Nigerian Authorities Failed to Act

Damning testimonies gathered by Amnesty International reveal that Nigerian security forces failed to act on advance warnings about Boko Haram's armed raid on the state-run boarding school in Chibok which led to the abduction of more than 240 schoolgirls on 14-15 April.

VIDEO: Amnesty Int'l: Nigeria Ignored Boko Haram Warnings

Nigeria's military had advanced warning of the April 14 attack by Boko Haram that led to the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls but failed to ... see more »

Rally of women in Nigeria protesting the abduction of almost 300 schoolgirls.


  • Nigeria:  Analysing the First Lady's Chibok Cry

    Daily Trust, 8 May 2014

    Nigeria's first lady, Patience Faka Jonathan, on Sunday 4th May, 2014 convened a meeting over the abduction of some two hundred and seventy female students of Government Girls' ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Chibok Abducted Girls - Again, Protesters Storm the Streets of Lagos

    Daily Trust, 9 May 2014

    Hundreds of women and activists are now on the streets of Lagos protesting the abduction of girl students of Government Girls College, Chibok, Bornu State by members of Boko Haram. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Anger Over Abuja's Treatment of Borno Officials

    Daily Trust, 8 May 2014

    Government officials and some residents of Maiduguri are brooding over an alleged "ill treatment" of Borno State officials at the Presidency in Abuja during last week's invitation ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Security Officers Join Women in 'Bring Back Our Girls' Protest

    Daily Trust, 8 May 2014

    Dozens of wailing female personnel of the police and Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Nasarawa State, today, joined dozens of other women on the street of ... read more »


  • Nigeria:  Kidnapped Chibok Girls Still in Nigeria, Jonathan Says #bringbackourgirls

    Premium Times, 9 May 2014

    "But if they move that number of girls to Cameroon, people will see." read more »



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