Nigerian Army Says Location of Missing Girls Known


A top military officer has stated that the army knows the location of more than 200 schoolgirls held captive by Boko Haram militants, but says it would be difficult to use force to rescue them.

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  • Nigeria:  We Know Girls' Location, Says Defence Chief

    Daily Trust, 27 May 2014

    The Chief of Defence Staff yesterday said security forces know the location of the Chibok schoolgirls who were abducted by Boko Haram gunmen on April 14. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Government 'Knows' Location of Kidnapped School Girls

    Deutsche Welle, 26 May 2014

    The Nigerian military knows where the school girls kidnapped by Boko Haram are, according to its chief of defense staff. The abduction had prompted an international campaign ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Military Says Location of Missing Girls Known

    Voice of America, 26 May 2014

    A top military official in Nigeria says the military knows where more than 200 schoolgirls are being held captive by Islamist militants, but says it would be difficult to use force ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  We've Located Abducted Chibok Girls - Defence Chief

    Vanguard, 27 May 2014

    ABUJA--FORTY-THREE days after more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted in Chibok, Borno State by insurgent sect, Boko Haram, the Military High Command, yesterday, had cheering news ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Names of Govt Negotiators to Free Chibok Girls Revealed

    This Day, 27 May 2014

    Contrary to President Goodluck Jonathan's public stance that the government would not negotiate with terrorists for the release of the 200 plus schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Military Says It Located Chibok Schoolgirls

    Premium Times, 26 May 2014

    "The good news for the parents of the girls is that we know where they are, but we cannot tell you." read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan's Call Stopped Last Minute Deal to Free Girls--Report

    Vanguard, 27 May 2014

    BUT for a last minute change of mind by President Goodluck Jonathan, the abducted Chibok girls would have been freed, UK media reported yesterday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  We Know Where Abducted Girls Are Kept - Defence Chief

    Daily Independent, 27 May 2014

    The Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh, has said the security leadership in the country has located where members of Boko Haram are holding the abducted girls of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Military Will Not Use Force to Rescue Abducted Chibok Girls - CDS

    Leadership, 26 May 2014

    (NAN) The Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, said on Monday that the military would not use force in the rescue of the abducted Chibok girls. read more »

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