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Mujahid Dokubo Asari

Date of Birth: 1964
Place of Birth: Port Harcourt


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Ijaw secession

Militants Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari: Self-styled Ijaw liberation leader; trying to ditch his reputation as gangster and militia leader; he compares himself to Isaac Boro and Ken Saro-Wiwa among Delta heroes...


Can the centre hold?

In the Niger Delta, the warlord Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari has traded his mud hut in the mangrove swamps for a mansion in the oil capital of Port Harcourt...

org loosely translated as 'war drums still pounding') and a team of personal biographers and videographers, Dokubo Asari rallies recruits to 'the struggle'...

Goodhead Junior Once known as Dokubo Melford Goodhead Junior, Dokubo Asari is the son of a high court judge and descendant of Ijaw chiefs and kings who, he proudly asserts, made their fortune exporting slaves to the Americas...

Soldiers and intelligence officers watched over a cache of traditional totems and fetish costumes, captured, they said, from the town's militant leader Clever Osei, an ally of Dokubo Asari's who purveyed supernatural services to politicians seeking the 'juju advantage' during the 2003 elections...

> 'I cannot be bought' Dokubo Asari ostentatiously embraces the bitter and disenchanted, and he courts publicity...

In January, two rear admirals were convicted of bunkering; official complicity is confirmed by the fact that Dokubo Asari, who admits bunkering, lives and moves around free of arrest...

Dokubo Asari's earnings also include homage and security payments from oil companies, his militants say...

Dokubo Asari admits nothing directly and all the major oil companies deny any links to him...


Ogbeh walks out

Obasanjo must repay political debts to his forerunner Ibrahim Babangida and to state governors such as Peter Odili, who faces allegations of corruption and thuggery by supporters of the Niger Delta rebel leader Mujahid Dokubo Asari...


Day of the locusts

Mujahid Dokubo Asari's 'Operation Locust Feast' was supposed to begin on Independence Day, 1 October, and was effectively a declaration of war on President Olusegun Obasanjo's government and oil companies working in Nigeria (AC Vol 45 Nos 18 & 19)...


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