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President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his good wishes to the people of Chibok in Borno State, as they hold prayers and thanksgiving services to mark the sixth anniversary of the kidnapping of their daughters by Boko Haram terrorist group.
A study by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) put the number of out-of-school children in Nigeria to 13.5 million – as of 2018. An unimpressive mass of this number comes from Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, and other northern states.
Members of the Chibok community, in war-ravaged Borno State, on Monday, said they were being targeted for ‘annihilation’ by the Boko Haram.
Nigerians everywhere, those of belief and those of none, are mourning the death of pastor Lawan Andimi, taken from us by Boko Haram for his refusal to denounce his Christian faith.
The lawmaker representing Borno Central in the Senate, Kashim Shettima, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari came ahead of his time. The former governor of Borno State disclosed this in an interview.
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has described the killing of four aid workers by Boko Haram in Borno State on Saturday as a clear desecration of Islam which preaches sacred inviolability of the individual.
Sisters Forum of the Islamic Movement on Monday raised alarm that 23 girls are in the Army or police custody after the December 2015 Zaria massacre.
An Islamic group, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), on Friday appealed to the Federal Government to redouble efforts in securing the release of the 112 Chibok girls still in Boko Haram’s captivity.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the invective directed at former President Goodluck Jonathan by the All Progressives Congress (APC) was misdirected and unwarranted.
The #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) movement has marked the 2000th day of the Chibok girls’ abduction by terrorist group Boko Haram with a call on the Federal Government to step up efforts to free the remaining hostages.
I read the comments by former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, in his new book, For the Record, in which he accused me and the Nigerian Government, which I headed, of corruption and rejecting the help of the British Government in rescuing the Chibok Girls, who were kidnapped on April 14, 2014.
Oby Ezekwesili, former Minister of Education, has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to work towards ensuring the release of Leah Sharibu and the remaining Chibok girls still in the den of Boko Haram.
‘Daughters of Chibok’ Joel Kachi Benson’s first Virtual Reality film is screening at the 76th Venice International Film Festival.
Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged secular musicians who protested to the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, to direct their future protests to the government.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has described the protest staged against the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch A. Adeboye as unfair, embarrassing and ill-motivated to tarnish his image.
The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has called on the Nigerian Muslims to use the Holy month of Ramadan to supplicate for the freedom of Christian girls like Leah Sharibu and other Chibok girls.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said that nobody can question the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari, arguing that they are there for everyone to see.
The upper chamber of the National Assembly has called on the federal government to quickly diversify the economy, following the high cost of oil production without commensurate result.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow states take full control of managing the COVID-19 pandemic saying Nigerians may suffer.
The Federal Government has announced relaxation of restriction on gatherings in places of worship imposed as part of the guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Gunmen have abducted a resident doctor identified simply as Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete at Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.
There is palpable fear in Umuanuma community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State as suspected herdsmen murder a private security operative, Mr Hycinth Ikegwu, at about 6 am on Sunday while returning from work with his motorcycle.
Sen. Kola Balogun (PDP-Oyo South) has donated a 500KVA transformer to improve power supply in 16 communities of the Ali-Iwo area in Ibadan.
The Kano State government has set up nine COVID-19 sample collection centres to enhance detection and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mr Dipo Olorunrinu, a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, has called for proper upbringing of children to guarantee their future as leaders.
RB Leipzig missed the chance to secure second position in the Bundesliga after they were held to a 2-2 draw at home by Hertha Berlin.
The secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has on Wednesday said that the Federal Government would soon list out guidelines for the reopening of schools in the country.