Update: James Ibori Released
SAN FRANCISCO, April 02, (THEWILL) - THEWILL can authoritatively report that Chief James Onanefe Ibori has been released by authorities in Dubai.
A source told THEWILL that though he is yet to speak to him, he was released on health grounds.
THEWILL checks however revealed that the former governor was released because his health had deteriorated recently as he is known to suffer from high blood pressure.
Ibori's lawyers had filed bail papers not long ago according to sources familair with the matter, but the full details of his release are still being kept under wraps from THEWILL.
More to follow.