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Snapshot of key events since Chibok girls abduction

Here is a snapshot of key events since the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls from the remote town of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria...

Chibok girl found, first since abduction by Boko Haram

One of the 219 schoolgirls abducted in Chibok in northeast Nigeria has been found, the first found since their seizure by Boko Haram more...

Bayelsa State Governor Dickson condemns the abduction of Ese Oruru, calls...

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has condemned the abduction and forceful conversion of 14-year-old Ese Oruru.This was contained in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iwosoriso-Markson today. "I call on parents and guardians to be extremely vigilant, especially in the monitoring of the activities of their children, with a view to ensuring that, they do not fall victim to the antics of mischief makers," the statement reads."I condemn the entire action, but also expressed satisfaction with the various individuals, non-governmental and civil society groups for bringing the matter to national and international focus."I pledge the government’s preparedness to support every effort at not only re-uniting Ese Oruru with her family back in Yenagoa, but also ensure her proper rehabilitation and reintegration into the society to resume her normal life."I equally commend the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, for the role he played in ensuring the release of the victim. I also applaud security agencies for the professionalism with which the matter was handled."I thank the Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi II, for ensuring the safety of Ese and her eventual handover to the Police in Kano."The government and people of Bayelsa State will remain eternally grateful to all those, who contributed in one way or the other in giving the issue the desired attention"