According to reports, the Bring Back Our Girls Group, BBOG, has reacted to the release of another Chibok girl by the Boko Haram group.
It was gathered that the released girl, Maryam Ali Maiyanga (number 198 on the list of the missing girls) was rescued Saturday morning by troops in Pulka, Gwoza area of Borno State.
Maryam was abducted along with her twin, Halima Ali (number 197), who is yet to return.
This is coming barely three weeks after the degraded Boko Haram […]
Mrs Fatima Kaka, a member of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement, has urged the Federal Government to hasten the process for the release of the remaining Chibok girls.
Kaka made the appeal on Monday in an interview in Abuja.
She also urged the government to hasten the release of other Nigerians kidnapped in the North East. The Presidency on Oct. 12 confirmed the release of 21 of 291 Chibok girls kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorists on April 14, 2014.
In response to reports alleging that over 100 Chibok girls still held by their Boko Haram captors are unwilling to return home, the Coordinator of Bring Back Our Girls, BBOG, Mrs. Bukky Sonibare, has said the girls have no choice but to return to their parents before other issues they have will be addressed. Speaking in Abuja on Saturday, Sonibare said since the consent of the girls were not sought before their abduction, they should not be allowed to dictate […]
There was a mild drama yesterday between members of BringBackOurGirls (BBOG), group and the police who prevented the campaigners from embarking on their peaceful protest in Abuja.
The members, who gathered at their usual Unity Fountain venue as early as 6am, commenced their peaceful procession at exactly 930, when a police officer, Abiodun Alamatu, approached their leader demanding a police permit.
Leader of the group, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, immediately presented the police officer acknowledgement copies of the letters submitted to the Federal […]
The #BringBackOurGirls group has commended the courage and gallantry of the Nigerian soldiers over its fight against insurgency in the North-east.
The group in a statement signed by the leaders, Aisha Yesufu and Dr Oby Ezekwesili also commended the Civilian JTF for its contribution to the fight against the Boko Haram sect, urging them to remain resilient in the face of attacks as their labour will no be in vain.
“We must as always, however, first acknowledge the courage and gallantry of […]
The #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group has postponed its proposed march to the Presidential Villa, Abuja to Tuesday, next week.
The group had planned the march as it’s fourth march in the marches it had held every 72 working hours since the Plea For Rescue Video was released by the Boko Haram sect recently.
While disclosing the reason for the shift of the March, a member of the media team of the group, Emman Shehu stated that it was postponed so that it will […]
The Bringbackourgirls (BBOG) movement says the girls in the new Boko Haram video are the Chibok schoolgirls.
In a statement on Sunday, the group, which has been campaigning for the rescue of the girls for more than two years, said that Allen Manaseh, the spokesman of Chibok Area Development Association in Abuja, identified a girl who spoke in the video as Dorcas Yakubu, “whose mother Esther and husband live in the Abuja, and are both present here with us.”
“In addition, the […]
The #BringBackOurGirls Group (BBOG) on Friday, expressed its disappointment with the way and manner President Muhammadu Buhari was handling the issue of the Chibok girls who were abducted in more than 816 days ago.
The group, in its One Year Engagement with the President commemoration, urged the President to do away with empty talks and match his words with actions.
Speaking on behalf of the group, Aisha Yesufu, one of the leading members the group, said, “Absolutely, as members of BBOG, we […]
The Bring Back Our Girls #BBOG advocacy group has faulted claims by the Nigerian Military that the second returnee Chibok girl, Serah Luka, was a Senior Secondary School One student of Government Secondary School, Chibok at the time of her kidnap.
The group also disclosed that Miss Luka was never abducted in Chibok, Borno state but in her home, Madagali in Adamawa state. Spokesperson of the group, Sesugh Akume made the clarification in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja.
“According to […]
The #BringBackOurGirls group has called for an update and explanation from the federal government on the whereabouts of the female suicide-bomber who declared upon arrest in Cameroon that she was one of the missing Chibok school girls. This is in addition to asking for explanations on the location of all others, whom the Nigerian Army said it has rescued.
Speaking during an interview, the spokesman of the group, Sesugh Akume stated that the group was interested not just on the Chibok […]
Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday directed its affiliates and members nationwide to the one week global action to rescue the girls abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State in April 2014, as Bring Back Our Girls, BBOG, marks its second anniversary.
NLC in a statement by its factional President, Ayuba Wabba, recalled that it was exactly two years that the girls were criminally abducted from their school of learning by Boko Haram terrorists.
It said: “Precisely 276 schoolgirls were abducted in […]