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U.S. Aid Won’t Solve Nigeria’s Boko Haram Troubles, Experts Say

By Nancy A. Youssef, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Amid growing international outrage, the U.S. government has sent 30 military, intelligence and law enforcement advisers to Nigeria to help find 270 teenage girls kidnapped a month ago by Boko Haram, that nation’s most feared armed faction. But in a nation where government forces are distrusted […]

May 14, 2014

Boko Haram Says It Is Willing To Negotiate Release Of Nigerian Girls

By Kristin Palitza CAPE TOWN, South Africa — The Islamist extremist sect Boko Haram said Monday that it is willing to negotiate with Nigeria’s government over the release of more than 200 schoolgirls it abducted four weeks ago. The group released a video demanding the release of all imprisoned insurgents in Nigeria in exchange for […]

May 12, 2014

New Boko Haram Video Claims To Show Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls

Lagos (AFP) – Boko Haram’s leader said in a new video obtained by AFP on Monday that more than 200 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls would only be released if the government freed militant fighters from custody. Abubakar Shekau made the claim in a 27-minute video, which he claimed showed about 130 of the girls who were […]

May 12, 2014