Chief Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha (DSP)

Former Governor of Bayelsa State

Date of Birth: 16/11/1952

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Vol 55 N0 15


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)...

Vol 54 N0 7


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...

Vol 53 N0 9


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)...

Vol 53 N0 6


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...

Vol 52 N0 16


Governors on top and on trial

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

Vol 52 N0 16


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)...

Vol 52 N0 4


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...

Vol 51 N0 24


All the President's militias

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

Vol 51 N0 21


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...

Vol 51 N0 12


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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