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Chief Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha (DSP)

Former Governor of Bayelsa State

Date of Birth: 16/11/1952


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After the amnesty, more amnesty

Former Bayelsa State Governor Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, who jumped bail in Britain where he had been charged with money laundering, has warned that local communities threaten to shut down production if they don't get a bigger share of the state revenue which comes mostly from oil exports (AC Vol 46 No 24, Tummy tuck, bellyache)...


Beggar your pardon

Gates had been scheduled to meet President Goodluck Jonathan but, in one of the most maladroit moves of his presidency, Jonathan had just pardoned his friend and predecessor as Bayelsa State Governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha...


Star-struck James Ibori

Few believe the stars will align as propitiously for the prosecution of any other corrupt Nigerian politicians, even though Britain has outstanding extradition warrants for Joshua Dariye and Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, respectively ex-governors of Plateau and Bayelsa states (AC Vol 51 No 12, Welcome to London)...


Oil cuts as Delta erupts

In 2007, the disgraced former Governor Diepreye Alamieyeseigha was convicted of corruption after being pursued by Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to London, where he skipped bail...


Governors on top and on trial

Similar problems surround Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha, former Governor of Bayelsa State, next door to Ibori’s Delta...


The strange case of the ex-Governors

Asiawaju Bola Tinubu, James Ibori and Diepreye Alamieyeseigha stand at extremes on the spectrum of life after Government House (see Feature, Governors on top and on trial)...


A fight for the President’s base

One of the architects of the violence was Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha, Jonathan’s predecessor as Bayelsa Governor and a convicted fraudster...


All the President's militias

A menacing force is the Bayelsa Volunteers, formed under Chief Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha...


The gangs of Port Harcourt

As Baylesa Governor, he inherited a relationship with Ijaw nationalists and armed youth groups, originally deployed by his predecessor, Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha, to fight the neighbouring Itsekiri community...


Welcome to London

British police hope Nigeria’s new government under President Goodluck Jonathan will process their extradition requests for the former governors of Plateau and Bayelsa states, Joshua Dariye and Diepreye Alamieyeseigha...


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