Tag: Chibok

How Nigeria is confronting girl-child violence and abductions

Some gunmen have kidnapped six girls and two staffs of Engravers College in Kaduna State of Northern Nigeria. Meanwhile, Saturday marks 2000 days since the abduction of 276 female students from a Government Secondary School in the town of Chibok in Nigeria’s Borno State. To discuss these stories, Oby Ezekwesili, Richard Weizsäcker fellow at Robert Bosch Academy, Berlin joins CNBC Africa for more.

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.

Nigerian soldiers find Chibok girl kidnapped in 2014

Nigerian soldiers have found a schoolgirl who was one of more than 200 pupils kidnapped by Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Boko Haram may have used Chibok girls as shields during attack

Boko Haram has killed 15,000 people and displaced more than 2 million during its insurgency.

Freed Chibok girls spared from abuse by Nigeria's Boko Haram

The girls, released last month after Switzerland and the Red Cross brokered a deal, are now being held in a secret location in the capital.

Boko Haram frees 21 kidnapped Chibok girls

Jihadist group Boko Haram has freed 21 of more than 200 girls it kidnapped in April 2014 in the northern Nigerian town of Chibok.