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Nigerian officials apologize as dozens of schoolgirls remain missing after suspected Boko Haram attack

Three days after suspected Boko Haram fighters attacked a school in northeast Nigeria and kidnapped dozens of schoolgirls, local officials have apologized to parents for mistakenly announcing that some of the students had been rescued. Suspected militants of the Nigeria-based jihadist group allegedly stormed the town of Dapchi in Yobe …

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Nigeria: Yobe state says parents ‘not cooperating’ to find missing schoolgirls

Dozens of girls are still missing several days after Boko Haram attacked their school in Dapchi, northeast Nigeria. Their disappearance sparked fears of a repeat of the 2014 kidnapping of more than 200 girls in Chibok. Parents of the missing schoolgirls blamed the government for failing to provide adequate information …

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More than 90 Nigerian schoolgirls missing after Boko Haram attack: sources

BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) – More than 90 Nigerian schoolgirls are feared missing after Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram attacked a village in the northeastern state of Yobe, two sources told Reuters on Wednesday. Their disappearance, if confirmed, would be one of the largest since Boko Haram abducted more than 270 …

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BREAKING: Military rescue abducted Yobe schoolgirls inside bush

The abducted Yobe schoolgirls have been rescued by the military. They were rescued at Jilli-Muwarti, a border village between Gaidam in Yobe state and Borno State. Daily Trust learnt from a security source that the students are on their way to Gaidam in Yobe state for medical check-up before proceeding …

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Nigeria Boko Haram: Some missing girls ‘rescued’ after school …

Image copyright Yobe State government Image caption The number of missing girls is being disputed by parents Some of the schoolgirls missing after a militant attack on a boarding school in northern Nigeria have been rescued by the military, officials say. About 100 children were believed to be missing after …

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Dozens of girls missing after Boko Haram attacks Nigerian village

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Authorities in northern Nigeria say as many as 50 girls remain missing several days after an attack on a village by Boko Haram extremists. Many of the girls at a local boarding school were whisked to safety when the Boko Haram militants launched their assault Monday evening in …

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