News - yobe

Update: Released Dapchi Girls Now 105

12 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Minister of Information Lai Mohammed has confirmed that so far 105 Dapchi girls, plus one boy have been returned by the insurgents.

FG Confirms Release Of 101 Dapchi School Girls

12 months ago /

Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has confirmed the release of one hundred and one out of the one hundred and ten girls abducted from a Government Girls' secondary school in Dapchi Yobe, State.

Dapchi Girls Released

12 months ago /
Nation 

Reports coming in from Dapchi in Yobe state say some of the girls kidnapped from the government science school were released by their captors in the early hours of wednesday.

DHQ Refutes Amnesty International's Report On Dapchi Abduction

12 months ago /
Security 

The Defence Headquarters has denied a report by the human rights group, Amnesty International, which alleged that the Nigerian Military and security forces were informed that a convoy of Boko Haram fighters were heading towards Dapchi in Yobe state to abduct some school girls, and failed to act accordingly.

Buhari Assures Of Rescue Of Dapchi Girls

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians and the international community that the missing 101 Dapchi girls will be rescued or released.

Buhari Meets Parents Of Dapchi Girls

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammdu Buhari says the Federal Government is exploring every means possible to rescue the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls including negotiations.

President Buhari Visits Dapchi

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday visited Dapchi, Yobe State, the town where 110 schoolgirls were abducted from their school by suspected Boko Haram terrorists.

President Buhari Arrives Yobe State

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, has arrived Maiduguri, Borno State enroute Dapchi, Yobe State.

Borno Residents Get 21-Day Ultimatum To Surrender Illegal Arms

1 year ago /
Nation 

A 21-day ultimatum has been issued to members of the public in Borno State to surrender illegal arms in their possession to the Police.

CSOs Urge FG Not To Send Teachers To Liberia

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has been asked not to honour the Republic of Liberia's request for 6,000 teachers from Nigeria, claiming the country is more in need of qualified teachers.

Senate Summons Buratai, IGP Over Dapchi Schoolgirls’ Abduction

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has summoned the Chief of Army Staff, LT General Tukur Buratai and the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over the abduction of 110 secondary schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe state.

2018 Women’s Day Underlines Women’s Ordeal In Nigeria

1 year ago /
Nation 

The  8th of March is every year is set aside  commemorate the movement for women’s rights.

Dapchi Women Storm Abuja Over Abducted School Girls

1 year ago /
Nation 

Agonizing  parents of the girls abducted from the Dapchi Government Science And Technical School in Yobe State want early rescue of their children and have therefore solicited the sympathy of the National Assembly to speed up their release.

Aisha Buhari Calls For Action On Abduction Of Girls

1 year ago /
Nation 

Wife of the Nigerian President, Aisha Buhari, has challenged the media, women leaders especially state governors' wives to champion the campaign against the unending abuse and abduction of the girl child.

Fayose Condemns Killings In Benue, Taraba, Accuses FG Of Insincerity

1 year ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has again accused the Federal Government of paying lip service to the fight against insecurity in Nigeria.

Zamfara Governor, Yari Seeks Reform Of Police

1 year ago /
Nation 

Zamfara State Governor, Abdulazeez Yari , wants a comprehensive reform of the Nigerian Police to enable the force effectively address the challenges of incessant killings and other security threats in the country.

Nigeria Set To Adopt 3-Pronged Approach To Fight Terrorism

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government says a three-pronged approach will be adopted for the successful prosecution of the war against terrorism in the country.

NSCDC Boss Visits Dapchi, Appeals For Public Support

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Commandant-General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Muhammadu, has appealed for useful information from the public that could help in the rescue of the Dapchi girls.

Searching For The Dapchi Girls

1 year ago /
Security 

On the 19th of February of 2018, several Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted from the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, in Yobe state by Boko-Haram terrorists. Since then, several efforts have been made to locate and rescue them.  Leading from above is the Nigerian Air Force, with several aircraft deployed...

Buhari To Tour States Hit By Terrorism, Violent Conflicts

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari is set   to undertake an on-the-spot assessment of the various states hit by terrorists attacks and violent conflicts in the country. 


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