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‘Bring back our 112 Chibok girls – now and alive!’ Demands for closure and disclosure 7 years on

The same morning, 15 April seven years ago, he woke to hear his daughter had been abducted from her school dormitory at night. He’s not seen her since, has no idea if she is alive or dead. But amidst his anguish he pleads “Our people are being killed on weekly basis”.

This came on the 7th anniversary of the kidnap of 276 girls, even as global news headlined an attack on a humanitarian hub in the same state from which the schoolgirls disappeared into the Sambisa Forest on the night of April 14th 2014. 112 of them remain un-accounted for. Read more…

If I perish, God help Nigeria, says Mailafia after about 4-hour grilling by DSS

Mailafia, who has been having running battle with security operatives in the wake of the claim he made last month that a serving governor from the north is a commander of the Boko Haram sect. He made the claim while being interviewed on a radio station. Since then, while the DSS had invited him thrice, the police invited him once, but refused to honour the police invitation...Read more