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Nigeria sets up probe into girls' school attack, abductions

Nigeria's government has said it has set up a panel to investigate the abduction of 110 girls from their school last week by suspected members of the extremist Boko Haram group.

Feb 28, 2018, 12:55 PM IST

Suspected Boko Haram men kidnap 20 women in Nigeria

In the latest incident of abduction, armed militants donning military uniforms, suspected to be from Boko Haram group, kidnapped 20 women from a village in Borno state, close to where they had earlier kidnapped over 200 girls.

Jun 10, 2014, 10:06 AM IST

Israel experts in hunt for Nigeria girls: Security

Israel has sent two anti-terror experts to Nigeria to join the search for hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped by extremist Islamist group Boko Haram, an Israeli security source said on Tuesday.

May 20, 2014, 17:20 PM IST

Nigeria girls abduction: US deploys manned mission; Boko Haram video under scanner

After the Boko Haram released a fresh video showing missing schoolgirls, Nigeria government on Monday snubbed an offer by the militant group to release militants in return for the abducted girls.

May 13, 2014, 09:45 AM IST

Girls kidnapping in Nigeria can bring renaissance as it becomes world issue, Nigeria still `hopeful`

Nigeria`s president said Thursday that Boko Haram`s mass abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls would mark a turning point in the battle against the Islamists, as world powers joined the search to rescue the hostages.

May 08, 2014, 18:13 PM IST

Schoolgirls kidnap `beginning of the end of terror in Nigeria`: President

Nigeria`s President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday said the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls by Boko Haram will mark a key turning point in the battle against the Islamists. 

May 08, 2014, 16:27 PM IST

Nigeria girls abduction: Boko Haram doesn`t understand Islam, says Malala Yousufzai

Pakistani teen activist and campaigner for girls` education Malala Yousufzai has condemned the girl`s` abductions by the Boko Haram in Nigeria and said that the militant group should first read Quran as they do not understand Islam.

May 08, 2014, 10:00 AM IST

Boko Haram menace: Nigeria police offer $300K reward for info on missing girls

The number of girls kidnapped by the Boko Haram militant outfit has risen to 11 on Wednesday after three more girls were reportedly abducted from a village in Nigeria`s northeast.

May 07, 2014, 16:09 PM IST

Nigerian girl describes kidnap, 276 still missing

The girls in the school dorm could hear the sound of gunshots from a nearby town.

May 06, 2014, 21:21 PM IST

Boko Haram kidnap eight more teen girls in Nigeria overnight

Adding to the horror is the tone and tenor of the militant Abubakar Shekau who is also seen laughing in the video while saying that the girls would be sold in a human market.

May 06, 2014, 19:07 PM IST