Tag: Chibok School girls

Haruna Yahaya 35, From Potiskum Yobe State, Mastermind of Chibok Girls Kidnap, Jailed For 15 Years

A Nigerian court has jailed a Boko Haram militant involved in the 2014 kidnapping of the Chibok girls. Haruna Yahaya, 35, is the first member of the group to be sentenced for playing a part in the mass abduction. The former trader, who confessed to his role in taking the[Read More…]

Sad News: Some of The Remaining Chibok Girls Unwilling To Leave Their Captors According To This Report

More than a third of almost 300 female students abducted by Islamic militants from a school in Nigeria two-and-a-half years ago appear unwilling to leave their captors, a community leader has said. Nigeria’s government is negotiating the release of 83 of about 190 girls from the the remote town of[Read More…]

#BringBackOurGirls Abducted Chibok School Girls Released By Boko Haram

Twenty one of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist Boko Haram insurgents in April 2014 has been released to the Nigerian government, a government source told SaharaReporters. The sources disclosed that the girls were picked up by military helicopter from Banki area of Borno state where Boko[Read More…]

Ahmad Salkida: Why Chibok Girls Freedom Continues As Mirage

By Ahmad Salkida The biographer of “Muhammadu Buhari: The challenge of leadership in Nigeria,” Professor John Paden, revealed that the leadership of Boko Haram demanded 5 billion Euros as ransom for the release of the abducted girls, based on today’s exchange rate this comes to about 1.7 trillion Naira. Lai[Read More…]

Military Authorities Say Swapping Abducted Chibok girls Is A Political Decision

The military says only the political authorities can decide on the demand by Boko Haram insurgents for exchange of the abducted Chibok girls with the sect’s detained members. The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt-General Abayomi Olonishakin, stated this while addressing State House correspondents Monday fter a workshop organised for chief[Read More…]

Are The Abducted Chibok Girls Dead? UNHRC Confirms 200 Kidnapped Girls Murdered By Islamic Group

by Infobae America, Article is translated from Spanish The kidnapping of 200 Nigerian girls by the extremist group Boko Haram a year ago could have a sad ending. Tuesday, the head of the UN Human Rights Commission, Raad Zeid al Hussein, stated that the militia fighters [Boko Haram] murdered the people[Read More…]

Bring Back Our Girls Campaigners Write Chadian President

For Immediate Release On the 3rd of December, 2014, the Abuja BringBackOurGirls family staged a protest to the Chadian Embassy in continuation of our long drawn advocacy to seek for the rescue of the 219 Chibok girls still in Boko Haram custody. Not satisfied with the response of the Ambassador[Read More…]

77 Girls Now Identified In Boko Haram Video By Parents #BringBackOurGirls

By CNN A spokesman for the Borno State Governor has said parents, students and teachers have now identified 77 of the girls shown in the video, released Monday by Agence France-Presse, in which the dreaded Boko Haram sect showed some of the abducted girls. “Remember, I also said that on[Read More…]

Femi Fani-Kayode: Chibok Affair, The Emerging & Uncomfortable Facts

Now that the operational leadership and visible face of Boko Haram, in the person of the filth called Mr.  Abubakar Shekau (aka Darul Tawheed), has finally admitted that they were responsible for the abduction of hundreds of our school girls and that they intend to ‘’sell them in the market [Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: World Economic Forum In The Shadow Of Chibok

The African edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) began yesterday in Abuja but not many Nigerians care since our people are being treated as some families would treat their eccentric relations that have to be locked out of view when important visitors come calling. It beggars belief that our[Read More…]