Tag: Chibok

Zulum receives another Chibok schoolgirl with her two children in Gwoza

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has received another Chibok Girl who presented herself to the Nigerian Army on Saturday in Gwoza Local Council.  The schoolgirl, identified as Hassana Adamu, alongside two children she birthed in captivity, was handed over to Governor Zulum by the Commander, 26 Taskforce Brigade, Brigadier General[Read More…]

Breaking: Another Chibok girl has been rescued from captivity

Another Chibok girl has been rescued from captivity, Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum said on Saturday. The rescued girl was married to a Boko Haram fighter and returned with two kids she delivered while in captivity, the Governor said at the Government House in Maiduguri. The details of her rescue[Read More…]

6 years after Chibok attack, Borno Governor rehabilitates government secondary school

Borno Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum has ordered the immediate rehabilitation of Government Secondary School, Chibok where more than 200 school girls were abducted by Boko Haram on April 14, 2014. Although the defunct presidential committee on northeast intervention, PCNI, had done some work in the school, majority of roofs were[Read More…]

Boko Haram: NAF did not receive calls for rescue during attack on Chibok village – Spokesman

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has refuted claims that it failed to respond to calls for support when suspected insurgents attacked Takulashi Village, Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State. NewsWireNGR had reported that insurgents on Sunday, launched an attack on Takulashi village. No fewer than nine people were killed and[Read More…]

Just In: Boko Haram invade Chibok LGA, rain bullets on citizens

At least 7 persons were killed when suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked a remote village in Chibok local government area of Borno State on Sunday morning, sources said. DailyTrust Newspaper reports that the invaders stormed the remote village of Takulashe Chibok LGA at exactly 9 am and rain bullets on[Read More…]

Borno Commissioners Visits Parents Of Chibok Girls, Donates N5.6m

A delegation of commissioners and a lawmaker, sent by the Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Tuesday, visited parents of the Chibok schoolgirls who were abducted by Boko Haram exactly six years ago. The delegation which included the commissioners of education, women affairs, poverty alleviation and the member,[Read More…]

Beyond Borno: The Plight of Forgotten Boko Haram Survivors Outside the Crisis Core

By EROMO EGBEJULE Aisha was sixteen in 2014 when her village, Gulak, 244km north of Yola in northeastern Nigeria was overrun by rampaging insurgents who abducted her; they took her to the dreaded Sambisa Forest, the enclave long believed to be headquarters of Boko Haram and the stomping grounds of[Read More…]

Again, Female IDPs Accuse Soldiers of Demanding Sex in Exchange of Favours

At least 21 persons have been reportedly killed in two separate Boko Haram attacks in villages near Chibok in Borno state. Chibok Hassan, a Chibok resident, told TheCable that attacks happened on Sunday and Wednesday. He said the insurgents first struck at Kaya, a village 27 km from Chibok, and[Read More…]

“In The Shadow of Boko Haram” – Alkasim Abdulkadir Writes From Chibok

By Alkasim Abdulkadir The trip of uncertainty A combat readied soldier delicately held the anti-aircraft gun at the back of the open van, three other armed soldiers precariously stand beside him scanning the morning traffic as we drive out of Maiduguri. Soon enough we were cruising out of the city;[Read More…]

We Under Boko Haram Siege Again – Chibok LG Chairman

The Caretaker Chairman of Chibok Local Government Area of Borno state, Mr. Yaga Yarkawa, has raised alarm over renewed attacks perpetrated by Boko haram terrorists. He said the sect attacked Thlaimaklama village over the weekend and that hundreds of people have been displaced. Yarkawa said Boko Haram burned down houses,[Read More…]