Parents of Chibok schoolgirls face wait to be reunited

Eighty-two Nigerian schoolgirls who were released from Boko Haram captivity after more than three years face a wait to be reunited with their families, a town elder said on Wednesday. President Muhammadu Buhari (standing) speaking during a reception for the 82 Chibok girls. ABOVE RIGHT: A cross-section of the girls. BELOW RIGHT: Members of the […]

Some Chibok Girls Refused Rescue – Insist on Staying with the Terrorists

Olalekan Adetayo and Eniola Akinkuotu Leaders of Chibok community, under the aegis of Kibaku Area Development Association, have faulted a negotiator, Zannah Mustapha, for saying that some abducted schoolgirls refused to be part of a group of 82 girls freed at the weekend. The Chairman, Chibok Community in Abuja, Hosea Tsambido, told reporters in Abuja, […]

Triple suicide blasts hit Maiduguri

Three suicide bombings rocked the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Wednesday, killing one civilian militia member and injuring several others, security personnel told AFP. The bombings came two days after multiple suicide attacks near the strategic city that killed four members of the civilian joint taskforce (JTF) and injured two others. “There have been […]

Chibok parents: We regret voting for Buhari

Chibok parents: We regret voting for Buhari — 19th April 2017 From Molly Kilete, Abuja Tempers flared yesterday as security personnel prevented parents of the missing Chibok girls from accessing the Aso Rock Presidential Villa. The protesting parents who had gone to the seat of government to present their of displeasure over what they described […]

Re-evaluating the Boko Haram Conflict – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

Dr. Jideofor Adibe | Abuja, Nigeria | October 27, 2016 –  My piece today was first published by Brookings’ Institution on its blog on February 29 2016 (https://www.brookings.edu/blog/africa-in-focus/2016/02/29/re-evaluating-the-boko-haram-conflict/). I have edited it for space.   I decided to republish it following a report by the Premium Times of October 26 2016 that the Army has […]

Chibok girls: Freed students reunite with families

Twenty-one schoolgirls who had been kidnapped by the Islamist group Boko Haram in the Nigerian town of Chibok have been reunited with their families. In an emotional ceremony in the capital Abuja, one of the girls said they had survived for 40 days without food and narrowly escaped death at least once. It is unclear […]

Picture & List of the 21 Chibok girls released by Boko Haram

Saharareporters has obtained the full names of all the 21 Chibok girls released by Boko Haram today in a deal carried out by the Nigerian Department of State Security (DSS) and supported by the Swiss government. 1. Maryam Usman 2. Jummai John 3. Blessing Abana 4. Lugwu Sanda 5. Comfort Habila 6. Maryam Basheer 7. […]

7 soldiers killed by Boko Haram

Seven Niger soldiers were killed and eight others wounded in two separate attacks by Boko Haram Islamists over the past week, the army has said. The two attacks took place in the southeastern Diffa region near the border with Nigeria, according to a military statement released late on Tuesday. Five of them were killed in […]

Ex-US envoy warns Lagos, Kano against Boko Haram attacks

Bayo Akinloye A former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has warned that Boko Haram terrorists will likely regroup, becoming more radical, violent and may attack Kano and Lagos states. The former diplomat noted that the division in the terrorist group might not degrade its ability to launch deadly attacks. Campbell said, “It should […]

We need credible information to rescue Chibokgirls – Buhari

By Levinus Nwabughiogu – ABUJA—To successfully rescue the abducted Chibokgirls, the government needs credible information on their exact location and the cooperation of relevant persons, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari (2nd L) and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (L) listen to coordinator of the Bring Back Our Girls group Oby Ezekwesili (C) . File […]

Headlines

NNP BREAKING NEWS:

Categories

Browse Books & Magazines

Featuring Top 3/13 of Books & Magazines

Browse Corruption Politics

Featuring Top 3/82 of Corruption Politics

Oshiomhole’s wife, 334 other foreigners get Nigerian citizenship

Browse NNP Columnists

Featuring Top 10/1179 of NNP Columnists

Browse National Politics

Featuring Top 5/638 of National Politics

Must Read: 5 Tips to Help You Find a Job That You Really Want

--

FEATURED VIDEOS

SEARCH POSTS BY DAY & MONTH

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2
3
45
6
789
10
111213
1415
1617
181920
2122
2324252627
28293031

© 2017 New Nigerian Politics. All Rights Reserved. Log in - Designed by Gabfire Themes