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Sir Peter Odili

Date of Birth: 15/08/1948


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Lots of gunboats, little diplomacy

Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari was leader of the now officially defunct Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force (NDPVF) and in 2003 acted as the then Rivers State Governor Peter Odili's vote-rigger-in-chief, alongside Ateke Tom (AC Vol 45 No 15, Delta damages)...


Amaechi takes on Jonathan

5 billion and custody of public finances may not be beyond reproach but it is light years ahead of his predecessor, Governor Peter Odili, who made the possession of copies of the state budget estimates into a criminal offence (AC Vol 52 No 16, The strange case of the ex-Governors)...


Star-struck James Ibori

The most notoriously corrupt ex-Governor, Peter Odili, is still at liberty in Nigeria and still wielding political influence...


The strange case of the ex-Governors

Sir Peter Odili, ex-Governor (1999-2007) of Rivers, another oil-rich state, was moments away from being nominated as a vice-presidential candidate when (insiders say) outgoing President Olusegun Obasanjo struck his name out of the acceptance speech prepared for Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, who went on to win the governing party’s presidential primary in December 2006...


Power to the people, profits to the chiefs

The last such manoeuvre, when Peter Odili as Rivers State Governor attempted to place Mujahid Dokubo-Asari at the head of an ‘official’ takeover of the IYC, produced Asari’s Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force and, in turn, the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta...


A fight for the President’s base

In 2003, the then PDP Governor of Rivers State, Peter Odili – who is widely believed to have looted a vast fortune from the state – armed Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari and Ateke Tom to do his bidding...


All the President's militias

The main rivalry is within the PDP, between the incumbent Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi and the Aiya group, led by former Governor Peter Odili...


The field gets more crowded

In attendance were Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu of the General’s home state of Niger, Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State, former Rivers State Governor Peter Odili and a former Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Ghali Umar Na’Abba...


Reformers, politicians and generals

Oddly, Victor Attah and Peter Odili, former Rivers and Akwa Ibom state governors (both close to Obasanjo), are connected to the group...


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