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Boko Haram Claims 101 Dapchi Schoolgirls Were Released “Out Of Pity”

Following what is described as “back-channel negotiations” with the government, 101 of the 110 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists have been returned…

Boko Haram Abducts 110 Dapchi Schoolgirls With Half Taken To Niger Republic

The Nigerian government has taken several initiatives to find over a hundred girls who were kidnapped at a school in Dapchi last week. Nigerian outlet The Herald reports…

Nigerian Army Reportedly Rescues 76 Girls Abducted By Boko Haram

The fight to free Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram continues after the country’s army rescued 76 girls on Wednesday (Feb. 21), The Grio reports. Two bodies…

After Escaping Boko Haram, Teen Endures Rape By Nigerian Security Officers

Shortly after the release of dozens of girls from islamist militant organization Boko Haram, it was reported last year that Nigerian officers sworn to protect the…

A Nigerian Teenage Girl Is Marvel’s New Superhero

Marvel adds to its cadre of wonder women a new teen superheroine, Ngozi. The new comic titled “Blessing in Disguise” is set in Lagos, a real-life African country and Nige…

A Chibok Girl Kidnapped By Boko Haram Reportedly “Refused To Be Released”

On Saturday (May 6), 82 girls were released from Boko Haram’s captivity. In exchange for the girls’ liberation, the Nigerian government agreed to free five of their…

Boko Haram Reportedly Frees Dozens Of Chibok Schoolgirls After Negotiations With Nigerian Government

A large group of Chibok school girls in Nigeria will reportedly be reunited with loved ones after being kidnapped by Boko Haram militants three years ago. As many as 83 g…

Robert Smith, African-American Billionaire, Seeks To Fund The Education Of Freed Chibok Girls

The next phase of life for 21 Chibok girls who were freed from the captivity of Boko Haram will include their continued pursuit of an adequate education. According to…

Human Rights Watch Reports Boko Haram Victims Were Sexually Abused By Nigerian Officials

According to a report by the Human Rights Watch organization, 43 accounts of “sexual abuse, including rape and exploitation” have surfaced of Nigerian government…