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Nigeria

Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Date of Birth: 25/05/1932
Place of Birth: Kiagbodo, Bendel State


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An avenger unmasked

George's death changed the balance of power in the Delta, greatly benefiting Government Ekpemupolo 'Tompolo' and traditional Ijaw leaders such as Chief Edwin Clark...


Delta, dollars and Downing Street

It seems that veteran nationalist Edwin Clark and the influential Ijaw Youth Council want to negotiate a coexistence deal with the APC...


Lots of gunboats, little diplomacy

Asari blames Chief Edwin Clark, the veteran Ijaw leader and confidant of Jonathan's, for trying to cover up the growing crisis in the Delta...


Danger looms as piracy booms

Edwin Clark, Chairman of the Delta State Elders' Forum and a closer advisor to Jonathan, stirred things up in July when he called for the cancellation of the security contracts awarded to former MEND commanders...


Jonathan faces the north

Even if he wanted to, it's difficult to believe that his Ijaw people, led by fiery nationalists such as Edwin Clark, would allow him to stand down...

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Everyone loses

Yet Jonathan's advisors, such as veteran Ijaw leader Edwin Clark, want to replace elected governments in those states with military administrators (AC Vol 54 No 25, Presidential letter bombs)...


Presidential letter bombs

In a side swipe at groups close to Chief Edwin Clark, the veteran Ijaw nationalist and an advisor to Jonathan, Obasanjo writes, ‘those who prop you up as of, and for the Ijaw nation are not your friends genuinely, nor friends of Nigeria...

’ It was remarkable last month to see Al Mustapha embrace Edwin Clark, the Ijaw and Delta nationalist, given that Abacha’s regime brutally repressed any political opposition in the Delta and hanged some of its most prominent activists on trumped-up charges...


Boko Haram declares war

Johnny has petitioned Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, Chief Bare Etolo and Elder Godsday Orubebe, who took over the Niger Delta ministry from Ekaette...


A trap for the juggernaut

Whoever wins the presidential vote will face strong lobbying by groups such as the Arewa Consultative Forum in the north and the South-South political organisations under the tutelage of veteran campaigner Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, from the Niger Delta, whose access to some of the militants has helped Jonathan to subdue some of the festering unrest in Nigeria’s main oil-producing region...


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