According to reports, the #BringBackOurGirls BBOG) group has expressed worry over the recent spate of attacks by Boko Haram sect even as the military has assured that the war against the Boko Haram sect has been won.
Speaking during the group’s sit-out, yesterday, one of its members, Tsambido Hosea-Abana expressed sadness over the recent attack by Boko Haram in a village close to Chibok, Borno State.
It was reported that some Boko Haram members attacked Goptari, 10 kilometers from Chibok and looted […]
According to reports, the Africa Support and Empowerment Initiative (AFRISEI) has rejected allegations of franchise infringement by the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group, led by former Education Minister, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili.
This is contained in a statement co-signed by the President and Secretary of the NGO, Hajiya Hadiza Buhari-Bello, a daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, and Don Uche, respectively.
The BBOG advocacy group via statement jointly signed by Aisha Yesufu and Oby Ezekwesili had dissociated BBOG group from a fund-raising event […]
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 […]
Co-founder of the Bring Back Our Girls (#BBOG) Campaign, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, yesterday said her group, which is advocating for the release of the 219 girls who were kidnapped from Chibok Secondary School, Borno State in April 2014, will be civil in their agitation but would resist any form of oppression.
Ezekwesili, who was former Minister of Education and pioneer head of the Budget Monitoring and Price Intelligence Unit (nick-named Due Process Unit), also frowned on the wanton looting of the […]
It seems the series of activities the #BringBringBackOurGirls group has embarked on in order to re-engage the government on the issue of the abducted Chibok girls have yielded fruit as government finally broke it’s silence.
The Buhari administration has announced a fresh bid to rescue the abducted Chibok schoolgirls from Boko Haram.
Recall that the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Friday has addressed Journalists on the issue.
Lai had said that previous efforts to bring back the girls were […]
Following declaring by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Kpotum Idris, that the #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group was a security threat and the hostile treatment levelled upon it by the Nigerian Police during it’s march to the Villa, the group has demanded an apology from the IGP.
Briefing the press yesterday during the group’s Monthly Monitoring Report, one of its members, Veronica Bakam stated that the IGP’s statement was a deliberate attempt to pitch the group against fellow Nigerians without any evidence […]
Rather than back off, the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group is working to increase the pressure it has been mounting on the Federal Government.
BBOG, in partnership with international friends, will hand Buhari a letter at the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York City.
A notice it sent to its supporters and journalists reads: “On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, the United Nations General Assembly commences in New York. World leaders, including Nigeria’s President Buhari, will be there to discuss […]
Leader of the #BringBackOurGirls (#BBOG) advocacy, Oby Ezekwesili, on Thursday said nobody can threaten members of the group since they are bonafide citizens of the country.
Ezekwesili, who said they are guaranteed their rights by the constitution, advised the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to educate himself properly about democracy and citizens’ right to peaceful assembly.
She also said the previous administration used similar tactics to violate their rights, but those (rights) were upheld by the constitution and court.
Speaking at the […]
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, says the activities of the #BringBackOurGirls group has become troublesome and a threat to the public and should be controlled from now on.
IGP Idris, who stated this when the National Council for Women Societies visited him yesterday, said “the activities of the BBOG in Abuja, the nations capital recently is becoming worrisome and a threat to public peace and order.
“The #BringBackOurGirls protagonist must understand that in their exercise of their rights, they […]
Indigenes of Chibok community resident in Abuja and members of the #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG), movement on Monday said they regretted voting for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 presidential election.
They expressed their regrets on in Abuja at a protest rally over the inability of the government to take measures to rescue the over 200 school girls kidnapped by the terrorist group, Boko Haram, in their school in Chibok, Borno State, in 2014.
Boko Haram had last week released a video of the […]