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  • What we can do for the kidnapped Nigerian girls

    The Nigerian schoolgirls will never receive the global hero status of Malala. There are too many of them. They are nameless and faceless, with at least 270 missing, not counting the 50 lucky ones who escaped their militant Islamist captors. But they...
  • Nigerian schoolgirls recall Boko Haram kidnapping

    Nigerian schoolgirls recall Boko Haram kidnapping
    Escape seemed hopeless. The militants' convoy of pickup trucks, buses and motorcycles penetrated deep into the northeastern Nigerian forest in the dead of night with its haul: several hundred schoolgirls. A phalanx of motorcycles puttered on either...
  • 118 killed in twin bomb blasts in central Nigerian city of Jos

    118 killed in twin bomb blasts in central Nigerian city of Jos
    More than 100 people were killed Tuesday in a pair of bombings at a bus terminal and adjacent market in the busy central Nigerian town of Jos, the latest in a series of attacks that has the country reeling. The detonation of two vehicle bombs within...
  • U.S. to help Nigeria search for girls kidnapped by Boko Haram

    U.S. to help Nigeria search for girls kidnapped by Boko Haram
    The Obama administration will send military, intelligence and law enforcement advisors to Nigeria to help the beleaguered government find and rescue more than 270 teenage girls who were abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist group last month, the White...
  • U.S. to help Nigeria search for kidnapped schoolgirls

    U.S. to help Nigeria search for kidnapped schoolgirls
    The Obama administration plans to send a team of advisors to help Nigerian officials rescue scores of girls abducted from a boarding school last month or negotiate their release, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday. Nigerian President...
  • Sure, Boko Haram is bad, but don't overlook Nigeria's corrupt ways

    Sure, Boko Haram is bad, but don't overlook Nigeria's corrupt ways
    It’s a nasty business, this abduction of 270 teenage girls in Nigeria by the Boko Haram terrorist group. But should dealing with these terrorists be our business too? The White House said Tuesday that it was, at least a little bit. The U.S. is...
  • Who is Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau?

    Who is Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau?
    No one knows how old he is. Some say 35. Some say 36. Others think he's 44. Twice he was believed dead, and twice he reemerged to conduct an even broader campaign of killing and terror that made him one of the most wanted men in the world. His name is...
  • Chicago rallies for kidnapped Nigerians: 'Bring back our girls'

    Chicago rallies for kidnapped Nigerians: 'Bring back our girls'
    Hundreds of Chicago-area activists and parents, some with personal ties to Nigeria, rallied Saturday in the Loop to offer support and a voice for more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped last month in the African country. Shouting "Bring back our girls!" and...
  • Nigeria: Where corruption and insurrection go hand in hand

    Nigeria: Where corruption and insurrection go hand in hand
    On Feb. 20, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan fired his respected central bank governor, who was trying to discover what had happened to an estimated $20 billion that disappeared from the nation's oil revenue over an 18-month period. Four days later,...
  • Fearful parents seek kidnapped daughters' faces in Boko Haram video

    Fearful parents seek kidnapped daughters' faces in Boko Haram video
    Nigerian parents of more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram desperately scanned a video Tuesday released by the Islamist group in search of their daughters' faces. One mother recognized her child; many others did not. U.S. aircraft began flying...
  • Republicans Lack Desire, Drive, Diversity

    Everything you need to know about what's wrong with the Republican Party in Connecticut can be summed up in the following true statement: They had their state nominating convention this weekend at the Mohegan Sun. A casino is not a good place to get...
  • Fear and determination for Nigerians at heart of #BringBackOurGirls

    Each day the relatives, friends and activists gather in a park below a towering luxury hotel here in the Nigerian capital to plan the next step in their effort to bring back 276 abducted girls. On Wednesday, the #BringBackOurGirls international social...