Nigerian Army recaptures Chibok, abducted girls` hometown

 The Nigerian army said Sunday it had recaptured and "secured" the northeastern town of Chibok, where Islamic militants abducted more than 200 schoolgirls in April.

Anuja: The Nigerian army said Sunday it had recaptured and "secured" the northeastern town of Chibok, where Islamic militants abducted more than 200 schoolgirls in April.

The army recaptured the town Saturday evening from Boko Haram militants, spokesman General Olajide Olaleye told AFP in a text message. "Mopping up ops ongoing. (The) town is now secured," he said.