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Nigeria

James Onanefe Ibori

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


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Wasteful wars, foreign friends

Kleptocratic tendencies They say the serially corrupt state governments under former Governors James Ibori (Delta, 1999-2007) and Peter Odili (Rivers, 1999-2007) consolidated the most oppressive and kleptocratic tendencies of the previous military governments in the Delta...


Service shuffle

Concern is mounting, though, at the growing influence of Delta State ex-Governor James Ibori, who faces multiple charges of corrupt enrichment...


Yar'Adua's judges on trial

One target in his sights had been former Delta State Governor James Ibori, whose wife Theresa was arrested on a business trip to London and charged with money laundering; the Metropolitan Police also want to interview her husband, who seems reluctant to visit Britain...


The Ibori test

Former Delta State Governor James Ibori faces charges of fraud and corruption in the Kaduna High Court and his wife Theresa faces money laundering charges in Britain, where she was arrested this year...

On 4 January, she will be in the dock with Bimpe Pogoson, James Ibori's former assistant and his mistress Udoamaka Onuigbo (aka Okoronkwo)...


Quiet President, worried country

’ Others think the President prone to the influence of wealthy but controversial state governors and former governors, principally Bukola Saraki of Kwara State, and James Ibori, former Governor of Delta, who faces over 100 corruption charges (AC Vol 49 No 11)...


London's laundries

British banks could face awkward questions after police in London charged Theresa Nkoyo Ibori, wife of former Delta State Governor James Ibori, with money laundering on 20 May...

James Ibori is awaiting trial on corruption charges in Nigeria and is under investigation for money laundering in Britain, says a Metropolitan Police statement obtained by Sahara Reporters and seen by Africa Confidential; the authorities have frozen his assets...

James Ibori was paid an official salary of £12,000 a year whilst in office in 1999-2007, the document says...


Technical knock-out

' Some go further, saying that Yar'Adua will use his stronger legal position to reshuffle his cabinet and distance himself from the governing party's more dubious barons, such as former Delta State Governor James Ibori (who has been indicted on corruption charges) and former Rivers State Governor Peter Odili, who remains under investigation...


Kingmakers and charlatans

Speculation linked the move against Ribadu, who is to go on a nine-month course at the Nigerian Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, to the decision earlier that month to charge James Ibori, former Governor of Delta State, with 150 counts of corruption...


The oil governor under arrest

Former Governor of Delta State James Ibori was arrested in the early hours of 12 December by officials from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) who have been investigating his financial affairs for several months...


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