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Prince Yormie Johnson


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Strategic electoral alliances

Former warlord and current Senator Prince Yormie Johnson of the National Union for Democratic Progress, from Nimba County, named as his vice-presidential running mate James Laveli Supuwood, one of former leader Charles Ghankay Taylor’s defence lawyers at his war crimes trial at the Special Court for Sierra Leone in the Hague...


Johnson Sirleaf stands on her record

A less benign influence comes in the shape of Prince Yormie Johnson, the former warlord leader of the Independent National Patriotic Front of Liberia...


Critics, crooks and credibility

Taylor’s trial in the Hague contrasts strongly with the fate of other ex-warlords, such as Senator lPrince Yormie Johnson, whose excesses were well documented by the TRC...


Economy up, politics down

The peaceful transition would be at risk if the TRC were to take the cases of two Nimba County senators: ex-General Adolphus 'Peanut Butter' Dolo, a former militia leader subject to the United Nations travel ban, and Prince Yormie Johnson, who murdered the former dictator Samuel Doe...


Penalty shoot out

Other hard-men recycled as politicians include Prince Yormie Johnson, the former rebel leader who helped to videotape and torture Doe to death; Saah Richard Gbollie, a deputy chief of police under Taylor; and Boakai Mohammed Sheriff, an ex-LURD rebel...

 Yormie Johnson polled as many votes for his Senate seat there as Sherman did from the whole country and could swing Nimba's crucial second-round vote...


A longer presidency

After a mammoth prayer session on 11-12 November in the Lagos church of controversial Nigerian Prophet Temitope Joshua (and apparently alongside Prince Yormie Johnson, a retired Liberian warlord), the born-again Chiluba said he wanted to serve God as a prophet not a president...


Taylorland under siege

Prince Yormie Johnson, the NPFL’s tactical genius in the early months, is in Nigeria...


Pax Nigeriana

But Babangida's friendship could not save Doe who was captured (while under Ecomog protection) and murdered by Prince Yormie Johnson, now domiciled in Lagos...


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