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Boko Haram shows abducted girls

Parents of the Chibok girls attend a meeting with President Buhari January 14, 2016.

(Pix by Reuters - Afolabi Sotunde)

Nigerian officials gave permission on Tuesday for a memorial event at a school in northeast Nigeria from where Islamist rebels abducted 276 girls two years ago with parents hoping this would remind the world their daughters are still missing. Read more

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Girls and women kidnapped by Nigeria's insurgent group, Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād (JAS), commonly known as Boko Haram, face mistrust and persecution upon their return to society – according to new research by peace building Read more

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Nigeria's military says it has agreed a ceasefire with Boko Haram and reached a deal for the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in Chibok, Northeast Nigeria, by the group last April. Read more

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In the early hours of April 14 2014, Boko Haram militants invaded the sleepy little town of Chibok. They made off with about 234 school girls, and then the school was razed to the ground. Read more

Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID

Really, I’d rather not see any more Boko Haram video and publicity stunts. One of their more recent ones talked about swapping a number of kidnapped girls for captured Boko killers. That just ruined my dinner even more. It was all I could do to Read more

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The Chairman of Nigeria's Senate Committee on Education - Senator Uche Chukwumerije has condemned a statement credited to the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh - that the military had discovered the camps where the abducted Chibok girls Read more

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A citizen who claims to be a member of Boko Haram told correspondent and CBS News contributor Debora Patta that the terror group is planning another kidnapping. Read more

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19 people dead, nearly N1 billion gone, Mr Moro is still in office as Minister. Mr Moro is of course a lucky chap; he has Dr Jonathan as Guardian Read more

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A mass prayer vigil in support of the safe return of the abducted school girls in Nigeria will take place on Monday May 19 in London's Westminster. Read more

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Boko Haram released a new video today via Agence France Presse (AFP) showing some of the missing Nigerian schoolgirls, alleging the teenagers had converted to Islam and would not be released until all militant prisoners were freed. Read more

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