Tag archive for ‘Chibok girls’
By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Children’s Day: Oluremi Tinubu Commends FG On Rescue of 82 Chibok Girls

Senator Oluremi Tinubu LAGOS MAY 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Senator Oluremi Tinubu representing Lagos Central Senatorial District has said the recent rescue of 82 of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls is a proof of the commitment More...

By admin On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Boko Haram: Eighty Abducted Chibok Girls Regain Freedom

LAGOS MAY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-No fewer than eighty schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 were reported to have been released by their abductors. An Online newspaper in Nigeria reported on Saturday, quoting More...

By admin On Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Chibok Girls Revealed Role Played By Politicians in Their Disappearance

LAGOS JANUARY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The 21 recently released Chibok girls have told a clergy man of how politicians played a major role in their disappearance for over two years. The girls have revealed details of More...

By admin On Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Presidency Denies Report of Release of Another 21 Chibok School Girls

LAGOS DECEMBER 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Presidency has denied report making the rounds that another twenty Chibok School girls have regain freedom from the camp of of Boko Haram. A report monitored in Federal Radio More...

By admin On Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Conflicting Reports Trail Release of Nigeria’s Chibok Girls

In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Chibok schoolgirls recently freed from Boko Haram captivity are seen during a meeting with Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, in Abuja, Nigeria, Oct. More...

By admin On Monday, September 5th, 2016

Boko Haram: Nigerian Journalist Salkida Arrested At Abuja International Airport

Ahmad Salkida LAGOS SEPTEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Ahmed Salkida, one of the three people wanted for alleged knowledge of Boko Haram and the whereabouts of over 200 Chibok girls, was arrested in Abuja on Monday. Mr. More...

By admin On Sunday, August 28th, 2016

Buhari Succumbs to Pressure, Agrees to Swap Detained Boko Haram Members for Chibok Girls

LAGOS AUGUST 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Faced with intense criticism of his government’s inability to free scores of teenage girls held captive by the Boko Haram, President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his government’s More...

By admin On Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Air Force Chief Denies Attempt to Bomb N’Delta, Not Certain of Chibok Girls’ Whereabouts

Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar LAGOS AUGUST 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has assured that the Nigerian Air Force would not bomb the Niger Delta, but would More...

By admin On Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Boko Haram to Broker Peace In Exchange for Release of More Chibok School Girls

A video clip, purportedly filmed in December, shows 15 of school-aged girls standing in front of a yellow wall and wearing purple and black hijabsBoko Haram negotiation videos LAGOS MAY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Islamic More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Chibok Girls are Still in Sambisa Forest except Six- Rescued Girl

Rescued Chibok girl Aminat and her baby LAGOS MAY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-One of the missing Chibok girls has been found in Nigeria, activists say, the first to be rescued since their capture two years ago. In all, 218 More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Boko Haram: How Teenage Girls Volunteer to Go on Suicide Mission

LAGOS APRIL 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A 16-year-old girl identified as Fati, who regained freedom after spending two years in Boko Haram’s captivity, has explained how teenage girls volunteer to go on suicide missions More...

By admin On Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Nigerian Airforce Spots Possible Location of Abducted Chibok Girls

Sambisa forest aerial view LAGOS FEBRUARY 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Air Force says it has been able to identify possible locations of the abducted Chibok girls. The Director of Public Relations at the Nigerian More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

15 Dead in Twin Suicide Attack in Chibok

Missing Chibok girls LAGOS JANUARY 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Suicide bombers on Wednesday killed 15 people in Chibok, Borno State. Several others were injured in explosions that rocked a town where over 200 school girls More...

By admin On Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Boko Haram: Trading Bomb Maker for Chibok Girls

By Philip Obaji Jr. LAGOS OCTOBER 29TH (URHOBOTODAY) — Ever since Muhammadu Buhari took office last May as Nigeria’s fifth democratically elected president, he has made the war against insurgency in the country’s More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

FG Kick Starts Negotiations with Boko Haram for Release of Chibok Girls

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-–President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in France stated that his government has kicked off negotiations with Boko Haram to secure the release of over 200 Chibok girls. It will More...

By admin On Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Attack on Yola IDP Camp and Matters Arising

By Alex O. Atawa-Akpodiete* LAGOS SEPTEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Every nation faces its own unique security challenges. In some countries, it is the proliferation of small arms, while others are saddled with secessionist More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Buhari Defends ‘Lopsided Appointments’, Says Whereabouts of Chibok Girls Could not be Ascertain

Buhari LAGOS SEPTEMBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari has defended his recent appointments criticised by many Nigerians as lopsided, saying he nominated people he could trust, and who had worked with More...

By admin On Monday, July 27th, 2015

US Congress Woman Plans to Lead Five Others to Push for Release of Chibok Girls

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (at podium) chats with congregants of The Word of Life Bible Church on Sunday, July 26, 2015 about the #BringBackOurGirls movement and to update South Florida’s Nigerian community More...

By admin On Friday, July 24th, 2015

Borno, Yobe Governors Raise Alarm, Says Boko Haram is in Possession of Five Local Govt Areas

LAGOS JULY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Boko Haram Islamists are still holding on to some territories in Nigeria’s troubled northeast, state governors from the region said on Thursday, after the military claimed More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Boko Haram’ll Be Defeated within 18 Months or Less- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari (l) and US Secretary of States John Kerry during press briefing LAGOS JULY 22ND (URHOBOTODAY) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday a multinational African force will be More...

By admin On Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Boko Haram Offers to Swap Chibok Girls for Detained Members

LAGOS JULY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Boko Haram is ready to free the more than 200 Chibok young women and girls kidnapped from a boarding school in 2014, the Associated Press (AP) on Wednesday quoted an unnamed negotiator More...

By admin On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Nigerian Military Blasts Oby Ezekwesili over Hate Campaign on ‘Bring Back Our Girls’

Oby-Ezekwesili LAGOS MAY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Director, Defence Information, Maj. Gen. Chris Olukolade, has said it is the belief in military circles that the Bring-Back-Our-Girls campaigners have concluded plans More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Nigerian Troops Rescue 200 Girls, 93 Women in Sambisa Forest

LAGOS APRIL 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian troops rescued 200 girls and 93 women Tuesday in the Sambisa Forest, the Nigerian Armed Forces announced on its official Twitter account. The armed forces could not immediately More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

How 500 Nigerian School Girls Were Rescued from Boko Haram

The 500 school girls recued from Boko Haram LAGOS FEBRUARY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A civil rights worker in Nigeria’s restive northeast organised the dramatic rescue of nearly 500 schoolgirls from a town under attack More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Arrested Fleeing 50 Boko Haram Insurgents Plead for Mercy

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-This is no good time for members of Boko Haram insurgents as no fewer than fifty members of the sect fleeing from war zone after killing of their leader Abubakar Shekau pleaded More...