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 […]
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 […]
Former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to hasten negotiations to free the remaining Chibok girls and rehabilitate them from psychological trauma they might have encountered in the last two and half years
IBB said this while rejoicing with the families, people of Nigeria and indeed the Nigerian government over the release of 21 of the abducted Chibok Girls last week.
He said it was a thing of joy for the girls to have been reunited […]
The Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has urged the Federal Government to explore all possible avenues, including swap deals, to ensure the release of the remaining Chibok schoolgirls who were abducted by the Boko Haram insurgents more than two years ago.
He spoke with journalists in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital on Friday.
On the denial by the Federal Government that the release of the 21 Chiboks girls on Thursday was through a swap deal, the cardinal […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has once affirmed that his administration was determined to rescue the remaining abducted Chibok girls unharmed.
He stated this at the breaking of Ramadan fast with members of the diplomatic corps, Thursday night in Abuja.
”We are not letting up our efforts to rescue the Chibok girls, our priority is to rescue them unharmed”, he said.
He further assured that he would continue to tackle the security challenges.
The president regretted that the Boko Haram activities had rendered many Nigerians orphaned […]
The Boko Haram sect, who abducted over 200 school girls from Chibok two years ago, reportedly want to broker a deal with the Nigerian government. They are offering to release the remaining kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls in return for avoiding execution.
Two of the girls were rescued recently. It is believed that only a third of the abducted girls are still alive. According to a report in The Times, senior members of the terrorist group said:
“We want to surrender because things are getting […]