Monday, November 12, 2018

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    Lai: We are doing our best to rescue Leah Sharibu

Lai: We are doing our best to rescue Leah Sharibu

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the federal government is doing its best to ensure Leah Sharibu, the only Dapchi girl in Boko Haram captivity, is released.The minister said this while speaking with reporters after the 100 years celebration of St. Andrews Catholic Church in his Oro home town, Kwara state, on Thursday.Mohammed said Sharibu is a precious daughter of [...]

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    Boko Haram executes another Red Cross worker, says Leah will live as slave

Boko Haram executes another Red Cross worker, says Leah will live as slave

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram, has executed Hauwa Leman, an aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), TheCable has been informed.The terrorists also vowed to keep Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl, as "a slave for life", TheCable exclusively gathered.In a short clip seen by a special correspondent of TheCable, [...]

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    ‘Your daughter will return in peace’ — Buhari calls Leah Sharibu’s mother

‘Your daughter will return in peace’ — Buhari calls Leah Sharibu’s mother

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Rebecca Sharibu, mother of Leah, that his administration is doing its best to release the kidnapped girl from Boko Haram custody. Buhari gave the assurance when he called Rebbecca on Wednesday, according to Garba Shehu, his spokesman.Leah was among the 119 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe state, abducted by Boko Haram in February.All [...]

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    Boko Haram threat: Leah Sharibu’s mother weeps, begs FG to save daughter’s life

Boko Haram threat: Leah Sharibu’s mother weeps, begs FG to save daughter’s life

Rebecca Sharibu has appealed to the federal government to save Leah, her daughter who is still in Boko Haram captivityThe insurgents had threatened to kill Leah in October if their demands are not met.Leah was among the students kidnapped in February from Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe state.All the abducted girls were subsequently released, except five who reportedly died in detention, but [...]

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    Report: Leah Sharibu’s mother sues FG, demands N500m damages

Report: Leah Sharibu’s mother sues FG, demands N500m damages

Rebecca Sharibu has sued the federal government for failing to secure the release of Leah, her daughter.Leah Sharibu was among the 119 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe state, abducted by Boko Haram in February.All the abducted girls were subsequently released, except five who reportedly died in detention.Leah was held back by the insurgent group for “refusing to renounce [...]

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    Boko Haram kills health worker abducted in Borno, threatens Leah Sharibu

Boko Haram kills health worker abducted in Borno, threatens Leah Sharibu

Saifura Ahmed, one of the three humanitarian workers abducted in Rann, Kala Balge local government area of Borno state, has been killed by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram.The victim was abducted during a raid on a military facility in the area on March 1.At least four soldiers, policemen and three humanitarian workers were killed in [...]

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    ‘Robbers’ break into residence of Leah Sharibu’s parents

‘Robbers’ break into residence of Leah Sharibu’s parents

Suspected robbers broke into the residence of the parents of Leah Sharibu, the only student of Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe state, still in Boko Haram custody.They reportedly invaded the parents’ residence on Monday and carted away the family’s belongings, including food stuff and a generator set.Sharibu is one of the 119 students abducted from the school by Boko [...]

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    VIDEO: Protesters storm Nigeria’s high commission in London for Leah Sharibu

VIDEO: Protesters storm Nigeria’s high commission in London for Leah Sharibu

Some protesters recently stormed Nigeria’s high commission in London to demand that government speed up its effort to rescue Leah Sharibu, the only Christian among 119 students abducted from Government Girls Secondary School Dapchi, Yobe state, in February.All the girls who were captured were released after a month, except five who reportedly died in detention, but Sharibu was held back [...]

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    Femi Adesina: Only God knows when Leah Sharibu will be rescued

Femi Adesina: Only God knows when Leah Sharibu will be rescued

Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, says only God knows when Leah Sharibu, the kidnapped Dapchi girl, will be rescued.TheCable had on Monday published a picture and audio of the teenager, who was kidnapped in February, begging the government for help.Despite the release of the other Dapchi schoolgirls, Sharibu was held back by her captors [...]

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    ‘I’m happy to hear my daughter’s voice’ — Leah Sharibu’s father authenticates audio

‘I’m happy to hear my daughter’s voice’ — Leah Sharibu’s father authenticates audio

Nathan Sharibu, father of the only Christian girl abducted at Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe state, has confirmed that the voice in the audio exclusively obtained by TheCable is his daughter's.In the audio, the girl who has been in captivity since February appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to pity her.Sharibu was kidnapped alongside 118 students and all the captured [...]

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    Omokri writes book about Leah Sharibu, says it exposes ‘cover up’ by Buhari’s govt

Omokri writes book about Leah Sharibu, says it exposes ‘cover up’ by Buhari’s govt

Reno Omokri, a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has written a book about Leah Sharibu, one of the Dapchi schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram.Sharibu was the only Christian among the 112 kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents from Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state.While the others were later brought home, Sharibu was held back for refusing to denounce Christianity.Omokri's book [...]

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    UK offers to assist FG in securing release of Leah Sharibu

UK offers to assist FG in securing release of Leah Sharibu

The UK has promised to support efforts to secure the release of Leah Sharibu who has remained in Boko Haram captivity since she was abducted in February.Sharibu, a 15-year old girl, was among 119 students abducted from Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state.All the girls were subsequently released, except five who reportedly died in detention, but Sharibu the [...]

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    Oloyede: NSCIA has reached out to Boko Haram over Leah Sharibu

Oloyede: NSCIA has reached out to Boko Haram over Leah Sharibu

Ishaq Oloyede, secretary-general, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), says the organisation has reached out to Boko Haram over the continued captivity of Leah Sharibu.Sharibu was among the 112 kidnapped from Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state, on February 19.Although most of the other girls later regained freedom, Sharibu was held back for reportedly refusing to denounce Christianity.Speaking on Monday at The Point [...]

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    JOHESU strike, Leah Sharibu, Amnesty report — issues Buhari didn’t address in Democracy Day speech

JOHESU strike, Leah Sharibu, Amnesty report — issues Buhari didn’t address in Democracy Day speech

On Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari addressed Nigerians in commemoration of the 2018 Democracy Day.The president talked about his administration’s achievements regarding the economy, fight against corruption and the war to end Boko Haram insurgency.But he made no mention of pertinent issues such as Leah Sharibu, who is still in Boko Haram custody, and the ongoing strike of health workers in [...]

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    ‘I finally got my freedom, mama’ — Leah Sharibu visits mum in dream

‘I finally got my freedom, mama’ — Leah Sharibu visits mum in dream

Rebecca Sharibu, mother of Leah Sharibu, says her daughter appeared to her in a dream.Leah was one of the 112 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents from Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state.While five were reported to have died, the insurgents released others, but Leah was held back for refusing to denounce her faith.Rebecca told Daily Trust that she was [...]

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    ‘Mount pressure on FG over my daughter’s release’ — Leah Sharibu’s father begs media

‘Mount pressure on FG over my daughter’s release’ — Leah Sharibu’s father begs media

Nathaniel Sharibu, father of Leah, the only Dapchi schoolgirl still in Boko Haram custody, says the federal government is yet to contact his family regarding Leah's situation.He is, therefore, appealing to Nigerians — the media, in particular — to “put pressure on the government” to ensure the release of his daughter.Sharibu made the appeal during an interview on RayPower 100.5 [...]

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