Thursday, 28th September 2023

Presidential Amnesty Programme

26 Oct 2019
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.
17 Oct 2019
Ex-agitators from the Niger Delta have sued the Federal Government for allegedly withholding their allowances since 2015.
24 Sep 2019
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...
27 Jun 2019
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…
19 Jun 2019
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…
10 May 2019
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…
9 May 2019
The House of Representatives has resolved to set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate alleged fraudulent activities in the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP).
29 Apr 2019
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…
26 Apr 2019
With the University of Africa, Toru-Orua, Bayelsa State set to celebrate its second Matriculation Ceremony on the 27th of April, 2019, one cannot but observe the steady and speedy growth of the university. It is a testimony to the tenacity and doggedness of the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson. The Governor and visitor of…
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…
19 Feb 2019
Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, has said that verbal missiles fired at him by opposition elements were expected, considering President Muhammadu Buhari’s rising popularity in the Niger Delta region. “The Niger Delta people are with President Buhari because they have been reaping from…
13 Nov 2018
Inhabitants of some communities ravaged by flood recently in the Niger Delta region smiled at the weekend, as the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) began distribution of foodstuff and other household items to ameliorate their plight. The week-long exercise kicked off last Saturday. A statement by PAP in Abuja had it that N90 million had already…


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