Timipre Sylva: Hatchet men at work, By Mabota Alata


It is clear to discerning observers that the current ding-dong tussle between former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is nothing but the work of hatchet men wielding old tricks that failed in the past.
Not much of a surprise though, because in Nigeria hatchet men are never more active than in politics where opportunities abound in high degrees and large scopes not witnessed in other fields or in other societies.
But it is in an irony of sorts, as it were, that even when he is out of office, when Sylva would …Read More

Source:: New Mail