Nigerian Military Sights Kidnapped Girls

The military says they have seen, and narrowed the search, for the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls to three Boko Haram camps, while the U.S. has deployed special forces to Chad to help with their rescue.

Nigerian army searches for Chibok girls.


  • Nigeria:  Schoolgirls - Local Hunters Identify Nine Hostage Camps

    Leadership, 21 May 2014

    Members of the vigilante group in Borno State yesterday confirmed the identification of about nine Boko Haram camps around Sambisa, where the abducted girls are currently being ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  We Were Barred From Repelling Gamboru Attack - Soldier

    Daily Trust, 22 May 2014

    A Nigerian soldier currently serving in Borno state has alleged that members of the Boko Haram attacked Gamboru Ngala in their presence but that their commander instructed them not ... read more »

  • Chad:  U.S. Deploys Military to Chad to Help in Hunt for Nigerian Girls

    Deutsche Welle, 22 May 2014

    The USA has sent about 80 military personnel to Chad to aid in Nigeria's hunt for more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by militant group Boko Haram. The group has meanwhile stepped ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  U.S. Troops Deploy to Chad in Hunt for Nigerian Girls

    Daily Independent, 22 May 2014

    The United States has deployed a drone and 80 troops to Chad to help with regional efforts to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in neighboring Nigeria, officials said ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  U.S. Deploys 80 Special Forces to Chad to Search for Girls

    This Day, 22 May 2014

    After the initial hesitation over the deployment of US troops to assist with the search and rescue of over 200 schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram over a month ago, US ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Chibok School Girls - Intensify Rescue Efforts, SSANU Urges FG

    Daily Independent, 21 May 2014

    The Western Zone of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (SSANU) on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to intensify efforts in the rescue of the school girls abducted in ... read more »