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Lai Mohammed lied, Dapchi girls were released after “large ransom payment” – UN Report

"LARGE ransom payment" was made to Boko Haram to secure the release of the over 100 schoolgirls kidnapped from a secondary school in Dapchi,...

Birthday in Sambisa Forest: Leah Sharibu turns 15 in Boko Haram custody

  Leah Sharibu, one of the 110 girls abducted by Boko Haram from a secondary school in Dapchi, Yobe State, will mark her 15th birthday...

The children of Dapchi and a country that was

  By Rotimi Olawale There is something unrivalled about our collective sense of outrage as Nigerians. It does not exist. I could wage a bet that our...
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The trial of Leah Sharibu, the sacrificial lamb

By Azuka Onwuka When the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls were returned last week by Boko Haram terrorists, a new story developed from the kidnap saga. Excluding...

Her dream was to become a scientist, says father of late Dapchi girl

Adamu Jumbam, father of Aisha Adamu, one of the five Dapchi schoolgirls who died while in Boko Haram captivity, says his family feels cheated...

The human side of Boko Haram

By Fredrick Nwabufo The phrase, “human side”, was given a Nigerian tinge and notoriety by Femi Adesina, spokesman of the president. On December 24, 2017, Adesina...
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FACT CHECK: Did Dapchi girls return from captivity with ‘Ghana Must Go’ bags?

The mood in Nigeria has generally been celebratory since Wednesday, following the release of 105 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram from the Government Girls Science and...

Defence minister: Didn’t I tell you we’d rescue Dapchi girls within two months?

    Mansur Dan-Ali, Minister of Defence, says the release of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls was the result of President Muhammadu Buhari's support to security agencies. Speaking...

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Bauchi woman accused of sharing blasphemous message on WhatsApp now in prison – CP

THE Bauchi State Police Command on Saturday said a woman accused of blasphemy in Warji Local Government Area of...

Nigeria signs agreements on bilateral cooperation with Portugal, Germany

NIGERIA and Portugal have signed several Memoranda of Understanding (MiU) for cooperation in different sectors to strengthen bilateral relations...

2023: More women have completed registration than men — INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) recorded a higher number of female registrants as more than 8.6 million Nigerians...

Voter registration is free – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said its staff are not allowed to charge fees for voter registration. The...

INEC denies operating registration centres in Niger Republic

THE Chief Press Secretary to the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Rotimi Oyekanmi has denied reports...
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