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High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (Tompolo)

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


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The war against the amnesty

Attacking Tompolo’s base In May last year, Gbaramatu town, near Warri in neighbouring Bayelsa, suffered an unprecedented military onslaught against the base of High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo)...


General John Togo and all his enemies

He completed his secondary education and during the Itsekiri/Ijaw war he fought under High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (Tompolo) for the armed irredentists of the Federated Niger Delta Ijaw Communities...


All the President's militias

These include High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), Ateke Tom, Prince Farah Ipalibo (Dagogo Farah) and Victor Ben Ebikabowei (Boyloaf)(AC Vol 51 No 21)...


Jonathan’s Delta blues

Some militants are angry that some of the rebel old guard have done much better financially under the amnesty, especially High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo)...


The gangs of Port Harcourt

Only a few MEND leaders profit much from the amnesty – High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), Prince Farah Ipalibo (‘Dagogo Farah’) and Victor Ben Ebikabowei (‘Boyloaf’, see Box)...


Ready for change in the Niger Delta

High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (Tompolo): In May 2009, the former MEND commander in Bayelsa State was the target of a Joint Task Force operation that left scores of people dead and drove thousands of refugees from the Gbaramatu area...


Political spills

But militant leaders such as High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (Tompolo), Prince Farah Ipalibo (Dagogo Farah) and Victor Ben Ebikabowei (Boyloaf) are getting paid much more - and that stirs resentment...


Abuja buys a Delta amnesty

One of MEND's key leaders, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (Tompolo), drew most of his foot soldiers from Delta State from the well established Federated Niger Delta Ijaw Communities organisation...


Theatre, peace and votes in the Delta

MEND's top leaders are Government Tompolo in Delta State, the most powerful commander in the Delta, and Farah Dagogo, who leads operations in Rivers State in coordination with veterans Ateke Tom, Soboma George and Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari...


Amnesty not honesty

The amnesty excludes the main target of the JTF's operations in Gbaramatu: the MEND commander in the western Delta, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (alias Tompolo)...


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