Ibori 6 luxury assets that were seized from ex-governor [PHOTOS]

Ibori was accused of laundering more than $200 million from Nigeria’s coffers.

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James Ibori

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Former Delta State governor, James Ibori has been released from prison.

Ibori was released today, December 21, 2016, after being jailed on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 by the Southwark Crown Court.

He was arrested in Dubai on May 13, 2010, and extradited to the UK in April 2011 after being declared wanted by the UK Metropolitan Police.

Ibori was accused of laundering more than $200 million from Nigeria’s coffers.

Below are six expensive assets which were seized from the former governor:

1. A house in Hampstead, North London worth £2.2million.

Exclusive home that Ibori bought in Hampstead, North London, with £2.2million in cash in 2001. play

Exclusive home that Ibori bought in Hampstead, North London, with £2.2million in cash in 2001.

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2. A property in Shaftesbury, Dorset for £311,000.

A property James Ibori bought in Shaftesbury, Dorset, for £311,000 in 2005 play

A property James Ibori bought in Shaftesbury, Dorset, for £311,000 in 2005

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3. A fleet of armoured Range Rovers valued at £600,000.

Ibori owned a fleet of armoured Range Rovers including this one pictured. play

Ibori owned a fleet of armoured Range Rovers including this one pictured.

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4. A £120,000 Bentley Continental GT.

James Ibori owned a number of cars including this Bentley Continental worth £120,000. play

James Ibori owned a number of cars including this Bentley Continental worth £120,000.

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5. A £3.2m mansion in Sandton, near Johannesburg, South Africa.

6. A Mercedes Benz Maybach, bought for €407,000 cash, that was shipped direct to his mansion in South Africa.

However, despite being freed from prison, Ibori might not be able to return to Nigeria yet.

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This is due to a pending case concerning the confiscation of his assets worth tens of millions of dollars.

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