Tag: #BringBackOurGirls

#BringBackOurGirls takes the message to GEJ in Washington DC (PHOTOS)

by Kolapo Olapoju   The #BringBackOurGirls campaigners in Washington DC, gathered in front of the Grand Hyatt Hotel, venue of a reception for the President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan to…

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Fight time – parents of Chibok girls allege foul play over N100 million largesse from the President

by Mayowa Aboah   The sum of N100 million, allegedly given to parents of the abducted Chibok girls, has led to a serious disagreement within the Chibok community. It was…

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May Day! Another explosion hits Kano state in less than 3 hours

by Mayowa Aboah Another explosion has occurred in Kano State at Kano trade fair complex, Zoo road, close to Shop Rite.This is happening less than four hours after an explosion hit…

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Read the latest statement from Patience Jonathan about #BringBackOurGirls

by Kolapo Olapoju The wife of the Nigerian president, Dame Patience Jonathan, voiced her concern over the delay in the release of the abducted Chibok girls by members of the…

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Why we MUST #BringBackOurGirls? Funmi Iyanda reminds us in 2 striking photos

by Hauwa Gambo As the country reminds itself of the ongoing tragedy that began 100 days ago, when over 250 girls were kidnapped from their hostels in Chibok Borno State,…

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Francesca Uriri: 100 days and counting – We should all be M.A.D like Oby Ezekwesili

by Francesca Uriri Depending on what end of the spectrum you stand, the number ‘100’ is a very important one. I’m not sure why this is so; maybe it’s because it’s…

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“No shots from PDP Voltrons yet?!” | See the top 10 tweets from Oby Ezekwesili’s interview tonight

by Hauwa Gambo Oby Ezekwesili NIgerians have been waiting to hear leader of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, Obiageli Ezekwesili speak today on BBC HardTalk on the issues aroun dthe missing Chibok…

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“Definitely an anti-climax”! | Doyin Okupe couldn’t wait to respond to Oby Ezekwesili (TWEET)

by Hauwa Gambo Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe| credits: pointblanknews.com Not one to let critics of President Goodluck JOnathan get away with it, Senior…

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Finally, Pres. Jonathan meets parents of #ChibokGirls (PHOTOS)

by S'ola Filani After nearly 100 days, and repeated demands by citizen groups, President Goodluck Jonathan finally met with both the parents of abducted Chibok girls and the girls who…

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We wait: Jonathan meets parents of #ChibokGirls behind closed doors

President Goodluck Jonathan is currently in a meeting with parents of the schoolgirls abducted from Chibok, Borno State on April 14 2014. The meeting is being held behind closed doors  inside…

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Obasanjo will laugh hard to hear the accusation of politics – Oby Ezekwesili’s BBC Hardtalk interview in 7 quotes

by Hauwa Gambo After the drama of the State Security Service detaining former minister and World Bank Vice President, Obiageli Ezekwesili, she today made her much-talked-about interview with the BBC’s…

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What are you really worth? – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze   A good request on the face of it, but one made without a knowledge of the complexities of the situation on the ground, such as the…

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#BringBackOurGirls: Unprovoked attacks by security agencies must stop – Ezekwesili

  by Isi Esene Former Education Minister, Oby Ezekwesili has expressed her misgivings at statements made by the spokesperson of the Department of State Security for describing the #BringBackOurGirls campaign as…

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Boko Haram members – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwaze   Not a few Lagosians were stuck in a spot of traffic on Friday because a few khaki boys, or area boys, depending on who you listen…

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#BringBackOurGirls: We have no idea where the kidnapped Chibok girls are – US says

by 'Jola Sotubo The continued detention of the over 200 girls kidnapped from Chibok in Borno has continued to cause worldwide concern even as the United States of America has…

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‘We’re working hard to bring the abducted girls back’: Jonathan writes on The Washington Post

by 'Jola Sotubo 75 days after the over 200 Chibok girls were abducted in Borno, President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the Federal Government is doing its best to bring…

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Singer, Adokiye offers her virginity for the release of Chibok girls

by S'ola Filani Pop singer and Imo State Peace Ambassador, Adokiye, shocked her fans recently when she revealed that she is a virgin, adding that whoever wants her virginity should…

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Opinion: #BringBackOurGirls – The Chibok girls should not be victims forever

by Joan Osa Oviawe   The prospect of a normal life is improbable. Beyond the physical and psychological trauma, which would not be easy to recover from, there is also…

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Opinion: What does Oby Ezekwesili really want?

by Offor Honest Munachiso She has been called a disgrace to Ndigbo for championing the cause of a tribe that masterminded the mass annihilation of her people and still continues…

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Soyombo Ayomikun: #BringBackOurGirls- 60 days (Poem)

by Soyombo Ayomikun Some of them have been raped.  If not all.  From uncircumcised demons.  Manhoods laden with infections   1.Of anguish & tears Of wailing & pains Of bile…

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Perry Brimah: Only a Jonathan will wait for Jonathan to #BringBackOurGirls

by Perry Brimah We presented our options to Jonathan; many of them. What happened since? Why has the world gone silent? Is one mad man able to intimidate and terrorize…

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Japheth Omojuwa: We can’t afford to move on #BringBackOurGirls

by Japheth Omojuwa Nigerians must understand that whether now or later, Nigeria will happen to most of us. One must thank God for the kind souls that gather in Abuja…

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Gimba Kakanda: A letter to critics of #BringBackOurGirls campaign

by Gimba Kakanda It is this same activism you consider as “elitist” that inspired Michelle Obama to hold up a placard in solidarity with rattled Nigerians. It’s the same activism…

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Maryam Uwais: For our girls, we march on

by Maryam Uwais   So I have committed to the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, and we, as a coalition, have tried to engage our elected and appointed leaders who swore on the…

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Opinion: #BringBackOurGirls – Lessons we must learn

by ALIWA We should not let this happen again to any Nigerian in any part of Nigeria. We are our brother’s keepers.   There is nothing so terrifying to any…

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How we took the #BringBackOurGirls campaign down to South Africa – MADinitiative founder, Damilola Apotieri

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Damilola Apotieri, a post graduate student at the Wits University, South Africa has been at the forefront of youth advocacy for most of his life founding the enormously influential…

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“It’s a nuisance to the government”: Why CP Mbu banned #BringBackOurGirls protest in Abuja

by Isi Esene Joseph Mbu, the Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital Territory has announced a ban on all protests against the delayed rescue of over 230 schoolgirls abducted…

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Bayo Oluwasanmi: #BringBackOurGirls – Can the Jonathan govt. please rent common sense too?

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Can the Jonathan administration rent commonsense for #BringBackOurGirls? This is the worst of times in Nigeria. It is the time of foolishness. It is the season of…

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Uche Briggs: Terrorism and responsibility of the opposition

by Uche Briggs .... the driving force of the #BringBackOurGirls protest is righteous and it is the responsibility of the APC to drive it and see it to a logical…

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‘The Chibok girls are sick, they need medical attention’ – Secret negotiator reveals (PICTURED)

by 'Jola Sotubo An Australian negotiator, who was hired by the Nigerian government to broker the release of the over 200 Chibok girls being held captive by Boko Haram, has…

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