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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Nigeria’s President Meets With Schoolgirls Who Escaped Kidnappers

By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles Times JOHANNESBURG — Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday met with a group of schoolgirls who escaped from the terrorist group Boko Haram and the parents of the abducted girls, about 100 days after nearly 300 girls were seized. But there were troubling signs that Nigeria’s battle against the insurgency […]

July 22, 2014

Malala Meets Nigerian President To Talk About Missing Schoolgirls

By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles Times JOHANNESBURG — Malala Yousafzai, the teenage campaigner for girls education in Pakistan, told journalists on Monday that Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan assured her he would free 219 abducted schoolgirls being held by Islamist militants. Malala, who survived a 2012 attack by Pakistani militants opposed to the education of girls, marked […]

July 14, 2014