EFCC Arrests Ex-Gov Timipreye Sylva’s Chief Of Staff

Sam Ogbuku
By Wilson Uwujaren Ag. Head, Media & Publicity Unit

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Sam Ogbuku, the former Chief of Staff to ex-Bayelsa State Governor, Timipreye Sylva. He was picked up today at his residence in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos by operatives of the Commission. The arrest is in connection with the on going investigation into the tenure of Sylva as governor of Bayelsa State, Sources close to the investigation disclosed that several payments to Bureau de Change operators from the Bayelsa State treasury were traced to the suspect, who is said to have made useful statement. He was still being interrogated at the time of filing this report.

Timipreye Sylva is currently facing a six count charge of stealing and money laundering to the tune of N2billion before a Federal High Court in Abuja.
He was alleged to have connived with some state officials and others said to be at large in defrauding the state of N2 billion while he was at the helm of affairs in the state.

Since he was arraigned on June 5, 2012, further investigation by the anti graft agency established more evidence of graft against the former governor and his cronies. Among the assets traced to the former governor in the Federal Capital Territory are a duplex at Cachez Estate valued at N310m. Another property traced to the former governor is a N700m mansion in Wuse Abuja, allegedly acquired in the name of Marlin Maritime Limited, a company owned by Sylva.
 

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Nigeria is a joke

Nigeria is just a stupid joke.President Jonathan grants alamieyeseigha state pardon for a crime and prosecute Timipreye for same.Both governors emerged from same state so what the hell is Jonathan doing.Are our politicians not all thieves???Nigeria needs help

this is not the way forward

is this the next thing in the country? u peopple should leave sam ogbuku alone and sylva look at the sitting govenor buying private jet treat the sitting one not the ex let move forward in this country

Is he not from the SS? Why should we be shocked

Is he not from the SS? If he had hailed from the village of el rufai, dangote, or buhari case for change! He would have been escorted to board a plane to Mecca-to perform the lesser hajj-aware our jails are meant for those of us from the SS-How many ADC or PAs of the big 3 did we arrest NONE-Number of governors in jail None-except those from the south south-and we all voted for jonathan-so no tribalsim-it serves Sylva right-soon dickson uduaghan and amaechi will follow-when in power they hardly go near the indigenes of their respective states-they prefer to deal with obi, musa and ade-

bayelsa people

We know all those who's hand is invle in this act, but you people shuold look at the state and other states that was created the same day with bayelsa and tell the differents let's think what is the way forward, we wold have goen far but we are still where we were because of no checks and bal if we have started well, we will go well is not now we say let's look in to all this. Bayelsa is only state that has been rule by more that five 5 governors since its creation in this decmocarcy time. Pls mr johathan goodluck help us will your set efcc,let's face nigeria problem stop bring more problems for us, there thing we are looking up to from you not this type of things nigerian are dieing suffer dey nigeria face the fact

WASTE OF TIME

EFCC ARE BEGINNING TO LOOK LIKE THE SCUM OF THE EARTH, IF YOU ASK A LOT OF NIGERIANS THEY WILL TELL YOU EFCC DIED WITH THE DEPARTURE OF RIBADU. HOW CAN GOVERNORS BE BUYING JETS AND THERE STATES HAVE NO ROADS , CIVIL SERVANTS HAVE NOT BEEN PAID AND THESE GUYS ARE BUYING JETS ,HELL THE COUNTRY DOES NOT EVEN HAVE A NATIONAL AIRLINE YET THESE GUYS FLY PRIVATE.YOU ARREST GOVERNORS WHEN YOU WANT AND FILE CASES THAT DONT GO TO COURT AND START TELLING CITIZEN THIS ONE HAS A HOUSE HERE OR THERE WORTH ALL KIND OF BILLIONS , THE FACT OF THE MATTER IS THIS, YOU RUN A BUDGET CHASING THESE GUYS AROUND AND NOTHING COMES OUT OF IT RATHER THAT THE AGENCY OFFICIALS ARE ENRICHING THEMSELVES. YOU CANT STOP THE LOOTING YOU JUST GO AFTER THEM WHEN THE MONEY IS GONE , PLEASE!!! EFCC STOP WASTING TAX PAYERS MONEY CAUSE WE ARE FEED UP . ALL THESE CORRUPTION CASES YOU GUYS ARE OPENING HERE AND THERE DO NOT AMOUNT TO ANYTHING .

We have to change our orientation

Why not fully reform EFCC and allow them run independently

SYLVA'S LOOT

Well done, EFCC; for endeavouring to search, arrest and recover what you can of Bayelsa State's looted funds. I kindly request that you also look into the global bank accounts of a certain Mr. Christopher Nwachukwu Mbanefo who Governor Timipre Sylva used to launder millions of US Dollars in South Africa, Europe, Dubai and the United States of America. Mr. Mbanefo would make Sam Ogbuku look like a kid.
I am of the humble opinion that every penny recovered will be useful in the development of Bayelsa State.

thanks boss u said it all

thanks boss u said it all

WHEN EFCC BOSS AND AGF WANT TO ADD FROM BILLIONS TO THEIR A/C

The Most Game Players in Nigeria. EFCC and AGF. When the two groups want to add more Billions to their account they go out to arrest one big guy like they did to Ex Imo State Governor Ohakim. After milking their captive they will look for another. Men these guys are the most game players of President Johnathan.They milked former corrupt Ohakim's LGA Chairmen of Imo State, AGF wanted to forced them on Governor Rochas Okorocha but their plan failed. The days of OBJ he used Ribadu to stop his enemies from climbing high mainly those against his 3rd Term Dream but Ribadu wasnt taking money from them, but those after him are robbers. If Nigerians will allow Ribadu to work He is my loving truthful man, now he is free from OBJ.

This EFCC should live sylva

This EFCC should live sylva alone because he is not the only one who stole our money, the Chief of staff sam ogbuku is innocent he is just following orders as ALI and Tukur the past and present PDP chairmen did, please live us alone this was what you did to Alamiayeseiye!

WHERE IS THE REVOLUTION

LET THE REVOLUTION BEGIN!!!

EFCC

This is piontless,when some governor are buying private jet worth 7billion,you didn't go after then,you here chasing a man who took 2billion,don't get me wrong both are thieves but go for the big chase

This is piontless,when some

This is piontless,when some governor are buying private jet worth 7billion,you didn't go after then,you here chasing a man who took 2billion,don't get me wrong both are thieves but go for the big chase

What's The Difference Between Lamido And Mrs Farida Waziri?

The Reggae torchbearer Bob Marley once ‘... shot the sheriff’ but did not ‘shot the deputy.’ The EFCC and Jonathan love to shoot the deputy instead of the big sheriff. Why not arrest Sylvia in this case? And, in the case of Halliburton, why not arrest OBJ and PDP kingpins instead of arresting their sidekicks. And in case of oil subsidy, why not arrest Ali and  Bamaga Turku instead of their sons? The past and present PDP chairmen were the ones merely used their children in the oil subsidy thievery.

Show of brouhaha...

Lamorde's EFCC is a joke, simple. This is just pure witch hunting from the presidency. If Sylva was still in their good books no one would have touched him but now the reverse is the case so he will be used as a scapegoat. Where is Otedollar and farcrook lawan. This lamorde and his paymasters are really taking us for fools. Toothless bulldogs

I hate Nigeria

Leave the guy alone, he can do what he want with the money, it belongs to SS. When will you guys arrest Obasanjo, Babangida, Tinubu, Dangote, Buhari, Bank-ole, Kalu and Abdulsalami. My SS brothers when will we shine our eyes. The Yorubas and the Hausa/Fools-lanis are robbing us blind. They have succeeded in brainwashing us that the Ibos are our problem. 40 years after the civil war these guys have nothing for us except selective perscution. EFCC where is Bank-ole he stole 10b and you are going after this guy for 2b. This is nonsense. Long live ss

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