The wall of missing girls around the Falomo Roundabout under the Falomo Bridge in Lagos stands!   Women For Peace and Justice Bring Back Our Girls Lagos replaces placards of 200+ girls that are still missing. The wall is a symbol of commitment to BRING BACK OUR GIRLS.

IN THE MEANTIME…this week more disturbing news from Northern Nigeria.

June 24/25: Kaduna. Gunmen rampage through villages in Southern Kaduna region, Kaduna State. Over 100 persons, mostly children and women, were  buried in mass grave.

June 25: Abuja. An explosion Wednesday afternoon rocked a parking lot at a crowded plaza in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, killing 21 people and injuring 52 others, authorities said.

June 24: Kano,  Boko Haram abducted 60 females, including children as young as 3 years of age, and killed 30 men last week in a raid of a village in northeastern Nigeria.

June 21: Kano, A bomb blast Monday killed eight people and injured at least 12 others at a medical school.

June 21 Northeast Nigeria, Boko Haram  raids  two villages where 10 people were killed Saturday.


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2 thoughts on “RETURNED!

  1. i feel sickened by all the violence. I have been watching a series on TV about the 60’s- Vietnam War, desegregation etc and it just keeps on keeping on….i feel sad & discouraged!!!

    • Somedays, it is almost too much to bear! Because of the accessibility to all things global, the world knows what everyone is doing at the moment it happens. Before, time filtered the horrors, today we live the horrors minute by minute. Will instant knowledge of current happenings make humans better? or more apathetic and insular? Only time will tell.
      Great to hear from you!. L.

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