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‘We can solve our own problems.’ Chimamanda Adichie is against Nigeria receiving foreign assistance to #BringBackOurGirls

While speaking at the 2014 Hay Festival for Literature and Arts in Wales recently, award-winning Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie expressed her reservations on the foreign assistance Nigeria is receiving on the missing Chibok school girls. Adichie said the foreign government should focus on solving their own problems and leave Nigeria ...

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US skeptical on Nigeria’s claim that schoolgirls have been located

The United States expressed skepticism Tuesday that more than 200 schoolgirls held by Boko Haram militants had been located by Nigeria, stating that it had no “independent information” on the matter. Nigeria’s highest ranking military officer, Alex Badeh, on Monday said that Nigeria had located the missing teenagers, kidnapped mid-April ...

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The Satiric Piece About First Lady Jonathan

I recently read a write-up by a good friend of mine, Martin Ojukwu, on his blog, chisomojukwu.wordpress.com, a piece he titled ‘My Beef With Dame Jonathan’, one peppered with some truths and hilarity, and I had such a laughter-filled time reading it, that I felt it was only fair for ...

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The Big Obstacle To #BringBackOurGirls

“Brutal tactics.” “Record of atrocities.” “Gross violations of human rights.” Top U.S. government officials spoke those words Thursday at a Senate hearing about Boko Haram’s abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls. But they said them about Nigeria’s government and military, not the Islamist terrorist group that burst into international consciousness ...

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The Things They Tweet: 52

Pope Francis lends his voice to the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, asking the world to pray for missing Chibok girls.

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‘Nigeria’s Stolen Girls…’ – What The New York Times Had To Say

Below is a New York Times editorial published on May 6. Y’all need to read this. Find below. ‘Three weeks after their horrifying abduction in Nigeria, 276 of the more than 300 girls who were taken from a school by armed militants are still missing, possibly sold into slavery or ...

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Angelina Jolie Condemns Nigerian Schoolgirl Kidnappings

Angelina Jolie has condemned Boko Haram Islamists, who have confessed to kidnapping and enslaving 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, calling their actions “evil”. The actress and humanitarian was promoting her new Disney film, Maleficent in Paris on Tuesday (06May14) when she was asked to speak about her vengeful, villainess character in the ...

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‘The President I Want.’ – Chimamanda Adichie

Award winning author Chimamanda Adichie writes on the kind of President she wants. Read below. ‘Some of my relatives lived for decades in the North, in Kano and Bornu. They spoke fluent Hausa. (One relative taught me, at the age of eight, to count in Hausa.) They made planned visits ...

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The Things They Tweet…about the missing Chibok girls

Pier Morgan tweets on missing girls, calls on US/Europe to assist. See more tweets below.

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“Enough of these Setbacks!” – Genevieve Nnaji Joins The Call To #BringBackOurGirls

Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji shared on her official Facebook her thoughts on the trending topic, and urges everyone to sign a petition. Read… ‘I’ve always been of the belief that less words and more action speaks greater volumes. ‘But in this case of no foreseen action, I believe some talking ...

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