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More than 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram were in Nigeria’s capital on Thursday, a day after their surprise release that fuelled rumours about how their freedom was won. A total of 104 of the 110 students seized from the school in Dapchi, in the northeastern state of Yobe, on …

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Nigeria plans to negotiate for the release of 110 abducted Dapchi girls.

Nigeria’s presidency said on Monday it plans to negotiate for the release of 110 girls abducted from a school in the northeastern town of Dapchi last month, rather than use a military operation to free them by force. The kidnapping is one of the largest since the jihadist group Boko …

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Parents in Nigeria release names of 105 missing girls

Parents in Nigeria have released a list of the 105 young women they say are still missing nearly a week after Boko Haram militants attacked a northeastern part of the country. The government yesterday officially put the number of missing girls at ‘one hundred and ten’ with the information minister …

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Chibok girls’ kidnapper jailed for 15 years.

A man involved in the 2014 kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok in northeast Nigeria has been jailed for 15 years, the government confirmed on Tuesday. Haruna Yahaya, 35, admitted being involved in the abduction when he appeared at a special court trying hundreds of Boko Haram suspects …

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Nigeria’s ex-President rejects claims he refused UK help to rescue Chibok girls

Nigeria’s former president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, says he didnot refuse an offer by the British government to help in the rescue of the abducted Chibok girls in 2014. A statement by his spokesman, Ikechukwu Eze, said then President Jonathan did not rebuff the UK’s offer but rather personally sent correspondence to …

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Chibok Girls : FG meets BBOG’s fresh conditions to join trip to sambisa forest


The Federal Government has accepted the condition outlined by the Bring Back Our Girls group on joining the trip to Sambisa Forest. The  Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammedhad invited the BBOG to be part of a guided tour of the sambisa forest in the North East to …

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