• Buhari has silenced critics with rescue of 21 Chibok girls – Shettima’s wife

    Buhari has silenced critics with rescue of 21 Chibok girls – Shettima’s wife

    Wife of Borno State governor, Hajiya Nana Kashim Shettima, has said that the release of 21 abducted Chibok Schoolgirls from the hands of the insurgents by security operatives has made her the happiest woman on earth, and commended President Muhammadu Buhari and security operatives, whose unflinching efforts also shamed critics and other opposition parties.

    The Borno First Lady disclosed this when she led a high powered delegation from the state to pay a visit to the 21 released schoolgirls who are […]

  • FG adopts 21 Chibok girls

    FG adopts 21 Chibok girls

    According to reports, the Federal Government yesterday adopted the 21 Chibok girls who were released by Boko Haram last Thursday. They were in captivity for over 900 days. The government will from now take care of all their needs.

    President Muhammadu Buhari stated this when he was presented the girls by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at a ceremony held in Aso Villa, Abuja. He said the girls’ worst days were gone.

    They were abducted by the insurgents from Government Girls Secondary School, […]

  • Saraki celebrates release of 21 Chibok girls

    Saraki celebrates release of 21 Chibok girls

    President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has hailed the release of 21 of the over 200 Chibok girls who have been in Boko Haram captivity for more than two years.

    The Senate President commended President Muhammadu Buhari, security agencies, the government of Switzerland and the international community for the role they played in securing the release of the girls.

    In a statement signed by his Media Adviser, Yusuf Olaniyonu, Saraki said, “We join all Nigerians to rejoice on the return of […]

  • #BringBackOurGirls hails release of 21 Chibok girls as wonderful development

    #BringBackOurGirls hails release of 21 Chibok girls as wonderful development

    According to reports, the #BringBackOurGirls movement has hailed the release of 21 of the over 200 Chibok schoolgirls that were abducted in 2014 by Boko Haram, describing it as a wonderful development.

    The group, in a statement by two of its coordinators – Aisha Yesufu and a former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, said the “negotiated release” of the 21 girls supported its view that the government could rescue the schoolgirls.

    “This wonderful development confirms what we have always known about the […]

  • Yola residents laud release of 21 Chibok girls

    Yola residents laud release of 21 Chibok girls

    Some residents of Yola, Adamawa, have expressed delight at the release of 21 Chibok girls by their abductors.

    The residents said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the development would boost government efforts to secure the release of the rest of the schoolgirls.

    The state Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Malam Ahmad Sajoh, lauded the development and called for more action to secure the release of the remaining Chibok girls and others abducted by the insurgents.

    “I also […]

  • Boko Haram reportedly release 21 Chibok girls to FG

    Boko Haram reportedly release 21 Chibok girls to FG

    Degraded Boko Haram group, has reportedly released about twenty-one of the abducted Chibok school girls to the Nigerian Government.

    Recall that the Islamic sect had in 2014 abducted over 200 girls from their dormitory in government Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State.

    According to reports, the girls were picked up by military helicopter from Banki area of the state where the terrorist group dropped them off earlier today.

    Calls put across to the Army Spokesman, Sani Usman went unanswered. However, response to a […]