Nigerian authorities have said 82 Chibok schoolgirls have been released into military custody in the north of the country.
The Nigerian government on Thursday announced that Boko Haram had released 21 of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped in 2014.
Buhari says his administration would be willing to conduct talks with the help of mediators if insurgents do not wish to deal with government directly
Armed group wants Nigerian government to release their fighters from prison.
It’s hard to “disappear” 300 young men, but society makes it possible for women to disappear behind burkhas, high walls, and other forms of servitude
Translating social media success into tangible change on the ground has always been a challenge to online campaigns
To be a child and to lose it all: tales from northern Cameroon where Boko Haram is a nightmarish reality
The use of children, especially girls, by Boko Haram as “suicide” bombers has increased sharply in Nigeria and Cameroon in recent months
Boko Haram fighters kidnapped 276 schoolgirls in 2014 as they were preparing for end-of-year exams in the remote northeastern town of Chibok
Conflict has displaced 1.6 million, almost a third of the state’s population and Boko Haram has razed villages, schools, hospitals and businesses.
Over 1,000 schools destroyed by Boko Haram this year - that's double number of education institutions in Gambia
The targeted schools were in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria, the four countries most affected by the extremist uprising.
Buhari seen to be on right track in battle against Nigeria’s Boko Haram, and Uganda’s LRA rebels are almost finished
Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to Islamic State, but there’s “limited evidence” they are actively cooperating. It’s a marriage of convenience.
Buhari says U.S. will help trace Nigeria’s stolen oil fortune; corrupt officials looted $150 billion
Would negotiate with Boko Haram if it would help obtain the release of more than 200 abducted Chibok schoolgirls.
As search for Nigeria's abducted girls rages, lessons from those seized by Kony, and who lived to tell the tale
The Mail & Guardian Africa spoke to survivors of Uganda's Aboke girls, who were kidnapped in 1996. The path back is long, they say.
Drop the slogan “Bring Back Our Girls” for “Find the Girls” and raise the bounty on terror leader Shekau's head - $7m is not big enough.
Boko Haram fighters stormed a school on April 14 last year, seizing 276 girls. The world remembers.
Before you marry or even have sex in Africa, do you know the age of consent? In Angola, it is 12 years
On average, one out of two girls in Malawi will also be married by their eighteenth birthday, according to the United Nations.
Nigeria horror as 7-year-old suicide bomber kills seven, as little girls become new face of Boko Haram war
Attack on a market was the latest in a string of suicide strikes in which children, mainly young girls, have been used.
Ebola has hogged the headlines over the past year, but some other less-captured but deadlier diseases also deserve the rock star treatment too.
The criticism by the Sultan of Sokoto is the harshest-ever from the key Islamic leader.