Nigerian kidnappers demand $200 000 for German hostages

2017-02-24 13:11

A worker at a Nigerian excavation site says kidnappers are demanding a ransom of $200 000 for a German archaeologist and his associate abducted this week from a remote northern village.

Search 'still on' for missing Chibok girls, says Nigerian army

2016-12-29 11:00

After the Nigerian army claimed victory over Boko Haram in the armed group's forest stronghold, a commander at the forefront of the battle says the search is still on for the missing Chibok girls.

Chibok girl recalls 'miracle' release by Boko Haram

2016-12-26 11:00

When Boko Haram fighters decided to release some of the 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped two-and-a-half years ago in northeast Nigeria, Asabe Goni did not think that she would be among the girls allowed to go home.

Doctor describes first sight of cousins kidnapped by Boko Haram

2016-10-18 12:06

A Nigerian doctor has reportedly described the moment when one of his cousins saw him at the official reunion ceremony for Chibok families in Abuja.

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

2016-10-17 11:14

The Islamic State-allied faction of Boko Haram has reportedly expressed its willingness to negotiate the release of 83 more Chibok girls after freeing 21 of the more than 200 abductees last week.

Excited parents eager to see 21 girls freed from Boko Haram

2016-10-16 14:07

A group of Nigerian parents are waiting with excitement to be reunited with 21 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram 2½ years ago and freed in the first negotiated release organized by Nigeria's government and the Islamic extremist group

Reports: Chibok girls swapped for detainees, ransom or both?

2016-10-14 19:06

Conflicting reports have emerged about whether the first negotiated release of some Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria in 2014 involved a ransom payment, a prisoner swap for Islamic extremist commanders, or both.

WATCH: Nigeria VP meets with freed Chibok girls

2016-10-14 11:06

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has met with the 21 Chibok school girls who have been released by Boko Haram. Watch the video

Timeline: Nigeria's kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls

2016-10-13 16:58

The abduction of almost 300 Chibok schoolgirls by Boko Haram extremists more than two years ago shocked the world

Gunmen 'abduct babies' in northern Nigeria

2016-10-06 15:04

At least 11 people, including three babies, have reportedly been abducted from a remote village in Bauchi State in the north of Nigeria.


German archaeologists kidnap: No ransom demanded yet

2017-02-23 16:01

Unknown gunmen have reportedly abducted two German archaeologists in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna.

Chibok girls couldn't go home for Xmas

2016-12-28 09:03

Kidnapped girls freed from more than two years of captivity by Boko Haram Islamic extremists were prevented by Nigerian officials from spending Christmas at home with their families, relatives and a lawyer say.

Chibok leader: Over 100 girls unwilling to leave Boko Haram

2016-10-18 16:07

Nigeria's government is negotiating the release of another 83 of the Chibok schoolgirls taken in a mass abduction two and a half ago, but more than 100 others appear unwilling to leave their Boko Haram captors, a community leader says.

The families of the rescued 21 Chibok girls have been reunited with their daughters during a church service held in Abuja, Nigeria.

The families of the rescued 21 Chibok girls have been reunited with their daughters during a church service held in Abuja, Nigeria.

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WATCH: Nigerian parents reunite with 21 girls freed by Boko Haram

2016-10-17 08:30

Joy, jubilation and dancing erupted in Nigeria when a group of Nigerian parents were reunited with 21 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram 2 ½ years ago.

Top Africa stories: Nigeria, S Sudan, Burundi

2016-10-14 20:00

ISS says release of Boko Haram is a great achievement by Nigeria government, President Buhari's wife says she won't support his re-election bid and award winning Burundian journalist believes his country can still be healed.

EXCLUSIVE: Boko Haram 'can be trusted if govt gives in to its demands'

2016-10-14 13:11

The Institute for Security Studies has said that the recent release of 21 Chibok girls by the militant group Boko Haram is "a great achievement" for the Nigerian government.

Chibok girls release was not prisoner swap, Nigeria says

2016-10-13 18:30

Nigeria's information minister says the release of 21 of the more than 200 Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram more than two years ago was not a prisoner swap.

BREAKING: Boko Haram releases 21 kidnapped Chibok girls

2016-10-13 11:38

At least 21 Chibok girls that were abducted by the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group have reportedly been released.

Nigeria central bank governor's wife kidnapped, freed

2016-10-01 13:38

The wife of Nigeria's central bank governor was kidnapped and held for some 24 hours, police and security sources say, in the latest high-profile abduction in the country's south.

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