Presidential Amnesty Programme
Militant group seeks transfer of presidential amnesty programme to COS’ office
A Niger Delta militant group, the Joint Revolutionary Council (JRC) has demanded that the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) be transferred to the office of the Chief of Staff (COS) to the President
Stakeholders laud Dokubo for steps to develop Niger Delta
Stakeholders in the Niger Delta have lamented that successive coordinators of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) neglected the development of the region...
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
I won’t allow illegality In Amnesty Programme, says Dokubo
Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, has said that though he observed distortions in the PAP structure on assumption of office, he has maintained zero tolerance for any form of illegality.
Edo group moves against Amnesty boss over alleged neglect
The Benin National Congress (BNC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the immediate and unconditional dissolution of the Prof. Charles Dokubo management team...
Nigeria to establish fish processing company, train 2,500 youths
The National Development Program for the establishment of industrial fishing and associated seafood production in Nigeria is set to take off through a joint venture with a group of local and international partners. A delegation of the Federal Government is set to depart for Greece and Costa Rica on a facility inspection as part of…
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…
Ex-militants vow to resist protests against NDDC, PAP
Former militant leaders have vowed to resist further protests against Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Professor Nelson Brambaifa and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Professor Charles Dokubo. The ex-militant leaders who convened at Yenagoa, Bayelsa State yesterday, also condemned calls for Dokubo’s sack. Spokesman of the group, Kalaiti…
Reps to probe alleged fraud in Amnesty Programme
The House of Representatives has resolved to set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate alleged fraudulent activities in the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP).
IYC urges Buhari to appoint youth as NDDC boss
Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a youth as the next managing director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). President of IYC, Eric Omare, made the plea yesterday in Warri during a meeting with some community youth leaders from Edo and Delta states. The IYC president claimed that the struggles…