Era of violence, arms struggle in Niger Delta region over, says Amnesty boss
The Interim Administrator (IA) of Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) rtd Col. Milland Dikio says the era of violence and arms struggle in the Niger Delta region is over.
PAP, NCDMB collaborate to train, empower ex-militants
The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) have agreed to build the capacity of ex-militants benefitting from the amnesty programme.
PAP advocates improvised empowerment model for ex-militants
The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has said that its improvised youth empowerment model remains the best approach to sustainable rehabilitation of former militants.
PAP vows to prosecute erring staff, vendors, contractors
The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has pledged that it will prosecute staff members, vendors and contractors who engage in fraud and other underhand deals in the programme
PAP empowers 96 beneficiaries with starter packs
The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has empowered 96 of its beneficiaries, who had acquired skills in four trades, with starter packs to enable them start business.
Prepare for end of amnesty programme, Charles Dokubo tells beneficiaries
Presidential Adviser on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Professor Charles Dokubo, has advised the 30,000 beneficiaries of the scheme
Ex-agitators sue FG over stoppage of entitlements
Ex-agitators from the Niger Delta have sued the Federal Government for allegedly withholding their allowances since 2015.
Amnesty retools 3097 ex-militants, others with entrepreneurship
The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has empowered 2,187 in small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) .The beneficiaries are spread across Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta, Akwa Ibom, Ondo, Edo, Cross River, Abia and Imo states. Over 110 vendors and contractors were also engaged in execution of business contracts and trades, including wood and carpentry, fish farming, commodity…
Akeredolu advocates expansion of PAP to curb Niger Delta unrest
Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has urged the federal government to continuously review and expand the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) to accommodate more youths, thereby curbing unrest in the Niger Delta. Speaking in Abuja at the weekend, Akeredolu solicited inclusion of some youths who were recently disarmed and granted amnesty by the state government.…