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Freed Dapchi girl: Boko Haram said ‘don’t go back to school’

Aisha Kachalla, 15, was one of the Nigerian schoolgirls released last week after four weeks in Boko Haram captivity. Now reunited with her parents, Aisha told CNN she is scared to go back to school because of the Boko Haram warning. "They told us not to go back to school but read our Quran," Aisha said. Aisha also revealed the conditions they were kept in at the Boko Haram
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Nigerian President vows to free lone schoolgirl

In a tweet Thursday, the President said the government will not relent in its efforts to have Leah Sharibu reunited with her parents, as it has done for others.Her father, Nathan, says he was told by the other girls released that Leah, 15, was left behind in a Boko Haram camp because she refused to renounce her Christian faith. "The girls that returned said Leah said she
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Nigeria’s President meets freed schoolgirls

Buhari welcomed 105 Dapchi schoolgirls and their parents, along with two others — a boy and another girl formerly held by Boko Haram, the President's spokesman, Garba Shehu, said in a statement.The Nigerian government was working with local and international negotiators for the release of others being held by the terrorist group."While parents of the Dapchi girls