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James Ibori released and re-arrested for fresh £250m fraud

Previous legislative head of Delta State, James Onanefe Ibori has completed his jail terms in the United Kingdom. Be that as it may, he is yet to be a free person , as he was promptly re-captured. Ooduarere.com learnt that Ibori was imprisoned 13 years in April 2012 by a Southwark Crown court in London was discharged by jailers on 22 January and afterward re-captured again . He was discharged from Her Majesty’s Prison in Bedford, outside of London, where he completed his jail term.

“He is out of here”, a jail source at Bedford affirmed on Tuesday night. Sources said Ibori was re-captured to face another charge, which verges on the appropriation of his ill-gotten assets, assessed to be around 250 million pounds. The case at first charged for May, will now come up in June. Ooduarere.com can’t however affirm Ibori’s new prison.

Fifty-seven year old Ibori was imprisoned for utilizing UK money related organizations to launder countless pound sterling he stole from public funds in Delta State. His excursion to prison started with his capture On 13 May 2010 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates under Interpol capture warrants, issued from United Kingdom courts and enacted by the Metropolitan Police. He had before made a joke of Nigeria’s lawful system, leaving free from the multi-billion extortion charge leveled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, including the $15 million pay off he offered the then EFCC director, Nuhu Ribadu.

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8 comments

  1. Paul Ifeanyi Obiji

    Nawaoo…this Man don suffer

  2. Gbolahan Sotomi

    This sounds healthy and interesting.. The same Ibori was discharged by our judicial system. This is a system we must practice as a nation. UK is has no bureaucratic affinity when it comes corruption as we densely have it here. God blesses every upright human being, it is your choice to be one.

  3. Cecil Chukwuma Anopueme

    Double barrel looter! A thief always remain a thief nawaooo, he even has an atm issues last years and Deltans still voted him in abii? #inukwa

  4. Segun Akerele

    Where is Justice Marcel Awokulehin, the fraudulent and corrupt judge who discharged and acquited thief Onanefe James Ibori, of the 103 charges brought against him by a fellow criminal Ibrahim Lamorde-led EFCC?
    Shame on Nigerian judiciary. Thieves!

  5. Rowlandee Efobi

    To save Delta State keep Ibori in prison. The moment that crook steps into Nigeria he will have the sitting Delta governor impeached and he will take his place. He is a crook alright, through and through but he has a way with Deltans…they cant resist himlol

  6. Kenny Fasemore

    So soon. No wonder he said that “there’s nothing like ibori loot anywhere” last WK in anticipation of his release to be left alone to enjoy his loot. Noway!

  7. Yakub Muraina

    Ole Thieeefff…. Some fools in dis country would have said it was a witch hunt by political enemies or ethnic hatred by PMB… God Bless United Kingdom….PLEASE keep him in prison till he can cough out all the Money he stole…NONSENSE

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