Leah Sharibu was one of 110 girls abducted from their school in Dapchi in February 2018 by Boko Haram militants. The militants freed the other schoolgirls but held Leah after she reportedly refused to denounce her religion and convert to Islam.
Leah Sharibu Marks 16th Birthday on Tuesday
Guardian, 12 May 2019
Leah Sharibu will clock 16 on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. On that day, Leah would have spent 449 days in Boko Haram captivity. Read more »
Soyinka Pays Tributes to Leah, Compares Her to Mandela
Vanguard, 14 May 2019
Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has lambasted the United States for the delay in designating Boko Haram a terror group, paying glowing tributes to Leah Sharibu in an ode to… Read more »
Soyinka, in U.S, Eulogises Leah Sharibu, Deplores Boko Haram's Handling By Americans
Guardian, 14 May 2019
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has paid a poignant tribute to the heroine Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, during an event at the prestigious Georgetown University in… Read more »
The Senate has asked the government to secure the release of the last Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, who is still being held by Boko Haram insurgents since February last year. ... Read more »
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