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Mujahid Dokubo Asari

Date of Birth: 1964
Place of Birth: Port Harcourt


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Militants pick their party

But there was a blast from the past at the end of May, when Cynthia Whyte, once an ally of the former militant kingpin Dokubo Asari, raged against the PAP's roster of gangsters and warlords...

Dokubo Asari – one of the rare former rebel leaders to throw his weight behind Jonathan's failed re-election bid in 2015 – chipped in with a warning to Ijaw leaders not to help Buhari fix the next election...


Anniversary ambushed

Another veteran militant, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, has often been prepared to take on both his own militant counterparts and the government simultaneously but no one has been able to link him to the current round of attacks...

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Avengers assemble

Many suspect the Avengers, which might subcontract technical help for operations, is from a younger generation of militants, angered by the deals that leaders such as Tompolo and Mujahid Dokubo-Asari made with Jonathan's government...


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)...


Oil cuts as Delta erupts

Delta-watchers with long memories will recall that the first wave of violence in 2003 began with arms caches being handed over to gang leaders Mujahid Dokubo-Asari and Ateke Tom to rig elections...


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...


The war against the amnesty

Wild claims and counterclaims have been part of the Delta’s political theatre since 2003, the days of the firebrand Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari, who accused the army of using chemical weapons...


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