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8 Mar 2018
I am compelled to write this open letter concerning a matter of utmost national import, to wit:- the abhorrent and systematic capture of part of our national treasure, specifically, the recurring and unconscionable kidnapping of the country’s school-aged girls in dastardly fashion.
6 Mar 2018
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, and second, as farce -Karl Marx On Monday, February 19, 2018, Boko Haram insurgents invaded Government Girls Science Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe state, abducting 110 of the 906 student population. It was yet another tragic day for a nation that is yet to get over a similar incident…
3 Mar 2018
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed dismay over the security lapses in Nigeria, which it said led to the abduction of 110 Dapchi schoolgirls...
3 Mar 2018
The Federal Government yesterday said it has extended the ongoing search for the 110 girls abducted from the Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, Yobe State, to the neighbouring countries.
3 Mar 2018
A human rights activist, Mrs. Aisha Wakil, has claimed that a Boko Haram faction had contacted her to confirm it has the abducted schoolgirls. Mrs. Wakil, also known as Mama Boko Haram, who was a member of the Dialogue and Peaceful Resolution of Security Challenges Committee in the northern region set up during the President Goodluck Jonathan administration, told the…
3 Mar 2018
Renowned security expert, Ona Ekhomu has advised the Federal Government to set up a special task force to investigate and rescue the 110 schoolgirls kidnapped from Dapchi, Yobe State on February 19 by Boko Haram terrorists. The matrix organization, which should report to the National Security Adviser (NSA), should include credentialed and accomplished investigative personnel…
1 Mar 2018
It is a robust measure of how much the President Muhammadu Buhari government has lost credibility that the abduction of 110 pupils of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State has spawned conspiracy theories.
28 Feb 2018
The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) says it has deployed sorties and not 100 aircraft for the search of the abducted Dapchi school girls. NAF is reacting to some media reports that it had deployed 100 aircraft the rescue of the abducted school girls. AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, NAF spokesman, said in a statement on Wednesday that…
27 Feb 2018
The House of Representatives on Tuesday set up an ad hoc committee to visit Dapchi in Yobe to assess the issues surrounding recent abduction of 105 girls from a school in the community. The House also urged the Federal Government to guard against further abduction and insecurity in the North-East. This was sequel to a…
27 Feb 2018
Boko Haram's abduction of more than 100 schoolgirls in Dapchi, northeastern Nigeria, shows the Islamist group still has the ability and means to stage major attacks.
26 Feb 2018
A school in northeast Nigeria from where 110 girls disappeared after a Boko Haram attack will remain closed, the state government said on Monday, calling for tighter security.


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