Posts Tagged ‘Chibok’

Boko Haram hits Chibok, sets ‘many houses’ ablaze

by Seun Adeuyion February 19, 2020
Korongilum, a community in Chibok local government area of Borno state was attacked by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.  A resident told an online news medium that the insurgents came into the community around 6pm on Tuesday, shooting sporadically and setting many houses on fire.  “People were just returning to their houses from the farm when […]

Documentary on missing Chibok schoolgirls wins at Venice Film Festival

by Breaking Timeson September 9, 2019
A documentary by a Nigerian filmmaker on the missing Chibok girls has won an award at the Venice Film Festival. ‘Daughters of Chibok’ won best virtual reality story at the festival’s closing ceremony on Saturday night. The documentary, which also had its premiere at the festival, features the suffering of mothers since the abduction of […]

Boko Haram kill two people near Chibok

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 26, 2018
Boko Haram jihadists killed two people in a village near the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok, where more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped four years ago, residents said on Monday. They said gunmen loyal to longtime Boko Haram faction leader Abubakar Shekau invaded the village of Sulima Kalama late on Sunday and shot dead two […]
Boko Haram, Chibok, Dapchi back

#DapchiGirls : Military Option Not The Best – Buhari Tells US

by Breaking Timeson March 13, 2018
Nigeria prefers to have schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram from Chibok and Dapchi back alive, and that is why it has chosen negotiation, rather than military option, says President Muhammadu Buhari. Receiving the American Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, in audience at State House, Abuja, Monday, President Buhari added that Nigeria was working in concert […]

82 released Chibok girls arrive Aso Villa, to meet Buhari soon (PHOTOS)

by Breaking Timeson May 7, 2017
The 82 released Chibok Girls have arrived in Abuja and are currently meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari. The girls are expected to meet with president Buhari by 4:00pm today. Femi Adesina the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, confirmed the development on his twitter handle. “82 Chibok […]

We are Under Siege by Boko Haram – Chibok Residents raise Alarm

by Breaking Timeson November 24, 2016
The Caretaker Chairman of Chibok Local Gov­ernment Area of Borno state, Mr. Yaga Yarkawa, has raised alarm over renewed attacks perpetrated by Boko haram terrorists. He said the sect attacked Thlaimaklama village over the weekend and that hun­dreds of people have been displaced. Yarkawa said Boko Haram burned down houses, looted foodstuff and livestock, warn­ing that […]