Niger-Delta amnesty; payments to former Niger Delta militants resume
Payments of cash stipends to former militants agreed under a 2009 amnesty in the country’s Niger Delta oil hub has resumed, an official said on Thursday.
“Two months of the ex-militants stipends were paid yesterday. The rest of their stipends will be paid later in batches by the central bank (CBN),” said Piriye Kiyaramo, an officer in the Amnesty Office.
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