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Police arrest Boma Dokubo, sister to Mujahid Dokubo-Asari

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Police arrest Boma Dokubo, sister to Mujahid Dokubo-Asari


Police arrest Boma Dokubo, sister to Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, leader of the Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force (NDPVF) at a protest in Abuja, Thursday, Nigeria, Oct. 6, 2005.

Police arrest Boma Dokubo, sister to Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, leader of the Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force (NDPVF) at a protest in Abuja, Thursday, Nigeria, Oct. 6, 2005.


Boma Dokubo


 A Nigerian court on Thursday charged a militia leader from this West African nation's oil-rich south with treason and plotting to overthrow the government, three weeks after his arrest triggered street protests and the closure of oil platforms. Justice Babs Kwewumi read five charges against Dokubo-Asari, including 'treasonable felony to remove President Olusegun Obasanjo and level war against the federal government.' Dokubo-Asari faces a maximum penalty of life in prison if convicted. (AP Photo/George Osodi)


Asari Dokubo


Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, leader of the Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force (NDPVF), center, sits with unidentified supporters as he listens to the judge inside the court room in Abuja, Nigeria Thursday, Oct. 6 2005. A Nigerian court on Thursday charged a militia leader from this West African nation's oil-rich south with treason and plotting to overthrow the government, three weeks after his arrest triggered street protests and the closure of oil platforms. Justice Babs Kwewumi read five charges against Dokubo-Asari, including 'treasonable felony to remove President Olusegun Obasanjo and level war against the federal government.' Dokubo-Asari faces a maximum penalty of life in prison if convicted.(AP Photo/George Osodi)


Asari Dokubo


Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, leader of Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force (NDPVF), left, arrives at court with his lawyer Festus Kayamu in Abuja, Nigeria Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005. A Nigerian court on Thursday charged a militia leader from this West African nation's oil-rich south with treason and plotting to overthrow the government, three weeks after his arrest triggered street protests and the closure of oil platforms. Justice Babs Kwewumi read five charges against Dokubo-Asari, including 'treasonable felony to remove President Olusegun Obasanjo and level war against the federal government.' Dokubo-Asari faces a maximum penalty of life in prison if convicted. (AP Photo/George Osodi)

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Fay(Katy, Texas, US)says...

Actually translates to bravehearted.