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Is Boko Haram Able To Make Peace?

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 10.25.2014 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we look at how Nigerian militant group Bo...

Nigerian Parents Killed Before Seeing Kidnapped Daughters' Return

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 09.21.2014 | World

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — In the three months since Islamic extremists kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, 11 of their parents have died, town...

Nigeria Protesters To Challenge Ban On Rallies For Kidnapped Girls In Court

Reuters | Posted 08.03.2014 | World

ABUJA, June 3 (Reuters) - Nigerian protesters seeking the return of more than 200 girls kidnapped by Islamist group Boko Haram said on Tuesday they ...

Nigerian Extremist Leader Vows To Hold Kidnapped Girls For Ransom

AP | MICHELLE FAUL and SUNDAY ALAMBA | Posted 07.12.2014 | World

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Under the guns of their captors, dozens of barefoot girls sat huddled together wearing gray Muslim veils as they chanted Quran...

Abducted Nigerian Girls Offered In Exchange For Prisoners

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2014 | World

By Matthew Mpoke Bigg ABUJA, May 12 (Reuters) - The leader of the Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram has said he will release mo...

UN Security Council Threatens Action Over Kidnapping Of Nigerian Girls

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2014 | World

UNITED NATIONS, May 9 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Friday expressed outrage at the abduction of hundreds of Nigerian school girls in two...

Nigeria Identifies 53 Girls Who Escaped Mass Kidnapping

AP | HARUNA UMAR | Posted 07.09.2014 | World

BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) -- The government of a Nigerian state identified 53 girls who escaped a mass kidnapping by Islamic militants, potentially subject...

Cardinal: Boko Haram Has Shamed Nigeria

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna | Posted 05.09.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) The kidnapping of 300 teenage schoolgirls by the Islamist group Boko Haram has shamed Nigeria, Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan s...

Bring Our Girls Home

Celia Buckman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Teen
Celia Buckman

The lives of hundreds of students are at risk. The world needs to send a message that the lives of the Nigerian students do matter, and a terrorist group has no right to interfere with that.

White House: Abduction Of Nigerian Schoolgirls Is An 'Outrage And A Terrible Tragedy'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

The White House weighed in on Monday on the news that Islamist militant group Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the abduction of more than 200 sch...

The 'Lost Girls' of Nigeria

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 07.04.2014 | Impact
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

Girls: Our hope for the future Close to 300 schoolgirls between the ages of 15-18 were kidnapped two weeks ago in the dead of night, from their beds...

Boko Haram Leader Vows To Sell Missing Schoolgirls

Posted 05.05.2014 | World

The leader of Boko Haram vowed to sell hundreds of schoolgirls that were kidnapped in the north of the country two weeks ago, Agence France Press repo...

Boko Haram Claims Abduction Of Over 200 Schoolgirls

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2014 | World

By Tim Cocks and Isaac Abrak ABUJA, May 5 (Reuters) - The leader of Boko Haram on Monday threatened to sell more than 200 schoolgirls...

Nigeria First Lady Orders Arrest Of Protest Leaders Calling For Return Of Missing Schoolgirls

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 07.05.2014 | World

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's Islamic extremist leader is threatening to sell the nearly 300 teenage schoolgirls abducted from a school in the rem...

Nigerian President: 'Everything Must Be Done' To Free Abducted Girls

AP | BASHIR ADIGUN and MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 07.04.2014 | World

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan met with security, school and state officials and ordered that "everything must be done" ...