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Why Leah Sharibu is still in Boko Haram captivity — Presidency

The Nigerian Presidency has explained why Boko Haram terrorists have not released Leah Sharibu, captured last year February from Science Secondary School in Dapchi, Yobe state. In a statement, Garba Shehu, the senior special assistance on media to President Buhari said the fear of Nigeria’s military by the terrorists is what

Senior Boko Haram leader reportedly killed by allies

Mamman Nur, a senior figure in the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, reportedly has been killed by some of his own colleagues. Nur's men allegedly gunned him down Aug. 21 following an internal dispute, according to Nigerian media sources and others. News reports of the killing have trickled out in the

Leah Sharibu speaks from captivity, asks Buhari to pity her (audio)

Ahmad Salkida TheCable report revealed that Leah Sharibu, the only Christian among theabducted 119 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe state, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to save her from captivity. As a “proof of life” amidst speculations on her fate, TheCable has exclusively obtained her latest picture as well as

Mama Boko Haram, ICRC to partner on Leah’s release

Jude Johnson  Mrs Aisha Wakil, popularly known as Mama Boko Haram says she will partner with International Committee of Red Cross to rescue Leah Sharibu, the only Christian among the 112 kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents from Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state. Sharibu was held back for refusing to denounce Christianity,

Boko Haram, a hindrance to polio eradication in Nigeria- Tomori

•Urges FG to use Dapchi, Chibok formula to tackle pandemic •Nigeria may attend polio freedom by 2019 Oluwatosin Komolafe The Chairman, Expert Review Committee (ERC) on polio and primary healthcare in Nigeria, Prof. Oyewole Tomori, has said that Boko Haram remains the major reason for the country's inability to effectively combat the

BREAKING: Kidnapped Dapchi School girls freed

Some of the schoolgirls kidnapped from their school in Dapchi, Yobe State, may have been freed by their abductors. Sources said the girls were brought to Dapchi by persons suspected to be their Boko Haram abductors.“The girls have been brought back. They were brought in nine vehicles and dropped outside the

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

Buhari mocks Jonathan over Chibok, vows to rescue Dapchi girls

•Visits Dapchi, meets parents, teachers of missing schoolgirls Jude Johnson The Nigeria  President Muhammadu Buhari has taken another dig at his predecessor, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan over his inability to rescue Chibok girls, vowing not to repeat same mistake with the missing Dapchi girls. Buhari on Wednesday in Damaturu, Yobe State capital explained the