner junior petroleum minister David Lyon a political godson of Petroleum Minister and former Bayelsa governor Timipre Sylva braved eleventh-hour legal hurdles and a heavyweight challenger in ex-senator and minister Heineken Lokpobiri to snatch victory in the primaries...

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Command economics on trial

The economy ministers: Zainab Ahmed (Finance); Timipre Sylva (Petroleum Minister of State); Minister Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo (Trade and Investment); Chris Ngige (Labour); Olamilekan Adegbite (Mines); Mohammed Nanono (Agriculture); Rotimi Amaechi (Transport); and Sale Mamman (Power)...


The oil clean-up that didn't?

Buhari may hope to neutralise his opponents by appointing a couple of political bruisers from the Niger Delta to key positions: Timipre Sylva is the new Deputy Oil Minister and Godswill Akpabio the new Minister of Niger Delta Affairs...


Executive exerts its privilege

At least three of the ministers from the region – Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi deputy Oil Minister Timipre Sylva and Niger Delta Minister Godswill Akpabio – are fiercely partisan figures pushing the ruling party's interests there...


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