Chibok girls: Six years of deferred hope
It’s been six years and some days since the Chibok schoolgirls were abducted in Borno State by terrorists. Indeed, it has been six years of tireless campaigns for their freedom amid promises to bring the remaining 112 girls back home.
Government using other means to secure Chibok girls’ release, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared that his administration was using backroom channels to secure the release of the Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorist elements in 2014.
Kukah, Uche make case for Chibok girls, Leah Sharibu
Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, and the Prelate of the Methodist Church (Nigeria), Dr. Samuel Uche, have lamented that the Chibok girls and Leah Sharibu are still in the hands of their captors while another Christmas is celebrated.
Islamic groups harps on girl child development
A faith based Non Governmental Organization (NGO), Nurturing Fitrah Foundation (NFF) has engaged teenage girls in vocational and skill acquisition training as a way of bringing out their potentials...
You didn't offer help on Chibok girls, Jonathan counters former UK PM Cameron
Former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan said claims by former UK Prime Minister David Cameron that his government rejected help to rescue the abducted Chibok girls were untrue. "He (Cameron) never called me on the phone to offer any help," Jonathan said in a statement. "On the contrary, I am the one that reached out to…
Nigeria – Fuji House of Commotion
There seem to be no answers to the multiplicity of burgeoning questions on the state of the country, characterized by heightened security challenges, deep-seated ethnic distrust, lamentations, asphyxiating...
Families of Chibok girls feel 'utterly abandoned' by Nigeria - Isha Sesay
A journalist and former correspondent at CNN Isha Sesay said Nigeria and the world deserted the families of the Chibok 112 girls still in Boko Haram incarceration. "The families of the 112 girls feel abandoned," Sesay said during The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Thursday. "They feel utterly abandoned and forgotten by the world,…
Nigerian government says it does not know whereabouts of remaining Chibok girls
After more than five years Boko Haram terrorists kidnapped some Chibok schoolgirls, the Nigerian Government has said it has no idea about the location of the girls. "It is true that the government has no information on where the captives are held, otherwise it would have seized the location and recovered the girls using all…
Leah Sharibu and the Chibok girls
Two days ago, Leah Sharibu was 16. For her the birthday can only be remembered and filed away as quickly as possible in the recess of her mind. I am even imagining that her mien must be expressionless so as not to give anything away.
MURIC urges prayers for release of Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged faithful to pray for the release of Leah Sharibu and the remaining Chibok girls still in Boko Haram captivity. Its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, who made the appeal yesterday in a statement, stated: “We must admit that the continued stay of Leah Sharibu and the Chibok girls in…