Tag: #BringBackOurGirls

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 26, 2019

Nigeria’s former minister, Obiageli Ezekwesili wins Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer Award

Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the former Education Minister, has been announced as Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer at the prestigious Forbes ...

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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 ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 8, 2017

Oby Ezekwesili: Chibok Girls – Painful memories of a thousand days

by Oby Ezekwesili On that 30th April 2014 when diverse citizens gathered to march in solidarity, no one could have ...

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Isime EseneDecember 23, 2016

Stephanie Busari profiles the Chibok girls: The girls who refused to be forgotten (Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)

Even in captivity, they refused to be forgotten. Their spirits refused to die and they cried out, willing the world ...

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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 ...

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YWriterOctober 14, 2016

YNaija Says: Shame on you, Obasanjo, for saying Chibok girls were gone forever

For a woman who has been front and center of the agitation to bring back the Chibok girls, it is ...

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YWriterOctober 13, 2016

YNaija Analysis: With 21 girls released, #BringBackOurGirls is breaking through

It has taken 913 days, countless protests and sit-outs at the Unity Fountain in Abuja, several marches to the gates ...

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YWriterSeptember 7, 2016

Buhari is finally losing it on #BringBackOurGirls – 5 takeaways on why this is… foolish

by Chi Ibe  Yesterday, the #BringBackOurGirls movement was on the march again. This time, it was returning to the Aso ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 1, 2016

The Media Blog: CNN didn’t do anything wrong

Nigerians have been all over tne matter of CNN’s coverage of Mark Zuckerberg’s visit to Nigeria. The headline was innocuous ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 15, 2016

Chibok girls’ swap won’t halt military operations – Chief of Defence Staff

The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Abayomi Olonishakin, on Monday said the demand by Boko Haram terrorists that their members ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 15, 2016

7 terrible things Kayode Ogundamisi wants you to know about Buhari’s government

It certainly is safe to declare that gloomy clouds have cast over the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari despite the ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 20, 2016

Serah Luka was not kidnapped from Chibok – BBOG holds firm, but praises military

The BringBackOurGirls campaigners, on Friday confirmed that the recently found Serah Luka, who the Nigerian military said was among the ...

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YWriterMay 20, 2016

Asari Dokubo insists: No girls were kidnapped

by Chi Ibe As he was in the beginning, so he is even now. Leader of the Niger Delta People’s ...

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YWriterMay 18, 2016

Army confirms that Chibok girl was found

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the news tweeted by #BringBackOurGirls activists that one out of the 219 Girls of Government ...

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Oreoluwa PetersApril 14, 2016

#BringBackOurGirls: 2 years on… how social media reacted

Today – April 14 – marked the 2nd year anniversary of the abduction of 276 schoolgirls from their school in ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 14, 2016

Chibok girls: The sorrow, pain and grief of the parents (VIDEO)

276 girls were daringly abducted on April 14, 2014 – from their hostels in Government Girls School in Chibok, Borno ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 15, 2016

An account of the Chibok parents’ meeting with Buhari – Aisha Yesufu

The #BringBackOurGirls group accompanied by 71 parents of the abducted Chibok girls marched on Thursday, January 14 demanding to see ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 29, 2015

El-Rufai appoints BBOG co-founder, Hadiza Bala-Usman as Chief of Staff

Kaduna state Governor, Nasiru El-rufai, has appointed the co-founder of #BringBackOurGirls group, Hadiza Bala-Usman, as his new Chief of Staff. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 17, 2015

Thanks to Oby Ezekwesili, the US make Boko Haram “National Security priority”

by Kolapo Olapoju Perhaps, former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, may have struck a chord when she called on President ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 23, 2015

Opinion: Chibok girls – Buhari has a duty to reconstruct the Nigerian state

by Jibrin Ibrahim Throughout the one year since the abduction of the Chibok Girls, the message of the military high ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 19, 2015

Fisayomi Eko-Davies: Chibok girls – Walking in the land of unguaranteed tomorrows (Y! Superblogger)

by Fisayomi Eko-Davies The northern part of the country had become quite unsafe and there was so much distrust among ...

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Isime EseneApril 17, 2015

‘I’m just one out of the many untiring voices for #BringBackOurGirls,’ Oby Ezekwesili responds to TIME100 honour

by Isi Esene Obiageli Katryn Ezekwesili, former World Bank Vice President, current Senior Economic Adviser with the Africa Economic Development Policy ...

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SolaApril 14, 2015

We remember the Chibok Girls and how the #BringBackOurGirls campaign shook the world (PHOTOS)

 by Anike Jacobs The last one year has been one of pain and despair for parents of the missing Chibok girls ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 14, 2015

Opinion: It’s a year already, who will #BringBackOurGirls?

by Ogundana Michael …as Nigeria swears in a new President come 29th May, 2015, who will #BringBackOurGirls? President Jonathan or ...

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SolaMarch 16, 2015

A Chibok mother has been fasting since her daughter was abducted

by Anike Jacobs It’s been over 300 days since the Chibok girls went missing and it has just been revealed ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 13, 2015

Opinion: Chibok school – Jonathan’s action is a tad too late

by Abimbola Adelakun In a matter of weeks, it will be a whole year since Boko Haram kidnapped the Chibok ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 17, 2015

“You promised to rescue Chibok girls in 6 weeks, not us” – #BBOG campaigners reply FG

by Kolapo Olapoju The #BringBackOurGirls campaign group has reacted to the comments of Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public ...

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SolaFebruary 8, 2015

#300Days: Malala calls for global action to free Chibok schoolgirls

by Kemisola Filani Nobel peace laureate, Malala Yousafzai has called for global support to help release the 276 girls kidnapped ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 29, 2015

Regardless of who wins the presidential election, BBOG will continue Chibok girls campaign

by Panshak Ibrahim Hadiza Bala Usman, the convener of the #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group, says that regardless of who emerges victorious at ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 11, 2015

7 important things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju 1. How effective has the #BringBackOurGirls hashtag been? If the abducted Chibok girls aren’t back after eight months, ...

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