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Nigerian-British Actor, Oyelowo, Awards Scholarship to Chibok Girls

Nigerian-British Actor, Oyelowo, Awards Scholarship to Chibok Girls

Nigerian-British actor David Oyelowo, says he has granted leadership scholarship to five freed Chibok girls who were abducted by Boko Haram on April 14, 2014. The Oscar nominated actor, born in England to Nigerian parents, is best known for his portrayal of Martin Luther King in the award winning movie ‘Selma’ in 2014. Oyelowo announced […]

Chibok Girls Inspire Marvel’s New Superhero

Chibok Girls Inspire Marvel’s New Superhero

Move over Captain America and watch out Wonder Woman, here comes Ngozi: a teenage superheroine inspired by Nigeria’s kidnapped Chibok girls who fights evil in Lagos, marking a new chapter in diversity for Marvel Comics. Ngozi is the star of new title “Blessing in Disguise”, the first Marvel story to be set in a real-life […]

We Are Negotiating Release Of 113 Chibok Girls – FG

We Are Negotiating Release Of 113 Chibok Girls – FG

The Federal Government has said it was working behind the scenes to ensure the release of 113 Chibok girls. Political Adviser to Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, Mr Babafemi Ojudu, announced this during a protest by Bring Back Our Girls, BBOG, movement in Abuja, yesterday. “There are so many things we are doing; we have not […]

82 Chibok Girls Get Released In Exchange For Prisoners

82 Chibok Girls Get Released In Exchange For Prisoners

Nigerian authorities have said 82 Chibok schoolgirls have been released into military custody in the north of the country. The girls have received medical attention and are to be flown to Abuja to meet the president. A military and a civilian militia source in Banki, near the Nigerian border with Cameroon, said “at least 80” […]

War Against Insurgency Depends On Rescue Of All Chibok Girls – Buhari

War Against Insurgency Depends On Rescue Of All Chibok Girls – Buhari

Burutai Restates Reasons For Successes President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his stand that until all Chibok girls abducted from their school three years back were rescued alive and handed over to their parents, the war against insurgency cannot be said to have begun. The President spoke yesterday, through the Minister of Defence, Alhaji Mansur Dan […]

It May Take Years to Free All Kidnapped Chibok Girls – Defence Minister

It May Take Years to Free All Kidnapped Chibok Girls – Defence Minister

Defence Minister, Mansur Dan Ali, has said it might take years to find all the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014. His statement came barely a few days after President Muhammadu Buhari, on the third anniversary of the abduction of the girls, said government was in touch with abductors of the girls. Speaking […]

21 Released Chibok Girls Return To School

21 Released Chibok Girls Return To School

The 21 Chibok schoolgirls released in October last year by Boko Haram militants have been placed in a secondary school to sit for their final exams, Daily Trust on Sunday has gathered. A total of 267 girls were kidnapped by gunmen in the middle of the night in a boarding school in Chibok in April […]

Chibok Girl Recalls ‘Miracle’ Release By Boko Haram

Chibok Girl Recalls ‘Miracle’ Release By Boko Haram

When Boko Haram fighters decided to release some of the 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped two-and-a-half years ago in northeast Nigeria, Asabe Goni did not think that she would be among the girls allowed to go home. During their time in captivity the girls were encouraged to convert to Islam and to marry their kidnappers, with […]

Chibok Girls: Buhari Gives Conditions for Further Talks with Boko Haram

Chibok Girls: Buhari Gives Conditions for Further Talks with Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the federal government is ready to continue negotiations with Boko Haram for the release of the remaining Chibok secondary school girls as long as international organisations are involved. The president’s media aide, ‎Mr. Femi Adesina, said the president gave the condition during a meeting with the President of the […]

Chibok Girls In Tearful Reunion With Families

Chibok Girls In Tearful Reunion With Families

    Some of the 21 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by the armed group Boko Haram have reunited with their families, following their release after 30 months in captivity. Cries of joy filled the room as the freed girls, who had been kidnapped along with more than 200 other pupils in the town of Chibok in April […]

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