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“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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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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Following the lingering insurgency in the country by members of the dreaded Islamic sect, Boka Haram, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has stressed that President Goodluck Jonathan might be the last president Nigeria will ever have - if the situation was not put Read more

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19 people dead, nearly N1 billion gone, Mr Moro is still in office as Minister. Mr Moro is of course a lucky chap; he has Dr Jonathan as Guardian 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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Pentagon officials have stated that the U.S. military are conducting several surveillance flights over northeastern Nigeria in an effort to find school girls held by terrorist group Boko Haram. Read more

Borno

The rise of civilians against terror has taken the Boko Haram saga to a new turn. 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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The #BringBackOurGirls protest took place in London on Monday with another billed for Friday May 9 outside the Nigeria High Commission

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The #BringBackOurGirls protest took place in London on Monday opposite the Nigeria High Commission. Read more

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