• Presidency denies paying Boko Haram $21m for freed Chibok girls

    Presidency denies paying Boko Haram $21m for freed Chibok girls

    According the reports, Presidency on Saturday dismissed media reports that 21 million dollars was paid as ransom to secure the recent release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls.

    Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, stated this in a statement issued in Abuja.

    Shehu enjoined members of the public to disregard the reports, saying “this loose talk is journalism at its most irresponsible and it’s most dismaying’’.

    According to him, President Buhari’s administration is a responsible government […]