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Nigerian Girls Kidnapped; Await Rescue

Nigerian Girls Kidnapped; Await Rescue

Two hundred or so Nigerian girls have been kidnapped from school. Some fled and others await a rescue more than a week later. Islamic extremists raided a boarding school and were chased by security and the girls own families. They descended into dangerous forests in an attempt to find them. Parents have been weeping as […]

Girls in Nigeria Are Kidnapped but Is the Community Numb to Their Fate?

Girls in Nigeria Are Kidnapped but Is the Community Numb to Their Fate?

On Monday of last week, some 234 Nigerian girls were kidnapped from their boarding school in Chibok, in the region of Borno, Nigeria. Whilst this crime has shocked the international community, those in the local region appear numb to their fate, as there was little surprise over the attacks. The province of Borno lies on […]

Nigeria Continues to be Terrorized by Extremist Group Boko Haram

Nigeria Continues to be Terrorized by Extremist Group Boko Haram

Nigerian-natives are left in despair and turmoil once again, as the country continues to be terrorized by the extremist group Boko Haram.  Authorities say that as many as 200 girls were abducted from their boarding school in northeast Nigera when witnesses say heavily armed members of the Islamist militant group arrived in a large convoy […]

Boko Haram Abducts Girls En Masse in Nigeria

Boko Haram Abducts Girls En Masse in Nigeria

On Monday night, the Islamist militant group Boko Haram launched a raid on a Nigerian girls’ boarding school in Chibok, abducting around 100 young women en masse. The militants traded gunfire with the soldiers who were guarding the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, then stormed it and herded the schoolgirls onto vehicles for transport. […]

100 Schoolgirls Kidnapped by Terrorists: Nigeria

100 Schoolgirls Kidnapped by Terrorists: Nigeria

Boko Haram Islamist group entered a government secondary school in Nigeria heavily armed, in a night raid and abducted more than 100 schoolgirls. Boko Haram Islamists are a known affiliate of al Qaeda militants in the Sahara. The group has made no statement as of yet after the terrorists kidnapped the 100 schoolgirls. Boko Haram, […]

Nigeria Bomb Blasts Kill 71 and Injure 124

Nigeria Bomb Blasts Kill 71 and Injure 124

Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, was the scene of a Monday morning bomb blast that killed 71 people and injured an additional 124. Abuja is no stranger to terrorist style attacks, as it has been targeted before by islamist militants within the country. This latest attack however may have been one of the deadliest such attacks to […]

Nigerian Economy Largest in Africa

Nigerian Economy Largest in Africa

Nigeria has recently eclipsed South Africa as the largest economy in Africa with an estimated Gross Domestic Product of $510 billion. However despite its economic growth, 70 percent of the population lives in poverty. With this just released data on the country’s economic status, Nigeria is the 26th largest economy in the world, however the […]

Nigeria Economy Worth $510 Billion Biggest In Africa

Nigeria Economy Worth $510 Billion Biggest In Africa

  Nigeria’s finance minister has announced that the country’s recalculated economy is estimated to be $510 billion. The new figures could now mean that Nigeria has overtaken South Africa in the list of Africa’s biggest economies. Speaking to the press, Finance Minister Ngozi Ikonjo-Iweala revealed that the recent figures include previously-uncounted industries such as information […]

Nigeria: Rioters Burn Catholic Churches

Nigeria: Rioters Burn Catholic Churches

Youth in Futua Town, Nigeria, rioted and attempted to burn down a school before settling on two Catholic Churches in the community. According to civil defense forces in the country, a youth had reported that last week a teacher, who served as a youth corps member at the school, had asked questions on an examination […]

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