U.S. Planes Search for Nigerian Girls

The United States has deployed manned surveillance aircraft over Nigeria in an effort to find more than 220 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram militants.


  • Nigeria:  Chibok Schoolgirls - U.S. Starts Surveillance Flights Over Northern Nigeria

    Premium Times, 13 May 2014

    The United States has started surveillance flights over Northern Nigeria as part of its efforts to free the Chibok school girls. read more »

  • Nigeria:  U.S. Deploys Surveillance Plane to Assist in Search for Missing Nigeria Girls

    Deutsche Welle, 13 May 2014

    A US reconnaissance plane has been deployed as part of multinational search efforts for 200 Nigerian schoolgirls. Nigeria has rejected an offer by Boko Haram to return the girls in ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Missing Girls - Top U.S. General Arrives

    Leadership, 13 May 2014

    Foreign military experts including a top United States General David Rodriguez have arrived in Nigeria to assist the federal government in the rescue of the abducted Chibok ... read more »

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  • Nigeria:  Chibok - American Marines Locate Abducted Girls in Sambisa Forest

    Vanguard, 10 May 2014

    There were indications yesterday that the 230 female students abducted by Boko Haram terrorists from the Government Girls' Secondary School, GGSS, Chibok, Borno State, have been ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG - All Options Are On the Table to Rescue Schoolgirls

    This Day, 13 May 2014

    Following the release Monday of an unconfirmed video showing the supposed leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, offering to free the 200 plus schoolgirls he has held captive for a ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Insecurity - U.S Marine Crop Train Nigerian Soldiers

    Daily Trust, 10 May 2014

    The United States Marine Corps Africa Command has completed the training of 100 Nigerian soldiers on warfare in the ongoing effort to curb insecurity in the country. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Let Foreign Help Be Limited to Equipment, Intelligence - Professor Alabi

    Daily Trust, 11 May 2014

    Professor David Alabi is a lecturer at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna. In this interview, he argues that the coming of foreign forces to help in the fight against ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Hundreds Protest in Ghana Over Abduction of Nigerian Schoolgirls

    Vanguard, 12 May 2014

    Hundreds of women on Sunday staged a peaceful protest in Accra, Ghana, against the kidnap of over 200 students of Government Girls' Secondary School, Chibok, Borno, by Boko Haram. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Only Seven Yankees Waka Come?

    Daily Trust, 12 May 2014

    The flocking into Nigeria last week of soldiers and security agents from many Big Power nations has generated opposing feelings among Nigerians. There are some Nigerians who think ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Zimbabwe Women in Solidarity With Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

    SW Radio Africa, 12 May 2014

    About 100 Zimbabwean women gathered at the Nigerian Embassy in Harare on Monday, in solidarity with the 200 Nigerian school girls who were abducted by Islamist group Boko Haram ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  U.S Marine Corps Trains Nigerian Soldiers in Amphibious Warfare

    Vanguard, 9 May 2014

    The U.S Marine Corps Africa, on Friday completed a three-week training for 100 Nigerian soldiers in amphibious and riverine warfare. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - U.S. Ignored Nigeria's 2013 Request--Report

    Vanguard, 12 May 2014

    THE United States of America ignored requests by Nigeria for intelligence information and aid to help fight the militant Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram last year, reports have ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Military Refutes Terrorists Arrest Reports

    CAJ News Agency, 12 May 2014

    THE military has denied any arrests of terrorists or operations by any foreign forces in the ongoing efforts to rescue the girls abducted in Chibok. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Behold Our Girls!

    Leadership, 13 May 2014

    Leader of Boko Haram terrorist group Abubakar Shekau yesterday released a new video in which he showed some of the abducted girls, vowing that none of them would be freed until the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Chibok Schoolgirls - Presidential Committee Meet With Foreign Experts

    Leadership, 12 May 2014

    The presidential fact-finding committee on the abduction of the schoolgirls of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, on Monday met with officials of some countries that ... read more »