Home Tags Presidential Amnesty Programme

Presidential Amnesty Programme

Amnesty office empowers 21,805 Niger Delta ex-militants

The Presidential Amnesty Office, on Wednesday, said it has empowered 21,805 ex-militants out of the 30,000 granted amnesty by the Federal Government in 2009.

Ex-militants hail President Buhari’s N65bn budgetary allocation for amnesty

Ex-Niger Delta leaders and beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme in the region have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for allocating N65bn to the Amnesty budget.

Amnesty Programme to empower 100 ex-militants in agriculture

The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), office, says it will collaborate with Achiever’s Farm, Igbogene, in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa, to empower 100 ex-militants in agriculture.

Militants announce resumption of hostility in Niger Delta

Three militant groups operating in Akwa Ibom and Cross River States, the Niger Delta Volunteers (NDV), Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Niger Delta Strike Force have announced resumption of attack on all the oil and gas installations in the two states.

Ex-Ondo PDP chairman hail Abuja judgement on Kingsley Kuku

Former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Hon. Ebenezer Alabi, has hailed the judgement of Federal High Court sitting in Abuja over libelous publication against former Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Amnesty, Mr Kingsley Kuku.

N125.09bn for Niger Delta in 2018 – Presidency

The presidency has said the federal government has budgeted N125.09 billion to be spent on the Niger Delta in 2018.

2018 Budget: President Buhari increases allocation for Niger Delta

President Muhammadu Buhari in his speech at the National Assembly, Tuesday, announced an allocation of N53.89 billion for the Niger Delta Ministry and N71.20billion for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in the 2018 budget proposal, a marked increase over last year.

Key details of 2018 budget proposal

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented the 2018 budget proposal to the join section of the National Assembly.

Amnesty chief Paul Boroh urges Niger Delta Avengers to maintain existing peace

The Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Paul Boroh, has urged members of the militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), to maintain the existing peace in the region.

Bombing oil facilities not in people’s interest – Edwin Clark

Ijaw Elder Statesman Edwin Clark has warned that attacks and destruction of oil and gas infrastructure by militants will not be in the interest of the people of Niger Delta,

Ex-Niger Delta militants thank President Buhari for prompt payment of tuition fees, allowances

Students sponsored by the Office of the Presidential Amnesty Programme in the United States have commended the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for sustaining the Amnesty Programme and the peace in the Niger Delta region.

Ex-Niger Delta militants threaten to return to creeks over unpaid allowances

Ex-Niger Delta militants under the Amnesty Phase II today have threatened to go back to the creeks to cause colossal damages to the Nigerian Economy if the Presidential Amnesty Office fails to correct, reactivate their bank accounts as well as pay them their entitlements including stipends.

Presidential Amnesty Programme partners Niger Delta Ministry on peace

Presidential Amnesty Programme is to Collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs to ensure lasting peace in the Niger Delta region

Give surveillance contracts to Niger Delta youths – ex-militants

Some ex-Niger Delta militant leaders have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to consider giving pipeline surveillance contracts to youths rather than giving them to people who will not advance the peace and development of the region.

facebook

Recent Posts

Honduras roads blocked in protests against election results

Activists blocked roads and clashed with police in Honduras on Saturday as part of nationwide protests against the contested re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan agrees to join Arsenal in Alexis Sanchez swap

Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has agreed to join Arsenal, with Alexis Sanchez going in the opposite direction in a straight swap.

Pep Guardiola salutes ‘outstanding’ Manchester City

Pep Guardiola hailed Manchester City's 'outstanding' work to break down a stubborn Newcastle United side and win 3-1 on Saturday.

Alex Iwobi wants more consistency from Arsenal

After putting his name on the score-sheet in Arsenal’s dismantling of Crystal Palace yesterday in their English Premier League match, Alex Iwobi has called for more consistency from the Gunners.

Alex Iwobi on target in Arsenal’s demolition of Crystal Palace

Alex Iwobi got his name on the scoresheet in Arsenal’s 4- 1 victory over Crystal Palace in Saturday’s English Premier League encounter.

Most Popular

Landmark Brexit bill set to clear parliamentary hurdle

British MPs are set to give the green light Wednesday to a key Brexit bill whose turbulent passage through parliament has dealt damaging defeats to Prime Minister Theresa May, but it faces further opposition from the upper house.

We won’t establish more tertiary institutions in Delta – Governor Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Tuesday, said his administration would not embark on the establishment of more tertiary institutions, but would strengthen the existing ones to improve the standard of education in the state.

We fear Raheem Sterling more than Harry Kane – Tunisia coach

Tunisia’s national coach said Monday he will fear England’s Raheem Sterling more than Harry Kane, when the two countries play against each other in the World Cup finals this year.

Archbishop Kaigama urges federal govt to invest in farming, cattle rearing

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos has advised the Federal Government to support farmers and herders with incentives as a way of addressing the continuous clashes between them in some parts of the country.

DPR, IPMAN bicker over fuel scarcity in Niger

Alhaji Abdulllahi Sarkin Turki Namina, the managing director of El-Shabab Nigeria Limited, has faulted the decision of Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to deny independent marketers the right to partake in the sale of petroleum products in Niger State.