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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: We’re focused on rescuing Leah Sharibu

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that the Federal Government is committed to the rescue of Leah Sharibu, one of the schoolgirls abducted Boko Haram in Dapchi, Yobe State.

NGO bemoans violence against children in Nigeria

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Value Life for Children and Women Initiative, has decried the high rate of violence against children and called on the National Assembly to make legislation that will abolish violence against children in the country.
Leah Sharibu

Leah Sharibu: Religious groups, others hold special prayer in Plateau

Christian women, civil society groups and other residents of Plateau on Tuesday held a special prayer session for Leah Sharibu to mark her 16th birthday.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

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.
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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

Cleric: We’re not relenting over Leah Sharibu’s release

Catholic Bishop of Nnewi, Most Rev Hilary Okeke, has expressed hope on the apparent fading fate of the abducted Chibok and Dapchi school girls, in North East Nigeria.

Femi Adesina: Presidency working for Leah Sharibu’s release

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, Sunday night declared that the Muhammadu Buhari government has not abandoned negotiations for the release of Leah Sharibu, the abducted Dapchi schoolgirl, from her captors.
Some of the 82 released Chibok girls waiting before a meeting with Nigeria's President at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, on May 7, 2017. AFP

Why Chibok parents turning to TB Joshua to find daughters

The parents of the Chibok girls are worried that an unseen force, beyond Boko Haram, could be behind the troubles they have experienced in the past five years since their daughters were stolen from school in north-eastern Nigeria.
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.
Leah Sharibu

Presidency: Why Leah Sharibu is still being held by Boko Haram

The Nigerian Presidency has explained why Boko Haram terrorists have not released Leah Sharibu, captured last year February from Science Secondary School in Dapchi, Yobe state.
Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA)

ECWA expresses worry over increasing cases of kidnapping, banditry

The headquaters of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) has expressed worry over the increasing cases of kidnapping and banditry across the country.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

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.

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.
Leah Sharibu

Chibok, Dapchi representatives pray for release of Leah Sharibu, others

Representatives of Chibok in Borno and Dapchi in Yobe on Sunday sought spiritual help at The Synagogue Church of All Nations, at Ikotun-Egbe, Lagos to pray for the release of Leah Sharibu and other students kidnapped by Boko Haram.

Ousted factional Boko Haram leader Al-Barnawi detained by colleagues

The deposed leader of an IS-backed faction of Boko Haram has been detained by more radical elements who seized control of the group, the AFP has reported, quoting three different sources.

ISIS-backed Boko Haram faction may have new chief

The leader of an Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram may have been replaced, sources say, against a backdrop of speculation as to his fate - and the group's future direction.
Mrs. Rebecca Nathan Sharibu, whose daughter, Leah, was abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in February, says that she needs her back alive and not monetary compensation from the Federal Government.

Leah Sharibu’s mother congratulates Buhari, asks him to free her daughter

Mrs Rebecca Sharibu, the mother of Leah, the only Christian Dapchi Girl still in the hands of Boko Haram has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election by Nigerians on the 23rd February, 2019.
Leah Sharibu

Nigerians in diaspora appeal for Leah Sharibu’s release

The Nigerians In Diaspora Organisation, USA, has appealed for the release of Leah Sharibu who was abducted in 2018 by a faction of the Boko Haram terrorists group.

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