Chibok Girls

10 years after, 5 pressing issues

It remains a national dent that 10 years ago - on April 14, 2014, over 200 schoolgirls were abducted from Government Girls’ Secondary School, Chibok. In the aftermath of this devastating event,
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(FILES) This picture taken on March 5, 2015 shows an aerial view of the burnt-out classrooms of a school in Chibok,in Northeastern Nigeria, from where Boko Haram Islamist fighters seized 276 teenagers on the evening of April 14, 2014. - A decade since Nigeria's most infamous mass abduction, almost 100 of the 276 girls seized from their school in Chibok by Boko Haram fighters are still thought to be in captivity. The anniversary of the April 14, 2014 attack comes during a resurgence of large-scale kidnappings, with no end in sight to the war that has killed more than 40,000 people in northeast Nigeria. (Photo by Sunday Aghaeze / AFP)

10 years after, the shame of Chibok lingers on govt

The fact that the Nigerian government was unable to intervene successfully in rescuing dozens of schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists from Government Secondary, Chibok, in Borno State remains a big shame,
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Chibok-girls. Photo:The Nation

21 Chibok girls returned with 34 kids

Ten years after the abduction of 276 teenagers from Chibok Girls Secondary School in Borno State, a report, at the weekend, revealed that 21 of the freed ladies returned with 34 children.
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Some of the recently released girls from Chibok wait in Abuja on May 8, 2017. The United Nations on May 8, 2017 welcomed the release of 82 Nigerian schoolgirls after years of Boko Haram captivity and appealed to their families and communities not to ostracize them. The teenage girls who were among more than 200 kidnapped in 2014 from the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, northeast Nigeria, northeast Nigeria, were freed on May 6, 2017 after a prisoner swap agreed with the Islamist group. / AFP PHOTO / STEFAN HEUNIS

CAN demands rescue of remaining Chibok girls

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), on Saturday demanded the release of the remaining Chibok girls from captivity 10 years after.
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This screengrab taken on May 12, 2014, from a video of Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram obtained by AFP shows girls, wearing the full-length hijab and praying in an undisclosed rural location. Nigeria's government on MAy 17, 2017 said another Chibok girl was free, having escaped from Boko Haram Islamists more than three years after being kidnapped with more than 200 classmates. / AFP PHOTO / BOKO HARAM / HO

10 years on, CAN seeks release of remaining Chibok girls 

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on the Federal Government to mobilise all available resources, relevant security agencies, and collaborate with international partners to secure the release of the remaining Chibok
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In this video grab made on January 15, 2018 from a video released the same day by Islamist militants group Boko Haram shows at least 14 of the schoolgirls abducted from the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok in April 2014. The jihadists seized 276 students from the Government Girls Secondary School in the mostly Christian town in Borno state on April 14, 2014, triggering global condemnation. / AFP PHOTO / BOKO HARAM / Handout

Chibok girls abduction: Remembering 10 years of forgotten tragedy

Today, April 14, 2024, is the 3639th day of the infamous abduction of Nigerian school girls. In one fell swoop, 276 of them, mostly Christian female, aged between 16 and 18, were
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This screengrab taken on May 12, 2014, from a video of Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram obtained by AFP shows girls, wearing the full-length hijab and praying in an undisclosed rural location. Nigeria's government on MAy 17, 2017 said another Chibok girl was free, having escaped from Boko Haram Islamists more than three years after being kidnapped with more than 200 classmates. / AFP PHOTO / BOKO HARAM / HO

Because we didn’t atone for Chibok

Close to 10 years after the gruesome abductions of 276 female students at Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria has become a notorious destination for crimes of mass abductions, especially of
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