Nigeria: Kidnappers Post Video of Family

A video posted online has apparently showed seven French hostages kidnapped from northern Cameroon, with a masked militant claiming to be a member of Boko Haram.


  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Demands Trade-Off for French Nationals

    This Day, 26 February 2013

    Boko Haram, which claimed responsibility for the abduction of the seven members of a French family kidnapped in Cameroun last week, Monday turned the pressure on President Goodluck ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Kidnappers' Training School Uncovered in Delta

    Vanguard, 26 February 2013

    DELTA State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, weekend, explained why he would not sign into law, the Bill passed by the state House of Assembly, prescribing death penalty for ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Seven French Abducted in Cameroon Located in Borno

    Vanguard, 22 February 2013

    The seven members of a French family abducted in northern Cameroon were, yesterday, located between Dikwa and Ngala Local Government Areas of Borno State. read more »

  • West Africa:  Cameroon Kidnapping May Signal Move to Cross-Border Focus

    ThinkAfricaPress, 20 February 2013

    Nigerian-based militant groups look likely to expand their operational reach to neighbouring countries, as seen in the recent hostage taking in Cameroon. read more »