View Full Version : Nigeria resumes payments to former Niger Delta militants: official

01-05-2017, 07:21 AM
Nigeria has resumed payments of cash stipends to former militants agreed under a 2009 amnesty in the country's Niger Delta oil hub, 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 (central bank) CBN," said Piriye Kiyaramo, an officer in the Amnesty Office.