Tag: Elder Godsday Orubebe

Just In: Court Acquits Orubebe Over Alleged N1.97bn Contract Scam

An Abuja High Court sitting at Apo, on Tuesday, struck out six-count charge the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, preferred against former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe over his alleged complicity in a N1.97billion contract fraud.  Justice Olukayode Adeniyi further discharged and acquitted[Read More…]

Former Minister, Elder Godsday Orubebe Regrets Serving Nigeria

A former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe says he regretted serving as a minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in view of the criminal charge filed against him at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, by the Federal Government for alleged failure to declare his assets[Read More…]

The Case Against Orubebe Not Withdrawn- Says Code of Conduct Tribunal

NO CASE WITHDRAWAL AGAINST ORUBEBE-CCT. Our attention at the Code of Conduct Tribunal has been drawn to recent publications from some section of mass media, indicating that the Federal Government has withdrawn charges against former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Godsday Peter Orubebe. The Tribunal is compelled to refute[Read More…]

Just In: Former Minister, Orubebe Docked Over False Asset Declaration, Pleads “Not Guilty”

The trial of former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over alleged four count charge of false declaration of assets and acceptance of about N70million bribe has begun in Abuja. Mr Danladi Umar, the chairman of the Tribunal ordered Orubebe to[Read More…]

“I Have Not Committed Any Offence” – Orubebe Says He’s Being Persecuted For Supporting Jonathan

Former Niger Delta Minister, Elder Godsday Orubebe, raised the alarm Sunday that he was being persecuted for his support and closeness to former President Goodluck Jonathan. Orubebe, who is being charged to the Code of Conduct Tribunal, told a press conference in Abuja on Sunday that he had not committed[Read More…]

Godsday Orubebe Denies Defecting To APC, Threatens Legal Action

by Zenith Oduah A former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe, has denied media reports that he was leaving the Peoples Democratic Party to join “his folks” in the All Progressives Congress. He wrote on his page, “Neither myself nor my supporters have any intention to defect to[Read More…]

US To Impose Travel Sanctions On Orubebe, Dame Patience Jonathan And Others Who Made Politically-Inciting Remarks

Indications are rife that the United States government will impose travel sanctions on Nigerians, whose remarks were capable of inciting violence, during the general elections. Prominent among these people are First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, a former Niger Delta minister, Godsday Orubebe, ?and ?the ?governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema,[Read More…]

“I Am Too Disciplined To Stoop So Low” – Orubebe Denies Plotting To Kidnap Jega

by Deji Abiodun Former Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe has denied reports his protests against INEC chairman,Jega at the presidential result collation centre ,was a deliberate attempt to cause chaos to pave way for Jega’s abduction and trigger national violence. “I am shocked. In fact, am still wondering why[Read More…]

I’m Sorry, Please Forgive Me, Orubebe Apologises To Nigerians

Former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe, has apologised to Nigerians over his infamous conduct at the collation and announcement of the presidential election results at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja. Orubebe, who tendered unreserved apology to Nigerians yesterday, said he regretted his action. He also[Read More…]

“No Candidate Better Than The President” Edwin Clark’s Group Endorse Jonathan For 2015

Less than 24 hours to the endorsement of Jonathan for a second term in office by the Oba of Benin, another South-South group led by Delta State Elders, Leaders and Stakeholders Forum backs the President ahead of the February 14 election. The group founded by Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark,  has[Read More…]