Military says no ransom was paid for release of 21 Chibok girls

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The Nigerian military on Saturday said no ransom was paid for last month’s release of 21 abducted school girls from Chibok Girls Secondary School. Describing media reports that a ransom was paid as “unsubstantiated,” Nigerian Defence spokesman, Brigadier General Rabe … Read More

President Buhari meets with rescued Chibok school girl

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The Chibok school girl, Amina Ali, who was rescued on Wednesday near Sambisa forest in Borno State, the hotbed of Boko Haram terrorism, has met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Fully shrouded in a veil‎ … Read More

One year on: Where are the Chibok girls?

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By Segun Adeyemi Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) – On April 14, 2014, 276 girls were abducted from their school, the Government Secondary School in Chibok, in Nigeria’s North-east Borno State, in the early hours of the day by Boko Haram terrorists. One … Read More

Nigeria: Chibok, where nearly 300 girls were abducted, ‘captured’ by Boko Haram

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Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) – Chibok, the village in Nigeria’s North-east Borno State where nearly 300 girls were abducted more than six months ago, has now been captured by the insurgent group Boko Haram that abducted the girls, according to local … Read More