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Nigeria was warned before Dapchi abduction – AI

Nigeria’s military was on Tuesday accused of ignoring repeated warnings about the movements of Boko Haram fighters before they kidnapped 110 schoolgirls in the country’s restive northeast. Prsident Buhari and Dapchi school girls The students — the youngest of whom is aged just 10 — were seized from the town of

Buhari visits Dapchi reassured parent of Abducted girls

President Muhammadu Buhari today visited Dapchi in Yobe state, where 110 schoolgirls were stolen by Boko Haram gunmen on 19 February. He visited the town after  meeting with stakeholders in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State. In Dapchi, Buhari reassured parents of the abducted schoolgirls that the Federal Government will not rest on

Boko Haram: NAF’s undetonated bombs still a threat to Adamawa Communities- Residents

•Says air force attacks constitute act of genocide Jude Johnson  The residents of communities in Adamawa State, North East Nigeria, have raised the alarm over some undetonated bombs dropped by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in the course of its counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists. In a statement made available

CASA calls for indenpendent investigation on Dapchi girls abduction

•Presidential panel set to submit report  Senator Iroegbu  The Council for African Security Affairs (CASA) has called on the Nigerian government to allow for independent investigation of the abduction of schoolgirls by the Boko Haram terrorist group in Yobe State. This is coming as the two-week deadline given the Presidential  Investigative Committee inaugurated

Nigeria initiate strategies against chemical terrorism, IEDs

Jude Johnson and Babatunde Abiodun The Nigerian Government has initiated strategies for the countering and containment of chemical terrorism and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). This was disclosed by the Coordinator Counter Terrorism Centre, Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA),  Commodore YEM Musa,  at the opening ceremony of the National Chemical Security

Dapchi: Buhari vows to punish guilty agencies, gazette probe panel report

•This must not degenerate to another Chibok saga-Monguno •Says conflicting reports, inter-agency blame game embarrassing  Jude Johnson The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has vowed to punish agencies and individuals found culpable in the February 19 abduction of 110 students of Government Girls' Science and Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, Yobe State. Even though the

Dapchi girls: Nigerian military counters Gaidam’s remarks on troops withdrawal

•Describes statement as 'unfortunate' •Clarifies on movement during Boko Haram attack Jude Johnson  The Nigerian military has countered the statement credited to the Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam making rounds the media, alleging that the withdrawal of the  military was responsible for the recent suspected Boko Haram terrorists' attack and abduction of