‘Public safety, security remain our primary duty’
Today marks the 19thyear of our nascent democracy and the 3rdAnniversary of this administration. I am thankful to Almighty God for bringing us thus far. This administration came at a time that Nigerians needed Change...
Arewa urges Buhari to probe corrupt serving public officers
The northern socio-cultural group, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has urged the Federal Government to turn its searchlight on serving members of the government who are neck-deep in corruption and prosecute them.
Bakare, Ezekwesili say government not doing enough
The message was clear. Rather than scale down agitations, the Federal Government must face unrelenting pressure until the Chibok girls and Dapchi girl Leah Sharibu, are released.
BBOG plans fourth anniversary of Chibok girls’ abduction
The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) advocacy group has said if the rest of the kidnapped Chibok girls were not released before Saturday, it would mark the fourth anniversary...
Dapchi girls reunite with parents
The schoolgirls kidnapped by the Boko Haram jihadist group in Dapchi, northeastern Nigeria, on February 19 and released this week were reunited with their families on Sunday, an AFP journalist saw.
Dapchi awaits release of Christian girl held by Boko Haram
Residents of the Nigerian town of Dapchi were hoping for the release of the last schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram, following encouraging indications from the authorities after the militants returned more than 100 youngsters they had seized. Her released schoolmates said the girl, Leah Sharibu, is a Christian who remained in captivity because she refused…
Buhari receives 107 released Dapchi students
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received the 107 Dapchi girls released by Boko Haram abductors in February, saying that the Federal Government was ready to rehabilitate and integrate repentant terrorist into the larger society. Speaking at a reception organized for the girls and two boys freed by the insurgents in the State House on Wednesday,…
Buhari vows to free the last captive Dapchi girl
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari promised on Friday to free the remaining Christian schoolgirl still held by Boko Haram, as he prepared to meet the other Dapchi students released by the Islamist militants.
APC tackles PDP over stance on abduction of Dapchi girls
The Federal Government yesterday tackled the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for alleging that the abduction and release of the Dapchi schoolgirls were stage-managed, saying such a position portrayed the opposition party as inhuman, insensitive and unpatriotic.
Dapchi girls: Of sham release and cynical citizenry
Between February 19, 2018 when the Dapchi schoolgirls were abducted by supposed Boko Haram insurgents and Wednesday, March 21, 2018, when the news broke that 101 of them had been released, I had offered perspectives on the incident in two articles. The first was titled: Chibok and Dapchi girls: The whoredom of Karma while the…