Nigerian Court Adjourns Ex-Governor's Case


The federal high court has reserved ruling in an application to quash the fraud charges against former Governor Timipre Sylva of Bayelsa to February the 20th.
Photo: Vanguard

One of the seized property.

  • Nigeria:  Sylva Vs EFCC - Court to Rule On Termination of Suit Feb 20

    Vanguard, 16 January 2013

    A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, adjourned till February 20, rule on an application by embattled former governor of Bayelsa State, Mr Timipre Sylva, seeking to ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  N6.46 Billion Fraud - Court Reserves Feb. 20 to Rule On Sylva's Application to Quash Case

    Leadership, 15 January 2013

    The Federal High Court on Tuesday in Abuja reserved ruling in an application to quash the N6.46 billion fraud charges against former Gov. Timipre Sylva of Bayelsa, to Feb. 20. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bayelsa Govt Shocker - Sylva Left Only N4,451 in State Purse

    Vanguard, 8 January 2013

    BAYELSA State Governor, Seriake Dickson, yesterday, said he inherited N4,451 from his predecessor, Timipre Sylva, in February 2012 and gave a graphic account of how his ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  EFCC's 48 Confiscated Properties Are False - Timipre Sylva

    Daily Trust, 6 January 2013

    The embattled former governor of Bayelsa State Timipre Sylva has described the allegation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that he owned 48 houses as false. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Conflicting Rulings Over Seizure of Sylva's Houses

    This Day, 5 January 2013

    Two high courts, the Abuja High Court and a Federal High Court also in Abuja are on collision course over the seizure of houses belonging to former governor of Bayelsa State, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sylva's Property - Judge Returns Case File to CJ

    Leadership, 5 January 2013

    Justice M. Kolo of an Abuja High Court yesterday held that he would remit the case file of a suit by a former Bayelsa State Governor Timpreye Slyva seeking to stop the Economic and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  I Don't Have 48 Houses Anywhere in the World - Sylva

    Vanguard, 5 January 2013

    FORMER Governor of Bayelya State, Chief Timipre Sylva, Saturday, insisted that the 48 properties in Abuja, allegedly confiscated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Assets Seizure - Sylva Begs Court to Stop EFCC

    Vanguard, 4 January 2013

    Spirited efforts by the embattled former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, to invoke the powers of a Federal High Court in Abuja with a view to stopping the Economic and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  EFCC Takes Possession of Ex-Bayelsa Gov's - My Houses Are Intact - Sylva Properties

    Daily Trust, 4 January 2013

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday said it carried out an interim forfeiture order and took possession of 48 properties of the former governor of ... read more »

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