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Timipre Marlin Sylva

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


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How to make oil pay

The Bill is being shepherded by Mele Kyari the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) who has been chairing the reform project since July 2019 with political support from Timipre Sylva the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and a former Governor of Bayelsa state in the Delta...

But the announcement on 7 October by Timi Sylva that the assembly would shelve debate until next year may provide an opportunity for vested interests to try to dilute delay or even destroy the bill...


Buhari goes to the market

Petroleum Minister Timipre Sylva claimed that the official elimination of fuel subsidies could save Nigeria up to N1 trillion ($2...


All power to the governors

Timipre Sylva's meeting with Nyesom Wike at the governor's mansion in Port Harcourt on 23 August bore all the signs of an old friends' reunion...


In Edo, all politics is national

Meanwhile the APC's 49-man campaign committee led by Ganduje includes regional heavyweights like minister of state for petroleum Timipre Sylva deputy President of the Senate Ovie Omo-Agege and two former governors of Edo (AC Vol 60 No 4 Governors get set)...


Groaning about zoning

A revived Petroleum Industry Bill the much-delayed thorough reform of the oil industry is now due 'before the end of the year' according to Timipre Sylva Minister of State for Petroleum Resources...


The shake-up that didn’t happen

The NEC's Ad-Hoc Committee on Covid-19 was chaired by Osinbajo and included the most powerful financial officials in the country: Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed budget minister Clement Agba deputy oil minister Timipre Sylva NNPC managing director Mele Kyari and Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Godwin Emefiele...


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...


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