• UK to probe alleged DfID bankroll of Ibori’s trial

    UK to probe alleged DfID bankroll of Ibori’s trial

    Although former Delta Governor, James Onanefe Ibori, is about to serve out his prison term, the United Kingdom says it will investigate claims that his prosecution and conviction was supported with funds made available by the Department for International Development, DfID.

    That notwithstanding, the U.K’s Minister for International Development, Mr. James Wharton, said last night that his country was unaware of what had been reported in the Nigerian media against the DfiD and Ibori’s trial and conviction.

    Wharton said in an interview […]