Tag: Bring Back Our Girls

APC Chieftain, Amaechi’s ally wants activist, Aisha Yesufu arrested

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Eze Chukwuemeka Eze has called for the arrest of Nigerian activist Aisha Yesufu. Mr Eze in a statement expressed concern over the delay in the arrest of Aisha Yesufu, of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaign group. Eze Chukwuemeka Eze is an[Read More…]

Parents of Dapchi, Abducted Nigerian Girls Plan to Join Bring Back Our Girls campaign

Parents of schoolgirls newly abducted in northeastern Nigeria plan to join the Bring Back Our Girls movement that gained global prominence in a bid to win freedom for their girls, a community leader said on Friday, Reuters News Agency reports. Islamist militant group Boko Haram is suspected to have kidnapped[Read More…]

Buhari Has No Business Contesting in 2019 – #BringBackOurGirls Leader

  A leader of the #BringBackOurGirls movement, the highly vocal Aisha Yesufu has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari calling him a failure with respect to his handling of Boko Haram, the Chibok Girls, the Libya Girls and other issues in the country. He said the President has no business seeking reelection[Read More…]

Emir of Kano Says Members of the Northern Elites Trying To Cage Him

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has accused some members of the Northern elite of trying to cage him. The monarch made this claim while delivering a keynote speech at the Inaugural Annual Chibok Girls Lecture held in commemoration of the third anniversary of the abduction of over 200[Read More…]

BringBackOurGirls Group Announces Its Inaugural Chibok Girls Lecture In Abuja

  As part of activities to commemorate the third anniversary of the abduction of secondary school girls from Chibok, Borno State, #BringBackOurGirls has announced its inaugural Chibok girls lecture scheduled to take place on April 14, 2017 at the Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja. Themed ‘Where goes our[Read More…]

“Better Fight For Your Future” – Oby Ezekwesili Says NASS Collecting More Than N100 Billion Annually to Produce Comedy

A former Minister of Education and pioneer, Bring Back Our Girls, Obi Ezekwesili, has lamented the extravagant lifestyle of members of the National Assembly while calling on Nigerian youths to rise up and take their future in their hands. Ezekwesili questioned the amount being spent by the Senate and the[Read More…]

Buhari’s Daughter, Dismisses BBOG’s Allegations Over Franchise Infringement

The Africa Support and Empowerment Initiative (AFRISEI) has rejected allegations of franchise infringement by the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group, led by former Education Minister, Dr Oby Ezekwesili. This is contained in a statement co-signed by the President and Secretary of the NGO, Hajiya Hadiza Buhari-Bello, a daughter of[Read More…]

Buhari Meets With Released Chibok Girls

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria on Wednesday met with the 21 Chibok girls recently released by Boko Haram after over two years in captivity. Addressing the girls at the Presidential Villa, President Buhari acknowledged the hard times the girls faced throughout their period in captivity. He said it was a[Read More…]

People Want To Use #BringBackOurGirls To Fraudulently Raise Funds, Group Laments

The #BringBackOurGirls campaign has alerted the public that people who aren’t part of the group are out to us its name to fraudulently raise funds for Chibok girls. The group, in a statement on Monday, said, “we stumbled upon information of an event tagged “Official Inauguration and Signing of Memorandum[Read More…]

“No Nigerian Law Makes It A Crime To Demonstrate” – SERAP Petitions UN Over Police harassment of BBOG

A human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project,SERAP, says it has taken the Federal Government before the United Nations for what it termed the harassment of the #BringBackOurGirls protesters by the police. The group said in a statement on Sunday by its Senior Staff Counsel, Timothy Adewale, that[Read More…]