Tag: #BringBackOurGirls

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 ...

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, ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 10, 2015

Opinion: #BringBackOurGirls was the hashtag of 2014, but why didn’t it bring them back?

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Most of the people involved in the #BringBackOurGirls movement were not Nigerians or in Nigeria. Nigerians weren’t ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 2, 2015

“This is intentional, the hand of government is in the kidnapping” – Chibok parents are angry with GEJ

by James Sambo   262 days after their daughters and wards were kidnapped, some of the parents of the students ...

Isime EseneDecember 31, 2014

The Citizen-in-Chief: Obiageli Ezekwesili is the Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2014

by The Editors Surely, you know this, that as you celebrated Christmas on the 25th of December this year, perhaps ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 31, 2014

Top 10 moments that made us hide our faces in shame this year

by Wilfred Okiche   These were the shameful moments of 2014. Some were pathetic, some were sickening, some were tragic. ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 27, 2014

Gimba Kakanda: Mr. President, it’s a gloomy Christmas in Chibok

by Gimba Kakanda While, to you, politics is a game, it’s a matter of life to us. The #BringBackOurGirls campaigners are immune to ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 14, 2014

[email protected]: #BringBackOurGirls – For Chibok, may the tears cease

by Soyombo Ayomikun 1.History Won’t forget The leader Under whose watch Our daughters Disappeared NO!     2.The Commander With ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 5, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls to write Chadian President over Chibok girls

by Kolapo Olapoju After staging a protest to the Chadian Embassy on the 3rd of December, 2014, the Abuja chapter ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 14, 2014

As Minister, I could not afford to pay my mother’s rent – @obyezeks

by Kolapo Olapoju   Erstwhile Minister of Education and ‘Solid Minerals, Obiageli Ezekwesili, revealed that while serving as Minister during Obasanjo’s ...

SolaNovember 9, 2014

‘Is Jonathan holding the Chibok girls?’: Enugu cleric lambasts #BringBackOurGirls campaigners

by Azubuike Azikiwe An Enugu-based cleric and founder of Adoration Ministries, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has proclaimed that those fighting Jonathan ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 1, 2014

Mr. President, what is going on with the Boko Haram ceasefire? – BBOG

by Kolapo Olapoju The Abuja chapter of the #BringBackOurGirls campaigners have released a statement imploring President Goodluck Jonathan to act swiftly and ...

YEditorOctober 30, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls defeats @PoliceNG in court

by Laila Ibrahim The High Court in Abuja has declared that the police do not have the power to prevent ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 26, 2014

Opinion: The Jonathan who failed to see tomorrow

by Charles Ofoji The greatest character flaw of Nigerian politicians is that they always think there would be no tomorrow. ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 16, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls leaders call for national prayers for abducted Chibok girls

by Kolapo Olapoju In commemoration of 6 months since 219 Chibok girls were abducted from their school in Borno, the ...

Isime EseneOctober 14, 2014

“We can’t ignore this tragedy”: Alicia Keys calls out FG over rescue of Chibok girls

by Isi Esene Grammy Award winning artiste, Alicia Keys has signed the online petition calling on the government of Nigeria ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 14, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls campaigners repelled by security operatives in Abuja

by Kolapo Olapoju   Reports reaching us say that the BringBackOurGirls campaigners have been repelled by security operatives in Abuja from ...

Isime EseneOctober 13, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls group to march on Aso Rock

by Isi Esene The Abuja family of the #BringBackOurGirls group has sent a letter of request to meet with President ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 26, 2014

@Adejoh : #BringBackOurGirls and self-serving activism

by Adejoh Momoh It was him really, Abubakar, easily one of the smartest people I have met during the course ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 16, 2014

Opinion: #BringBackOurGirls and the limits of success

by Adejoh Momoh ‘What if it was my younger sister’s things in the photo?’ I asked as I saw photos ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 16, 2014

If GEJ is re-elected, Nigeria will fall apart – Senator Ahmed Zanna

by James Sambo Senator Ahmed Zanna has warned that Nigeria will disintegrate if President Goodluck Jonathan is re-elected at the ...

YEditorSeptember 11, 2014

#BringBackGoodluck2015: Nigeria’s shame revisited

by Joe Igbokwe The moment the American newspaper, The Washington Post, hit the news stands, President Jonathan ordered his handlers ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 10, 2014

GEJ says the #BringBackGoodluck2015 banners should be brought down

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the appearance of #BringBackGoodluck2015 campaign banners and billboard in parts of Abuja, FCT, and the subsequent ...

SolaSeptember 10, 2014

And the most inappropriate political hashtag of the year goes to…#BringBackGoodluck2015 | Washington Post slams GEJ

by S’ola Filani The Washington Post has once again berated the Nigerian president Jonathan but this time his supporters are ...

SolaAugust 23, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls parents want case closed, say funeral rites already performed

by S’ola Filani Parents of the kidnapped Chibok school girls have said they want the matter closed. It has been ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 21, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: #BringBackOurGirls – Have we betrayed them? (Poem)

by Soyombo Ayomikun May it Be said That We never Betrayed #Chibok With our Silence 1.May we not forget That ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 19, 2014

Femi Aribisala: #BringBackOurGirls is a tool by the North against Jonathan

by Femi Aribisala The only way the APC can redeem its perception as a janjaweed party is by putting forward ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 19, 2014

Opinion: Why Ebola might be a scam

by Greg Ighodaro I know you already have your reservations against my caption, but you might want to keep them ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 13, 2014

When #BringBackOurGirls hit the streets in Abuja yesterday (PHOTOS)

by Kolapo Olapoju   It’s exactly 122 days since the Chibok girls were abducted and they are yet to be ...

YWriterAugust 11, 2014

“Elections are not won on Twitter”? | As Aregbesola wins, Joachim MacEbong interrogates this statement

by Joachim MacEbong   This is a famous jibe of some people (most of whom lean toward the PDP) against ...

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