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21 Mar 2018
Nigeria's main opposition party Wednesday accused the country's government of staging the abduction and eventual release of the Dapchi schoolgirls to score political points. The girls were kidnapped from Government Girls Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State, on 19 February, in a raid President Muhammadu Buhari described as a "national disaster." The government…
21 Mar 2018
The Federal Government said a total of 106 abducted persons, comprising 104 Dapchi schoolgirls, one other girl and a boy were freed by insurgents in the early hours of Wednesday. Briefing journalists in Maiduguri, the Minister of Info and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said all the 106 persons were freed unconditionally, contrary to reports in…
21 Mar 2018
Negotiations through a back-channel led to the release of 101 Dapchi girls and a boy, the Nigerian government said Wednesday. The girls were among the 110 snatched by suspected Boko Haram insurgents from their School on February 19. They were released around 3: 00 am on Wednesday, Nigeria's minister of information Lai Mohammed said. "The…
21 Mar 2018
Boko Haram jihadists have released 76 of the 110 schoolgirls who were abducted from the northeastern town of Dapchi in February, the government said in a statement on Wednesday.
21 Mar 2018
The Nigerian Army said it was yet to confirm the report that the students of Government Girls Secondary Technical School in Dapchi, Yobe state have been released. Reports as it that the students who were abducted by the Boko Haram terrorists have been released. According to the report, the girls were brought and dumped in…
21 Mar 2018
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has dismissed the Amnesty International (AI) report indicting security forces over the abduction of the 110 students of Government Girls Secondary Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, in Yobe State by Boko Haram terrorists. The global agency had on Monday said security agencies were alerted but reportedly failed to respond. But in a…
20 Mar 2018
Nigeria's military was on Tuesday accused of ignoring repeated warnings about the movements of Boko Haram fighters before they kidnapped 110 schoolgirls in the country's restive northeast.
19 Mar 2018
Nigeria is in dire straits, especially from a security perspective. Everyday that passes, it looks like things are falling apart and the centre is finding it difficult to hold.
14 Mar 2018
Nigeria's president, in a visit to the country's troubled northeast, on Monday predicted success in what he described as relentless efforts to release more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.
14 Mar 2018
The House of Representatives has lamented the inability of security agencies to avert the abduction of the 110 students of the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State.
13 Mar 2018
The Bring Back Our Girls group on Tuesday accused the Nigerian government of "incompetence and carelessness" for the seizure of 110 girls by Boko Haram from their hostel in the restive northeast.
8 Mar 2018
“I saw them with my own eyes. They blocked school gates so we tried to climb over the fence. There were three cars at the gate and they asked us to get in, saying they would help us. Some of us went in and some of us refused. The gunmen shot at the gate and were firing into the air.

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