James Ibori

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Oct 6th, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we are tired of hearing promises that we know they will never keep. Ray Davies If Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State is attributing the ...
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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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Oct 4th, 2013
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By Adekunle Lukman For almost two hours on Sunday 29th of September. 2013, president Goodluck Jonathan responded to questions from journalists and Nigerians on twitter on various national questions ranging from insecurity, power, 2015 elections to cost of governance, and corruption. President Jonatha...
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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 20th, 2013
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Desperate to halt a probe into his finances, former Delta State Governor James Ibori tried to bribe anti-corruption boss Nuhu Ribadu in 2007 with $15m in cash in a bag so heavy one man alone could not lift it, Ribadu told a London court on Thursday. Reuters quoted Ribadu as telling the court that he ...
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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 25th, 2013
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By Denrele Animasaun Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.—Doug Larson Nice job if you can get it. No wonder the Nigerian Lawmaker fights tooth and nail to stay on the gravy train. It is a known fact that Nigerian Lawmakers are the highest [&hell...
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Aug 17th, 2013
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  The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has faulted a recent statement attributed to former president, Olusegun Obasanjo who said that Nigeria is jinxed and cursed.   Obasanjo, while delivering a keynote address at the 4th Annual Ibadan Sustainable Development Summit during the week; l...
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Aug 14th, 2013
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by Franklin Oraka President Obasanjo has recently remarked that Nigeria is cursed with bad leaders and followers. Speaking at the 4th Annual Ibadan Sustainable Development Summit organised by Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Ibadan, where he offered the keynote address, the former Pr...
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Aug 14th, 2013
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By OLA AJAYI IBADAN—Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, said his former deputy, Atiku Abubakar; chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Salisu Buhari, and former governors of Delta and Bayelsa states, James Ib...