Tag: Presidential Amnesty Programme

Fed. Govt To Start Paying Ex-militants On Monday

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig-Gen. Paul Boroh (retd), has said ex-Niger Delta militants will start receiving their stipends on Monday. Boroh consequently appealed to the ex-militants in the region to shelve the planned protests scheduled to hold on[Read More…]

Presidency Begs Ex-militants Over 3 Months Delayed Allowance

Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (retd.), has urged ex-militants, enrolled under the scheme, not to be agitated over the delay in the payment of their stipends for three months. Boroh, the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, made the plea in an interview with[Read More…]

Lawmaker Urges FG To Rescue Stranded Students Of Presidential Amnesty Programme

A member of the House of Representatives, Sodoguwa Festus-Omoni (PDP) has urged the Federal Government to pay the tuition fees of stranded students under the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP). Festus-Omoni, who represents Ogba Federal Constituency in Bayelsa, said that the students were stranded because the Federal Government failed to pay[Read More…]

Nigerian Federal Government To Spend N63b On Niger Delta Militants

PM News reports that the Federal Government will spend N63.28 billion on former Niger Delta militants in 2014 as figures in the new budget reveal. Out of the amount, stipends and allowance for an estimated 30,000 militants will gulp N23.6 billion, about half of the N48billion spent on the militants[Read More…]