Six years after hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped, Boko Haram continues to wage attacks on rural areas in the northwestern and northeastern regions of Nigeria.
Soldiers recently found another Chibok schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram after the girl was taken by the insurgents nearly three years ago. The Nigerian military said the girl was found with her six-month-old baby.
Activists have identified the victim as Amina ali Darsha Nkeki, the report states. She is the first of the girls rescued from the 2014 mass kidnapping that sparked the hashtag and search movement #BringBackOurGirls.
One in every five "suicide bombers" used by Boko Haram in the past two years has been a child, underscoring the heartless nature of the religious extremist group, according to a report released Tuesday by the United Nations Children's Fund, writes Al Jazeera.
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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 […]
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“Fears that schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram are being used as suicide bombers after ten-year-old girl wearing explosives is rescued by police.” – Daily Mail Read more HERE
President Obama announced to Congress on Wednesday (May 21) that 80 members of the US armed forces will be deployed to Chad to help find and return over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted from their boarding school last month by the militant Islamic group Boko Haram. Read more HERE