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    Northern govs ask Boko Haram to accept amnesty

Northern govs ask Boko Haram to accept amnesty

Northern governors have asked members of the Boko Haram sect to embrace the amnesty offered to them by President Goodluck Jonathan on Democracy Day.The chairman of the Northern States Governors' Forum, Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger State, made the plea on behalf of his colleagues on Friday.In a statement issued by his spokesman, Mr Israel Ebije, the governor said Jonathan’s [...]

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    Jonathan declares amnesty for Boko Haram

Jonathan declares amnesty for Boko Haram

President Goodluck Jonathan has declared amnesty for members of the Boko Haram sect.Minister of Youth Development, Boni Haruna, disclosed this on Thursday at a special event, "A day with young leaders of Nigeria", to mark the 15th anniversary of the fourth republic.Jonathan attended the event, which was held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.Haruna said: "President Goodluck Jonathan has declared [...]

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    No swap deal with Boko Haram, says Jonathan

No swap deal with Boko Haram, says Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has ruled out the possibility of any prisoner swap deal with Boko Haram for the release of the schoolgirls in their captivity.Britain's minister for Africa, Mark Simmonds, disclosed this to the media in Abuja on Wednesday evening after meeting with the president."He made it very clear that there would be no negotiations with Boko Haram that involved [...]

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    Father of 2 Chibok girls recollects horror

Father of 2 Chibok girls recollects horror

The claim by military authorities that Nigerian soldiers engaged Boro Haram in a gun fight while the Chibok girls were being whisked away is being challenged by new accounts of the April 15 incident.The father of two of the kidnapped girls has told the CNN that the villagers did not see any soldiers.The man, whose face was obscured obviously for [...]

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