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Sir Peter Odili

Date of Birth: 15/08/1948


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Party pieces

In January, he held a presidential breakfast at Aso Rock to which he invited business moguls, state governors (including Rivers State's Peter Odili, under investigation for corruption by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and the subject of a new damning report by Human Rights Watch), politicians, officials and a smattering of young millionaires who have thrived during the Obasanjo years...


An outsider moves up the list

' Sources at the presidency have indicated that Obasanjo may have passed over El-Rufai, Babagana Kingibe, Adamu Mu'azu (Bauchi State Governor), Peter Odili (Rivers), Ahmed Makarfi (Kaduna) and other mooted favourites in favour of Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, the Governor of Katsina state and brother of the late Shehu Musa Yar'Adua, who served as Obasanjo's deputy in the 1976-79 military regime...


The next election deadline

Lining up Then there is a raft of mainstream candidates who have already picked up their presidential nomination forms from the PDP's secretariat in Abuja: former Minister of Information and Obasanjo advisor, Jerry Gana (Niger State); Governor Ahmed Makarfi (Kaduna); Governor Peter Odili (Rivers); former Military Administrator for Lagos State Gen...


Pots, kettles and corruption

' He says he has a file on Rivers State Governor Peter Odili, who has been enjoying foreign trips and inviting foreign journalists to film him...


The governor's dues

Rivers' Governor Peter Odili's budget for the year gives a fair idea of his government's priorities...


Pop goes the third term balloon

Among the state governors, his favoured candidates include: Peter Odili (Rivers State); Ahmadu Adamu Mu'azu (Bauchi); Donald Duke (Cross River); and Ahmed Makarfi (Kaduna)...


Monster party

He may yet withdraw from the third term debacle and throw his weight behind a younger candidate such as former Lagos State Governor Brigadier Buba Marwa, Bauchi State Goveror Adamu Muazu, or even Rivers State Governor Peter Odili...

If he is excluded, a strong candidate he might approve of is Peter Odili...


Third term unlucky

Obasanjo's personal favourite is understood to be the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nasir el-Rufai, and he might also want to promote the chances of his ally, Rivers State Governor Peter Odili...

Rivers: Peter Odili (PDP) was for but this week spoke out against; close to Obasanjo; corruption allegations...


Showdown in the Delta

The political allegiances of its state governors range from full support for President Obasanjo from Rivers State's Peter Odili through qualified support from Cross Rivers' David Duke to long-standing animosity (with ambiguity) from Delta State's James Ibori...


Mystery kidnappers

Reporters kept receiving mysterious e-mails from a group claiming to represent Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari, the Rivers State militant whose hatred for Governor Peter Odili prompted the 2004 Delta crisis...


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