Nigerian President Cancels Chibok Visit


President Goodluck Jonathan has cancelled a visit to the parents of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls, heading instead to a security summit in Paris for discussions on a strategy around the security threat posed by Boko Haram on Nigeria and other West and Central African countries.
  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Speaks From Paris I Don't Need to Visit Chibok

    Daily Trust, 18 May 2014

    President Goodluck Jonathan has said that it is not necessary for him to visit Chibok, Borno State community where about 270 schoolgirls were abducted on April 14. read more »

  • Nigeria:  APC Blasts Jonathan Over Aborted Trip to Chibok

    Vanguard, 18 May 2014

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Goodluck Jonathan's aborted trip to Chibok is symptomatic of his Administration's policy flip-flop in the fight against the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan's Aborted Chibok Visit a Policy Somersault - APC

    Daily Trust, 19 May 2014

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described President Goodluck Jonathan's aborted trip to Chibok as symptomatic of his administration's policy somersault in the fight against ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  APC Faults Jonathan On Aborted Trip to Chibok

    This Day, 18 May 2014

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described President Goodluck Jonathan's aborted trip to Chibok as being symptomatic of his administration's policy flip-flop in the fight ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan's Failure to Visit Chibok, a Tragedy - Lai Mohammed

    Daily Trust, 19 May 2014

    Interim publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said at the weekend that it was a shame that President Goodluck Jonathan did not visit ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Outrage as Jonathan Aborts Chibok Trip

    Vanguard, 17 May 2014

    Angry reactions yesterday trailed President Goodluck Jonathan's last minute cancellation of a trip to Chibok, where over 200 female students of the Government Girls' Secondary ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why I Did Not Go to Chibok - Jonathan

    Vanguard, 17 May 2014

    Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has explained that it was not necessary for him to visit Chibok in Borno, as it would not lead to the release of the over 200 school girls ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Information on Jonathan Visit to Chibok False, Misleading - Omeri

    Vanguard, 16 May 2014

    Mr Mike Omeri, Coordinator, National Information Centre, has said that the information that President Goodluck Jonathan was going to visit Chibok, Borno, on Friday was false and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why I Will Not Visit Chibok - Jonathan

    Premium Times, 17 May 2014

    President Goodluck Jonathan has explained that it is not necessary for him to visit Chibok in Borno, as it would not lead to the release of the over 250 school girls abducted from ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Dodges Chibok, Heads for France

    Daily Trust, 17 May 2014

    President Goodluck Jonathan has cancelled what would have been his first visit to Chibok, the village from which more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Fails to Show Up in Chibok

    Leadership, 17 May 2014

    Despite denials from aides of President Goodluck Jonathan that he never made plans to visit Chibok, LEADERSHIP Weekend can confirm that the president actually made plans to visit ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Cancels Trip to Chibok

    Daily Trust, 16 May 2014

    President Goodluck Jonathan has cancelled his trip to Chibok, Borno State, where about 270 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram militants over a month ago. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Cancels Planned Visit to Chibok

    Premium Times, 16 May 2014

    A presidential aide also confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES at 12:10 p.m. on Friday that the president was still in Abuja and would fly directly to France. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why Jonathan Cancelled Chibok's Visit

    This Day, 16 May 2014

    Fragile security situation may be the reason why the planned visit Friday by President Goodluck Jonathan to Chibok, Borno State, where over 200 schoolgirls were abducted by terror ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Cancels Chibok Visit

    Leadership, 16 May 2014

    President Goodluck Jonathan has called off a visit to the town where more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted, officials say. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Cancels Visit to Chibok

    Vanguard, 16 May 2014

    The much awaited official visit by President Goodluck Jonathan to Chibok Local Government Area of Borno state slated for today (Friday) has be pastponed indefinitely. read more »

  • Nigeria:  President Jonathan Cancels Visit to Chibok

    Daily Independent, 16 May 2014

    The much awaited official visit by President Goodluck Jonathan to Chibok Local Government Area of Borno state slated for today (Friday) has be pastponed indefinitely. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Cancels Planned Visit to Chibok

    Premium Times, 16 May 2014

    A presidential aide also confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES at 12:10 p.m. on Friday that the president was still in Abuja and would fly directly to France. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan Cancels Visit to Chibok - Report

    allAfrica.com, 16 May 2014

    According to Reuters, Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has cancelled his first visit to the village where more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped by militant group Boko Haram ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Update - Jonathan to Visit Chibok One Month After Abduction

    Premium Times, 15 May 2014

    About 24 hours after PREMIUM TIMES did a story detailing President Jonathan's failure to visit Chibok, contrary to world standards, the president has finally agreed to visit the ... read more »

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