boko haram

The horror of the Boko Haram kidnappings is still very fresh despite the incident occurring almost 3 years ago. In case you don’t remember or need a refresher on just how dangerous and sinister Boko Haram is, on April 14, 2014, 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped from a boarding school in the town of Chibok in […]

Upon arrival on Sunday, parents of the girls tearfully celebrated in the streets and had a formal ceremony in Nigeria's capital Abuja.

Houses were torched, suicide bombers detonated devices and militants opened fire near Nigeria's largest northeastern city.

“The enemies of humanity will never win. Hand in hand, we will rid our land of terrorism.” ~ Pres @MBuhari — President Buhari (@NGRPresident) November 17, 2015 An explosion blamed on terrorist organization Boko Haram rocked Yola, capital of Nigeria’s Adamawa state, on Tuesday, killing an estimated 32 people and injuring 80 others, the Associated Press reports. According to […]

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Many of the schoolgirls who escaped the wrath of Boko Haram are now facing backlash within their own communities, CNN reports. Nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped by…

Is there finally good news coming out of Nigeria? It’s being reported that Nigerian troops rescued 200 girls and 93 women Tuesday in the Sambisa Forest, the Nigerian Armed Forces announced on its official Twitter account. It is still unknown whether or not any of the girls were among the initial 200 who were kidnapped […]

Nigeria welcomed its new president yesterday, the military leader and northern Muslim, Muhammadu Buhari.

A group of girls narrowly escaped when Boko Haram attacked their school in the Nigerian town of Chibok last year, abducting more than 200 of their classmates. Now,…

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Alicia Keys held a protest in New York City to raise awareness about the 200-plus Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in…

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