Author and human rights activist Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode documented the heartbreaking stories of the Chibok families nine years after the Boko Haram abductions that gripped the world’s attention.
It's been almost two years since Islamist extremist group Boko Haram raided a school in Nigeria and kidnapped nearly 300 girls. The cry taken up round the world was "Bring back our Girls." Nigeria's president said today he's ready to negotiate with Boko Haram for the girls' release, with no pre-conditions.
Boko Haram has attacked the Nigerian town where they kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls earlier this year. Locals say the militants are now in control.
The fate of Nigeria's missing schoolgirls is still unknown, six months after their abduction by the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram. But a number of girls who evaded or escaped from Boko Haram have described their ordeal to Human Rights Watch
It's been 100 days since the militant group Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian school girls. Since the abductions, at least 11 of the girls' parents have died. President Goodluck Jonathan met today with some of the surviving parents,as Nigerian journalist Chude Jideonwo explains
17-year old Malala Yousafzai was herself a victim of terrorism, when a Taliban hitman tried to kill her for supporting girls' education in Pakistan. Today, she met with Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan and relatives of the kidnapped girls to add her voice, and pressure, to the call of "bring back our girls."
The school the Nigerian girls were kidnapped from is in a remote corner of northeast Nigeria. It's so remote that it takes three days by car to get there. Once you get there, you'll find yourself in the heartland of Boko Haram.
A US team of military advisers is on the ground in Nigeria to help in the search for more than 200 schools girls abducted more than three weeks ago. Fatima Zanna Gana — one of the leaders of Nigeria's #BringBackOurGirls campaign — says some Nigerians are worried about just what the international presence will mean.
More than 200 teenage girls are still missing after Boko Haram Islamic militants reportedly abducted them two weeks ago. And Nigerians across the country are using protests and social media to demand that the government do something to bring the girls back.
Local leaders in Nigeria's northeast say there have been reports of gunmen crossing into Cameroon and Chad with some of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped two weeks ago. Nigerian author Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani says the tragedy is uniting Nigerians of diverse ethnicities and religions.
Violence in northern Nigeria took an ominous turn this week when at least 100 teenage girls were kidnapped from a school in the remote northeast. It's thought that the Islamist militant group Boko Haram took the young women to a forest near the border with Cameroon. Omoyele Sowore of Sahara Reporters blames what he calls an "incompetent" Nigerian government.