Bring Back Our Girls
Conversations On Feminism As An Upshoot Of Cultural Trends
Feminism, like a lot of concepts, has gained widespread acceptance with time. There was a time the mere mention of the word would trigger feral reactions. Today, more women are proud to be referred to as feminists, a term whose origin is credited to the Utopian socialist, Charles Fourier. It hasn't always been this way…
Chibok Girls: Five years of unfulfilled promise
The story of the ‘Chibok Girls,’ which has curiously migrated from anxiety to sorrow, has now reached a denouement – of fear and gloom after five years...
BBOG marks Chibok Girls fifth year anniversary in Lagos
The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement, a loose coalition of individuals and organisations advocating for the rescue and rehabilitation of the Chibok girls, on Sunday, April 14, marked a tragic milestone, as it celebrated the fifth year anniversary of the girls abduction. In this light, members of the movement in Lagos paid a courtesy…
Police disrupts BBOG protest to Aso Rock
The protest staged by members of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) advocacy group on Wednesday was halted by the Nigerian Police. Members of the group were marching on Nigeria's presidential villa on Wednesday when the security officials stopped them. The group said in a statement that President Muhammadu Buhari has done little to give…
'Bring Back Our Girls' blames government failures for Dapchi kidnap
The Bring Back Our Girls group on Tuesday accused the Nigerian government of "incompetence and carelessness" for the seizure of 110 girls by Boko Haram from their hostel in the restive northeast.
If we want to change our country, we have 15 lessons to learn from BBOG (II)
The criticisms that the movement was facing were the exact same they have always faced, only this time Buhari’s supporters had taken the place of Jonathan’s supporters.
Stop acting like opposition party, FG tells BBOG
The Federal Government has urged the Bring Back Our Girls Group (BBOG) to limit itself to advocacy activities instead of acting like an opposition party.
‘Draconian laws are only made and enforced on poor Nigerians’
I talk to people and tell them not to take laws into their hands, as this should be left to security agencies. Recently, I heard that a boy stole a bucket from a neighbourhood.
Police, pro-Buhari group stop BBOG march to presidential villa
Officers of the Nigeria Police and a pro-Buhari group yesterday prevented the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) protesters from marching to the Presidential Villa in Abuja.