Thursday, 30th November 2023


19 Oct
Ahead of the November 11 governorship election in Bayelsa State, a socio-political group, Bayelsa Renaissance Movement (BRM) has cautioned the heads of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) to be apolitical and concentrate in discharging the mandates of their offices. BRM said by openly campaigning for one political party against the…
9 Aug
Beneficiaries under the Train, Employ, and Mentor Programme (TIEM) initiated by the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) office, has called on the office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) to help them recover the sum of N1.9billion allegedly deducted from trainees and beneficiaries of the programme. The N1.9 billion was alleged to have been deducted from…
3 Jul
The Interim Administrator of Presidential Amnesty Program (PAP) Major General Barry Ndiomu, has revealed that some ex-agitators have been using multiple bank accounts to claim the N65,000 monthly stipends given as amnesty package to ex-militants in the Niger Delta region.
14 Feb
Ex-agitators from the first, second and third phases of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) have called on security agencies to unmask and arrest persons blackmailing PAP’s Interim Administrator, Maj.-Gen. Barry Ndiomu.
8 Jan
Says Its Scholarship Programme Not Terminated The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), has expressed displeasure over a publication in an online platform, which described the programme as a cesspool of corruption.   The Interim Administrator of the PAP, Major General Barry Ndiomu (rtd), therefore called on publishers of the report to publish a retraction within seven…
6 Jan
The Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Maj.-Gen. Barry Ndiomu (rtd), has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for adequately funding the programme to deliver on its mandate. {ad}   Ndiomu gave the commendation in a media conference in Abuja.   According to him, the current administration under the leadership of President Buhari has done…
9 Dec 2022
The Strategic Communication Committee (SCC) of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has applauded the Federal Government for appointing PAP's Interim Administrator, Maj.-Gen. Barry Ndiomu, to head an 11-man special investigative panel on oil theft. Speaking in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Chairman of SCC and ex-agitator, Nature Kieghe Dumale, said the new assignment was an eloquent…
9 Dec 2022
The interim administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, (PAP) Retired Major-General Barry Tariye Ndiomu has disclosed plans by the Special investigative panel on oil theft and losses in Nigeria to embark on a thorough probe that will unravel not only the incidences of oil theft and losses but those behind the criminal enterprise.
7 Dec 2022
Some beneficiaries of Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) in Rivers State have held a protest at Amnesty office in Port Harcourt to demand their payment.


26 mins ago
As part of its $50M (fifty million United States Dollars) business investment in Nigeria, Otsuka Nigeria Nutraceuticals Company (ONNC), a subsidiary of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company Japan performed the ground-breaking ceremony for Pocari Sweat’s manufacturing factory in Sagamu, Ogun State Nigeria on 24th November 2023. Otsuka Pharmaceutical company, a publicly quoted business in Japan and one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the world has been in business for 102 years.
1 hour ago
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday visited frontline command posts in eastern and southern Ukraine, as local officials reported six killed in a spate of Russian air, rocket and artillery attacks.
2 hours ago
Popular bubble tea chain Yan Xi Tang has launched a Relief Tea Series, which features two drinks that are specifically designed to help ease menstrual discomfort. The drinks, the Red Sugar Menstrual Ginger Milk Tea and Red Sugar Menstrual Ginger Infusion, are both served warm and contain ingredients like ginger, red dates, and brown sugar,…
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Super Falcons of Nigeria thrash Cape Verde 5-0 in the 2024 WAFCON second round, first leg qualifier at the MKO Abiola stadium, Abuja on Thursday.
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The UN climate conference opened Thursday with nations urged to make faster cuts to planet-warming emissions and phase out fossil fuels as scepticism swirls over the oil-rich United Arab Emirates hosting the talks. The two-week-long negotiations in a vast exhibition venue in Dubai come at a pivotal moment, with emissions still climbing and the UN…
3 hours ago
HONG KONG SAR, 30 November 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Hantec, a leading global financial services provider, is proud to announce its recent acquisition of a new license from the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in Seychelles. This strategic move marks a significant milestone in Hantec’s mission to broaden its global reach and further solidify its position…
3 hours ago
Israel and Hamas extended their truce by another day on Thursday as Washington's top diplomat arrived to urge a more lasting break in the devastating conflict. The warring parties have agreed a pause in fighting to allow time for the militant group to release Israeli hostages in exchange for Palestinian prisoners. But international pressure is…
3 hours ago
The Hon. Minister of Works, Engr Dave Umahi, has disclosed that his ministry has received express approval from the presidency to commence federal roads construction/rehabilitation in Kogi State. He also outlined the modalities being explored to expedite the works without delay. Umahi spoke during a visit to him by the Kogi State Governor, His Excellency…
3 hours ago
China on Thursday hailed the late Henry Kissinger as an "old friend", paying tribute to a diplomat central to establishing ties between Beijing and Washington. Kissinger, a former US secretary of state whose unapologetic promotion of raw American power helped shape the post-World War II world, died Wednesday, his consulting firm said. The diplomat, who…
3 hours ago
The Delta State Police Command confirmed on Thursday the arrest of eight suspected kidnappers after its operatives foiled a planned kidnapping by the gang.