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21 Jan
One of the promises made to Nigerians by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari was to eradicate Boko Haram insurgency and other form of insurrections in the country within months of his presidency.
26 Jul 2022
The Human Rights Institute of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA-HRI) has challenged President Muhammed Buhari to immediately tackle insecurity across the country, which is his constitutional responsibility as president and commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
15 Apr 2022
Global rights group, Amnesty International, has said eight years after the abduction of 276 Chibok schoolgirls by Boko Haram, more than 1,500 Nigerian school children have been abducted by armed groups.
23 Nov 2021
Africa's trailblazing Nobel laureate in literature, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday, said Nigeria has reached a stage “where a series of town hall meetings should be organised to ask ourselves...
9 Mar 2021
A Nigerian military airstrike at Sambisa Forest, Borno State killed about 10 Chibok schoolgirls, according to a new book. The book - Bring Back Our Girls: The Untold Story of the Global Search for Nigeria’s Missing Schoolgirls - written by Joe Parkinson and Drew Hinshaw was published in March 2021. Drew Hinshaw was a correspondent for…
29 Jan 2021
The father of one of the Nigerian schoolgirls abducted in the northern town of Chibok said his daughter has escaped from the camp of Boko Haram, BBC reports on Friday. The father told the BBC that he has spoken to his daughter, amid unconfirmed reports that an unknown number of the girls had escaped from…
19 Jul 2018
Former President of Mauritius, Prof. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, yesterday met with some parents of Chibok and Dapchi schoolgirls in Lagos.The closed door meeting was convened by the Chief Executive Officer CEO) of the Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF), Mrs. Aisha Muhammed Oyebode.
23 Jun 2018
Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima has said many Nigerians still believe that the Chibok schoolgirls' abduction of April 14, 2014, is conspiracy theory cooked up to embarrass former president, Goodluck Jonathan.
14 Apr 2018
For the parents and guardians of the remaining Chibok schoolgirls still in Boko Haram captivity, it has been a torturous four years no one but they alone could feel bitter about.And for the parents of Leah Sharibu, the sole remaining captive from the Dapchi abduction by the insurgents...
22 Mar 2018
The Federal Government yesterday explained that the release of 104 out of the 110 Dapchi schoolgirls abducted last month by the Boko Haram sect was secured through back-channel...
15 Sep 2017
The Federal Government yesterday granted scholarship to the 106 Chibok schoolgirls so far released by the Boko Haram insurgents.The girls, who were abducted while writing their West African Certificate Examinations (WASC), are expected to study at the American University of Nigeria....
17 Jun 2017
For her outstanding work on the story of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls in Borno State, Chibok’s girls: A glimpse of the stolen, the Supervising Producer, CNN Africa, Stephanie Busari, has received the prestigious Gracie Award in the United States of America.


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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied a story alleging that its Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, issued a directive at variance with the approved guidelines of the commission to distort Abia governorship election results collation.
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© Pacifique Akilimali/Maryam Abu Hassan – Poet Pacifique Akilimali of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Nigerian peace activist and poet Maryam Abu Hassan. New York, USA, 21 March 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/“Across identities and differences…  over countries and continents… it is not hard to choose peace.” These lines are from a new poem created to…
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State has rejected the result validating the election of the New Nigerian People’s Party’s (NNPP) Abba Yusuf as governor-elect.
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The United States Consulate in Nigeria has said it will place visa restrictions on Nigerians responsible for election violence that undermined the democratic process during Saturday’s gubernatorial and state assembly elections. The Consulate disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, stating that it is deeply troubled by the disturbing acts of violence, voter intimidation, and…
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Gov. Ademola Adeleke of Osun on Tuesday said that the state will soon enact disability law to cater for the needs of people living with disabilities. Adeleke said this during the distribution of support materials to people with disabilities in Osogbo. The governor said his administration would review the legal framework as it affects the…