Before the return of £4.2m Delta loot
In spite of the petitions filed by Deltans against their former Governor James Onanefe Ibori, the man walked free after half-hearted attempts that were made to prosecute him
Ownership of Ibori loot: Matters arising
On Tuesday, 9 March 2021, national newspapers widely reported that the United Kingdom (UK) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to return the sum of £4.2 million of assets plundered by former Delta State Governor (1999 – 2007), James Ibori. That was good news. But it was short-lived by the statement credited to the…
Who legally owns £4.2m repatriated Ibori loot?
The news of the eventual repatriation of part of the public funds looted by former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori, while serving as the Governor of Delta State
Use repatriated money on projects in Delta, UPU, others tell FG
The Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) has faulted Federal Government’s decision to use the £4.2m (about N2.2b), being part of former Delta State Governor, James Ibori’s loot to be repatriated to Nigeria on the Second Niger Bridge and Lagos-Ibadan road.
Reps ask FG to return £4.2m Ibori loot to Delta State
The House of Representatives Wednesday asked the Federal Government to ensure that the Ibori £4.2million loot is returned to Delta State. The House reached this resolution after a motion of urgent public importance which was sponsored by all the lawmakers from Delta State. The lawmakers insisted that the funds were stolen from Delta State and…
Fireworks over return of £4.2m Ibori loot
Just as the 2012 conviction of former Delta State Governor, James Ibori, by a court in the United Kingdom elicited mixed reactions, the British Government’s resolve yesterday
UK signs MOU to return £4.2M Ibori Loot
The United Kingdom has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to return the sum of £4.2 million of stolen assets by Former Delta State Governor, James Ibori. The British High Commissioner to Nigeria Catriona Laing announced this on Tuesday at the Conference Hall of the Ministry of Justice in Abuja. Laing said the money was…
Ibori appeals conviction, takes UK to European court
Former governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori, has taken the United Kingdom to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg, France, in a bid to quash his conviction by a London court.
Delta and Imo State voters deserve commendation
Sir: “We are a civilised people and we teach the rest of the world how to live.”- Margaret Thatcher. I don’t like to kibitz with strangers.
Youthful president? Whitewashing 2019 for 2023 mirage
With the obvious dominance of the two major political parties and the imminent abortion of a third force, the dream of a youthful president this year is gradually receding. But those who have surrounded this year with the halo of an epochal period for an inevitable break with the nation’s trajectory of geriatric presidents have…