Tag: Amnesty

tosin adesinaDecember 16, 2018

Since when did the Nigerian Army become afraid of UNICEF?

On Friday, December 14, 2018,  the Nigerian Army through the theatre command, operation Lafiya Dole which co-ordinates its North East ...

tosin adesinaJune 6, 2018

Illegal dismissal of Bolulere Opukiri, Inihebe Effiong to drag FG to court

The last has not been heard of the dismissal of Bolulere Opukiri a staff of the federal government amnesty office. ...

tosin adesinaFebruary 9, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Why does Okorocha think he has the right to put his politics over people’s lives?

January 1, 2018, the sleepy town of Omoku a community in the northern part of Rivers state which also doubles ...

AzeezNovember 4, 2017

Foreign amnesty students not being owed by the FG – Boroh

Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta/Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Office, Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh, said beneficiaries of the offshore programme ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2017

FG, PANDEF agree on amnesty, modular refineries

National coordinator of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Edwin Clark has said the forum and the Federal Government agreed on ...

EditorJuly 25, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: NASS should review Buhari’s Boko Haram Amnesty for possible impeachment

by Peregrino Brimah As an addendum to my earlier article, “IMPEACHABLE: Did National Assembly Assent Buhari’s Amnesty Program For Boko ...

EditorJuly 24, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: Impeachable – Did the National Assembly assent Buhari’s Amnesty Program for Boko Haram terrorists?

by Peregrino Brimah In the news, the Nigerian army announced the transfer of a further 43 surrendered Boko Haram terrorists to ...

AzeezJuly 14, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Osinbajo holds closed door meeting with Dogara, Reps | PDP offers ‘amnesty’ to Sheriff, others | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. Presidency orders suspended NHIS boss’ probe – YNaija Osinbajo holds closed door ...

AzeezJuly 14, 2017

PDP offers ‘amnesty’ to Sheriff, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it would grant “amnesty” to members who participated in the crisis that slowed ...

AzeezJuly 11, 2017

Bill seeking amnesty for treasury looters immoral, unconstitutional – Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has condemned a bill in the House of Representatives seeking amnesty for treasury looters. The ...

EditorJuly 7, 2017

Amnesty and 2 other measures for Badoo-to-Better

The Akinwunmi Ambode Government of Lagos has promised to swoop on the members of the cult and rid the entire Lagos ...

AzeezJune 28, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. I’M READY TO SUBMIT MYSELF IF I’M DECLARED WANTED – ...

AzeezMay 6, 2017

Buhari releases additional N35bn for amnesty programme

The Federal Government has released additional N35bn for the amnesty programme of ex-militants in the Niger Delta region. Senior special ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 28, 2016

Provide information on cultists, get automatic employment – Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos says his government is ready to offer automatic employment to anyone with useful information on the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 13, 2016

Militants blowing up pipelines are criminals – Edwin Clark

An Ijaw leader Chief Edwin Clark has labeled Niger Delta militants who blow up oil installations criminals, according to The ...

AzeezNovember 9, 2016

Bakassi militants surrender, beg for amnesty

Members of the Bakassi Strike Force have extended an olive branch to the Department of State Security, stating that they ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 23, 2016

2,000 cultists surrender, join Rivers amnesty programme

The amnesty declared for cult members, kidnappers and armed robbers by the government of Rivers has yielded fruits as over ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 3, 2016

Buhari should grant presidential pardon, amnesty to treasury looters – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to grant treasury looters presidential pardon to ensure quick recovery of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 30, 2016

Amnesty: 900 surrender illegal weapons in Benue

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Monday said that no fewer than 900 people had surrendered over 700 illegally ...

Isime EseneAugust 25, 2016

Roundup: All the ways Biafra agitators have ramped up in the past week

by Roqeebah Olaoniye While the rest of the country might have been focused on other things, a lot has been going ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 31, 2016

FG to start paying ex-militants from Monday

The Federal Government has agreed to start paying ex-militants on Monday in line with the amnesty programme. The Special Adviser ...

Isime EseneJuly 20, 2016

Opinion: Amnesty or not, the Niger Delta question must be addressed

by Usman Alabi The spate of militant activities in the Niger Delta has increased, no thanks to the activities of ...

AzeezJuly 19, 2016

Buhari should adopt Yar’Adua’s amnesty template – Niger Delta group

President Muhammadu Buhari has been implored to adopt the amnesty template used by former President Umar Yar’Adua. The advice is ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 11, 2016

‘To avoid future emasculation of the National Assembly, presiding officers need immunity’ – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representative, Yakubu Dogara, over the weekend, questioned the method used by the Economic and Financial ...

Mazi EmekaJune 25, 2016

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Wike may give amnesty to cultists

In a bid to curtail the excesses of criminals, Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday, disclosed that his government ...

Mazi EmekaJune 21, 2016

Ex-militants to FG: ‘Why you shouldn’t negotiate with Avengers’

Former militants operating under the aegis of the National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-Agitators (NCNDE-A), on Monday, called on the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 10, 2016

Militants to FG: ‘Reclaim oil-rich Bakassi from Cameroon’

Again, another militant group has emerged with demands for the Federal Government. This time, over 600 militants belonging to a ...

Mazi EmekaMay 30, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers: Amnesty boss meets with ex-militants (PHOTOS)

As the spate of violence in the Niger Delta region continue to increase, the Special Adviser to the President on ...

Mazi EmekaMay 28, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove the conversation today

Here are the stories that shaped conversation today. 1) Amnesty boss relocates to the Niger Delta Creek In a bid to ...

Mazi EmekaMay 28, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers: Amnesty boss ‘relocates’ to the creeks

Brigadier General P.T. Boroh (Rtd), the special adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Niger Delta Presidential ...

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