Nigerian Schoolgirls Abducted in Borno State

Security officials have confirmed the abduction of at least 100 female students in Maiduguri in Borno State, this after a move by the state government to close all public schools to avert further attacks on students. Later, it was reported that all but eight students had been freed.

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    Premium Times, 16 April 2014

    The Nigerian military has confirmed that it has freed majority of the 129 female students of the Government Girls' Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Race to Find 200 Abducted Girls

    Daily Trust, 16 April 2014

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  • Nigeria:  How Some Abducted Girls Escaped

    Daily Trust, 16 April 2014

    A student who managed to escape from the gun men that abducted about 200 students in Borno state revealed how some of them freed themselves. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Seizes 200 Female Students

    Daily Trust, 16 April 2014

    Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram militants on Monday night abducted about 200 teenage girls from the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State. read more »

  • Nigeria:  129 Girls Abducted By Boko Haram As Abuja Death Toll Rises to 76

    This Day, 16 April 2014

    Barely 16 hours after a bomb explosion at a bus park in Nyanya, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), killed scores of people and injured so many others, 129 female ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Abduct 100 SS3 Female Students

    Leadership, 16 April 2014

    At least 100 final-year students of Government Girls' Secondary School in Chibok local government area of Borno State were abducted and taken to an unknown destination by gunmen ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Scores of Girls Abducted From School By Suspected Islamist Rebels

    Deutsche Welle, 15 April 2014

    Suspected Islamist rebels have abducted at least 100 girls from a secondary school in Nigeria's northeast Borno state, according to local officials. The assailants are believed to ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Abduct At Least 100 Girls From School

    Voice of America, 15 April 2014

    Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped at least 100 girls from a school in northeastern Nigeria. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Abduct 100 Girls in Borno Seconday School

    Leadership, 15 April 2014

    Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Tuesday abducted no fewer than 100 girls at the Senior Secondary School, Chibok, Borno, following a violent attack in the town. read more »

  • Nigeria:  24 Hours After Abuja Blast - Gunmen Abduct 100 School Girls in Borno

    Vanguard, 16 April 2014

    Less then 24 hours after the Boko Haram terrorists bombed the Nyanya bus terminus in Abuja, killing more than 100 innocent Nigerians, some unidentified gunmen suspected to be ... read more »