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 […]