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Buhari Allegedly Storms Out of Meeting With Parents of Abducted Chibok Girls


Today at Aso Rock President Muhammadu Buhari met with parents of the abducted Chibok school girls, who were there to protest the whereabouts of the missing school girls. Also at the peaceful protest was Oby Ezekwesili, Bukky Shonibare and a handful of other activists who have been at the forefront of the #BringBackOurGirls Movement.

This meeting comes 640 days after the girls were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists.

Members of the press were barred from the meeting but some at the closed door session have tweeted the goings on & it is being reported that the president Buhari’s attitude towards the parents was not just cold but he stormed out of the meeting angrily without reaching a resolution with the missing girls parents.

See tweets from those at the meeting after the jump


Chibok Girls Not Among The Nearly 300 Girls & Women Rescued From Sambisa Forest Yesterday



Yesterday the Nigerian Army announced they had rescued 200 girls and 93 women from the Sambisa Forest. [READ HERE IF YOU MISSED IT]

Many were hopeful and praying fervently that these were the Chibok girls, who were abducted over a year ago, but according to reports coming in, it’s not the the missing school girls from the Bauchi town. Boko Haram is still holding on to the girls and not letting them go.


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo States What We All Knew – Missing Chibok Girls Will Never Be Found Together

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As we come to the end of the 2014, it’s sad to think that the Chibok school girls who were abducted by Boko Haram 245 days ago as they sat for their exams.

During an interview today President Olusegun Obasanjo stated what we all feared and knew in our hearts, and that is we will never find ALL the Chibok girls.


6 Months Pregnant Alicia Keys At #BringBackOurGirls Protest Rally At Nigerian Embassy In New York [Photos & Video]

She may be six months pregnant but that isn’t stopping R & B singer Alicia Keys from going out to protest for the release of the over 200 Chibok girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents over 6 months ago.

The singer who is married to producer Swizz Beats has been very vocal about the release of the missing girls since the #BringBackOurGirls campaign started on social media, just a few days ago she spoke to CNN about how vital it is that people don’t forget the missing girls and yesterday (October 14) she was front and center, baby bump and all, protesting with others at a peaceful rally held at the Nigerian Embassy in New York.

Watch video & read more after the jump


Nigerian Govt Say They Have Located The Abducted Chibok Girls But Won’t Use Force To Rescue Them



I just heard on CNN International that the Nigerian government have located the nearly 300 abducted Chibok school girls. The girls were abducted over 7 weeks ago by Boko Haram terrorists.

The military has has ruled out the use of force to rescue the girls, the state news agency quoted Chief of Defence Staff Air Marshal Alex Badeh as saying this on Monday, while addressing #BringBackOurGirls protesters outside the Defence Headquarters in Abuja.

He said,

“The good news for the parents of the girls is that we know where they are, but we cannot tell you. But where they are held, can we go there with force? We can’t kill our girls in the name of trying to get them back.”

Hmmmm ok you know where they are…the get them out! No excuses.


#BringBackOurGirls Funmi Iyanda Leads Second London Protest Rally For Abducted Chibok Girls [Photos]



A second protest rally for the over 200 abducted school girls from Chibok, who have been missing for over 3 weeks, was held in London this afternoon. Crowds gathered at the Nigerian High Commission earlier today (9th May 2014).

Some of the notable faces spotted in the crowds were Funmi Iyanda, DJ Abass and Kayode Ogundamisi (Sahara Reporters).

See the pictures after the jump


Updated: Chris Brown, Keri Hilson, Mary J. Blige & More Join Campaign To Find 234 Missing Chibok Girls



Celebs at home & abroad are lending their voices to the #BringBackOurGirls campaign which calls for the safe return of over 200 girls abducted from Chibok, Borno State.

Chris Brown who is in an LA county jail awaiting his June trial has just tweeted his support for the missing girls. It could very well be his PR person tweeting on his behalf, but who cares! What matters is the voices are getting louder! Others who are also lending their voices to the campaign are Keri Hilson, Mary J. Blige, Taraji P. Henson, Russel Simmons, Piers Morgan, Banky W, Kate Henshaw, Rita Dominic and many more who have joined the social media crusade which is now being taken to the streets of Nigeria, starting with a rally in Abuja yesterday and one in Lagos today.

Read more after the jump