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James Onanefe Ibori

Date of Birth: 04/08/1958
Place of Birth: Delta State


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Governors, godfathers and guts

The most celebrated godfather and Governor, James Ibori of Delta State, won a privileged position for bankrolling Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s presidential victory in 2007 but fled to Dubai when Goodluck Jonathan took over the presidency last May...


Electric elections

He is also an ally of ex-Governor James Ibori, who faces extradition to Britain on money laundering charges (AC Vol 49 No 11)...


All the President's militias

In May, they helped Delta's ex-Governor James Ibori to get away in Sylva's personal yacht, the Silver Spirit (AC Vol 51 No 21)...


The gangs of Port Harcourt

In May, ‘General’ Eris Paul and ‘General’ Africanus Ukparasia Tuwonwei aided former Delta Governor James Ibori’s escape from arrest, spiriting him away to Sylva’s personal yacht, the Silver Spirit, stationed off the coast of Brass, and thence to a West African safe haven and Dubai, where he is now fighting extradition to Britain to face corruption and money-laundering charges...


Ready for change in the Niger Delta

Africanus Ukparasia Tuwonwei (General Africa): MEND commander Africa has kept his head down during the amnesty while acting as muscle for Governor Timipre Sylva and aiding the flight of ex-Governor James Ibori...


Goodluck with the numbers

The turfing out of Yar'Adua apparatchiks such as economic advisor Tanimu Yakubu and national security advisor Abdullahi Sarki Mukhtar rang a few alarms in the north although few seem concerned about the arrest warrants for lacklustre Attorney General Michael Aondoakaa and former Delta State governor James Ibori, currently in Dubai and facing extradition to Britain...


Welcome to London

Britain’s Metropolitan Police have told Africa Confidential that they are confident they will secure the extradition of Nigeria’s former Delta State Governor James Ibori from Dubai, ‘by the end of the summer’...


A government in a hurry

She will face heavy scrutiny in her handling of the case against James Ibori and other ex-state governors...


The Goodluck cabinet

During his screening by the Senate, Adoke admitted to handling some cases for former Delta Governor James Ibori which were referred to his law firm by former Attorney General Michael Aondoakaa, insisting that there was nothing personal about his relationship with Ibori and Aondoakaa...


On her Majesty's Secret Service

Its leading members include former Delta State Governor James Ibori; Yar’Adua’s Principal Secretary, David Edevbie (formerly Delta State Finance Commissioner under Ibori); and former Attorney General Michael Aondoakaa...


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