Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Tag "BBOG Movement"

#BringBackOurGirls: They’re trying to kill our advocacy

The civil rights movement #BringBackOurGirls says there are plans to deny access to the unity fountain as a ploy to kill its four-year advocacy. In a statement signed by spokesperson Sesugh Akume, the #BBOG movement cited the Nigeria police force disruption of its sit-out at the unity fountain last week, and the announcement by the FCT police commissioner banning their gathering [...]

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    We don’t need to steal your ideas, Buhari’s daughter tells BBOG

We don’t need to steal your ideas, Buhari’s daughter tells BBOG

The Africa Support and Empowerment Initiative (AFRISEI), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), says it does not need to steal ideas from the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement to contribute it's own assistance to the Chibok community. Hadiza Buhari-Bello, president of AFRISEI and President Muhammadu Buhari's daughter, and Don Uche, its secretary, said this on Friday while reacting to a statement from [...]

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    Government contradicting itself on Chibok girls’ rescue, says BBOG

Government contradicting itself on Chibok girls’ rescue, says BBOG

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement says Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, and President Muhammadu Buhari are contradicting each other on the federal government's efforts to rescue the abducted Chibok girls. Addressing a press conference on Friday to mark 900 days since the girls were abducted, Obiageli Ezekwesili, leader of the movement, said the group did not know whose [...]

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UN intervenes to save BBOG movement from harassment

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said that the office of the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association has intervened to "end the harassment of #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) protesters. In a statement on Tuesday, Adetokunbo Mumuni, the executive director of SERAP, said his organisation worked with BBOG movement to provide the necessary information [...]

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BBOG movement asks Buhari to call IGP to order

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement on Wednesday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to call Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police (IGP) to order. The IGP had said that the continued agitation of the movement led by Obiageli Ezekwesili was a threat to the rights of law-abiding citizens. Also, the police on September 2 on two attempts tried to stop the movement [...]

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JUST IN: Police say no ban on public protest

Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police has stated that there was no ban on peaceful public protest in Abuja and the country as a whole. This statement is coming after Idris was quoted on Wednesday to have said "enough was enough" on the continued agitation of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement led by Obiageli Ezekwesili who have been marching [...]

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    Educate yourself properly about citizen rights, Ezekwesili tells IGP

Educate yourself properly about citizen rights, Ezekwesili tells IGP

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    I don’t know where your daughters are, Buhari ‘tells’ Chibok parents, BBOG group

I don’t know where your daughters are, Buhari ‘tells’ Chibok parents, BBOG group

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday told the parents of the missing Chibok girls that he did not know where their daughters were. The parents, 136 of them, together with members of the Bringbackourgirls (BBOG) movement, converged on the banquet hall of the presidential villa, seeking answers to the whereabouts of the 219 missing schoolgirls from Chibok in Borno state. But they [...]

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