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Nigeria’s Stolen Girls: Inside Boko Haram Territory Where Children Are Forced to Become Suicide Bombers: Reporter’s Notebook

Nigeria’s Stolen Girls: Inside Boko Haram Territory Where Children Are Forced to Become Suicide Bombers: Reporter’s Notebook

We’re speeding down the road in a heavily armored convoy, heading towards the front lines of the battle against African Jihad. This is Boko Haram territory. Outside, the temperature can crack 110 degrees F. We’re traveling inside a thick bubble of security protecting Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. She was there on […]

Oil Theft: Multinational Taskforce To Patrol Gulf Of Guinea – Buhari

Oil Theft: Multinational Taskforce To Patrol Gulf Of Guinea – Buhari

ABUJA-President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that a multinational taskforce would soon be established to patrol the waters of the Gulf of Guinea. He also stated that the troops from across the lake Chad basin were now combing the Sambisa Forest, a deadly den of the Boko haram insurgents. The president made revelation while receiving the […]

Malala Doesn’t Want Us To Forget About Nigeria’s Abducted Schoolgirls

Malala Doesn’t Want Us To Forget About Nigeria’s Abducted Schoolgirls

On the eve of the second anniversary marking the mass kidnap of more than 270 Nigerian schoolgirls by Boko Haram militants, teenage Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai published an open letter reminding the girls’ families that the world is still hoping for their safe return. “I write this letter with a heavy heart, knowing you have endured another […]

#BringBackOurGirls: Lagos State BBOG group leads Protest to the Governor’s Office.

#BringBackOurGirls: Lagos State BBOG group leads Protest to the Governor’s Office.

Today makes it exactly 2 years since the abduction of the 276 female students of the government secondary school, Chibok in Borno State and the Lagos chapter of the #BringBackOurGirls group led a peaceful awareness march to the Lagos State Governor’s Office demanding the immediate rescue of the girls. Mostly dressed in red, the participants […]

Analysis: Chibok Girls Video Will Give Hope To Parents

Analysis: Chibok Girls Video Will Give Hope To Parents

The new footage which appears to show some of the kidnapped Chibok girls is reportedly a proof of life video filmed last December, which was provided to negotiators seeking the girls’ release. Nigerian officials say they are studying the footage but believe it is genuine. The video will provide renewed hope to the girls’ families […]

Nigeria Chibok girls ‘shown alive’ in Boko Haram video

Nigeria Chibok girls ‘shown alive’ in Boko Haram video

A video released by Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram appears to show some of the schoolgirls kidnapped two years ago from the town of Chibok. The video, apparently filmed in December, was sent to the Nigerian government and shows 15 girls in black robes identifying themselves as pupils abducted from the school. Some of those […]

Boko Haram Abducted Women and Girls for Sex

Boko Haram Abducted Women and Girls for Sex

Boko Haram may have abducted children and young women in Cameroon for sex exploitation and suicide bombing. Internally displaced persons were also vulnerable to human trafficking by militant groups. Yazan Imra, 18, was abducted from the Nigeria-Cameroon border town of Gambarou and taken to one of the terrorists’ hideouts. For two years, Imra was sexually […]

The ‘Wives’ of Boko Haram

The ‘Wives’ of Boko Haram

Laraba Bitrus was working in a small grocer’s shop in the northeastern Nigerian town of Gwoza when Boko Haram militants invaded. With nowhere to run, the armed men took her captive, beat her with a whip, and forced her to watch as they sawed off her uncle’s head. After 11 days, she fled on foot, […]

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