By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The U.S. team that is in Nigeria assisting the government in its search for nearly 300 abducted schoolgirls is made up of nearly 30 people drawn from the State and Defense departments, as well as the FBI, the…
By News Desk
The AFP obtained a video on Monday reportedly showing the Nigerian girls being held by Boko Haram. In the video, Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Boko Haram demands the release of imprisoned islamic militants in exchange for the release of…
By PBS NewsHour
The Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by the extremist group Boko Haram face serious risks including malaria-carrying mosquitoes, unsafe drinking water and poisonous snakes. That’s according to Michelle Faul of the Associated Press, who spoke with Hari Sreenivasan from Lagos, Nigeria about…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Michelle Obama on Saturday decried the kidnapping of scores of Nigerian schoolgirls who have been missing for nearly a month and used their plight to speak out for the rights of girls everywhere to get an education.
Nearly a month since the Islamist group Boko Haram attacked a village in Nigeria and made off with more than 300 girls, that country’s government and military have been criticized for failing to do more. Amnesty International has reported that…
By Colleen Shalby
The photos portray girls in Guinea-Bissau -- more than 1,000 miles away from Nigeria -- who are completely unrelated to more than 200 girls that Boko Haram kidnapped.
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