Parents and daughters reunited after more than two years. Terror group Boko Haram has freed 21 of the schoolgirls from Chibok kidnapped en masse in 2014. Around 200 remain in captivity, though.
People in two of northeastern Nigeria’s six states say militants with ties to Boko Haram are still in control of areas despite the federal government’s unwavering stance that it has defeated the Jihadist militant group.
The UN says more than 1,000 children have been kidnapped by Islamist group Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria since 2013. The announcement came ahead of the fourth anniversary of the abduction of 276 girls from Chibok.
The meeting comes shortly after Trump's unflattering comments concerning the African nation. It's likely the US will attempt to rebuild trust, while Nigeria has the chance to promote itself on the world stage.
Whether in Mali, Niger or Nigeria, the nomadic Fulani herders often find themselves in conflict with farmers over scarce resources. But there is more to it than that: Often it becomes a struggle for political supremacy.
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