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Vol 50 No 12

Published 12th June 2009


Nigeria

The hunt for Tompolo

The government troops who raided the militants' hideout say they discovered secret documents listing the fighters and their political contacts

The rebel commander High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, is on the run from government forces, and the war in the Niger Delta is intensifying (AC Vol 50 No 11). Some of Tompolo’s supporters say he is lying low in Warri, the capital of Delta State, or in a well-fortified camp in the creeks. Others claim he is in Cameroon.

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