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Bring back our Girls

“E ku amojuba awon 82 Chibok girls, o” “What is that supposed to mean in plain English? You better watch your tongue. It will be politically incorrect and suicidal to start making a joke out of something that serious.” “Where is the joke?” Read more

Reuben ABATI

As the world observes the sorrowful milestone of the 2nd anniversary of the kidnap of over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, northeast Nigeria; a UNICEF report reveals that the number of children involved in ‘suicide’ attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Read more

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Parents of the Chibok girls attend a meeting with President Buhari January 14, 2016.

(Pix by Reuters - Afolabi Sotunde)

Nigerian officials gave permission on Tuesday for a memorial event at a school in northeast Nigeria from where Islamist rebels abducted 276 girls two years ago with parents hoping this would remind the world their daughters are still missing. Read more

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Nigeria's military says it has agreed a ceasefire with Boko Haram and reached a deal for the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in Chibok, Northeast Nigeria, by the group last April. Read more

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In the early hours of April 14 2014, Boko Haram militants invaded the sleepy little town of Chibok. They made off with about 234 school girls, and then the school was razed to the ground. Read more

Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has in Abuja reassured the Chibok community that his Administration is doing everything humanly possible to rescue the over 200 girls abducted from a college there in April and return them safely to their parents. Read more

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Really, I’d rather not see any more Boko Haram video and publicity stunts. One of their more recent ones talked about swapping a number of kidnapped girls for captured Boko killers. That just ruined my dinner even more. It was all I could do to Read more

Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID

The Chairman of Nigeria's Senate Committee on Education - Senator Uche Chukwumerije has condemned a statement credited to the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh - that the military had discovered the camps where the abducted Chibok girls Read more

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A citizen who claims to be a member of Boko Haram told correspondent and CBS News contributor Debora Patta that the terror group is planning another kidnapping. Read more

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A mass prayer vigil in support of the safe return of the abducted school girls in Nigeria will take place on Monday May 19 in London's Westminster. Read more

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Nigerians and Friends of Nigeria in Dallas commemorated Mothers' Day with a demonstration to bring back the girls abducted from the Government Secondary School Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria. Read more

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Boko Haram released a new video today via Agence France Presse (AFP) showing some of the missing Nigerian schoolgirls, alleging the teenagers had converted to Islam and would not be released until all militant prisoners were freed. Read more

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CNN's Isha Sesay recounts the agonizing telephone conversation between an abducted Nigerian girl and her father. Read more

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I watched Mrs Jonathan’s meeting on Channels TV and came away with more than mixed feelings. Read more

Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID

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Photograph: Ade Omoloja

Britain has promised to deploy its intelligence gathering resources in support of Nigeria’s security agencies currently engaged in the search and rescue operation of the girls abducted from the Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok. Read more

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Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka tells CNN that President Goodluck Jonathan and his government have been in denial over Boko Haram. Read more

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In an interview with ABC News, United States of America's President Barack Obama describes the abduction of over 200 school children by Boko Haram as outrageous. Read more

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Trumpet Media Group's Publisher / Editor-in-Chief - 'Femi Okutubo and Made Equal Founder - Deborah Owhin were invited by London Live TV to discuss the #bringbackourgirls London protests. Read more

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Taking a cue from the tears shed by Nigeria's First Lady - Patience Jonathan over the abduction of over 200 school girls, Mama Razor is shedding tears over the lack of electricity in Nigeria! Read more

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