Monday, 20th March 2023
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23 Mar 2021
Three years and five weeks since her abduction in Dapchi, Yobe State, a United States-based group, US-Nigeria Law Group, has lamented the plight of the abandoned Dapchi “heroine Christian” schoolgirl
11 Mar 2021
Sir: From Chibok in Borno to Dapchi in Yobe, to Kankara in Katsina, Kagara in Niger and Jangebe in Zamfara, thousands of school pupils have been stolen.
24 Feb 2021
It is bad that schools are no longer safe in the country following the mass abduction of pupils from Chibok, Borno State in 2014, to Dapchi in Yobe, Kankara in Katsina and lately Kagara in Niger State.
19 Aug 2020
When the Chibok and Dapchi girls were abducted, what did you feel? Did you feel that these crazy Islamites had struck again? Or that this was a Northern problem- which self- respecting person
5 Mar 2020
Jihadists have killed five policemen in an attack on a northern Nigerian town where more than 100 schoolgirls were abducted two years ago, residents said Thursday. Fighters aligned to Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in four trucks fitted with machine guns stormed Dapchi town in northeastern Yobe State late on Wednesday, sparking intense fighting…
5 Mar 2020
Suspected Boko Haram terrorists in gun trucks have attacked Dapchi, Yobe State, forcing many residents to flee for safety into nearby bushes. Our correspondent gathered that some of the residents had alerted the military before the insurgents targeted the Dapchi military post along Gashua road. The town was attacked on February 19, 2018, by insurgents…
12 May 2019
Leah Sharibu will clock 16 on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. On that day, Leah would have spent 449 days in Boko Haram captivity. Leah is the only Christian girl still in captivity after her abduction on February 19, 2018. She was 14 years when she was abducted by Boko Haram terrorists from Government Girls’ Science…
26 Apr 2019
If there is anything like social kinetics, Madam Obiageli Katryn Ezekwesili stands not only as a living example, but personification of same. She crept into the country’s polity like quicksilver and waltzed through as a returnee native eager to impact the nation with learned ideals and internalised convictions.     She began her romance with Nigeria’s…
20 Apr 2019
Catholic Bishop of Nnewi, Hilary Okeke, has raised hope on the fate of the abducted Chibok and Dapchi schoolgirls in the North East, particularly Miss Leah Shuaibu. He assured that the bishops were not relenting in efforts to recover the girls, some of whom have spent five years in captivity. According to him, the Catholic…
12 Apr 2019
Senate yesterday charged the Federal Government to urgently facilitate the release of Leah Sharibu, a female student of Science Secondary School, Dapchi in Yobe State still in Boko Haram’s captivity. A splinter group of Boko Haram terrorists had on February 19, 2018 abducted 115 girls from the school, but released 109 a month after, saying…
10 Feb 2019
Leah’s father, Nathaniel Sharibu couldn’t confirm to The Guardian as he alleged that he was barred from talking to the press...
4 Jan 2019
No fewer than seven million Nigerians have been displaced and are in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of the protracted activities of the Boko Haram insurgents, in northeastern Nigeria. This was disclosed in a recent report by the UN humanitarian coordination office, OCHA, as it prepares to provide life-saving emergency assistance to the…


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WASHINGTON DC, United States of America, 20 March 2022, /African Media Agency/- Africa Fintech Summit is pleased to announce Prosper Africa as a Gold Sponsor for Africa Fintech Summit in 2023 to be held in Washington DC on the 12th April 2023 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Prosper Africa is the U.S. Government initiative to…
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The Apex Igbo Socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has urged Federal Government to intervene into what it described as “ethnic profiling of the Igbo in Lagos State” since 2023 election began.
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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has announced that the 20 per cent salary increment for civil servants in the state should take effect immediately.
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Tells PDP Candidates to submit required documents for legal battle within 72 hours The National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, has kicked against the results of the just-concluded Imo state House of Assembly elections which took place on Saturday. Speaking to Journalists in Abuja on Monday, Anyanwu rejected the results in…
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Francis Nwifuru, has been declared the winner of the governorship election in Ebonyi State. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returning officer, Prof. Charles Igwe, announced on Monday that Nwifuru polled a total of 199,131 votes in the state gubernatorial election. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Ifeanyi Odii,…