Tag archive for ‘British’
By admin On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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My Travail Taught Me Great Lessons, But I’ll Continue To Protest – Ibori

Chief James Ibori LAGOS NOVEMBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-James Ibori, former governor of Delta State, has disclosed that his corruption trial has taught him incredible lessons that he could not have learnt in any institution More...

By admin On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
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Ibori Battles UK Govt, Appeals Against Fraud Conviction, Accuses Police Of Corruption

FILE PHOTO: James Ibori, former governor of Nigeria’s Delta State, speaks after a court hearing outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London, Britain, January 31, 2017. REUTERS/Estelle Shirbon/File Photo LAGOS More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Finance Ministry Denies Allegation Of Employment Of British PR Firm For $2m

Adeosun LAGOS APRIL 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Ministry of Finance has denied allegation of employment of a United Kingdom Public Relation Firm, Africa Practice at the cost of $2m in a month. It would be recalled More...

By admin On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Ibori To Remain in Jail Despite Bribery Evidence Against British Police-UK

Former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori LAGOS SEPTEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Jailed former Nigerian state governor James Ibori’s convictions remain valid despite evidence a British police officer took More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
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The Origins of Nigeria’s Notorious 419 Scams

By Stephen Ellis LAGOS MAY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian scammers are generally regarded as pioneers in the sending of mass letters, messages and emails seeking to defraud any recipient foolish and greedy enough More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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British, American Govts Reportedly Knew Location of Abducted Chibok Schoolgirls

Abducted Chiok School girls LAGOS MARCH 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Dr. Andrew Pocock, former British high commissioner to Nigeria, says that British and American surveillance found the location of up to 80 of Nigeria’s More...

By admin On Monday, August 10th, 2015
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Cheap Milk: Uk Protesting Dairy Farmers Move Cows into Supermarkets

Dairy farmers lead cows into uk supermarkets in protest over cheap price of milk LAGOS AUGUST 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Farming unions are holding an emergency summit today as they warn dairy and livestock farmers are More...

By admin On Monday, March 2nd, 2015
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Doubts, Fury Trail N4.4b Spent on Ibori’s Prosecution

James Ibori LAGOS MARCH 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)Doubts and anger among Nigerians have trailed the disclosure that the Federal Government spent a whopping 14 million pounds (N4.4 billion) to secure the conviction of former More...

By admin On Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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Ibori’s conviction cost British govt N4.4bn –Senate

Chief James Ibori LAGOS FEBRUARY 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chairman, Senate Committee on Drugs, Narcotics, Financial Crimes and anti-corruption, Senator Victor Lar, revealed on Friday that a whopping sum of £14m (N4.4bn) More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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UK to Return £6.8m of Ibori Loot to Nigeria

Chief James Ibori LAGOS NOVEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The United Kingdom government is to return an additional 6.8 million pounds of the confiscated loot of former Delta Governor, James Ibori, to Nigeria. The UK Metropolitan More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Nigeria @ 54: Time for Re-Collection

By Rufus Ibebe LAGOS OCTOBER 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-“Today is Independence day. The first of October 1960 is a date to which for two years, Nigeria has been eagerly looking forward. At last, our great day has arrived, More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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G.G. Darah, the North and Resource Control

Professor G.G. Darah By Damola Awoyokun LAGOS JULY 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It is the patriotic duty of every Nigerian to dance on the grave of General Sani Abacha. Contrary to the Levickian PR his supporter Prof G.G. More...

By admin On Thursday, June 19th, 2014
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National Dialogue: A Panacea for Growth and Development

By Prof. Godini G. Darah Introduction: The National Conference convened in Abuja on March 17, 2014, is the 17th of such exercises in Nigeria since 1914 when Nigeria was amalgamated into a single country by the More...

By admin On Saturday, April 26th, 2014
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James Ibori: A Cry for Justice

Chief James Ibori By Francis Onoiribholo LAGOS APRIL 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It is a commonly held belief that justice delayed is justice denied. Perhaps, the simple fact of the axiom is lost on the British in whose More...

By admin On Friday, January 10th, 2014
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Keyamo,Odumakin, Others Decry Attempt To Free Ibori

Chief James Ibori LAGOS JANUARY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerians have condemned the planned attempt to free the former Delta State governor, James Ibori through prisoners’ transfer between the Nigerian government More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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UK Court Sentences Ibori’s Banker to Four Years Imprisonment

Chief James Ibori LAGOS DECEMBER 10TH 2013 (URHOBOTODAY)- A British court has sentenced Ellias Preko, a former Goldman Sachs investment banker who helped former Governor James Ibori of Delta State to launder millions More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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Ibori N22bn Loot: UK Court to Restart Asset-Confiscation Case

Chief James Ibori LAGOS OCTOBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Hearing in the case of confiscation of 90 million pounds (N22.5 billion) worth of asset belonging to ex-governor James Ibori ended inconclusively on Monday in a More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 25th, 2013
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Bakassi Dispute: A Critical Response to Jonathan’s Speech in Cameroun

President Goodluck Jonathan By Debo Adeniyi LAGOS JUNE 25TH (URHOBOTODAY) President Goodluck Jonathan has said during the interactive session with the Nigerian community in Yaounde, Cameroon, Sunday night, 23rd More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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UK Returns One Million Pounds Alameiyeseigha’s Loots

Diepreye Alameiyeseigha LAGOS JUNE 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)The Nigerian government has received one million pounds from the British government as cash recovered from former Bayelsa State governor Diepreye Alameiyeseigha, More...