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Amnesty Office begins probe of erring contractors

  Clears accumulated debts of 104 verified contractors       By Davies Iheamnachor   PORT HARCOURT: The Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP office has launched investigations into fraudulent activities of some contractors engaged by the office to train and empower ex-militants. The office also dislcosed that it subsequently paid 104 contractors owed by the scheme, adding
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Amnesty denies FG’s seizure of N26bn PAP fund

By Davies Iheamnachor The Amnesty office has denied the report that the Federal Government seized N26 billion belonging to the Presidential Amnesty Programme, clarifying that the money was mopped up as part of the government’s financial process. PAP office said it was expecting FG to roll over the unspent N26bn balance of its 2020 budget
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Presidential Amnesty

N’Delta monarchs pledge support for new Amnesty boss

…Seek empowerment for ex-agitators Traditional rulers in the Niger Delta have declared their total support for the Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Colonel Milland Dixion Dikio (Rtd). They also agreed to work closely with him to realize his new vision for the PAP and achieve lasting peace in the region. The monarchs made
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Amnesty International and global rejection

By Peter Kayode Amnesty International has been in the news again, this time around, and its typical fashion of turning the truth on its head in pursuit of an often disjointed agenda aimed towards causing conflict in countries where they have their operations. The case of Nigeria is no different from other countries where Amnesty
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#EndSARS: Mother of alleged Lekki Tollgate shooting victim not his mother

Knocks as Presidency faults Amnesty on Lekki shootings

By Olasunkanmi Akoni, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Gabriel Ewepu & Luminous Jannamike The Presidency said Thursday Amnesty International does not run the country and was wrong in its report on the movement of soldiers from their barracks to Lekki Toll Gate, where peaceful #EndSARS protesters were shot at on Tuesday, October 20. Consequently, the Presidency, which rejected
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Algeria to vote on a constitution dismissed by protest movement

Algerians are set to vote Sunday in a constitutional referendum the government touts as heralding a “new republic”, but a long-running protest movement rejects the exercise as window-dressing. Observers see the constitution as the centrepiece of now-hospitalised President Abdelmadjid Tebboune’s strategy to neutralise the Hirak movement, which staged vast demonstrations last year and forced his
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