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The Bring Back Our Girls Campaign was a big deal years ago, but now it seems like the world has forgotten. Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Isha Sesay, who has not forgotten about the girls. Back in 2014, 277 Nigerian school girls were kidnapped thus prompting the Bring Back Our Girls Campaign. As […]

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President Barack Obama is slated to arrive in South Carolina on Friday to deliver the eulogy at Charleston massacre victim Rev. Clementa Pinckney’s funeral service. It…

Is there finally good news coming out of Nigeria? It’s being reported that Nigerian troops rescued 200 girls and 93 women Tuesday in the Sambisa…

At only 14-years-old, Wasilat Tasi’u is a child bride and now she’s a convicted murderer. Tasi’u killed her thirty-five year husband Umar Sani as a desperate…

Even though Beyonce and Jay Z are dominating what we read in the news, Nigeria is still in unrest. Residents of three northeastern Nigerian villages…

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian government official said “all options are open” in efforts to rescue almost 300 abducted schoolgirls from their Islamic extremist captors as U.S. surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft started flying over the West African country. Boko Haram, the militant group that is holding some 276 female students it kidnapped last month […]

For Michelle Obama, the tireless effort to shed light on the tragic kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian school girls continues. Earlier this week, she…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A new video from Nigeria’s Boko Haram terrorist network purports to show dozens of abducted schoolgirls, covered in jihab and praying in Arabic. It is the first public sight of the girls since more than 300 were kidnapped from a northeastern school the night of April 14 — exactly four weeks […]

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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Islamic militants who have triggered international outrage over the kidnapping of more than 270 Nigerian schoolgirls opened fire on a busy marketplace, killing hundreds of people in a new spasm of violence in the country’s northeast. The attack escalates Nigeria’s growing crisis from a campaign of bombings, massacres and abductions being […]

The Nigerian Senate has recently decided that young girls who are actually developed, even if they’re under 10, can be married as long as their…