ABUJA, Nigeria- Feb 27, 2018 - One hundred and ten girls are missing after an attack on a school in northeast Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram insurgents, the information ministry said on Sunday, in what may be one of the largest abductions since the Chibok kidnappings of 2014.
ABUJA, Nigertia, May 8, 2017 - A group of 82 girls held captive for three years by Nigeria’s Boko Haram have met Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in the capital Abuja on Sunday a day after they were released in a prisoner swap.
ABUJA, Nigeria, May 7, 2017 - In keeping faith with its promise, the President Muhammadu Buhari government, saturday, secured the release of additional 82 Chibok girls, bringing the number of abducted Chibok girls that the administration has been able to secure their release since coming to office in 2015 to 106.
On April 1, the election commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria - a country with vast mineral wealth and a population of 185 million - announced that a new president had been elected, a professional soldier named General Muhammadu Buhari, who attracted nearly 54% of the vote, beating the incumbent president, Goodluck Jonathan.
Boko Haram fighters have launched a fresh assault on the strategically important Nigerian city of Maiduguri, eyewitnesses say. Gunfire was reported on the streets of the northern city after an attack that began in the early hours of Sunday.