‘Boko Haram Won’t Release Leah Sharibu Once Pregnant’

Tayo Olanipekun Negotiations for release of Leah Sharibu may be futile once she gets pregnant in Boko Haram captivity, a journalist with sources among the insurgents has said. Even when Sharibu, the remaining of the Dapchi girls, held for her Christian faith, gives birth, she cannot be separated with her baby until the child turns […]

Hauwa Liman’s Killing A Despicable Cruelty–Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said the murder of the second health worker held hostage in Nigeria is a despicable act of cruelty. ICRC Regional Director for Africa, Patricia Danzi,said in a statement on Tuesday that “it’s utterly devastating” that the humanitarian organization had to write the sentence announcing the killing […]

Kumuyi’s Visit To Buhari Shameful—Fani-Kayode

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),Femi Fani-Kayode, has said the visit of Pastor William Kumuyi to President Muhammadu Buhari gave him “a deep sense of shame and outrage.” The former Minister of Aviation, in a statement on Tuesday, said as a devout Christian, he could not understand why the clergy had to visit […]

Leah Sharibu’s Mother Denies Suing FG

Mother of Leah Sharibu,the Dapchi schoolgirl still in Boko Haram custody, has denied the reports that she is suing the Federal Government. There were reports in the local media that Rebecca Sharibu had sued the Federal Government for damages. However, according to CNN, she “strenuously denied” the claims she took such a legal action against […]

Terrorism: Nigeria, 4 Other Countries Account For 70% Deaths—U.S.

Tayo Olanipekun Statistics from the United States Country Reports on Terrorism has revealed that 70 per cent of deaths due to terrorism worldwide took place in Nigeria and four other countries in 2017. The four other countries are Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia and Syria, even as the report notes that the total number of terrorist attacks […]

FG Must Bring Back Leah Sharibu Without Delay, Says CEE-HOPE

–Wants Urgent Action For Hungry IDP Children In Middle Belt   A child’s right and developmental Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has called for the immediate release of abducted school girl, Leah Sharibu, from Boko Haram’s captivity. In a statement in Lagos, the Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE), while reacting to the recent […]