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On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”
Bilateral 5: President Buhari with Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki as he holds bilateral meeting with Polish leader at the sidelines of the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties under the UN framework Convention on Climate Change in Poland on 3rd Dec 2018

Poland premier names Nigeria investment destination

The Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki, has said his country has identified Nigeria as one of the top investment destination in Africa along with Egypt and South Africa.
President Buhari holds bilateral meetings at the sidelines of the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties under the UN framework Convention on Climate Change in Poland on 3rd Dec 2018-11

Muhammadu Buhari: We won’t rest until remaining Chibok girls are released

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that his government will not rest until the remaining Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in April 2014 are safely released.

Kashim Shettima: Goodluck Jonathan’s book is simply fiction, devoid of facts swept under carpet

The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of sweeping the report by an investigative panel on the abduction of the Chibok Girls ‘under the carpet, describing the book as mere fiction devoid of facts.
A still from Stolen Daughters- Kidnapped by Boko Haram. HBO

HBO premieres film on kidnapped Chibok school girls

A film documentary, “Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram”, a tale of the kidnapped Chibok School Girls, has been released by Home Box Office (HBO), American premium cable and satellite television network.

Oby Ezekwesili condemns killing of another aid worker by Boko Haram

Dr Oby Ezekwesili, the Co-Convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG), on Tuesday described Boko Haram’s execution of Hauwa Liman, a worker with the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) as heart-breaking.

2019: Obiageli Ezekwesili declares for presidency

Nigeria's former education minister and co-founder of the Bring Back Our Girls movement Obiageli Ezekwesili has joined the growing number of persons aiming to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari when Nigeria goes to poll early 2019.

Boko Haram: Ali Ndume hails military, urges concentration on 3 black spots

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) has commended the Nigerian military for concerted effort at eliminating Boko Haram.
Leah Sharibu

CAN demands urgent release of Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls

Days after the terror group, Boko Haram, released a video showing the killing of an aide worker, and threatening to harm the abducted Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, the Christian Association of Nigeria has demanded her immediate release.

Primate Okoh urges federal government not to abandon Leah Shuaibu, Chibok girls

The Primate of The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), the Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh, has appealed to the Federal Government not to forget Leah Shuaibu and the remaining Chibok girls in Boko Haram captivity.
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UN, Amnesty, ICRC condemn Boko Haram’s killing of abducted midwife

The United Nations (UN) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have in separate statements condemned the killing of one of the three aid workers abducted earlier this year by the Boko Haram in Borno State.
Leah Sharibu

Catholic Bishops demand release of Leah Sharibu

Seven months after her abduction, the Catholic Bishop’s Conference of Nigeria has reiterated calls for the release of Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu.

2019: Catholic bishops advise Nigerians against vote-buying

Catholic Bishops have urged all registered voters to ensure that they are equipped with voter’s card and reject the illegal practices of selling and buying of votes.

Presidency: Ex-NSA Dasuki’s diversion of money meant for military hardware led to 100,000 deaths

The Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu, has said that no fewer than 100,000 Nigerians died as a result of the diversion of monies meant for the purchase of hardware for the Nigerian military by the former National Security Adviser (NSA) to President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki.
Yakubu Nkeki, father of Maimuna Nkeki, one of the abducted Chibok girls, looks on during an interview in Lagos on April 5, 2016. On April 14, 2014 Boko Haram militants kidnapped 276 schoolgirls from their dormitories at the Government Girls Secondary School Chibok, drawing global attention to the Islamist insurgency in northeastern Nigeria. Fifty-seven girls managed to escaped in the hours that followed the attack but two years on and despite international involvement in the search, 219 are still being held captive. / AFP / STEFAN

Ex-President Jonathan didn’t rescue any Chibok schoolgirl – parents

The Chibok Parents’ Association says former President Goodluck Jonathan did not rescue any of the 219 girls as claimed by Reuben Abati, his former aide.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN declares three-day prayer over alleged threat to democracy

The Christian Association of Nigeria has declared a three-day prayer over what it described as a threat to democracy in the country.
Former Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim meeting with parents of yet to be released Chibok and Dapchi girls’ parents in Lagos

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim: World must not forget Chibok, Dapchi girls’ parents

Former President of Mauritius, Prof. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, on Thursday urged the world not to forget the parents of the yet to be released Chibok and Dapchi girls.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Poor performance of security agencies fuelling killings

According to him, the President should not be satisfied with the security agencies’ poor performance and the attendant problems that have led to the avoidable loss of lives and property.

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