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Nigeria

James Onanefe Ibori

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


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Showdown in the Delta

The political allegiances of its state governors range from full support for President Obasanjo from Rivers State's Peter Odili through qualified support from Cross Rivers' David Duke to long-standing animosity (with ambiguity) from Delta State's James Ibori...


Mystery kidnappers

Militant sources say that initial contact was made, then broken off after the State Security Service arrested three prominent Ijaw activists in Delta State, including Boro Opudu, a well known Delta thug occasionally employed as an armed escort by Delta Governor James Ibori, and IYC mouthpiece Peter Ajube...


Oil and oligarchs

Also defying Obasanjo is James Ibori, Delta State Governor and one-time acolyte of the military leader, Gen...


Political petroleum Inc.

Delta State Governor James Ibori is also close to Oando but no friend of Obasanjo's faction of the PDP...


Ijaw secession

Federalists Diepreye Alamieyeseigha: Bayelsa State Governor; controls Nigeria's third largest federal allocation; self-appointed leader of Ijaw federalists; like fellow governors (James Ibori, Delta, and Peter Odili, Rivers) he plays in his speeches on the 'struggle' and 'battle' for 'resource control'...


Can the centre hold?

The recent firing for embezzlement of Education Minister Fabian Osuji (see Credibility on corruption article) feeds the fears of Delta State Governor James Ibori, whose main achievement since military rule ended in 1999 has been the accumulation of personal wealth...


No turning back

Many Nigerians believe that similar measures are to be taken against two other State Governors, James Ibori in Delta and Ibrahim Shekaru in Kano, who are also presiding over crisis-ridden state governments...


Delta force

Governor James Ibori, a member of President Olusegun Obasanjo's People's Democratic Party, moved to Warri from the state capital Asaba in early July to boost attempts to restore peace...


Landslide in the Delta

The trio of PDP state governors at the heart of the Delta Odili (Rivers State), James Ibori (Delta State) and Diepreye Alamieyeseigha (Bayelsa) have become hate figures for many in the Delta since they took over after even more implausible elections in 1999...


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