Amnesty Nigeria News
The Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to disregard efforts of some ill-willed persons who intend to make rubbish of the achievements of Amnesty Programme in the Niger Delta region.
Rights group, Amnesty International, has accused the Nigerian government of encouraging killers. The group says failure of govt to prosecute those responsible for killings is fueling rising insecurity across the country.
The Nigerian Army has raised alarm over plans by Amnesty International to publish damaging reports about it. This is also as several groups have accused the international body of plotting to destabilise the country.
Retired Brig Gen Paul Boroh, a former special adviser to the president on Niger Delta and coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PDP), says his sack was influenced by corrupt elements in the government of Buhari.
The new special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Niger Delta affairs and coordinator of the amnesty programme, Prof Charles Dokubo, has set up a review committee to take an initial look into its activities.
Mrs Ibinye Boroh, wife of the former coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Brig Gen Paul Boroh (Rtd), has debunked the rumour in the social media that nine million dollars was recovered from their house.