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Chibok girl rescued from Boko Haram, says Nigeria's army

07 January 2017

In May, one of the girls escaped and i n October, the government negotiated the release of 21 more.

He also commended the military for the diligent investigation which led to the recovery of Rakiya and urged them to continue in the spirit with which they cleared the Sambisa forest of terrorists.

According to World Watch Monitor, Gali is the daughter of Abubakar Gali Mulima and Habiba Abubakar, and is the 24th Chibok victim to be released. Two other Chibok schoolgirls have been discovered during the Nigerian military's campaign against the militant group.

Another of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram has been rescued by Nigerian soldiers.

Meanwhile, the Theatre Commander, Maj.

The UN agency said in addition, Local Government Areas (LGAs) in northeastern Nigeria where 800 000 persons had been trapped over the past years, were liberated.

Throughout 2016, Boko Haram insurgents continued to commit grave human rights violations and carry out attacks against civilians including suicide bombings, widespread sexual and gender based violence (SGBV), kidnapping and forced recruitment, in north-eastern Nigeria and in the Lake Chad Basin.

"The attention of my council has been drawn to an allegation made by the Theatre Commander, Maj".

"The military claimed that they had arrested my Vice Chairman, Malam Mustapha Bukar, and that he is in their custody for complicity with Boko Haram".

While some girls have been freed, Nigeria's government has been accused of keeping them sequestered and silent.

In a statement yesterday in Abuja by its president, Prof.