Chibok

Boko Haram

Boko Haram has kidnapped another 110 teenage girls

Authorities initially denied that the girls had been kidnapped, saying they were just hiding from the jihadis.
Tim Hume
2.26.18
africa

The Nigerian army says it killed the leader of Boko Haram, again

Abubakar Shekau has been dead before, according to official reports, but has always reappeared to lead the ultra-violent militant group.
Rachel Browne
8.23.16
africa

Nigerian Army Claims Second Chibok Girl Has Been Rescued

If confirmed, the rescue of another Chibok abductee is wonderful news — though the group of missing schoolgirls represent just a fraction of the children kidnapped by Boko Haram.
VICE News and Reuters
5.20.16
africa

The First Chibok Girl Kidnapped by Boko Haram Has Been 'Found' Alive

The abduction of 276 schoolgirls in April 2014 prompted a global campaign, with #BringBackOurGirls being shared millions of times on social media.
Sally Hayden
5.18.16
africa

Boko Haram's War on Women: Abductees Speak of Systematic Rape, Suicide Bombers, and Survival

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.
Sally Hayden
4.25.16
africa

On Second Anniversary of Chibok Kidnapping, the Man Who Started #BringBackOurGirls Dismisses Critics

Two years after 276 students were abducted from a town in northeast Nigeria by Islamic militant group Boko Haram, VICE News spoke to the lawyer who started a hashtag campaign to raise awareness of it.
Sally Hayden
4.14.16
africa

As Video of Chibok Girls Gives New Hope, We Speak to Survivors of Boko Haram

Parents and friends of the 219 missing girls kidnapped from a school in northeast Nigeria two years ago today have reacted with joy to video released today appearing to show some of them alive.
Sally Hayden
4.14.16
africa

Child Suicide Bomber in Cameroon Is 'Not Missing Chibok Girl'

One of two girls found strapped with explosives in Cameroon on Friday claimed to be one of the schoolgirls from Nigeria kidnapped nearly two years ago, but it now looks increasingly unlikely.
VICE News and Reuters
3.29.16
africa

At Least 65 Dead After Boko Haram Marauders Lay Waste to Village in Nigeria

The militants opened fire on residents, set fire to houses, and targeted a crowd with suicide bombers near the northeastern city of Maiduguri.
Reuters News Agency
1.31.16
africa

Boko Haram Massacres 56 in Nigeria Despite Progress Against Terror Group

Officials trumpeted the arrest of 14 Boko Haram suspects across the country over the last two months, just as the insurgency killed 56 people in a village in Borno State.
Gillian Mohney
8.31.15
africa

Nigerian Troops Rescue 178 People From Boko Haram

The Nigerian army said on Sunday that it had freed 101 children, 67 women and 10 men people from Boko Haram, in attacks that destroyed several of the militant group's camps in the northeast of the country.
VICE News
8.3.15
Boko Haram

Air Assault on Bama (Excerpt from 'The War Against Boko Haram’)

In this excerpt, VICE News correspondent Kaj Larsen embeds with an operational air wing provided by private military contractors to the Nigerian military for their assault on the city of Bama.
VICE News
5.13.15
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