Senate Affirms Tompolo N4b Surveillance Contract

      The Nigerian Senate has affirmed the N48 billion oil pipeline surveillance contract awarded by the Federal Government to former leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta High Chief Government Ekpemupolo (Tompolo).   The Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum (Upstream), Albert Akpan, made this revelation while speaking with journalists shortly after presenting the report of Senate ad hoc Committee on Oil Lifting, Theft and the Impact on Petroleum Production and Oil Revenues.   According to him,There was nothing wrong with the decision of the…

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Tompolo’s Victory At Fed High Court Against EFCC Is A Welcome Development- Gbenekama, Gbaramatu Spokesman

  The oil-rich Niger Delta Region was on Wednesday thrown into jubilation when the High Court, Lagos discharged and acquitted  ex-warlord, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo of all charges levelled against him by the  Economic FinancialCrimes Commission  ( EFCC ). Tompolo who is highly respected in the country, especially in the oil rich Niger Delta Region where he has attracted a lot of developmental projects has been at the receiving end of the EFCC with his properties confiscated and some allegedly sold by the Commission. The Federal High Court sitting…

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Tompolo’s Maritime Security Contract Boosted NIMASA’S Revenue -JAMOH

 By Omoghene Benedict,   For over five years after the termination by the Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA), of maritime security contract it entered with Global West Specialist Vessels Limited, a company said to be sponsored by ex-warlord, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, (aka Tompolo), the agency’s new Director General, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has testified that the contract actually boosted NIMASA’s revenue. The contract was not only canceled, the company and Tompolo are also still being prosecuted over the engagement, regardless of the fact it boosted NIMASA’s operations and revenue. Speaking…

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