Tag: James Ibori

Mazi EmekaFebruary 12, 2016

How Britain, Nigeria allegedly conspired to jail James Ibori

Lawyers to jailed former Governor of Delta state, James Ibori, on Wednesday, surprised a court sitting in Southwark, London, by ...

Janeth JFebruary 4, 2016

James Ibori wasn’t released and re-arrested – Family

Contrary to reports in the media, former Delta State governor, James Ibori, was not released from prison, and subsequently re-arrested. ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 22, 2016

James Ibori might be leaving UK jail soon – Here’s why

Former governor of Delta state, James Ibori, who has been serving a 13-year sentence to prison in the UK, is ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 8, 2015

Ibori to Ribadu: ‘Lying against an enemy must have a limit’

James Ibori, the former governor of Delta state, has described Nuhu Ribadu, the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial ...

Janeth JNovember 8, 2015

Biafra protests must not be allowed to continue – Ibori

Former Governor of Delta state, James Ibori says he has no affiliation with the Biafran cause and its proponents. Ibori, who’s ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 12, 2015

Alamieyeseigha had only one house in his village – James Ibori

Former governor of Delta state, James Ibori, who’s imprisoned in the United Kingdom, has reacted to the death of former ...

Janeth JApril 20, 2015

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Presidency says GEJ didn’t spend N2 trillion on elections | 27 Kaduna Assembly seats go to APC | Barth Nnaji hints us on what caused PDP’s downfall | More stories

Nnaji has a thought to share, says lack of democracy caused PDP’s defeat. Punch No, GEJ didn’t spend N2trillion on ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 20, 2015

Ijaw group wants a final favour from GEJ, and it’s connected to Ibori

by Iyobosa Omoregie A group in Delta state has implored President Goodluck Jonathan to grant presidential pardon to the former ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 28, 2015

We hear N4.4billion was spent to prosecute James Ibori… for stealing billions

by Iyobosa Omoregie It was revealed in the Senate on Friday, February 27, that about £14m (N4.4bn) was spent to prosecute ...

Isime EseneDecember 1, 2014

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Why APC ruled out Fashola as VP candidate | Ekiti Speaker calls Gov. Fayose a liar | Impeachment: Anti-Jonathan senators meet today | More stories

As you count down to the February General Elections, we show you what to read and what to skip today. ...

Isime EseneNovember 25, 2014

Today’s Daily Brief: Jimi Agbaje’s sure PDP will rule Lagos for 16 years, Atiku says he’s not a desperado, PDP warns APC over attacks on GEJ, and more

A major crisis is brewing in the Yobe State chapter of the All Progressives Congress following the refusal of the ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 6, 2014

World’s most corrupt property owners: Cecilia Ibru and James Ibori make the list

by Kolapo Olapoju From a virtual tour conducted by Google Earth, two Nigerians are listed among the owners of valuable ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 20, 2014

@dian4real: Is @atiku an unclean vessel? #2015ElectionCountdown

by Diana-Abasi Udoh Atiku parading his clearance obtained from the courts that he isn’t corrupt can never be a solid ...

January 25, 2014

Money laundering: Why Ibori will complete his prison term in the UK

by ‘Jola Sotubo The impending prisoner exchange scheme to be embarked upon between the United Kingdom and Nigeria might not ...

January 8, 2014

Femi Aribisala: Jonathan’s open letter OBJ, his dear Godfather

by Femi Aribisala I need more time to persuade the National Assembly to add five or ten billion naira to ...

December 31, 2013

Like a BOSS: How James Ibori sacked Daily Independent management, FROM PRISON

by Chi Ibe Some people are on another level, period. Former governor of Delta, James Ibori, who is now cooling ...

December 13, 2013

Opinion: Obasanjo’s letter to president Jonathan- an inconvenient truth

by Frank Onuoha The truth is not convenient. It is nevertheless expected that everyone – especially leaders, should be brave enough ...

November 22, 2013

Opinion: James Ibori’s retrial was set to nail him by all means possible

by Magnus Onyibe In my view, Ibori pleaded guilty due to the psychological and physical trauma he has been put ...

October 26, 2013

Nothing for you, Delta State: Court orders that Ibori’s $15million should go to GEJ’s government

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ruled that the $15 million a former Delta State Governor, James Ibori, ...

September 27, 2013

Opinion: A critical assessment of the EFCC journey so far

by Segun Dada  Ever since, the corruption trials have not gone beyond the plea stage, some for as long as ...

September 26, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Ex-AGF Aondoakaa’s connection in James Ibori’s corruption saga (Part 2)

by Olusegun Adeniyi As the man at whose desk the buck stopped, he (Yar’Adua) must accept responsibility—and Nigerians indeed hold ...

September 26, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Ex-AGF Aondoakaa’s connection in James Ibori’s corruption saga (Part 1)

by Olusegun Adeniyi I watched Ogar’s press conference and noticed how she was hesitant, tentative and edgy about the arms ...

September 25, 2013

“Okiro is a chronic political jobber with a nasty record” – Ribadu tackles ex-IG of Police

by ‘Jola Sotubo The tension between former police officer and erstwhile chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), ...

September 17, 2013

British prosecutor accuses Oando of laundering money for Ibori, oil company denies

A British prosecutor has told a court that convicted thief and a former governor of Rivers State James Onanefe Ibori ...

September 11, 2013

“It’s all a lie, I never knew Ibori,” says ex-EFCC chairperson Farida Waziri

by Tutu Akinlabi Despite widespread rumours at the time that she was counsel to embattled former Delta State Governor, James ...

August 5, 2013

James Ibori imprisonment: UK lawyer arrested for hiring Private Investigation firm to bribe policemen

A top lawyer has been arrested after allegedly hiring a British private investigations firm who bribed policemen on behalf of ...

July 22, 2013

“The article is from the enemy” – T.B Joshua takes it to SaharaReporters

by Akan Ido Prophet T.B. Joshua has responded to a controversial online article suggesting he was the mastermind behind the release ...

July 9, 2013

“Wale Babalakin is on crutches,” lawyer tells court

Lawyer to the embattled Chairman of Bi-Courtney Ltd, Wale Babalakin, Dr Abiodun Layonu (SAN) today told a Lagos High Court ...

July 1, 2013

Collins Uma: A word for the opposition APC

by Collins Uma I want to believe the APC will constitute a good government in 2015. I really want to. ...

May 16, 2013

Opinion: What Nigerian moneybags can learn from Cyprus

by Ugodre The European Unin (EU) just announced a $10b deal with the Cypriot Government to avert a bank meltdown ...

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