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…
Jonathan, Okowa, Peter Obi and others honour Anenih’s final burial
Prominent Nigerians from all walks of life, including family, friends and close associates, were at the burial ceremony of the late former chairman of the PDP Board of Trustees (BoT), Chief Anthony Anenih, last Saturday, December 1 at the mausoleum in his country home in Uromi, Esan North East Council of Edo State. This was…
Ibori loses appeal against UK conviction over graft, goes to European Union
Former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, who was jailed in Britain for laundering tens of millions of dollars in stolen public funds through British banks and property yesterday lost an appeal against his London conviction.
Stakeholders allege slow progress in Delta State
Stakeholders in Delta State have said the state is not developing as it should.
Dickson meets community leaders over Ammassoma unrest
The Bayelsa State Government is taking steps towards resolving the crisis that engulfed Amassoma community in Southern Ijaw Local Government council of the state.
James Ibori U-19 football competition semifinal holds tomorrow in Oghara
The maiden edition of the Chief James Onanefe Ibori U-19 Football tournament has entered the semifinal stage with Aniocha North, Ndokwa East, Ethiope West and Patani Local Government Areas eyeing a place in the final tomorrow. The Chief James Ibori football competition is being organised by Sports & Youth Development Academy (SYDA) to create a…
Ibori honoured for developing Ijawland
A reception has been held in Akugbene Town to honour Chief James Onanefe Ibori with a chieftaincy title for his developmental projects in the community, the Ijaw nation and the entire Delta State during his1999-2007 governorship tenures.
Ibori, Dickson bag chieftaincy titles in Delta
The small town of Kabowei, Patani local council of Delta State at the weekend witnessed some political heavyweights from the Niger Delta region of the country.The state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, played host to his counterpart from Bayelsa State, Alaowei Seriake Dickson....