Tag archive for ‘Tompolo’
By admin On Monday, March 11th, 2019

Engr. Thomas Weds Evelyn in Okpe Olomu Kingdom On Friday

Engr. Thomas Umokoro and his wife Evelyn LAGOS MARCH 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-All roads lead to James Agerehor’s family compound in Okpe-Olomu community, Ughelli South LGA, Delta State as Engr. Thomas Umukoro ( More...

By admin On Friday, December 21st, 2018

Three Naval Officers, Dismissed, Sentenced To Jail For ‘Stealing’ Tompolo’s Property

LAGOS DECEMBER 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigeria Navy has dismissed three junior officers who stole items belonging to former ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo, during an operation at More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Naval Personnel, Two Others Nabbed For Stealing Tompolo’s Property Worth N3bn

Tompolo LAGOS JULY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Three naval personnel attached to the Nigerian Navy ship, NNS DELTA, have been arrested by the police for allegedly stealing properties worth N3 billion belonging to a former More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Reformed N’Delta Avengers Vows To ‘Smoke Out’ Wanted Ex-Militant Warlord, Tompolo

LAGOS NOVEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, (RNDA) in coalition with nine other militant groups has vowed that they will soon ‘smoke out’ wanted former leader of the Movement for the More...

By admin On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Pandemonium as Irate Ijaw Youths Clash In Tompolo’s Birthday

People escaping from the scene of the clash LAGOS APRIL 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There was pandemonium at the premises of the celebration of the birthday bash of ex-militant leader, High Chief Oweizide Government Ekpemupolo More...

By admin On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

N’Delta: Buhari Orders Army To Return ‘Egbesu Spiritual’ Sword

LAGOS FEBRUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate return of the Egbesu golden sword seized by the Nigerian Army last year to Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South Local Government More...

By admin On Monday, January 16th, 2017

N’Delta: Boroh, Entourage Storm Tompolo’s Community Ahead of Vice President’s Visit

LAGOS JANUARY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-In his efforts to prepare for the Vice President visit to Niger Delta, the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Nigeria Vice President, Osinbajo to Lead FG Fact-Finding Team to N’Delta Areas

Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osibanjo LAGOS JANUARY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Presidency has constituted a fact-finding team, headed by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, to traverse the beleaguered area More...

By admin On Monday, August 8th, 2016

Niger Delta Militants Deny Saharareporters Report on Sponsorship of Avengers

LAGOS AUGUST 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Spokesperson of the Niger Delta militant group which reportedly named the sponsors of Niger Delta Avengers has denied issuing such press release. Cynthia Whyte , spokesperson More...

By admin On Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Nigeria Army Bows to Pressure, Releases Detained Tompolo’s Associates

LAGOS JULY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The 3rd Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Effurun on Thursday night bowed to pressure from groups and ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo alias “Tomopolo” with the release More...

By admin On Monday, July 18th, 2016

MEND Writes Buhari, Names Diette-Spiff, Odein Ajumogobia, Tomplolo, Others in Dialogue Team

Ajumogobia LAGOS JULY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) on Sunday wrote President Muhammadu Buhari, submitting the final list of its dialogue group, Aaron Team 2. In More...

By admin On Monday, July 11th, 2016

Tompolo Tops List of EFCC Seven Most Wanted Persons

Tompolo LAGOS JULY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released information of its seven most wanted people with Government Ekpemupolo alias Tompolo listed as number one. They More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Renewed Delta Hostilities: Acting The Script of Kaiama Declaration

By Its? Harvey ?se R?d?n LAGOS JUNE 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Niger Delta region has returned to international headlines as the hotbed of violence less than one year that power has changed hands in Abuja. The bad More...

By admin On Monday, May 30th, 2016

Tompolo Contacts Delta Deputy Gov, Says He’s Being Tempted To Return To Militancy

Tompolo LAGOS MAY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), who is currently been hunted by security agents over allegations of fraud leveled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes More...

By admin On Saturday, May 28th, 2016
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Military Raid Tompolo’s Village as N’Delta Avengers Continue with Destruction of Pipeline Installations

Tompolo LAGOS MAY 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The search for members of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) responsible for the upsurge in vandalism of oil and gas installations has gone further awry as members of the Joint Military More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

You are the Cause of My Problem with Buhari, Tompolo Accuses Ayiri Emami

Tompolo and Ayiri LAGOS MAY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Government Ekpemupolo, the Niger Delta militant declared wanted by the Nigerian authorities, has attributed his problems with the current government to Ayiri Emami, More...

By admin On Friday, May 13th, 2016
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N’Delta Avengers to Establish N‘Delta Nation, Threaten to Blow Northerners Oil Wells Within 7 Days

LAGOS MAY 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The new Niger Delta Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers has revealed that its intention is to establish a sovereign Niger Delta State. The group exposed all Northerners owning ninety More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

EFCC Arrests Lawyer to Jonathan’s Cousin, Tompolo

LAGOS MAY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested activist and Lagos-based lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, for an alleged N61m Lekki property scam. Adegboruwa is the counsel More...

By admin On Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Dismiss Tompolo Request to Stop Trial, Federal Government Tells Court

Tompolo LAGOS MAY 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government of Nigeria has asked the Federal High Court, Lagos, to dismiss the case filed by Chief Government Ekpemupolo (alias Tompolo) for being an abuse of process More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Tompolo: How Delta Govt Splashes N100m to Halt Ijaw Youths Protests During Osinbajo’s Visit

Tompolo LAGOS APRIL 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Fresh facts have emerged why the people of the state especially the Ijaws in the riverine communities of Delta State did not disrupt the reception of Nigeria’s Vice President, More...

By admin On Monday, April 11th, 2016

Tompolo Drags FG to Court, Wants Trial Halted

Tompolo LAGOS APRIL 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A former militant leader declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has sued the Nigerian government seeking an end to his trial for alleged fraud. Government More...

By admin On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Tompolo’s Case Postponed as Ex-Militant Avoids Arrest

By Conor Gaffey March 24th (urhobotoday0-A militant of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) poses with a heavy machine-gun in the Niger Delta, Nigeria, September 17, 2008. A former MEND More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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Tompolo Goes Spiritual, Says Jehovah God’ll Save Him From EFCC

Tompolo LAGOS FEBRUARY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo, says “Jehovah God” will make him come out of his “ongoing trial” stronger. The Economic and Financial Crimes More...

By admin On Monday, February 22nd, 2016

If You Destroy Tompolo, Many Tompolos ‘ll Arise –N’Delta Groups Warn FG

Tompolo LAGOS FEBRUARY 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Three non-governmental organizations based in the Niger-Delta have advised the Federal Government to thread softly as regards the prosecution of former General Officer Commanding, More...

By admin On Friday, February 19th, 2016

Court Grants EFCC Nod to Seize Tompolo’s Assets

LAGOS FEBRYARY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, has given the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) nod to seize all but one of the properties belonging to Government Ekpemupolo, More...