NIGERIA Issue dated 18/08/2020

How Buhari managed to make peace with Delta king and ex-MEND leader Tompolo

Tompolo, then MEND leader, in 2009, with Nigerian President Umaru Yar'adua, accepting amnesty.
Tompolo, then MEND leader, in 2009, with Nigerian President Umaru Yar'adua, accepting amnesty. © LANDOV/MAXPPP
The most powerful of the militant delta campaigners and bête noire of the oil companies and the authorities in Abuja recently struck a deal with the Buhari government to avoid a resurgence in the vandalising of oil facilities. [...] (519 words)
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