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Chibok girls on my mind

Chibok girls on my mind

My body reacts in a peculiar way when I have something heavy on my mind. I am unable to sleep and will have no peace until I offload. That is why I am writing this at 2 a.m. on Friday morning, April 15, 2016, while monitoring the Democratic Party Presidential Debate in NY, on CNN. […]

Two Years On, Abducted Chibok Girls Are Still Unaccounted For Despite Promises Of Action

Two Years On, Abducted Chibok Girls Are Still Unaccounted For Despite Promises Of Action

A group of United Nations and African human rights experts* today urged the Government of Nigeria to escalate its efforts to free all civilians kidnaped by Boko Haram. Speaking ahead of the second anniversary of the Chibok girls’ abduction, on 14 April, the experts also appealed to Boko Haram to immediately reveal the location of […]

Mothers Pen Heartbreaking Letters to Daughters Stolen By Boko Haram

Mothers Pen Heartbreaking Letters to Daughters Stolen By Boko Haram

On April 14, 2014, 276 girls ages 16-18 were kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. Fifty-seven of them courageously escaped on their own. Zero have been rescued and 219 remain in the hands of the world’s deadliest terrorist organization whose members force grown men to swallow bullets for breakfast and […]

The World Should Be Ashamed of the Failure to #BringBackOurGirls

The World Should Be Ashamed of the Failure to #BringBackOurGirls

Still desperate but powerless after 730 days. Still relying on a miracle. The missing schoolgirls of Chibok and their families really deserve better. As we mark the second anniversary of the abduction and disappearance of 276 teenagers from a northeastern town in Nigeria, we have all done far too little to secure their release. The […]

BBOG Blames Jonathan’s Unbelief For Girls’ Ordeal

BBOG Blames Jonathan’s Unbelief For Girls’ Ordeal

For a month after their kidnap by the Boko Haram sect,  former President  Goodluck Jonathan did not believe that 267 Chibok  girls were abducted by the sect. The BringBackOurGirls  coalition, which has been campaigning for the release of the girls since April 14, 2014 stated this in an interview with The PUNCH on Wednesday.  The […]

Analysis: Chibok Girls Video Will Give Hope To Parents

Analysis: Chibok Girls Video Will Give Hope To Parents

The new footage which appears to show some of the kidnapped Chibok girls is reportedly a proof of life video filmed last December, which was provided to negotiators seeking the girls’ release. Nigerian officials say they are studying the footage but believe it is genuine. The video will provide renewed hope to the girls’ families […]

Nigeria’s missing girls: A glimpse of the stolen

Nigeria’s missing girls: A glimpse of the stolen

They were stolen from their beds in a school dormitory — hundreds of teenage girls kidnapped by gunmen. A few dozen escaped to tell of the night that Boko Haram militants brought terror to a Nigerian girls’ school. From the rest, silence. No sign of where they had been taken or what could have happened […]

Nigeria Chibok girls ‘shown alive’ in Boko Haram video

Nigeria Chibok girls ‘shown alive’ in Boko Haram video

A video released by Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram appears to show some of the schoolgirls kidnapped two years ago from the town of Chibok. The video, apparently filmed in December, was sent to the Nigerian government and shows 15 girls in black robes identifying themselves as pupils abducted from the school. Some of those […]

Chibok girls – do we really care?

Chibok girls – do we really care?

The world united in a campaign to demand #BringBackOurGirls after the abduction of the Chibok school girls two years ago by the Nigerian jihadist group Boko Haram. But there has been next to nothing in the way of support to the women that have managed to escape the militants. They are now homeless, reduced to begging […]

Arrested Chibok Girl Receiving Treatment in Cameroon

Arrested Chibok Girl Receiving Treatment in Cameroon

Health authorities in Cameroon and security officials have started treatment of an arrested suicide bomber who claimed to be one of the 219 missing Chibok Girls. Available information revealed that the girl was found to be heavily drugged and bore several injuries on her body. Also, her health condition had delayed her movement to the […]

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