Ibori

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Oct 5th, 2013
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It’s unfair on the defence, I am against it — Judge As the assets confiscation hearing of the former Delta State Governor entered its final day, the Judge, His Honour Anthony Pitts, has rebuffed attempts by the British Crown prosecution to change the case upon which the confiscation proceedings have ...
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Sep 22nd, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver The hearing of the Ibori case which took place on Friday in London may just be a game of witch-hunting as former Economic and Financial Crimes Commision (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu told the court that the commission which he once lead had no official record for the alledged $15 millio...
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Sep 19th, 2013
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former Delta State Governor, Chief James Ibori | credits: File copy Jailed former Delta State Governor, James Ibori, used front men and shell companies to acquire a hidden stake in privatised fertiliser company, Notore, a British police detective told a London court on Wednesday. Detective Constable ...
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Aug 7th, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver Some things you must always be unable to bear. Some things you must never stop refusing to bear. Injustice and outrage and dishonor and shame, no matter how young you are or how old you have got. Not for kudos and not for cash: your picture in the paper not money in […]...
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Apr 23rd, 2012
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WARRI—THE legal team of the former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori is to appeal the 13 years sentence handed him by a London court last week. A reliable member of the team and a Warri- based legal practitioner, who does not want his name in print, told Vanguard exclusively, that the judgme...
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Apr 17th, 2012
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IN early 1998, middle-aged Chief James Ibori, with an infectious smile and sacks of money, burst into the political sphere of Delta State like a tsunami. He swept through the state with a well-coordinated governorship campaign that left his opponents gasping for breath. He became the Odidigborigbo (a...
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Apr 15th, 2012
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Former Delta State Governor James Ibori, who has pleaded guilty to fraud and money laundering charges at Southwark Crown Court 12 in London, may be sentenced today (Monday). Ibori had pleaded guilty to 10 counts of fraud, money laundering and corruption put at about $250m before Justice Anthony Pitts...
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Feb 29th, 2012
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James Ibori, Nigerian state governor funded international playboy lifestyle with £50million fraud as he rose from humble roots working in London DIY store. He bought a portfolio of luxury London homes and a fleet of armoured Range Rovers; Fraudster may have stolen $250million from Nigerian coffers as...
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Feb 27th, 2012
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London – A former governor of Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta state has pleaded guilty in London to charges of money-laundering and conspiring to defraud. James Ibori entered his plea on Monday at Southwark Crown Court. He is to be sentenced on April 16. Paul Whatmore of the Metropolitan Police ...
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Feb 16th, 2012
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TODAY IN COURT: The hearing resumed today as the judge was set to give his ruling on the “problem of the Nigerian constitution”. We stood up and he came into the room, we then sat down again and he started. The Judge declared he has been called upon to construe a section of the Constituti...