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Dapchi girls : All boarding schools in Borno to be close down

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Dapchi girls: Boarding schools have been shut indefinitely in the northeast Nigerian state most affected by Boko Haram violence, the government has said, in the latest blow to children’s...

Thu Mar 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Rickey Tarfa deposited N225,000 in my account — WITNESS

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By Onozure Dania Lagos—A lawyer Mr Mohammed Auwal Yinusa, who is a second defence witness in the ongoing trial of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria SAN, Mr. Rickey Tarfa, over alleged offering...

Thu Mar 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Dapchi girls: 5 of our students died on day of attack – Fasima, released girl

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•We didn’t pay ransom for released schoolgirls — FG •Insurgents hold on to girl who refused to denounce Christianity •We can’t ascertain any dead girl —...

Thu Mar 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Dapchi girls: Group hails Buhari, Service Chiefs over prompt release

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*Tasks authorities on similar action over remaining abductees A Non-Governmental Organization under the umbrella of Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative, GOPRI, has commended President...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →

UNICEF hails FG over return of abducted Dapchi girls

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The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has commended Federal Government efforts at the return of 105 abducted Dapchi school girls in Yobe. It expressed its delight over the report on return of...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →

I’m happy my daughter didn’t denounce Christ – father of ‘only Dapchi girl in captivity

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Nata Sharibu, the father of the only student of Federal Government Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state who is yet to be freed, says Boko Haram insurgents decided not to release his...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →

APC constitutes team to broker truce between NASS, presidency

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE All Progressives Congress, APC, is to constitute a committee to mediate differences between the executive and legislative branches of government, it emerged on...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →

Reactions trail Dapchi Girls release

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The news of the released Dapchi Girls on Wednesday has generated many comments in the social media. The two well known critics of the current administration were among those who commented and...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →

UN welcomes Dapchi schoolgirls’ return

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UN Secretary-General António Guteres has welcomed the release of most of the Dapchi schoolgirls abducted the by suspected Boko Haram terrorists. The Secretary-General, in a statement issued...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →

Dapchi girls: FG handled abduction, release of school girls poorly – Charlyboy’s group

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By Luminous Jannamike Dapchi girls – The group of good governance advocates led by maverick entertainer, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly boy, Wednesday night, expressed its...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →

110 Dapchi Girls: Foundation urges FG to urgently overhaul security network

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…promises to give succour to IDPs in North-East By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- A non-governmental organisation, Complete Care and Aid Foundation, CCAF, has called on the Federal Government to...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →

Dapchi: Mass abduction of girls shouldn’t have been allowed – Dogara

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…says Reps ‘ll not tolerate further buck passing amongst security agencies *commends Buhari for release By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA – Excited by the release of the abducted...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →

UNICEF to give support to Dapchi Girls

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By Victoria Ojeme Abuja- Nigeria, Mohamed Malick Fall, has disclosed that UNICEF is working closely with the Ministry of Youth in Yobe state to provide necessary support to the Dapchi girls and...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →

UNFPA to provide psycho-social support, reproductive healthcare for released Dapchi school girls

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Abuja – The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) says it is on standby to provide emergency reproductive healthcare and psycho-social counselling and support to the released Dapchi school girls...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →

Atiku welcomes release of Dapchi school girls

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Abuja – Former Vice President Abubakar Atiku has welcomed the release of Dapchi school girls who were allegedly abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in Yobe. In a statement in Abuja on...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →