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January 4, 2019 9:26 AM Boko Haram: UNICEF laments fate of children in Nigeria, others

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has condemned Boko Haram for grave atrocities against children in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin regions in 2018. The UN agency, in a report ‘How the world failed children in conflict in 2018’, also said the world failed to protect children in conflict in Nigeria and 14 other countries in 2018. UNICEF said the future 71

December 31, 2018 8:32 PM 2019: Saraki tells Nigerians what to expect

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerians to remain positive and hope for better days as they celebrate the commencement of the New Year, 2019. Saraki in a statement forwarded to DAILY POST by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, said the current social, economic and political challenges 60

October 16, 2018 5:23 AM Why we killed Red Cross aid worker, Hauwa Leman – Boko Haram

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram, has explained why they executed Hauwa Leman, an aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The terrorists also vowed to keep Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl, as “a slave for life”, TheCable gathered. In a short clip, Leman was forced to kneel down, with her hands 47

August 17, 2018 9:03 AM We Didn’t Pay A Dime To Free Dapchi Girls, FG Reacts To UN Report — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

The Federal Government has rejected a report by the United Nations, which claimed it paid a “large ransom” to secure the release of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, denied the claim in a statement on Thursday night. ”It is not enough to say that Nigeria paid a ransom, little or huge. There must be a conclusive 49

July 5, 2018 4:24 PM Boko Haram: UK parliament decides on Leah Sharibu’s ordeal

The plight of Leah Sharibu, the lone Dapchi schoolgirl held back by Boko Haram abductors for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, on Wednesday formed part of deliberations at the United Kingdom’s House of Commons, according to Premier Christian Radio. This was as the parliamentarians promised to support efforts to secure the release of Leah Sharibu 52

June 5, 2018 10:32 AM Soyinka compares Leah Sharibu to Kudirat Abiola, says schoolgirl represents ”all of us”

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has likened the courage of Leah Sharibu, the kidnapped Dapchi schoolgirl, who is being held by Boko Haram to that of late Kudirat Abiola, wife of Chief Moshood Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the 1993 presidential election. Soyinka stated this at a brief 22nd remembrance anniversary held at Abiola house, Ikeja, Lagos 52

May 14, 2018 4:10 PM ‘Don’t Be Discouraged’, Dapchi School Authorities Tell Parents As School Resumes

The school authorities of Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC) Dapchi in Yobe State have appealed to parents not to be discouraged but allow their children resume academic activities. This is just as the school witness poor attendance on resumption day with some parents refusal to send their children back to the school. The School Principal 260

April 7, 2018 3:38 PM Adeboye prays for female students still held captive by Boko Haram

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has prayed for the immediate release of all the female students currently held captive by Boko Haram insurgents. He made this prayer at the April 2018 Holy Ghost Service and Vigil of the Church at its prayer ground in Mowe, Ogun State, on Kilometre 45 of Lagos – Ibadan 53

April 4, 2018 8:48 PM Dapchi girls scripted to make Buhari approve $1bn to fight Boko Haram‎ – Aisha

Aisha Yesufu, co-convener of BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, advocacy group on Wednesday made fresh claims on why Boko Haram abducted some students of Government Girls Science Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State. Yesufu claimed that the abduction of the girls was a move aimed at paving the way for President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of $1billion to purchase 56

April 4, 2018 5:19 PM Dapchi schoolgirls: Catholic Bishop, Ezeokafor to meet Leah Sharibu’s parents

The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor has revealed that he plans to meet with parents of abducted Dapchi girl, Leah Sharibu who refused to convert to Islam on the prompting of Boko Haram terrorists. Sharibu was among the 110 girls who were kidnapped by the terrorists from their school in Yobe State, but was not among the 104 freed 49