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11 Aug
A coalition of ex-militant leaders, under the aegis of the Niger Delta Amnesty Beneficiary Forum (NDABF), has written President Muhammadu Buhari informing him of efforts
24 Mar
The casualty figure of the violence in Jema’a and Kaura councils of Kaduna State has increased to 37 with spillover of the crisis to Zangon Kataf Council, as youths in the communities
25 Sep 2021
Suspected second in command and successor of Benue militia warlord, Terwase Akwaza alias Gana, Kefas Aondofa otherwise called Azonto, has been arrested by joint security operatives
2 May 2021
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad issued a decree on Sunday authorising the release of prisoners, including those convicted for misdemeanours
13 Mar 2021
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says his administration will no longer negotiate with or grant amnesty to criminals under any guise in the state.
20 Nov 2020
Niger Delta stakeholders have agreed that the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) could have a terminal date after full integration of the 30,000 beneficiaries of the programme.
3 Sep 2020
As concerns grow among ex-militants that the federal government might be considering the termination of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), signs of a possible resistance are already building up in the Niger Delta region. Faced with existential reality back in 2009 that the oil industry was on the verge of collapse as crude oil production reduced…
19 Aug 2020
Just about 11 (eleven) days ago, I held a Press Briefing advising and cautioning the Vice President, His Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, to tread cautiously on Niger Delta Affairs
23 Feb 2020
The Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and Ohanaeze Ndigbo have warned the Federal Government that creating an agency...
28 Nov 2019
The Sokoto state government has granted amnesty to about 8,000 suspected ghost workers and those collecting abnormal salaries under its payroll. Alhaji Abdussamad Dasuki, the Finance Commissioner and Acting Chairman, Sokoto state Steering Committee on Integrated Payroll and Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), disclose this in a news conference on Thursday in Sokoto. Dasuki said the…
15 Sep 2019
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad Sunday issued a decree to release or decrease the punishment of various prisoners, including some detained under the war-torn country's "terrorism law".
18 Mar 2019
Against the backdrop of destruction and looting of the Kaiama Vocational Training Centre in Bayelsa State by yet to be identified persons, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Professor Charles Dokubo, spoke to senior journalists at the weekend, just as he shared challenges and…

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