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Nigerian Hunters Join Effort to Find Missing Girls - Wall Street Journal
Posted On 05/19/2014 09:56:08 by lagosadmin
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—After a lifetime of chasing rats and antelope through the woods, several hundred hunters carried their rifles to this city last week to plan their biggest hunt yet: the search for 223 kidnapped schoolgirls. "I know the forests. I was born in the forests," said 70-year-old Dan Baba Kano, a huntsman in a purple frock, who added that he wasn't afraid of dying in the forests: "At my age? No."[Finish Article ]... Read More



Posted On 05/19/2014 09:56:07 by lagosadmin
Boko Haram’s recent kidnappings of schoolgirls from the town of Chibok in Borno state, Nigeria, at least in its explosive aftermath, is reminiscent of the legal cases of two northern Nigerian women, Safiya Hussaini and Amina Lawal, who were sentenced to death by stoning under sharia law in 2002. Though unrelated – the stoning sentences were state-sanctioned punishments that were later overturned, and the kidnappings are a criminal act by a terrorist group – these cases illustrate how the l... Read More



A Jihadist's Face Taunts Nigeria From the Shadows - New York Times
Posted On 05/19/2014 09:56:06 by lagosadmin
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Bomb blast kills four in Nigeria - CNN
Posted On 05/19/2014 09:56:04 by lagosadmin
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Zuma condemns Nigeria kidnappings, Kenya blast - News24
Posted On 05/19/2014 04:56:21 by lagosadmin
"The government and the people of South Africa condemn in the strongest terms the abduction of school children in the Federal Republic of nigeria by the armed group Boko Haram and calls on the kidnappers to release the children without further delay," Zuma said.About 230 schoolgirls were kidnapped from a school in Chibok in Nigeria's north-eastern state of Borno on 14 April. Militant group Boko Haram have claimed responsibility for the act.[Finish Article ]... Read More



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