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Nigeria's Traditional Hunters Want to Help Look For Girls - NBCNews.com
Posted On 05/19/2014 14:56:07 by lagosadmin
Armed hunters gather before looking for around 300 abducted school girls in Maiduguri, Nigeria on May 18, 2014. Hundreds of hunters armed with homemade rifles, poisoned arrows and amulets say their spiritual powers can lead them to the nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists.[Finish Article ]... Read More

Boko Haram Video: We'll Exchange Nigerian Girls For Prisoners - NBCNews.com
Posted On 05/12/2014 12:56:11 by lagosadmin
A screengrab taken on May 12, 2014, from a video of Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram obtained by AFP shows girls, wearing the full-length hijab and praying in an undisclosed rural location. Boko Haram released a new video claiming to show the missing Nigerian schoolgirls, alleging they had converted to Islam and would not be released until all militant prisoners were freed. A total of 276 girls were abducted on April 14 from the northeastern town of Chibok, in Borno state, which has... Read More

Why US Drones Aren't Flying Over Nigeria - NBCNews.com
Posted On 05/10/2014 10:56:10 by lagosadmin
About 20 people gathered to rally and hold a vigil for more than 275 school girls who have been kidnapped by the Boko Haram militant extremists in Nigeria in Farragut Square on May 9in Washington, D.C. Twenty-four days after the girls were kidnapped from their school in the town of Chibok in Borno State, Nigeria, the rally was organized by Amnestay International and other human rights groups.[Finish Article ]... Read More

Despair as Nigeria Bomb Blast Kills Dozens - NBCNews.com
Posted On 04/16/2014 02:02:46 by lagosadmin
A morning rush-hour bomb killed at least 71 people at a bus station near the Nigeria capital on Monday, raising concerns about the spread of an Islamist insurgency after the first such attack on Abuja for two years. Suspicion fell on Boko Haram, though there was no immediate claim of responsibility from the Islamist group mainly active in the northeast.[Finish Article ]... Read More

Nigerian president signs anti-gay bill into law - NBCNews.com (blog)
Posted On 01/13/2014 18:56:08 by lagosadmin
The bill, which contains penalties of up to 14 years in prison and bans gay marriage, same-sex "amorous relationships" and membership in gay rights groups, was passed by the national assembly last May, but Jonathan had delayed signing it into law.Two similar bills have been proposed since 2006 but failed to make it through parliament.[Finish Article ]... Read More

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