Nigeria

Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON - The fate of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by the violent Islamist Boko Haram group from the northern Nigeria town of Chibok in mid-April has become something of a public sensation in the United States since the beginning of the month. Politicians and activists are calling for strong action by the U.S. to help the Nigerian...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Distressed mothers of the abducted girls threw themselves on the ground before the National Assembly in Abuja, Nigeria on Wednesday. (Photo via Sahara Reporters)
Heartbroken families, whose young daughters were recently abducted from a...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Bomb experts search for evidences in front of buses at a bomb blast scene at Nyanyan in Abuja April 14, 2014. (Photo: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde)
Two bomb explosions at a crowded bus station on the outskirts of Nigeria's...

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