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Ibori Cynosure Of All Eyes As He Visits Govt House Asaba First Time Since His Return From UK

Ibori Cynosure Of All Eyes As He Visits Govt House Asaba First Time Since His Return From UK

NEWS
Chief James Onanefe Ibori was the cynosure of all eyes, at Government House Asaba,  where he once held sway as executive governor. The presence of Ibori electrified everywhere as he was conducted round the new Government House where he was joined by Rivers State Governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike who was also on working visit to the state. Ibori was on everyone's lips as he was ushered to the state House from where the duo joined the state governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa to commission some projects within Asaba metropolis, a source told BigPen Online. The former governor ruled the state between May 1999 and May 2007 was invited as guest of honour in the two-days YAGEP and STEEP Exhibition holding at the state capital. At the venue of the YAGEP and STEEP Exhibition, Ibori was said to ha
UPU Crisis: We Made An Error – Ibori

UPU Crisis: We Made An Error – Ibori

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
Former Delta State governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori has declared that the crisis rocking Urhobo apex socio-cultural organisation, Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) was an error that needed to be corrected immediately. Ibori stated this on Friday while speaking at the 86th Urhobo Day put together by the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) at Uvwiamuge, Agbarho, Delta state. According to him, the Urhobo Progress Union had meddled into politics hence the division which has become a bane of the Urhobo people. Ibori who expressed great concern over the leadership crisis rocking the UPU, said it was regrettable that Urhobo sons and daughters turned UPU into political machinery to foster their interest, saying that if UPU must move forward politics must be removed from its activities. The fo...
DELTA STATE PDP WITHOUT CHIEF JAMES IBORI

DELTA STATE PDP WITHOUT CHIEF JAMES IBORI

ISSUES, POLITICS
  "I no longer belong to any political party. I am now a father to all." What a powerful declaration! The statement was said to have been made by H.E. Chief James Ibori at Owhelogbo, where he was hosted by the former Delta State SSG, Comrade Ovuozuorie Macaulay. Unfortunately, I couldn't attend the ceremony as I needed to address some compelling family issues. I truly wish I was there to hear with my own ears. I had to call a few friends who were at the occasion to confirm the story. Behold, they all repeated the statement. For purposes of clarification, or more appropriately, for those who may be in doubt, Chief James Ibori is (or should I now say was) the undisputed leader of PDP in Delta State. He was like the soul of the party; the cord that held all the div...
As An Elder Statesman, I’II Be Happy If Democracy Is Deepened – Ibori

As An Elder Statesman, I’II Be Happy If Democracy Is Deepened – Ibori

NEWS, POLITICS
Former Governor of Delta state, Chief James Onanefe Ibori on Saturday said that as an elder statemen, he will be happy if democracy entrenched in 1999 when the country returned to democratic rule is deepend. Ibori stated this at a grand reception put together in his honour by former Secretary to Delta state Government, Comrade Ovouzorie Macaulay at Owhelogbo, Isoko North local government area of Delta State. Speaking at the occasion, Chief Ibori who commended Comrade Macaulay for organizing the reception in his honour, urged leaders in the country to be courageous in standing on the part of the constitution and working for the people. "When you are in office, people will abuse you, allow them, that is the beauty of democracy, you must be courageous to stay on the part of the p...
Delta Fmr SSG, Macaulay Hosts ‘The Three Musketeers’, Ibori, Uduaghan, Okowa

Delta Fmr SSG, Macaulay Hosts ‘The Three Musketeers’, Ibori, Uduaghan, Okowa

NEWS, POLITICS
  Former Secretary to the Delta state Government (SSG), Comrade Ovouzorie Macaulay on Saturday played host to the three powerful men - Chief James Ibori, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan and incumbent Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, who always go for the jugular in the politics of Delta state. BigPen Online reports that despite their now covertly political differences, the trio who have built their own political structures under the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the years can be best described as the 'three musketeers' of all time politics of the oil rich state. Macaulay, growing politically to become an emerging political force after being 'made' by Ibori and Uduaghan, had primarily designed the reception in honour of his main boss, Chief James Onanefe Ibori who recently re...