Tag: Abducted Chibok girls

General Danjuma Expresses Support To Rescued Chibok Girls

The Chairman of the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative, General TY Danjuma has expressed the commitment of the PCNI to the well-being and rehabilitation of the 21 Chibok girls released yesterday. Gen. Danjuma, who also doubles as the Chairman of the Presidential Committee On Victims Support Fund has said[Read More…]

Bring Back Our Girls Campaigners Embark On Marches To The Presidency Over Abducted Chibok Girls

A statement released today by the advocacy group for the missing Chibok girls, Bring Back Our Girls, states that the group will from Monday August 22nd commence actions that will compel the Federal government and international community to take decisive measures towards the rescue of the kidnapped Chibok school girls.[Read More…]

Abducted Chibok girls Worth More Than Oil, Says Ibe Kachikwu

Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum, says the recovery of over 200 missing school girls from Government Secondary School, Chibok, is more important than protection of oil facilities in the Niger Delta. Speaking to Richard Quest on CNN’s Quest Means Business on Monday night, Kachikwu said it is not[Read More…]

Parents of Abducted Girls Want Buhari To Swap Chibok girls For Boko Haram Detainees

The BringBackOurGirls group and the parents of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls on Sunday demanded that the Federal Government swap detained Boko Haram members for the girls who have been in captivity for over two years. This followed the video of the girls released by the sect on Sunday. Boko Haram[Read More…]

Abducted Women And Girls Forced To Join Boko Haram Attacks According To Amnesty International Reports

At least 2,000 women and girls have been abducted by Boko Haram since the start of 2014 and many have been forced into sexual slavery and trained to fight, said Amnesty International on the first anniversary of the abduction of the Chibok school girls. Based on nearly 200 witness accounts,[Read More…]

Simon Kolawole: A Peace Deal Long Overdue

Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education and a leading figure in the Bring Back Our Girls movement, called me on Friday afternoon, clearly desperate to hear some good news about the Chibok schoolgirls. She had heard that the girls, kidnapped by Boko Haram since April, were about to be[Read More…]

FG, Boko Haram Ceasefire Agreement Was Brokered By Chadian President, Idris Deby

  President of Chad, Idris Déby was contacted by Islamic group Boko Haram to broker the ceasefire deal with the Government of Nigeria. The letters were said to have  been rechecked with global intelligence bodies who are familiar with the  internal workings of the insurgents. TheCable reports. On confirming that the[Read More…]

One Abducted Chibok Girl Found In Mubi Bush

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo After the hoax caused by the Nigerian Military on Tuesday with news of the return of some of the abucted Chibok girls, one of the girls has been confirmed found. The girl named Susan, was found by the police in the early hours of wednesday in Mubi, Adamawa State, two[Read More…]

Nobody Is In A Position To Give The President Of Nigeria An Ultimatum – Abati Tells Northern Elders

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati has said that the northern elders forum on the condition for its support for president Jonathan is predicated on bringing back the abducted Chibok girls is misguided and misadvised. In a statement in Abuja yesterday, Dr Abati said[Read More…]

Jonathan Assures Malala Of Rescuing Abducted Schoolgirls

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan said Monday in Abuja that the notion that the Federal Government has not been doing enough to find and rescue the abducted Chibok girls, is very wrong and misplaced. Speaking at an audience with Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani Girl-Child Education Campaigner, President Jonathan said that the[Read More…]