Nigeria ex-governor James Ibori arrested in Dubai
One of Nigeria's most powerful and wealthy politicians, James Ibori, has been arrested in Dubai.

The ex- governor of oil-rich Delta state is accused of stealing funds worth $290m (£196m) by Nigeria's EFCC anti-corruption agency.

Last month, police were attacked by Mr Ibori's supporters while trying to detain him in his home town.

For years, he has deprived of corruption allegations but is also wanted by police in the UK.

James Ibori is a senior figure in Nigeria's ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) and played a key role in the 2007 presidential election victory of Umaru Yar'Adua, who died last week.

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