Tag: School girls

Over 50 Dapchi, Yobe Government School Girls Still Missing- Government Officials Say

THE INCIDENT AT GGSTC DAPCHI Following the incursion of suspected Boko Haram terrorists into Dapchi, headquarters of Bursari Local Government Council and the Government Girls Science Technical College (GGSTC) there, the Yobe State Government is working with the Nigerian Army and other security and law enforcement agencies to ensure that[Read More…]

In Ghana, Schoolgirls Menstruating Are Banned From Crossing River To Get To Classes

LONDON, Jan 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A ban on schoolgirls in Ghana crossing a river when menstruating – and on Tuesdays – has been condemned by child rights activists. The ban, apparently issued by a local river god, means girls in Ghana’s Upper Denkyira East district could miss out[Read More…]

In Nigeria, Teenage Student Sent To School ‘Impregnated’ By School Vice Principal

A junior secondary school student of Government Day secondary school, Tunga-Minna, who was allegedly impregnated by the Vice Principal, Malam Mohammed Mohammed, has been delivered of a baby boy. NAN reports that the minor gave birth at Injita village in Munya Local Government Area of Niger, last week. NAN also[Read More…]

“Who Is Fooling Who” – Governor Fayose Says No Pupil Was Abducted By Boko Haram In Chibok

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday declared that no pupil was abducted by Boko Haram from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State. Over 200 pupils of the school were reportedly abducted in 2014 by the terror group. The governor said the report was politically motivated to influence public[Read More…]

Nigeria’s President Jonathan Says Abducted Chibok School Girls Are Alive

by Musa Abdullahi President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the Boko Haram insurgents have not killed the over 200 abducted schoolgirls of Government Secondary School Chibok, Borno State. The president said this early this morning while featuring on an AIT programme tagged Kakaki . “The good news is that the[Read More…]

Conversion Of Abducted School Girls To Islam, War Against Nigerian Christians – CAN

The National President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has described the conversion of christian girls  as a declaration of  war against Christians in Nigeria. Oritsejafor condemned the act as shown in the video released by the sect of the kidnapped schoolgirls of Government Secondary School, Chibok, in[Read More…]

#BringBackOurGirls: The Lost Maidens Of Chibok

By Adekoya Boladale We have read scripts and heard folk tales of Angels and beasts We have read Psalms and Epistles of monsters and princesses In the cloud of our innocence Beasts appears as angels Monsters appears as love For at the end of a scary fairytale Lies, they live[Read More…]

Nigeria Will “Surely” Free Abducted Girls – President Jonathan #BringBackOurGirls

LAGOS (AFP) Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Sunday vowed that his government will ensure the release of the 223 schoolgirls abducted by suspected Boko Haram Islamists. “We promise that anywhere the girls are, we will surely get them out,” Jonathan said in a live radio-television media chat in the nation’s capital Abuja,[Read More…]

Updates On Abducted Schoolgirls Will Be Provided By Borno State Govt – Military Wash Hands Off Information

By Abang Mercy The Nigerian Military has said daily updates on the search of the abducted Borno School girls, will be handled by the Borno State Government in whose facility the incident occurred. In a statement issued Thursday, Brigadier General Chris Olukolade, the defence information director noted that the Defence[Read More…]

Over 200 School Girls Kidnapped By B’Haram In Borno

MAIDUGURI (AFP) – Heavily armed Islamist gunmen kidnapped a group of girls from a secondary school in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state and torched the surrounding town, a local official and a witness told AFP. “Many girls were abducted by the rampaging gunmen who stormed the school in a convoy of[Read More…]