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Chibok Nigéria

Hope Endures On Mother's Day for the Chibok Girls

R. Evon Idahosa | Posted 05.09.2016 | Impact
R. Evon Idahosa

There are certain experiences in life that are transformative. My time with Rebecca Samuel, one of the mothers of the 276 Chibok Girls of Nigeria who were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists on April 14, 2014, was one such experience.

Mothers Pen Heartbreaking Letters to Daughters Stolen By Boko Haram

R. Evon Idahosa | Posted 04.15.2016 | Impact
R. Evon Idahosa

"Your father had a dream where he saw you walking up a ladder to heaven. My hope is that I will see you here on earth again but if I do not, I know you are in heaven. Please serve God faithfully and I pray that God bring you back to me. I miss you, my daughter."

Boko Haram's Ideology Key to Violence

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Ida Lichter, M.D.

Their brazen assault could act as a springboard for international engagement, not only aimed at curbing the violence, but also directed at the ideology that Boko Haram and other groups use to recruit followers, emulate each other and legitimize brutality.

Student Who Escaped Mass-Kidnapping Speaks About Ordeal

The New Yorker | Posted 04.30.2014 | World

“I thought it was the end of my life,” Deborah Sanya told me by phone on Monday from Chibok, a tiny town of farmers in northeastern Nigeria. “Th...