Nigerian Police Arrest Former Bayelsa Governor


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, following his refusal to allegations of fraud running into billions of naira.
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Former governor Timpre Sylva

  • Nigeria:  EFCC Arrests Sylva

    This Day, 9 May 2013

    Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday arrested former Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Timipre Sylva, after he had failed to honour the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  EFCC Quizzes Sylva in Abuja

    Vanguard, 9 May 2013

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, arrested the former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva following his refusal to honour invitations to answer ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  N48 Billion Fraud - EFCC Arrests Timipre Sylva

    Vanguard, 8 May 2013

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today arrested the former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva following his refusal to honour invitations to answer charges ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  EFCC Arrests Timipre Sylva

    Daily Trust, 8 May 2013

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested the former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva. He is being interrogated over allegation of money laundry. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Corruption Body Arrests Ex-Governor Timipre Sylva in Abuja

    Leadership, 9 May 2013

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arrested former Bayelsa State governor Timipre Sylva at his No. 3, Niger Street, Maitama, Abuja,residence. read more »

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