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Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by mykelmeezy: 7:32pm On May 07, 2017
On the night of 14–15 April 2014, 276 female students were kidnapped from the Government Secondary School in the town of Chibok in Borno State, Nigeria. Responsibility for the kidnappings was claimed by Boko Haram, an extremist Islamic and terrorist organization based in northeastern Nigeria. 57 of the schoolgirls managed to escape over the next few months Since then hopes were raised on various occasions that the 219 remaining girls [/b]might be released.Newspaper reports suggested that Boko Haram was hoping to use the girls as a negotiating pawns in exchange for some of their commanders in jail


In May 2016, one of the missing girls, [b]Amina Ali, was found
. She claimed that the remaining girls were still there, but that six had died.


On the night of 14–15 April 2014, a group of militants attacked the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Nigeria. They broke into the school, pretending to be guards,telling the girls to get out and come with them.A large number of students were taken away in trucks, possibly into the Konduga area of the Sambisa Forest where Boko Haram were known to have fortified camps.Houses in Chibok were also burned down in the incident.The school had been closed for four weeks prior to the attack due to the deteriorating security situation, but students from multiple schools had been called in to take final exams in physics.


Amnesty International said it believes the Nigerian military had four hours' advance warning of the kidnapping, but failed to send reinforcements to protect the school.Nigeria's armed forces have confirmed that the Nigerian military had four-hour advance notice of the attack but said that their over-extended forces were unable to mobilize reinforcements.

Jonathan N.C. Hill of King's College London, has pointed out that Boko Haram kidnapped these girls after coming increasingly under the influence of al-Qaeda in the ISLAMIC Maghreb, and asserts that the group's goal is to use girls and young women as sexual objects [/b]and as a means of intimidating the civilian population into non-resistance


[b]
Non-Muslim students have been forced to convert to Islam.
The girls have been forced into marriage with members of Boko Haram, with a reputed "bride price" of ₦2,000 each . Many of the students were taken to the neighbouring countries of Chad and Cameroon, with sightings reported of the students crossing borders with the militants, and sightings of the students by villagers living in the Sambisa Forest.[/b]The forest is considered a refuge for Boko Haram. Local residents have been able to track the movements of the students with the help of contacts across north eastern Nigeria

On 2 May 2014, police said they were still unclear as to the exact number of students kidnapped. They asked parents to provide documents so an official count could be made, as school records had been damaged in the attack.On 4 May, the Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, spoke publicly about the kidnapping for the first time, saying the government was doing everything it could to find the missing girls. At the same time, [b]he blamed parents for not supplying enough information about their missing children to the police.


On 5 May 2014, a video in which Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau claimed responsibility for the kidnappings emerged. Shekau claimed that "Allah instructed me to sell them...I will carry out his instructions and "Slavery is allowed in my religion", and I shall capture people and make them slaves." HE SAID THE GIRLS SHOULD NOT HAVE BEEN IN SCHOOL AND INSTEAD SHOULD HAVE BEEN MARRIED SINCE GIRLS AS YOUNG AS NINE ARE SUITABLE FOR MARRIAGE.

Chibok is primarily a Christian village and Shekau acknowledged that many of the girls seized were not Muslims: "The girls that have not accepted Islam, they are now gathered in numbers...AND WE TREAT THEM WELL THE WAY THE PROPHET MUHAMMAD TREATED THE INFIDELS HE SEIZED."

A journalist-brokered deal to secure the release of the girls in exchange for 100 Boko Haram prisoners held in Nigerian jails was scrapped at a late stage on 24 May 2014 after President Goodluck Jonathan consulted with U.S., Israeli, French and British foreign ministers in Paris, where the consensus was that no deals should be struck with terrorists, and that a solution involving force was required.

On 26 May, the Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff announced that the Nigerian security forces had located the kidnapped girls, but ruled out a forceful rescue attempt for fears of collateral damage.

On 30 May, it was reported that a civilian militia in the Baale region of Northeastern Nigeria found two of the kidnapped girls raped, "half-dead," and tied to a tree.Villagers said the Boko Haram group had left the two girls, and killed four other disobedient girls and buried them. 223 were still missing.

Sir Andrew Pocock, British High Commissioner to Nigeria said that a couple of months after the kidnapping a group of up to 80 of the Chibok girls were seen by American 'eye in the sky' technology but nothing was done. The girls, a camp and evidence of ground transport vehicles were spotted next to a local landmark called the 'Tree of Life' in the Sambisa forest.
Re: Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by INTROVERT(f): 7:33pm On May 07, 2017
Still haven't seen the lies grin

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Re: Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by mykelmeezy: 7:33pm On May 07, 2017
On 12 October 2014, it was reported that four girls from the original kidnapped group had escaped and walked three weeks to freedom in Nigeria. They said they had been held in a camp in Cameroon and raped every day.


Stephen Davis, a former Anglican clergyman, contacted three Boko Haram commanders who said they might be prepared to release Chibok schoolgirls and went to Nigeria in April 2015. He was given proof of life (a video of them being raped) and was told 18 were seriously ill, some with HIV. Davis got initial agreement that Boko Haram would release these ill girls. However, after three attempts the deal fell through when another group abducted the girls believing they could make money out of them [/b]and Davis left Nigeria.Davis commented that it was not difficult to locate the five or six main Boko Haram camps. He could find them on Google Earth.



In May 2015, it was reported that the Nigerian military had reclaimed most of the areas previously controlled by Boko Haram in Nigeria including many of the camps in the Sambisa forest where it was suspected the Chibok girls had been kept. Although many women had been freed, [b]none of the Chibok girls had been found.
It was reported that some of the girls had been sold into slavery for N2,000 (about $10) each, others had been forcibly married to Boko Haram fighters and they may have been killed. Kashim Shettima, the Borno state governor said he suspected the Chibok girls were being kept in underground bunkers.

On 17 May 2016, Amina Ali Nkeki, one of the girls was found along with her baby and Mohammad Hayyatu, a suspected Boko Haram militant who claimed to be her husband, by the vigilante Civilian Joint Task Force group in the Sambisa Forest. All three were suffering from severe malnutrition. She was then taken to house of the group's leader Aboku Gaji who recognised her. The group then reunited the girl with her parents. She met Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on 19 May.Government officials announced the same day that the Nigerian army and vigilante groups had killed 35 Boko Haram militants, freed 97 women and children and claimed one of the women was a Chibok schoolgirl.However, there were doubts that this girl, Serah Luka, was really one the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls. ABDULLAHI, WHO CLAIMED TO BE THE BOKO HARAM SECOND IN COMMAND AND SPEAK FOR SEVERAL SENIOR MILITANTs, offered to surrender so long as they would not be harmed and in return they would release hostages including the Chibok girls. However he said of Chibok girls; "...frankly, just about a third of them remain, as the rest have been martyred”.
Re: Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by mykelmeezy: 7:39pm On May 07, 2017
In August 2016 Boko Haram released a video of what appeared to be about 50 Chibok girls, some of them holding babies, with an armed masked spokesman who demanded the release of jailed fighters in exchange for the girls freedom, The masked gunman said SOME OF THE CHIBOK GIRLS HAD BEEN KILLED by Nigerian air strikes and 40 HAD BEEN MARRIED. The film was apparently released on the orders of Abubakar Shekau, the leader of one of the factions of Boko Haram.


In October 2016, 21 of the Chibok schoolgirls had been freed by Boko Haram after negotiations between the group and the Nigerian government brokered by International Committee of the Red Cross and the Swiss government. On 16 October, President Buhari's spokesperson stated that the ISIL-allied faction of Boko Haram was willing to negotiate the release of 83 more of the girls. According to him, the splinter group had stated that the rest of the girls were under the control of Shekau-led faction. 2 days later, Pogu Bitrus, the chairman of the Chibok Development Association, claimed that more than 100 of the missing girls apparently did not want to return home because they had either been brainwashed or were fearful of the stigma they will receive.


Another girl named Maryam Ali Maiyanga was found and rescued by the Nigerian Army on 5 November
along with a baby by the Nigerian Army. The spokesman for the Army, Sani Usman, said that they discovered her in Pulka of Borno state while screening escapees from Boko Haram's Sambisa forest base.She was confirmed to be one of the kidnapped girls by Bring Back Our Girls.
Re: Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by KwoiZabo(m): 7:40pm On May 07, 2017
Also all photos released by the so called militants none of them has shekau in front of the girls. If they are truely in BH captivity, shekau would have made a video with him in front of the girls. my 2 cents

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Re: Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by emeijeh(m): 7:49pm On May 07, 2017
And i saw the robust chibok women on channels tv some hours ago

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Re: Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by mykelmeezy: 7:49pm On May 07, 2017
One of the kidnapped girls, Rakiya Abubakar, was found by the Nigerian Army along with a 6-month-old baby while they were interrogating suspects detained in army raids on the Sambisa forest in the last few weeks.Her identity was later confirmed by Bring Back Our Girls group.


On May 6, 82 of the schoolgirls were released following successful negotiations between the Nigerian government.




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Now i did my calculations

273 WERE KIDNAPPED

53 ESCAPED

A BOKO HARAM HIGH RANKING COMMANDER said only 1/3 were remaining as at 21-may-2016


⅓ of 273 is 91girls

As at August 2016 we heard 40 had been married off to people in chad/Cameroon


21-oct-2016 21 were chibok girls were found

5- nov-2016 to 31-dec- 2016 2 more were found

6-may-2017 82 were found



Am confused as to how 82+21+2+40 is equal to 91 girls

Assuming the commander exaggerated


Aside those that were killed by Nigerian army or boko Haram or by sickness or pregnancy


Shouldn't the entire "CHIBOK GIRLS " have​ been​ found by now??



What's your take?




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Re: Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by lalanice(f): 7:51pm On May 07, 2017
I didn't read all that,


I just wonder, hasn't the number of girls found exceeded the number that were taken?? including d numbers we were told escaped and those that died cry

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Re: Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by mykelmeezy: 7:55pm On May 07, 2017
lalanice:
I didn't read all that,


I just wonder, hasn't the number of girls found exceeded the number that were taken?? including d numbers we were told escaped and those that died cry



God bless you


highlights my point

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Re: Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by johnbuck81(m): 8:06pm On May 07, 2017
chibok is a skim plotted by Bubu and the northern elites just because of power.
the truth will never be hidden forever.

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Re: Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by Ezemann(m): 6:54pm On May 08, 2017
mykelmeezy:
On 12 October 2014, it was reported that four girls from the original kidnapped group had escaped and walked three weeks to freedom in Nigeria. They said they had been held in a camp in Cameroon and raped every day.


Stephen Davis, a former Anglican clergyman, contacted three Boko Haram commanders who said they might be prepared to release Chibok schoolgirls and went to Nigeria in April 2015. He was given proof of life (a video of them being raped) and was told 18 were seriously ill, some with HIV. Davis got initial agreement that Boko Haram would release these ill girls. However, after three attempts the deal fell through when another group abducted the girls believing they could make money out of them [/b]and Davis left Nigeria.Davis commented that it was not difficult to locate the five or six main Boko Haram camps. He could find them on Google Earth.



In May 2015, it was reported that the Nigerian military had reclaimed most of the areas previously controlled by Boko Haram in Nigeria including many of the camps in the Sambisa forest where it was suspected the Chibok girls had been kept. Although many women had been freed, [b]none of the Chibok girls had been found.
It was reported that some of the girls had been sold into slavery for N2,000 (about $10) each, others had been forcibly married to Boko Haram fighters and they may have been killed. Kashim Shettima, the Borno state governor said he suspected the Chibok girls were being kept in underground bunkers.

On 17 May 2016, Amina Ali Nkeki, one of the girls was found along with her baby and Mohammad Hayyatu, a suspected Boko Haram militant who claimed to be her husband, by the vigilante Civilian Joint Task Force group in the Sambisa Forest. All three were suffering from severe malnutrition. She was then taken to house of the group's leader Aboku Gaji who recognised her. The group then reunited the girl with her parents. She met Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on 19 May.Government officials announced the same day that the Nigerian army and vigilante groups had killed 35 Boko Haram militants, freed 97 women and children and claimed one of the women was a Chibok schoolgirl.However, there were doubts that this girl, Serah Luka, was really one the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls. ABDULLAHI, WHO CLAIMED TO BE THE BOKO HARAM SECOND IN COMMAND AND SPEAK FOR SEVERAL SENIOR MILITANTs, offered to surrender so long as they would not be harmed and in return they would release hostages including the Chibok girls. However he said of Chibok girls; "...frankly, just about a third of them remain, as the rest have been martyred”.
still following
Re: Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by waledeji(m): 7:23pm On May 08, 2017
INTROVERT:
Still haven't seen the lies grin
So, you too mumu like this... smh for you undecided[sub][/sub] undecided
Re: Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by mykelmeezy: 7:45pm On May 08, 2017
waledeji:
So, you too mumu like this... smh for you undecided[sub][/sub] undecided

the mods on nairaland r way too bias


I thought the thread had been hidden
Re: Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by ironheart(m): 7:51pm On May 08, 2017
I know someone whose sister was taken. If yours was among, trust me, u wouldnt bother with the maths your doing.
Re: Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by mykelmeezy: 1:48pm On May 09, 2017
ironheart:
I know someone whose sister was taken. If yours was among, trust me, u wouldnt bother with the maths your doing.


wouldn't bother


wtf is u saying

they werent taken they were hired

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Re: Chibok Saga : Facts that dont add up (Opinion) by deleo16(m): 2:10pm On May 09, 2017

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