Ibori rules from prison

Rift with Gov. Uduaghan threatens President Jonathan’s re-election fortunes in Delta state

By ThankGod Edobor

Chief James Onanefe Ibori was the immediate pastJames Ibori governor of Delta State. He was convicted by a Southwark Crown Court in London for offences bothering on corruption and money laundering charges. He is currently serving a 13-year jail term in the United Kingdom. His successor, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, his former Secretary to State Government, SSG, is his political godson and cousin. Uduaghan is serving -Full story

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