Tag: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

FG to grant amnesty to inmates who willingly return to prison after they escaped during the Imo jailbreak

The Minister of Interior Affairs, Rauf Aregbesola, says the Federal government is willing to grant amnesty to inmates who voluntarily return to prison after they were...

“Bandits won’t surrender if they don’t feel safe”

Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi has said bandits will not let go of their arms if they are not assured of their safety and rehabilitation.   Gumi said this on Wednesday,...

No more amnesty for criminals

Governor Samuel Ortom has stated that his government will no longer grant amnesty to criminals unless they come back and beg for forgiveness.  The Benue state Governor...

Blanket amnesty may breed a new form of criminality

Senator representing Borno south, Ali Ndume has stated that granting blanket amnesty to bandits as suggested by prominent Islamic cleric Sheikh Gumi may breed a new set...

”We will not succumb to blackmail tactics”- President Buhari warns bandits, asks state governors to stop granting them amnesty

President Buhari has described the latest abduction of hundreds of students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara State as inhumane and totally...

Before we talk of amnesty, there should be clear evidence that there’s a sincere repentance

Former Catholic archbishop of Abuja Archdiocese, John Onaiyekan has stated that amnesty should only be granted when there is clear evidence of repentance.    Onaiyekan...

Amnesty International strips Alexei Navalny of ‘prisoner of conscience’ status over his comments comparing Immigrants to cockroaches

Russian opposition leader, Alexei Navalny has been stripped of his “prisoner of conscience” status by Human rights group, Amnesty International after it says...

Give bandits blanket amnesty – Sheik Gumi tells FG

Popular Islamic scholar, Sheikh Gumi, has said for insecurity in Nigeria to be tackled, the Federal government needs to consider giving bandits willing to make peace...

Criticizing Zamfara state governor for granting amnesty to repentant bandits is unfair –Lai Mohammed says

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says it is unfair for Nigerians to criticize Zamfara state governor who has chosen the option to grant amnesty to...

ICC, Amnesty International and other foreign organizations mostly rely on fake news, they are putting the security of Nigeria in jeopardy

Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture has accused the International Criminal Court (ICC), Amnesty International and other foreign organizations of...