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Boko Harum leader has said that he will release the captured girls in...
Posted On 05/13/2014 18:56:15 by lagosadmin
The group, which wants to impose Islamic law on Nigeria, has killed more than 1,500 people this year in a campaign of bombings and massacres. Boko Haram's kidnapping of schoolgirls at a boarding school in northeast Nigeria last month has focused international attention on the extremist group amid outrage that most of the girls have not been rescued.[Finish Article ]... Read More

US planes begin air search for kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls - The...
Posted On 05/13/2014 13:58:38 by lagosadmin
The plight of the schoolgirls and the desperation of their families has captured world attention, with abhorrence focused on Boko Haram, the violent jihadist group that is holding the girls. But there has also been widespread criticism of the Nigerian authorities, whose efforts to find the captives is perceived to be lax.[Finish Article ]... Read More

Nigeria's Missing Girls: The End of Terror Is Nowhere in Sight - TIME
Posted On 05/13/2014 08:56:20 by lagosadmin
There are plenty of problems in Nigeria–inefficiency, inequality, corruption, unemployment–but the most pressing one right now is terrorism. It is unclear what the expiry date might be. Nearly three hundred girls taken from their boarding school in the northeast of the country by a militant Islamic group called Boko Haram are still missing. A new report by Amnesty International claims that the national government headed by President Goodluck Jonathan knew about the impending attack&... Read More

The road to Boko Haram's heartland - CNN
Posted On 05/13/2014 03:56:11 by lagosadmin
-- Ahead of the rain-lashed vehicles, tree branches lay across the road. We'd encountered countless military, police and vigilante checkpoints but now we were in Boko Haram's backyard, we worried if the checkpoints were being replaced by ambushes. After the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls from a school in northern Nigeria, the whole world's attention was focused on one village - Chibok -- but CNN was the first news organization to send a team to the scene of the atrocity.[Finish Article... Read More

US mission in place to aid in the search for 250 schoolgirls abducted in...
Posted On 05/13/2014 03:56:09 by lagosadmin
The Obama administration is conducting surveillance flights over Nigeria in the search for more than 250 abducted schoolgirls and is considering the deployment of drones to the region to bolster the effort, officials said Monday. Additionally, the administration has all but one of the 27 experts and security officials assigned to the mission already in place in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, officials said. White House press secretary Jay Carney said the team includes five State Depart... Read More

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