Where is Leah Sharibu?
When about 111 girls of Government Girls Science and Technology College were kidnapped from their hostels in Dapchi, Yobe State on February 19, their parents prayed that they return safe, healthy and quick. When the girls were released a little over a month after, their parents were relieved that the dark phase of their lives…
Buhari pledges to get back all Nigerians abducted by terrorists
President Muhammadu Buhari, said on Saturday that the Federal Government remained committed to getting back all Nigerians abducted by terrorists. Buhari made the commitment during the Passing Out Parade (POP) of 365 cadets of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna. The News Agency of Nigeria report that the president, who was the reviewing officer,…
Nigeria disputes UN's claim of ransom payment to terrorists
The Nigerian government Thursday denied that it paid ransom to a Boko Haram splinter group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) to secure the release of the Dapchi schoolgirls. The girls were kidnapped from their school on February 18. One of the girls, Leah Sharibu, is yet to be released for refusing to convert to…
UN says ‘large ransom’ paid to free Dapchi girls
In spite of Federal Government’s denial on multiple occasions, the United Nations (UN) has said that a splinter Boko Haram group that kidnapped the Dapchi girls was paid a “large ransom”.
Nigeria paid ' large ransom' to free Dapchi girls, UN says
In spite of Nigerian government denial on multiple occasions, the United Nations has said that a splinter Boko Haram group that kidnapped the Dapchi girls in February was paid a "large ransom". The girls were kidnapped from their school on February 18. One of the girls, Leah Sharibu, is yet to be released for refusing…
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.
Insurgency degrading accounted for Chibok, Dapchi girls release, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the degrading of Boko Haram insurgency led to the release of 106 Chibok and 104 Dapchi girls abducted by the insurgents.
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...
‘How kidnapping is affecting reading culture’
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Reading, Learning and Grow Literacy Organisation (RELEGLON), has condemned the kidnapping of school children in the country.