GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: HOW DICKSON WORKED FOR APC IN BAYELSA BY SYLVA

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson: he made APC victory possible The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr Timipreye Sylva has `thanked’ Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa for making it much easier for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), David Lyon, to win the Nov. 16 election. He disclosed this after presenting the Bayelsa Governor-elect, David Lyon, to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday. Sylva attributed the electoral victory of the APC candidate to what he described as “poor performance by the Bayelsa…

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I AM A FATHER TO ALL BAYELSANS SAYS JONATHAN AS HE RECEIVES SYLVA AND GOVERNOR-ELECT, LYON

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa, said they visited former President Goodluck Jonathan after Saturday’s governorship elections in recognition of his position as the father and leader of the state. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, led APC leaders including governor-elect David Lyon, to visit the former president’s home on Monday. Sylva noted that as a former president and leader of the state, Jonathan deserved to be respected and honoured by all Bayelsa people, irrespective of…

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MINISTERS FIGHT OVER WHO SHOULD HEAD NDDC

Amaechi Wants Dokubo Retained .Sylva Schemes For Tompolo’s Man Less than one month after their inauguration as members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), two of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Ministers, Rotimi Amaechi (Transport) and Timipre Sylva (State, Petroleum) are in a supremacy battle. The two ministers, both former governors from the oil rich Niger Delta region, are scheming to install their cronies as the head of the Presidential Amnesty Office. As this development unfolded, it remained unclear if President Buhari would relieve the current occupier of the office, Professor Charles…

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NEW FOUND LOVE BETWEEN GOVERNOR DICKSON OF PDP AND HIS PREDECESSOR, SYLVA LEAVES MANY GUESSING AND SUSPICIOUS

By Osa Okhomina The apparent display of sudden friendship and political re-alignment between Governor Seriake Dickson and his predecessor, Chief Timipre Sylva over the latter’s ministerial nomination has raised suspicion and disquiet within the PDP and APC in Bayelsa State. In this report, OSA OKHOMINA examines the latest intrigues in the state. When the American Economist, Anthony Downs developed the Rational-Choice Theory that explains how people use rational thinking to make decisions by considering both the costs and benefits of their options, they may never knew that it will determine the fierce…

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GUBER RACE: SYLVA IS UNSELLABLE SAYS BAYELSA APC CHIEFTAIN

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Bayelsa state, Hon. Sunday Frank Oputu, has warned the party not to field the former governor of the state, Chief Timipre Sylva, as the party’s flagbearer in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the State. Oputu, a former chairman of the defunct CNPP in the State, said, the APC stands a better chance of winning the elections if the party allows a credible and transparent primaries that will produce another candidate and not Sylva, noting that he(Sylva) is not a sellable candidate.…

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STOP DECEIVING BAYELSANS WITH NON-FUNCTIONAL AIRPORT, SYLVA WARNS DICKSON

The leader of the All Progressive Congress, (APC), and former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief, Timipre Sylva, has challenged the current governor of the state, Hon. Seriake Dickson, to stop deceiving Bayelsans and fly from his acclaimed Bayelsa state Cargo Airport if really it has been completed and commissioned for use. Sylva said after spending such outrageous monies on a project that is not feasible, he(Dickson), still flies and lands in Port Harcourt Airport instead of using the airport he claimed to have built. The former governor, stated this while…

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