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Nigeria

High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (Tompolo)

Date of Birth: 1969
Place of Birth: Okerenkoko, Warri


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Delta pollution damned

The focus of military operations was Government Ekpemupolo known as Tompolo who has still to present himself in court on money-laundering charges (AC Vol 57 No 4 The great militant chase)...

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The oil clean-up that didn't?

Spotting an opportunity Sylva has been talking to activists close to militant leader Government Ekpemupolo known as Tompolo to strike a deal under which they would campaign for an APC victory in Bayelsa in return for positions in the amnesty organisation...


Clean-up or cover-up?

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission seems to have forgotten all about its demands for the presumed boss of militant bosses Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) to appear in court in Lagos...

Ndigbara was linked to the bombing of the Bonny-Okrika pipeline three years ago which coincided with other blasts in the Delta while the army was hunting for militant boss Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) (AC Vol 57 No 5 The great militant chase)...


Militants pick their party

Most rebel leaders from the 2003-09 phase of the conflict – including Bibopre Ajube 'General Shoot-at-Sight' Victor Ebikabowei Ben 'Boyloaf' Government Tompolo and Ateke Tom – have turned on their old patron Goodluck Jonathan the former President and rallied around Buhari...


Militants turn the screw

As the Niger Delta's number one gangster Government Ekpemupolo lies low to avoid arrest and an appearance before a Lagos court community leaders from his power base in Gbaramatu near Chevron's facility in Warri Delta State are losing patience with the federal government's slowness to renew an amnesty with militant fighters (AC Vol 57 No 16 Juicier carrots heavier sticks)...


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...


Health checks

This year Osinbajo has visited the Niger Delta thrice: the first time to the Gbaramatu Kingdom in Delta State the base of militant leader Government Ekpemupolo aka 'Tompolo' who is thought to have been behind last year's upsurge in attacks on oil installations; then to Bayelsa State home base of defeated President Goodluck Jonathan; finally to oil capital Port Harcourt in Rivers State...


No oil, no money, no deal

There is a new wave of anger in the Delta following the death of Chief Thomas Osen Ekpemupolo the Tunteriwei of Gbaramatu Kingdom and father of the militant leader High Chief Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo...

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Anniversary ambushed

It also seemed to rule out the involvement of High Chief Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo as he was on the run and locked in to his own stand-off with the military Joint Task Force (JTF) around Chevron's Escravos base...

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Avengers assemble

Its targets are the government and the older generation of militants such as High Chief Government Ekpemupolo ('Tompolo') who were well rewarded by President Goodluck Jonathan's government for joining the amnesty programme...


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