Tag: bring back our girls

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 1, 2017

#ChibokGirls: BBOG match to Aso Rock

Members of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement Tuesday, marched to Aso Rock in Abuja. Led by Oby Ezekwesili and ...

Op-ed EditorMay 24, 2017

#BringBackOurGirls: How the Local Agitation for the Release of over 200 Abducted Girls Created a Global Movement

by Adesewa Josh In the middle of the night on April 14th 2014, Boko Haram militants raided a local secondary ...

Op-ed EditorMay 7, 2017

Meet Mercy and Patience- The 2 Chibok girls who escaped from Boko Haram

On the 14th of April 2014, the terrorist group, Boko Haram, that had been the North-East region of Nigeria,  abducted over ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 13, 2017

Nigeria has failed our children – Ezekwesili

by Dolapo Adelana Co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls(BBOG) movement, Obiageli Ezekwesili, says the nation has failed its children over its ...

EditorMarch 30, 2017

Brave Women: “It sometimes annoys me, the level of things she takes from people” | Aisha Yesufu profiles Oby Ezekwesili

by Aisha Yesufu On the 30th of April 2014 I came face to face with an individual that made me ...

EditorFebruary 27, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: Why I am an entrepreneur in the business of nation building (1)

by Chude Jideonwo A few days ago, I received this message in my email from a highly respected colleague with ...

EditorFebruary 15, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: If we want to change our country, we have 15 lessons to learn from BBOG (II)

by Chude Jideonwo *This continues Monday’s piece on the 15 disciplines behind the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaign. The ...

EditorFebruary 13, 2017

Office Of The Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: If we want to change our country, we have 15 lessons to learn from BBOG (I)

by Chude Jideonwo You know the tragedy already. The world does. And it’s one we have yet to recover from: ...

EditorFebruary 7, 2017

YNaija Analysis: Nigeria’s Office of the Citizen is alive and active

When in the wake of the abduction of 276 schoolgirls from Chibok town in Borno State in 2014 by Boko ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 17, 2017

Camp Zairo is Boko Haram’s Aso Rock – Lai Mohammed

Minister for Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said Camp Zairo to Boko Haram is how Aso Rock is ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 8, 2017

Timeline: How much longer shall we wait before the remaining Chibok girls return home?

Sunday, January 8, 2017, makes it 1,000 days since 276 school girls were abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno. ...

ToluJanuary 8, 2017

Tears, joy, anger, anxiety… | We bring you 1,000 days of the Chibok girls abduction in 15 pictures

It’s day 1,000. On 14 April, 2014, heavily-armed Boko Haram terrorists attacked Government Girls’ Secondary School in a Borno town ...

Isime EseneDecember 22, 2016

Fu’ad Lawal profiles Bukky Shonibare: The placard woman who makes sure we never forget (Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)

It’s a new day. Take a deep breath. Think about the Chibok girls that have gone. Think about all those ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 28, 2016

Joel Ighosa Ighalo: The making of a truly Nigerian family [NEXT]

by Joel Ighosa Ighalo I do not know if it is appropriate to call them the Bring Back Our Girls ...

AzeezOctober 22, 2016

BBOG should not be mired in donations, Ezekwesili replies Buhari’s daughter

Former Education Minister and Bring Back Our Girls co-convener, Oby Ezekwesili has replied daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, Hadiza Buhari-Bello ...

YWriterOctober 18, 2016

Dear Molara Wood, your disdain for #BringBackOurGirls is a failure of judgement

by Sola Fasasi On Monday, photos began to circulate about an event for the inauguration and signing of a Memorandum ...

AzeezOctober 13, 2016

BBOG commends FG, military over release of 21 Chibok girls

The Bring Back Our Girls campaign group has said the release of 21 out of over 200 Chibok girls abducted ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 13, 2016

Who do we have to thank for the return of these Chibok Girls?

by Roqeebah Olaoniye Yesterday in Nigerian News was gloomy enough to have made us turn, in desperation, to the saying ...

RoqeebahOctober 2, 2016

Why release of the CBN governor’s wife is not really great news

Sometimes, it is better to let sleeping dogs lie. This is probably one of those times. Just Friday, Mrs Margaret ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 23, 2016

Gimba Kakanda: The partisans’ portrayals of the critic as a hater

Perhaps it’s sub-clinical, but partisanship as exhibited by Nigerians appears to be no more than just uncritical loyalty to a ...

AzeezSeptember 23, 2016

BBOG endorses Buhari’s invitation to UN for Chibok girls negotiations

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) Group has said it supports President Muhammadu Buhari’s appeal to the United Nations on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 16, 2016

What BBOG group has to say about FG’s status update on Chibok girls (READ)

The #BringBackOurGirls group has issued a statement in response to Friday’s briefing by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai ...

AzeezSeptember 15, 2016

Chibok Girls: BBOG group protest in the U.S (PHOTOS)

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) advocacy group on Wednesday staged a protest in front of the Nigeria House demanding ...

AzeezSeptember 11, 2016

Ezekwesili demands apology from IGP

Former Minister of Education and Co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls Campaign, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili has said the Inspector-General ...

AzeezSeptember 9, 2016

You have never visited Chibok | Gov. Shettima blasts BBOG protesters

Borno state Governor, Kashim Shettima has said the Bring back our girls group (BBOG ) has never taken out time to ...

AzeezSeptember 7, 2016

I have had enough| Police IG tells BBOG protesters

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday said the continuous protest emebarked upon by the #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group poses threat ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 6, 2016

Police stops BBOG group from seeing Buhari…again

Men of the Nigeria Police Force on Tuesday stormed the Unity Fountain, Abuja, the meeting point of the Bring Back ...

AzeezAugust 30, 2016

Why we stopped the BBOG protesters – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Tuesday explained the decision of the Nigeria Police to bar the Bring Back ...

Isime EseneAugust 25, 2016

#BringBackOurGirls: Chibok has finally turned against Buhari – how it all happened

by Roqeebah Olaoniye Anyone who followed the last campaign would recall that one of the reasons many people voted Buhari ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 22, 2016

#BringBackOurGirls protesters denied assess to Presidential Villa (PHOTOS)

The Nigeria Police Force has stopped #BringBackOurGirls protesters from gaining entrance into the Presidential Villa. The protesters were en route ...

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