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That Chibok Meeting; A Quick Look By Ayo Sogunro

That Chibok Meeting; A Quick Look By Ayo Sogunro
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Now that the president has met with the Chibok community, is he satisfied? Has his political paranoia been assuaged? Does he now believe the news of the abduction? Does the sad sight of despairing parents trigger some remorse for his late response? Has he drunk enough from the cup of their sorrow? Does he retract the […]

How N100million largesse tears Chibok parents, leaders apart

How N100million largesse tears Chibok parents, leaders apart
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An alleged N100million cash gift given to parents of abducted Chibok girls by President Goodluck Jonathan after a meeting at the Presidential villa on July 22 has sparked disagreement between some of the parents and leaders of the Chibok community in Abuja, the BBC Hausa service is reporting. The presidency, the report said, allegedly released […]

Boko Haram attacks Chibok town; as gunmen kill 51, burn Churches, houses

Boko Haram attacks Chibok town; as gunmen kill 51, burn Churches, houses
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Gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram Islamic sect, yesterday, attacked some communities in Chibok and Biu local government areas of Borno State, killing no fewer than 51 people. Those killed were mostly Christian worshippers. Five churches including Cocin, EYN and Deeper Life Bible Church in Kwada village, about 10 kilometres from Chibok were […]

Press Release: Police did not ban peaceful rallies

Press Release: Police did not ban peaceful rallies
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The Police High Command wishes to inform the general public that the Force has not issued any order banning peaceful assemblies/protests anywhere in Nigeria. It notes however that against the backdrop of current security challenges in the country, coupled with a recent intelligence report of a likely infiltration and hijack of otherwise innocuous and peaceful […]

Jonathan aborted rescue deal for Chibok girls ‘at the last minute’, reports say

Jonathan aborted rescue deal for Chibok girls ‘at the last minute’, reports say
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The kidnapped schoolgirls would have regained their freedom by now but President Goodluck Jonathan called off a prisoner swap deal with Boko Haram at the last minute, British tabloid The Mail on Sunday has reported. Dubai-exiled Nigerian journalist, Ahmad Salkida — who reportedly fled to the United Arab Emirates last year following threats to his […]

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