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    NUJ: BBOG played a key role in the rescue of Chibok girl

NUJ: BBOG played a key role in the rescue of Chibok girl

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has commended the #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) movement over the rescue of Amina Ali, one of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls. The union said through its vigorous campaign, BBOG drew the attention of the world to the plight of the girls. The NUJ also commended the military, but advised that more efforts be channeled in rescuing the remaining girls [...]

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    Rescued Chibok girl says 6 classmates have died

Rescued Chibok girl says 6 classmates have died

Amina Nkeki, the Chibok schoolgirl who was rescued around Sambisa forest on Tuesday, has revealed that six of her colleagues have died in captivity. The girl, who was reportedly found breast feeding a child, said their captors shielded them from the military. According to Tunji Olarenwaju, a member of the strategic team of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement, Nkeki made [...]

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    Ambode absent as BBOG protesters visit his office

Ambode absent as BBOG protesters visit his office

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, did not receive the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) protesters, who claimed there was an official notification and a subsequent appointment to receive them. The protester marched from the Obafemi Awolowo roundabout in Ikeja around 9:55 am to the government house in Alausa, but were prevented by security agents from entering the premises. The state house [...]

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    Rescue the girls now, BBOG protesters urge Buhari

Rescue the girls now, BBOG protesters urge Buhari

Two years after 219 school girls were abducted from their school, Government Secondary School in Chibok Borno state, the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) protesters, are still asking the Nigerian government to rescue the girls especially as there is now evidence they are still alive.  The group held a peaceful protest from the Obafemi Awolowo roundabout in Ikeja to the government [...]

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    Ezekwesili: We’re being reminded of military era

Ezekwesili: We’re being reminded of military era

Oby Ezekwesili, coordinator of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement, has described the prevention of the group from accessing the presidential villa as a reminder of the‎ military era. Addressing journalists shortly after the police stopped the protesters, Ezekwesili said the presidency had been notified of its procession to the villa gate, where the citizen movement was to deliver a [...]

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BBOG urges FG to speed up rescue effort

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    Bakare: As a father, I’m burdened by captivity of Chibok girls

Bakare: As a father, I’m burdened by captivity of Chibok girls

Tunde Bakare, founder of Latter Rain Assembly and one-time running mate of President Muhammadu Buhari, says he is burdened by the captivity of the 219 Chibok girls. While leading a prayer session on Sunday at the Unity Fountain in Abuja to commemorate the second anniversary of the abduction of the Chibok girls , Bakare urged Nigerians to keep hope alive until the [...]

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    We expected more from Buhari, says BBOG

We expected more from Buhari, says BBOG

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) Group says it expected more from President Muhammadu Buhari than the lack of intelligence and other excuses that have been made so far. In a statement on Friday, the group urged the president and other stakeholders to do more towards rescuing the abducted girls from Government Secondary School, Chibok. “The BBOG family in Nigeria has engaged on [...]

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BBOG demand identity of arrested ‘Chibok girl’ in failed suicide attempt

The Bring Back Our Group (BBOG) has requested that the Nigerian government confirm and provide the identity of a girl, who claimed to be one of the 219 girls kidnapped from Chibok in 2014. The girl, who was apprehended in Cameroon on Friday, attempted to blow herself up in a Limani, a city in the northern region of the country. BBOG says [...]

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    Soldiers ‘detain’ 65 Chibok parents in Borno

Soldiers ‘detain’ 65 Chibok parents in Borno

Soldiers have detained 65 parents of the abducted Chibok girls who were on their way to Abuja from Borno to participate in the protest of the Bringbackourgirls (BBOG) movement scheduled for Thursday. According to Tunji Olanrewaju, a member of the BBOG strategic team and spokesman, who spoke with TheCable, the 65 parents were stopped at Askira, near Chibok, in Borno state by [...]

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    219 girls march in Abuja for 219 Chibok girls

219 girls march in Abuja for 219 Chibok girls

Two hundred and nineteen school children who are ambassadors of the #Bringbackourgirls (BBOG) group, representing the 219 schoolgirls in Boko Haram captivity, on Monday marched to the ministry of education in Abuja as part of activities to mark the first anniversary of the abduction. The sect kidnapped more than 200 girls from Government Girls Secondary School Chibok‎, Borno state, on April [...]

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