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7 years after Chibok abduction, why $30m Safe Schools Initiative failed

The kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls from Chibok seven years ago led to the launching of a multi-million dollar plan, backed by a former UK prime minister, to bolster security at schools – but it failed to stop abductions and protect children. By Nduka Orjinmo The swirl of dust thrown up as a helicopter came down to land heralded …

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Dapchi: How Buhari ensured release of schoolgirls through ‘back-channel’ – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government on Wednesday revealed the role President Muhammadu Buhari played in the release of the abducted schoolgirls from the Government Girls Science School in Dapchi, Yobi State. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said the “directive by the President to all security agencies to do everything possible to secure the release of the girls” abducted on February …

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