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Henry Okah

Place of Birth: Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria


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Lots of gunboats, little diplomacy

He rejected a statement of support for Buhari that was said to come from 'Jomo Gbomo', the nom de guerre of arms trafficker and former MEND-backer Henry Okah (AC Vol 48 No 23, All come to the aid of the party – and fight it out)...


Opposition on all fronts

After three years of relative peace, the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta has resumed attacks in protest against the conviction of its leader Henry Okah in South Africa for involvement in the 2010 Abuja bombings...


Boko Haram declares war

It is said that the Okah family has detested Jonathan ever since he worked for the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, visiting MEND leader Henry Okah in South Africa to urge him into the official amnesty programme in July 2009 only months before his arrest in Angola on arms-trafficking charges...


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...


General John Togo and all his enemies

He joined Henry Okah’s faction of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta until late 2009, when he accepted the presidential amnesty and surrendered most of his weapons...


The gangs of Port Harcourt

Amid the furore over responsibility for the Abuja bombing is a leading figure in the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, Henry Okah, whose own statements on the matter are as tangled as the government’s...


The car bomb whodunit

A call from Jonathan's government to the South African authorities to arrest MEND leader Henry Okah backfired badly...


Abuja buys a Delta amnesty

Jomo Gbomo, MEND's virtual spokesman, said the ceasefire had beeen approved after meetings between a MEND leader, Henry Okah, and Yar'Adua...


Amnesty not honesty

The attack on Lagos coincided with the government's release of Henry Okah, a leading figure in the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, who had been on trial facing charges of gun-running and treason, following his arrest in Angola in September 2007...


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