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Nigeria

Chief Timipre Sylva

Place of Birth: Rivers State


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Bayelsa's fighting chance

Alaibe was heir-apparent to Jonathan's governorship in Bayelsa but the present Governor, Chief Timipre Sylva, pipped him for the PDP candidacy in 2007...


Jonathan’s primary colours

Bayelsa and Delta State Governors, Timipre Sylva and Emmanuel Uduaghan, are at best semi-detached from the Jonathan cause...


All the President's militias

The contest is hottest in the following Delta states: Bayelsa State A struggle within the PDP between the Governor who took over from Jonathan, Chief Timipre Sylva, and an Abuja group led by Chief Fred Agbedi was resolved in September...


The gangs of Port Harcourt

Bayelsa is beset by criminal gangs linked to the main camp near Yenagoa, with Governor Timipre Sylva using them as his shock troops...


Ready for change in the Niger Delta

Africanus Ukparasia Tuwonwei (General Africa): MEND commander Africa has kept his head down during the amnesty while acting as muscle for Governor Timipre Sylva and aiding the flight of ex-Governor James Ibori...


Political spills

Scores are being settled ahead of the elections and some political thugs launched a river-borne attack on the house of impeached Bayelsa State deputy governor Peremobowei Ebebi, on the country home of Bayelsa governor Timipre Sylva and other senior figures in the state government...


Jonathan and the securocrats

There are some residual tensions: Timipre Sylva, the Governor of Bayelsa (Jonathan's own state), greatly resents facing an investigation into his affairs by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...


Theatre, peace and votes in the Delta

With hundreds of guns behind him, Ebikabowei Victor Ben - better known as 'General Boyloaf '- took off his camouflage jacket to reveal a T-shirt reading 'peace is golden' before embracing Bayelsa State Governor Timipre Sylva, who helped negotiate the 60-day amnesty...


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