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Apparently to avoid bickering over its policy, the Presidential Amnesty Office has adopted measures to stop the contentious and controversial verification of students under its Scholarship Programme.
The United States Department of Justice has alleged that billions of naira stolen from the Presidential Amnesty Programme by a former head of the office, Mr. Kingsley Kuku, were transferred to bank accounts in the United States where they were laundered and used to purchase airplanes to start Air Peace as well as luxury homes and vehicles.
Niger Delta youth leaders have warned the National Security Adviser (NSA) Major General Mohammed Babagana Monguno (rtd) on the implications of hijacking the management of the Presidential Amnesty Office on the peace and stability in the region.
Ex-militant leaders blame Niger Delta governors for youth agitations, rallies support for Charles Dokubo
Former militant leaders from nine states in the Niger Delta area have blamed some state governors in the region for frequent agitations by the youths in the region. =
The Presidential Amnesty Office On Niger Delta may have been thrown into crisis following an alleged scam to fraudulently pay N463.3 million as claims of unpaid arrears to ex-militants in a camp known as the Agbalababou camp of the Phase 2 amnesty programme.
A Federal High Court in Yenagoa on Thursday summoned Charles Dokubo, Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty over alleged diversion of stipends meant for 75 former militants.
Ijaw National Congress (INC), the umbrella body of Izon ethnic nationality, has said it fully supports measures taken by Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, in repositioning the Programme to its original mandate.
The Presidential Amnesty Office has denied a report alleging the involvement of the President’s wife, Mrs Aisha Buhari in the sack of staff members of the office.
Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof. Charles Dokubo, has warned contractors who have been awarded jobs for the Presidential Amnesty Programme to implement the contracts in line with the terms of agreement or risk losing them.
The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof. Charles Dokubo, has warned contractors handling jobs for the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) to implement the contracts in line with the terms of agreement.
The Presidential Amnesty Office has said that it would soon activate the Oil and Gas Vocational Training Centre in Agadagba, Ondo State, as part of efforts to provide ex-agitators with relevant skills.
The Presidential Amnesty Office has denied owing graduates of Benson Idahosa University on the scholarship they enjoyed while in school.
Ex Niger Delta militants and graduands of Benson Idahosa University, Benin, on the Federal Government’s Amnesty Program on Friday protested alleged segregation, neglect and inhuman treatment meted on them by the amnesty office in Abuja.
The Presidential Amnesty office has described as wicked and mischievous an online publication promoted by Premium Times that a Nigerian woman loses her job after criticizing Vice President Yemi Osinbajo online, saying the entire story was a falsehood fabricated by an attention-seekers who are out not only to dent the image of the new Amnesty Boss, Prof. Charles Quaker Dokubo, but also the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Niger Delta ex-militant leaders on Tuesday warned the Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, against saboteurs and corrupt employees in the Amnesty Office.
The management of the Presidential Amnesty Office has revealed that it has uncovered the sources of the on-going orchestrated smeared campaign and protest against it.
The Eric Omare and Pereotubo Owielaemi-led factions of the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, yesterday, both denied the reported endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari by the Abuja chapter of the council, describing the endorsement as a “rash decision.”
The Presidential Amnesty Office has accused some unnamed politicians of trying to derail the lofty objectives of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP).
The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (Rtd), has assured Ijaw youths that President Muhammadu Buhari would not abandon them.
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.
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.
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