Thursday, June 17, 2021



Yobe Attack: Boko Haram kill 5 policemen in Dapchi – Report

Boko Haram insurgents have killed five policemen in an attack on a northern Nigerian town where more than 100 schoolgirls were abducted two years ago, residents said Thursday.

Dapchi school reopens 9 months after abduction saga

Academic activities have resumed in full force at the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, where Boko Haram insurgents abducted 110 schoolgirls...

Former boxing champion urges Nigerians to pray for Leah’s release

The call by former Super Eagles defender, Emeka Ezeugo on both active and retired sportsmen to press for the immediate release of Leah Sharibu...

VIDEO: May Allah protect you, safe trip, Dapchi youths tell Boko Haram

In the video, the youths also saluted the insurgents and bade them farewell as they embark on the return journey to their hideouts.

Dapchi: CAN speaks on Christian girl still in captivity

The body further demanded that Liya Sharibu must be set free to reunite with her parents.

PHOTOS: Dapchi youths shaking hands with Boko Haram terrorists after return of schoolgirls

The freed girls have been profiled and taken to Maiduguri for onward movement to Abuja.

Dapchi schoolgirls meet Buhari tonight

DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to meet with freed schoolgirls at the Presidential villa today, Wednesday.

1 Dapchi girl held by Boko Haram ‘for refusing to accept Islam’

Liah Sharibu, the last remaining 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram on February 19 in Dapchi is yet to be released by the insurgents. The...

Dapchi update: Parents confirm release, say ‘we’re here in school with our girls’

The Chairman, Forum of Parents of Missing Girls, Bashir Manzo, on Wednesday, said that parents of the abducted students of the Government Girls Science...

PDP, BBOG react to Nigerian gov’t’s claim that Dapchi girls would be rescued in 2 weeks

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as well as the Bring Back Our Girls, BBOG, group have reacted to the statement by the Defence Minister,...

What principal, parents of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls told Buhari

Mr Buhari was in Dapchi, Yobe state to meet with parents of the110 girls who were abducted from the Government Girls Science Technical College, GGSTC, Dapchi.

On Buhari’s Kano visit, by Jaafar Jaafar

When Nigerians rightly wailed and screamed that President Buhari did not have Political Adviser, he, nominally, appointed Senator Babafemi Ojudu, and posted him to the Office of the Vice President. Ikon Allah, I said inwardly.

Boko Haram contacted me on Dapchi girls, says woman who negotiated Chibok girls release

On February 27, Mrs Wakil dropped hint that Abu Musab Al-Barnawi-led faction of Boko Haram might be responsible for the abduction of the school girls.

Nigerian gov’t says search for Dapchi girls extended to neighbouring countries

In a statement issued in Abuja on Friday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said top military and security officials on Thursday travelled to the North-east to add more urgency to the search, which has now been extended beyond the North-east theatre.

UN outraged by Dapchi schoolgirls abduction

The UN has expressed outrage at the abduction of 110 schoolgirls of Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, by suspected Boko Haram terrorists.

Dapchi kidnap: We’ll resist further attacks on students – NANS

NANS expressed surprise why the girls should be made scapegoats of total neglect of the education sector by successive governments.

Army refutes alleged withdrawal of troops to aid school girls’ abduction

Ibrahim Geidam had reportedly alleged that the withdrawal of the troops from the area was responsible for the attack and abduction of female students of the college.

We’ll secure release of all abducted persons – Buhari

Mr Buhari made the promise at the Presidential Villa, Abuja while receiving three University of Maiduguri lecturers, one policewoman and nine other women rescued from the insurgents.

‘Buhari protecting corrupt people in government’

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday described the new report by Transparency International, TI, as another vindication of his position that...

Aisha slams Lai Mohammed over comment on Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction

The Co-convener of Bring Back Our Girls Group, BBOG, Aisha Yesufu, on Friday slammed the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, for claiming...

Missing schoolgirls: Nigerian gov’t not sure of true situation – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Thursday said the Nigerian government is not sure of the true situation of the reported...

Dapchi attack: Senate asks security agencies to rescue 46 schoolgirls still missing

The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to intensify efforts to ensure the safe return of all the 46 remaining schoolgirls abducted by...

We can’t confirm rescue of missing Yobe schoolgirls – Nigerian Army

The Yobe state government, on Wednesday, claimed that the missing 94 girls from the Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary School in Dapchi, have...

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