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High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (Tompolo)

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


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Delta, dollars and Downing Street

The wealthiest and most astute militant leader, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, sat the elections out without offering public support for either side...


Lots of gunboats, little diplomacy

The most outstanding example was the award in 2011 of a US$103 million contract for pipeline security to Global West, a company headed by an ex-militant leader, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo...


After the amnesty, more amnesty

The naira billionaire and former MEND commander, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo ('Tompolo') – who made headlines last year when he purchased a N2...


Opposition on all fronts

Today, some former militant leaders, such as High Chief Government Ekpemupolo ‘Tompolo’ have won multimillion-dollar security contracts in the Delta...


The business of terror

In the Delta, the current amnesty programme is said to be another driver of militancy, with ex-militants represented in government by the former rebel Tompolo, who now prefers to be called High Chief Government Ekpemupolo...


All the President’s businessmen

Delta men High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) used to live in guerrilla camps in the Delta’s creeks, where led the rebels of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta...


Who cleans up in the Delta?

The influence is growing of High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), whose bunkering operations brought a small war to the Warri region (AC Vol 50 No 11)...


Boko Haram declares war

In support of Jonathan, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (‘Tompolo’) finds his power growing daily...


A fight for the President’s base

Kuku’s appointment was welcomed by High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo, the most prominent MEND leader in the Delta in the absence of Henry Okah, who is on trial in South Africa on arms-trafficking charges...


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