Nigeria Exchange
News
About Us Advertise NgEX.com News Business Addresses Nigeria Events Newspapers Newsletter More
Search Nigeria Sites & Businesses Search Tips


 
News General Sports Business Odd / Funny Tech Entertainment Articles Author Login Comments More Categories Author List
 
 
James Ibori, ex-governor of Delta state, Nigeria, pleads guilty to theft of money from Delta
| February 27, 2012
James Ibori, former governor of Delta state, Nigeria, has pled guilty to fraud totalling about £50 million. He pled guilty to one count of conspiracy... (4) Comment


 
   

Comments

"The views and opinions expressed in these comment(s) or article(s) do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of NGEX, its partners or its affiliates."
eni    chicago, usa    March 01, 2012
This conviction of such a man that was so close to the corridor of power in the country is ,or should be a perfect case study for those who are interested in doing something about the corruption system in Nigeria. Ibori was like an infected cell that managed to penetrate the fabric of an aggressive political party ( PDP ) to infect and thereby corrupt the system,including the governor's office,the judiciary and even up to the presidency, Ibori had his tentacles everywhere. Indeed, divine intervention saved Nigeria from such a clever maniplator. Come to think of it,one cannot help but to ponder it :

What ever happens to the term "guilty by association"? Many prominent people would go the same way as Ibori and Nigeria would be better off. But,how unfortunate that most people in Nigeria know no shame. As a result the most celebrated celebrities in our society are the most serial criminals in our midst. The judge or judges that handled the trials of Ibori's criminal cases in Nigeria should have no more peaceful night sleep after hearing about this guilty conviction coming from London. They too are all guilty of corruption against the state.
Ezekafor chidozie    Abuja, Nigeria    February 28, 2012
If this man can be used as an example, i belive others will lain lessons. Please the people in authority should help us dump that theif in a prison.
Samson choji gyangson    Jos, Nigeria    February 28, 2012
This is wickedness. How can a person whom his citizens entrusted but latter, betray such a trust and stole what was meant for the development of the state but tried to inherit it alone? He shouldn't be released rather, be jailed life in prison. Because he have destroyed many lives by looting such huge amount of money. 'Shege baban barawo, mazam-baci.'
T Adam    London, UK    February 27, 2012
This common thief is also bloody coward afterall. After quashing 140 charges elsewhere you won't expect an ogidigborigbo of Africa to pronounce self guilty to a mere 10 but to die insisting on his inocence; but here is not Nigeria and judjes here are not for sale or, what is his game plan?

So the confiscated loot will be returned to the people of Delta State whose custodian of the coffers is Uduaghan? Is he hoping for a reduction in sentence and a 'quick' return to the round-tripped loot ensured by his also thieving cousin?
Results » 1-4 of 4
Result Page »  <   1  >
 
Submit a Comment. Comments will be approved before they are displayed (HTML tags are allowed)
Name* :
Comment* :
City :
Country :
   
*Note: Please enter the text shown in the box below. (Text is case sensitive)
 
  NGEX welcomes and encourages reader comments. Permission to post reader comments is assumed, and we reserve the right to excerpt or edit comments for clarity. We may not be able to publish all comments and cannot vouch for the accuracy of posts from readers. Nickname or name will be used to identify your post.
 
 
follow NgEX on Facebook
 
Submit An Article
 
"Press Releases"    More »
Submit A Press Release »
 
News / Comments   More »
Nigerian Disapora will not be voting in the 2015 elections in Nigeria - INEC
August 20, 2014 | YABAGI | 1 posts
I agree fully with Jega. Nigeria is not yet ripe for Diaspora voting. When did we truly census Nigeria...  Post comment »
Cameroon closes borders and suspends flights to Nigeria
August 20, 2014 | Akin Amunikoro | 1 posts
They should be able to restrict Boko Haram's Movement.  Post comment »
A major calamity would have befallen Nigeria if Buhari and Sheik Bauchi had been killed - President Jonathan
July 28, 2014 | "Coming In From The Cold" | 1 posts
What calamity would have befallen Nigeria? No calamity will befall Nigeria - it's only that two well...  Post comment »
 
 
Article / Comments   More »
Buhari’s North, our North, and this North
August 05, 2014 |  OMOTAYO, J. A. | 1 posts
When we write,do we just make quotations and forget history? I think that it will be wrong of us to...  Post comment »
Prepare For Boko Haram Generals’ Coup D’état
June 09, 2014 |  OMOTAYO, J. A. | 1 posts
Question 1: Were you not in Nigeria in January 2012 when hundreds of thousands of Nigerians gathered...  Post comment »
 
Poll
 
Submit An Article
 
 
   
     
 
Copyright © 2005 -2013 NgEX. All rights reserved.