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President Buhari politicising Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of attempting to score cheap political points with the abduction of school girls in Dapchi, Yobe State last month.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar speaks on Rex Tillerson’s visit to Nigeria

Former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the visit of US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, to the country.

Mama Boko Haram: What federal govt must do to calm insurgents

Human rights activist, Mrs. Aisha Wakil, popularly called Mama Boko Haram,​ has advised the Federal Government to engage those who can talk to the insurgents so as to get them to stop their attacks.​

DSS releases Independent journalist Tony Ezimakor

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Rep Adebutu: President Buhari has failed to tackle insecurity, insurgency

A member of the House of Representatives, Oladipupo Adebutu, on Saturday slammed President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for what he regarded as its failure to tackle insecurity and insurgency in the country as it had promised Nigerians during the lead-up to the 2015 General Election.

President Buhari under pressure over Boko Haram abduction, attacks

Another Boko Haram mass kidnapping has cast doubts on Nigeria’s claims to have virtually defeated the jihadists, putting the government under scrutiny as elections approach next year.

Lutheran Bishop flays federal govt over Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction

President of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), Most Rev. Panti Filibus, has described the abduction of 110 Dapchi school girls four years after the abduction of 270 girls in Chibok as ‘totally unacceptable and shameful to all Nigerians’.

A timeline of Nigeria’s abducted Chibok schoolgirls

The abduction of 111 schoolgirls by jihadist militants in Nigeria last week comes four years after the same group kidnapped 276 girls from Chibok, a case that shocked the world.

NUT condemns Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction

The leadership of Nigeria Union of Teachers has condemned the terrorist attack on Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, and adoption of 110 female students of the school.

#BringBackOurGirls faults federal govt over handling of Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction

Leaders of the Bring Back Our Girls group, Dr Oby Ezekwesili and Aisha Yesufu, on Friday, took a swipe at the Federal Government over its handling of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls.

John Campbell: Nigeria not transparent about Boko Haram

A former United States of America’s Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has criticised Nigerian government officials for not being transparent about the activities of Boko Haram.

Fresh Boko Haram abductions threaten gains for girls’ education in Nigeria

The kidnapping of dozens more schoolgirls in northeast Nigeria by Boko Haram militants could undermine efforts to keep girls in schools and threaten progress on women’s education in the region, experts said on Friday.

Anger in Yobe over Boko Haram abduction response

Anger erupted in Dapchi, Yobe State on Thursday after officials fumbled to account for scores of schoolgirls who locals say have been kidnapped by Boko Haram jihadists — a disappearance reviving traumatic memories of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls.

Convicted Chibok girls’ abductor bags fresh 15 years jail term

The physically challenged 35-year-old Haruna Yahaya, earlier sentenced on Monday to 15 years imprisonment for participating in Boko Haram members’ abduction of over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State, in April 2014, has bagged fresh 15 years jail term.


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