Tag: Chibok girls

Nigeria’s Chibok girls inspire Marvel’s new superhero

Move over Captain America and watch out Wonder Woman, here comes Ngozi: a teenage superheroine inspired by Nigeria’s kidnapped Chibok girls who fights evil in Lagos, marking a new chapter in diversity...

Chibok girl escapes Boko Haram, says Nigeria’s presidency

Another Nigerian schoolgirl from the kidnapped group known as the "Chibok girls" has escaped from her captivity by Islamist insurgency Boko Haram, a presidential spokesman said on Wednesday.

Twenty-four Chibok girls to return to school: Nigerian officials

The 82 girls freed by Boko Haram on Saturday after being held captive for three years are still waiting to be reunited with their families, while all the girls found last year will be heading back to school in September, Nigerian officials said.

Nigeria exchanges 82 Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram for prisoners

Nigeria thanked Switzerland and the International Committee of the Red Cross for helping secure the release of the 82 girls after "lengthy negotiations", the presidency said in a statement.

More Chibok girls could be released

The Department of State Service is hopeful negotiations for the release of more girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 will be successful

Boko Haram faction ready to negotiate release of 83 more Chibok girls

A faction of the militant group released 21 of the girls on Thursday after the Red Cross and the Swiss government brokered a deal.