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BBOG to Aljazirah: thank you for supporting the Chibok girls’ cause

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The #BringBackOurGirls Movement has written a letter to the AljazirahNigeria medium commending it for its support and consistent media coverage and reportage of the movement’s advocacy towards the return of the Chibok girls. In the letter,

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Ezekwesili replies Buhari’s daughter: Ethics should matter to you

Former Education Minister and now leader of the Bring Back Our Girls, BBOG, group, Oby Ezekwesili, has responded to a group led by President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, advising it against the use of the BBOG name for fund raising. The

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Why the release of 21 Chibok girls is not ‘cheering’ news – Gbenga Odunsi

By Gbenga Odunsi Nigerians woke up to the news that Chibok girls, who were kidnapped in April 2014 by the Boko haram sect, have been released. On the night of 14–15th April 2014, a group of militants attacked the Government

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How High Stakes Negotiations Led To Release Of 21 Chibok Girls

The Nigerian security officials have confirmed to SaharaReporters that today’s release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls was secured after intense negotiations with the Islamist terror group, Boko Haram, adding that the Federal Government agreed to swap four high-profile Boko Haram detainees

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President Buhari departs Abuja for Germany on 3-day official visit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday departed the Nnmadi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, for Berlin, Germany, on an official visit from Oct. 13 to 15. The president, before his departure, was briefed on the release of the 21 abducted Chibok schoolgirls

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Boko Haram Releases 21 Chibok Girls To Nigerian Army

Twenty one of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist Boko Haram insurgents in April 2014 has been released to the Nigerian government, a government source revealed to SaharaReporters on Thursday, October 13. The sources disclosed that the

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Nigeria admits failed Chibok girls swap deals

Nigeria opened negotiations with Boko Haram over the release of the kidnapped Chibok girls last year, but the talks were derailed due to a split in the extremist group, a minister said Friday. Speaking at a press conference in the

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EXCLUSIVE- “Managing the Victims of Terror Support Fund is a delicate balancing act”- VSF boss

Dr Sunday Abogonye Ochoche is the Executive Director of the Nigeria Foundation for the Support of Victims of Terrorism, known widely as Victims Support Fund, (VSF). In this exclusive interview with Aljazirahnews, he tells of how the over N27bn received

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Newly Rescued Chibok Girl Not On Our List- Group

Campaigners on Friday questioned a Nigerian military claim that a second Chibok schoolgirl had been rescued, but the army maintained she was one of the 219 abducted by Boko Haram. Yakubu Nkeki, the head of the Chibok Abducted Girls Parents

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