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22 Dec 2020
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says terrorists target schools for the abduction of vulnerable children to embarrass the government and inflict damage on the credibility of a nation.
20 Feb 2020
Mrs. Rebecca Sharibu, mother of Leah Sharibu, one of the abducted students of the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, yesterday pleaded with the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson...
18 May 2019
On February 19, 2018, Leah Sharibu was kidnapped along with 112 Dapchi girls in Yobe state. Leah’s refusal to renounce her faith in Christianity gave the insurgent group a reason to keep her in captivity. It is extremely sad to note that Leah has spent over 449 days in captivity with no proof that she…
14 May 2019
Leah Sharibu, the girl who refused to renounce her Christian faith to be freed from her captors- Boko Haram, is 16 years old today. Nigeria leaders in their numbers have showered tributes on Leah Sharibu, commending her doggedness and courage to hold on to the Christian faith at the expense of her life. She alongside…
14 Oct 2018
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…
6 Oct 2018
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,…
17 Aug 2018
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…
17 Aug 2018
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”.
16 Aug 2018
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…
30 May 2018
Today marks the 19thyear of our nascent democracy and the 3rdAnniversary of this administration. I am thankful to Almighty God for bringing us thus far.  This administration came at a time that Nigerians needed Change...
30 May 2018
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.
29 May 2018
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.

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