• No ransom paid for release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls – DHQ

    No ransom paid for release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls – DHQ

    According to reports, the Nigerian military said on Saturday that no ransom was paid for the release of the 21 Chibok girls freed by the Boko Haram.

    The girls were among the over 200 female students kidnapped from their government owned school in Chibok, Borno State, in April 2014. Scores of the remaining g girls are still with the insurgents.

    The federal government had in October denied swapping Boko Haram members in detention for the freed girls, saying the release was β€œthe […]