Friday, 29th September 2023

James Ibori

29 Jul
But for the timely, professional intervention of his immigration lawyer, Mr Ian Macdonald QC, and the grace of two virtuous women, Her Ladyship Mrs Justice May and Her Ladyship Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb DBE, former Delta State governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori would still be in a United Kingdom (UK) prison today, seven years after completing…
24 Jul
Last week’s judgment by Judge David Tomlinson of the Southwark Crown Court which ordered former Delta state governor, James Ibori to pay the sum of £101.5m immediately or face an eight-year jail sentence is meant to achieve one sole aim...
22 Jul
Former governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori has vowed to appeal the latest United Kingdom (UK) forfeiture judgement against him saying that he was being persecuted by the British Judge. The United Kingdom authorities had reportedly launched proceedings to seize more than £101.5 million from Ibori, who had pled guilty to money laundering…
21 Jul
The Niger Delta Patriots, NDP, yesterday took a strong stand against persons they described as “wicked and frightened men,” who are scared shirtless by the political ascendancy of former governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori. The NDP, a group of Niger Delta intellectuals, said Ibori’s traducers are the very same people who wined…
2 Jun
President Bola Tinubu on Friday held a meeting with the Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, immediate past governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike and a former Delta state governor, James Ibori. The trio of Makinde, Wike and Ibori reportedly walked in to the venue of the meeting with Tinubu at around 4:25pm. Our correspondent gathered…
21 Jan
Encomiums poured in as eminent personalities from all walks of life converged in Warri, Delta State to bid farewell to Brig-General Sunday Esijolomi Tuoyo (Rtd.), father-in-law of Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, the immediate-past governor of Delta State. Brig-General Tuoyo journeyed to the great beyond on Saturday, December 17th, 2022 at the age of 87. For…
7 Jan
•Says PDP will face Tsunamic defection in weeks to come Deputy Senate President and the All Progressives Congress' governorship candidate in Delta State for the 2023 general election, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has accused Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of repaying all his benefactors, including a one-time governor of the state, James Ibori, with ingratitude. Omo-Agege stated this…
25 Jul 2022
The controversy regarding who is the authentic governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State is not about to end. Indeed, it got more so last weekend when the Independent National Electoral Commission...
30 May 2022
There have been several governorship primaries of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State since the return of democratic rule in 1999, none had been as tension-soaked and ardous as the last one held on May 26 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.
7 Feb 2022
Every nation, nascent or established, develops a framework for political stability, social engineering, and economic development.
3 Feb 2022
The shape of things to come in the Delta State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary ahead of next year’s governorship election is gradually emerging, but not without some thorny issues.
15 Nov 2021
Delta State Government Monday said it was disappointed by the Federal Government's "deliberate" refusal to return the £4.2 million the former governor James Ibori looted from the state to it seven months after the release of the money by the UK Government. The 4.2 million pounds refund money was received by the Federal government from…


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