VICE News visited northeast Nigeria where thousands of children have completely disappeared, with their fates undocumented and their parents uncertain if they'd even accept them back.
VICE News visited northeast Nigeria to meet some of the thousands of women who have been held captive and forced into marriages with Islamic militant group Boko Haram.
No group has yet claimed responsibility for Friday's violence but it is expected, as with previous bombings, that the extremist group Boko Haram is to blame.
'It Was As If the Town Had Never Existed': Residents of Nigeria's Adamawa State Flee Attacks as Boko Haram Advances
Nigeria's government has postponed elections, saying it needs time to push back the Islamist rebels. In the eastern state neighboring the group's stronghold, locals say help can't come too soon.