Nigerian Govt to Spend Billions on Ex-Militants in 2013

The government plans to spend billions of naira on ex-militants in the Niger Delta as part of the amnesty programme.

A group of Niger Delta militants

  • Nigeria:  FG to Spend N35 Billion On Ex-Militants Next Year

    Daily Trust, 21 November 2012

    The Federal government will spend the sum of N35 billion on ex-militants in the Niger Delta as part of the amnesty programme, presidential aide on amnesty, Kingsley Kuku, has said. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Amnesty - Ex - Militants Call for Kuku's Sack Over Entitlements

    This Day, 14 November 2012

    The association of 22 documented ex-Niger Delta Militants has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to sack his Special Adviser on the Niger Delta, Mr Kingsley Kuku over ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Reps Query Amnesty Chief Over Budget Spending

    Daily Trust, 15 November 2012

    The House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta yesterday queried the Presidential Adviser on Niger Delta, Kingsley Kuku, over what lawmakers said was his inability to ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ex-Militants Urge Uduaghan to Sign Anti-Terrorism Bill

    Vanguard, 12 November 2012

    Ex-militants, under the aegis of Niger Delta Liberation Force, NDLF, have asked Delta State governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, to sign into law, the Anti-Terrorism/Kidnapping Bill, ... read more »