• Boko Haram: “Negotiations To Release More Chibok Girls Ongoing” – FG Spokesman

    Boko Haram: “Negotiations To Release More Chibok Girls Ongoing” – FG Spokesman

    Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has revealed that the government is currently negotiating with Boko Haram insurgents for the release of the remaining abducted Chibok girls.

    Recall that the insurgents recently released 21 of the abducted Chibok girls after two years in captivity.

    Adesina made the disclosure shortly after delivering lectures at the Nigerian Army School of Public Relations and Information, NASPRI, annual media workshop for Defence Correspondents and Commanding Officers.

    On the sponsors of Boko […]

  • Nigerian Military launches operation to free remaining Chibok girls from Boko Haram insurgents

    Nigerian Military launches operation to free remaining Chibok girls from Boko Haram insurgents

    It was gathered that the Nigerian Army Wednesday launched an operation tagged: ‘Operation Rescue Finale’ targeted at rescuing the remaining Chibok schoolgirls from Boko Haram insurgents.

    The military revealed that the assault operation would finally free the girls abducted on April 14, 2014.

    Addressing a press conference in Maiduguri wednesday, the head of the counter-insurgency operation in the North-east (Operation Lafiya Dole), Major General Lucky Irabor said the military was more determined than ever to free the remaining Chibok girls.

    He noted that […]

  • 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 […]

  • Freed Chibok girls spared from abuse and rape by Boko Haram – source

    Freed Chibok girls spared from abuse and rape by Boko Haram – source

    According to reports, the 21 Chibok schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram militants last month say they were not abused or raped during two-and-a-half years’ captivity in northeast Nigeria, a source close to the presidency said on Wednesday.

    Many girls kidnapped by the Islamist militant group have been used as sex slaves, fighters and even suicide bombers, according to rights groups including Amnesty International.

    But the 21 freed girls said the militants treated them well while they were held captive, according to a […]

  • Talks with Boko Haram over Chibok girls still on – FG

    Talks with Boko Haram over Chibok girls still on – FG

    Contrary to speculations that talks with Boko Haram over the remaining 197 abducted Chibok girls have broken down, the Federal Government has insisted that negotiation for their release is ongoing.

    Three weeks ago, 21 of the girls were released, a development that rekindled the hope that others will get freedom.

    One of the girls was found at the weekend with a baby. Troops of the 121 Battalion, Nigerian Army deployed at Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Area, Borno State, found Maryam Ali Maiyanga […]

  • Chibok girls: Army confirms release of another victim

    Chibok girls: Army confirms release of another victim

    According to reports, the Army has now confirmed the rescue of another abducted Chibok schoolgirl from Boko Haram insurgents. It identified the rescued girl as Maryam Ali.

    It was gathered that the insurgents group in the early hours of Saturday released Ali who was said to be carrying a baby.

    Confirming the report, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman in statement said Ali was discovered during the screening of some “escapees” who fled Sambisa Forest at Pulka, Gwoza in […]

  • BBOG urges FG to hasten release of remaining Chibok girls

    BBOG urges FG to hasten release of remaining Chibok girls

    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.

    Kaka […]

  • None of the 21 released Chibok girls were sexually abused – report

    None of the 21 released Chibok girls were sexually abused – report

    Not a single out of the 21 released Chibok schoolgirls was assaulted during the two years spent in Boko Haram captivity.

    Quoting a source close to negotiations to free the remaining of those abducted in April 2014, NAN dismissed reports that the only girl who came back with a child was impregnated by an insurgent.

    The agency said the girl was pregnant before her abduction.

    “The girl and her parents have confirmed this. The child is not a Boko Haram Child,” the source […]

  • Yes, I am controversial.. I don’t believe Chibok girls were kidnapped, says Fayose (VIDEO)

    Yes, I am controversial.. I don’t believe Chibok girls were kidnapped, says Fayose (VIDEO)

    In a recent interview with Channels TV, Governor Fayose of Ekiti State agreed that he is controversial.

    The governor further claimed that it is good to be controversial because he is entitled to his opinion and does not move with the crowd.

    Fayose also revealed that he doesn’t believe that the Chibok girls were

  • President Buhari finally meets freed Chibok girls…See photos

    President Buhari finally meets freed Chibok girls…See photos

    President Muhammadu Buhari has finally met the 21 freed Chibok girls. He met them after he concluded the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting with his ministers and aides.

     

     

    President Muhammadu Buhari has finally met the 21 freed Chibok girls. He met them after he concluded the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting with his ministers and

  • Chibok girls have seen world’s worst offer, says Buhari

    Chibok girls have seen world’s worst offer, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday regretted that the 21 Chibok girls who were released from the captivity of Boko Haram insurgents last Thursday had seen the worst the world had to offer.

    He said it was now time for them to experience the best that the world could offer them.

    Buhari spoke while receiving the released girls and their parents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    “These dear daughters of ours have seen the worst that the world has to offer. It is now […]