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Isha Sesay

Nigeria reacts as reporter Isha Sesay releases book on Chibok Girls

The Nigerian Presidency has welcomed with reservations a new book titled “Beneath The Tamarind Tree”, written about the kidnapping of 270 Chibok school girls, by Isha Sesay, the ex-CNN broadcaster and now a Child Rights activist.

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President Buhari reiterates resolve to rescue Chibok girls

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his resolve to rescue the remaining abducted Chibok girls in Borno State.
President Buhari today in Maiduguri, Borno State, commissioned Yemi Osinbajo Primary School.

President Buhari commissions state-of-the-art Yemi Osinbajo Primary School

President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned a state-of-the-art primary school named after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Maiduguri, Borno state, on Thursday.
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President Buhari: I’m satisfied with projects executed by Governor Shettima

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the projects executed by Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno State in the last eight years.
Leah Sharibu

President Buhari rekindles hopes for Leah Sharibu, Chibok schoolgirls return

President Muhammadu Buhari has rekindled hope for the release of the remaining schoolgirls of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State kidnapped five years ago and and Leah Sharibu who was kidnapped from Dapchi Science Secondary School last year by Boko Haram terrorists.
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Senate urges federal government to resume dialogue for Leah Sharibu’s release

The Senate has urged the federal government to explore the option of dialogue to quicken the release of Leah Sharibu, who is currently in Boko Haram captivity.

UNICEF: Over 3,500 children recruited by non-state armed groups in North East

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has raised the alarm that over 3,500 children have been recruited and used by non-state armed groups in North-east Nigeria since 2013, and called for stringent efforts for the protection of children’s rights.

Leah Sharibu: Senate calls for dialogue to quicken release

The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to explore the option of dialogue to quicken the release of Leah Sharibu, who is currently in Book Haram captivity.

Chibok abduction: Probe panel’s report missing in Goodluck Jonathan’s book – Kashim Shettima

The Governor declared that by refusing to publish any part of his own panel’s findings on the Chibok abduction, Jonathan’s book was nothing short of a presidential tale by midday”.
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

Parents: Six Chibok girls sighted in Sambisa forest

Parents of the abducted Chibok school girls have stated that only six of the girls were sighted in Sambisa forest as against 57 indicated by media reports quoting one of the parents.
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

Parents: Only six Chibok girls sighted in Sambisa forest

Parents of the abducted Chibok school girls on Tuesday said only six girls were sighted in Sambisa forest as against 57 indicated by media reports quoting one of the parents.
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.
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2019: Youth group drums up support for Muhammadu Buhari

A youth group, Grand Coalition for Buhari/Osinbajo, on Monday canvassed support for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari in the next elections.
Leah Sharibu

Group urges federal government to halt political activities until Leah Sharibu is rescued

A Christian Civil Society Organization, Catalyst for Global Peace and Social Justice Initiative (CGPSJI), has suggested that Federal Government halt all political activities ahead of 2019 general elections and focus its energy to rescue abducted Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu.

UN: Federal government paid huge ransom for release of Dapchi schoolgirls

The United Nations has said that the Federal Government paid a huge ransom to Boko Haram for the release of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls in March 2018.
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UN Security Council condemns Boko Haram attacks

The UN Security Council said it remained concerned at the security and humanitarian situation caused by the Boko Haram terrorists and other armed groups in Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad.
The arrested Boko Haram members as paraded by the Borno Police Command on Wednesday.

I was paid N30,000 for abducting Chibok girls – Boko Haram commander

The Boko Haram commander said he was among the 22 suspected insurgents arrested by the police over the abduction of the schoolgirls and attacks on communities, military, security agencies as well as suicide bombings in Borno and Adamawa.

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