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Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja zonal office, on Thursday, arraigned the duo of Paul Boroh and Hanafi Moriki, before Justice O. O. Goodluck of the FCT High Court, Abuja on a nine-count charge, bordering on criminal breach of trust to the tune of N974.8 million and $1.9 million.
Foremost Niger Delta youth leader and activist, Mr Matthew Azazi, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to disregard calls for the removal of the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme PAP, Professor Charles Dokubo.
The federal government through its Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) is set to empower 2,500 Niger Delta youths through industrial fishing and associated sea foods production.
Niger Delta youths offered scholarships on compassionate grounds through the Presidential Amnesty Programme to study in universities across the country have been asked not to abuse the privilege.
Civil Society Organisation, Niger Delta Transformation Forum, has called on the National Assembly (NASS), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other law enforcement agencies of government to probe the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, for corrupt activities.
The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof Charles Dokubo, has lamented the poor response of the people of the region to the Presidential Amnesty Programme for the repentant militants in the region.
Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, said at the weekend that efforts on sustenance and consolidation of peace in the hitherto restive Niger Delta region have recorded positive results.
The Amnesty Office has maintained that it breached no public procurement law in the award of N88 million contract for the empowerment of 22 Niger Delta youths in barbing and beauty salon business under the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP).
The Office of the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, has denied an online report of a N3.2 billion scandal in the agency.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, says the Amnesty Office has trained a total of 1,401 beneficiaries in various skills in the last one year.
The federal government has inaugurated a six-member special investigative panel to unravel the circumstances and masterminds of the recent looting of virtually all movable assets in the state-of-the-art Presidential Amnesty Programme’s Training Centre in Kaiama, Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government of Bayelsa State.
A Facebook user had in a post at the weekend, alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat in Abonnema, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State was attacked by thugs aided by Dokubo, a few hours to the postponement of the elections.
The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof. Charles Dokubo, has once again assured that no terminal date has been set for the Presidential Amnesty Programme.
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 ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the Presidential Amnesty Programme under the leadership of Prof. Charles Dokubo has been positively transformed.
Inhabitants of some communities ravaged by flood recently in the Niger Delta region heaved a sigh of relief at the weekend, as the Presidential Amnesty Programme commenced distribution of foodstuff and other household items to ameliorate their plight.
A former Federal Capital Territory (FCT) commissioner of police (retd), Lawrence Alobi, has noted the gains of Amnesty Programme under the incumbent coordinator and Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof. Charles Dokubo.
The Department of State Services has defended the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow protests.
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