“We do not know if the Chibok girls can be rescued.” – President Buhari
The UN and African rights groups also called for an end to the targeting of boys and girls in the conflict.
Children have become deliberate targets, often subjected to extreme violence – from sexual abuse and forced marriage,” the report says.
Nigerians are waiting in hope and fear for results of the most tightly contested presidential election in the nation.
A report based on accounts from witnesses and media, says Nigeria’s govt is not doing enough to protect its civilians.
Nigeria has acknowledged help from regional security operatives in the fight against Boko Haram extremists.
Amid increasing military pressure, Islamic State accepts Nigeria-grown Boko Haram extremist group’s allegiance.
Boko Haram’s support to IS appears little more than propaganda. But there’s no room for complacency.
Chadian general confirmed that military forces from Chad and Niger have gone into northeast Nigeria to attack Boko Haram.
Resident: 200 military vehicles with Niger, Chad soldiers entering Nigeria to fight Boko Haram
The pledge came in an Arabic audio message with English subtitles alleged to have come from Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau.
Maiduguri is the capital of Borno state and the biggest city in northeastern Nigeria.
A video allegedly from Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamic extremist group shows two beheaded bodies of men accused of spying.
The march was aimed at informing the public, especially in the southern regions, about the threat posed by Boko Haram.
Boko Haram militants had killed hundreds of people in Baga in a January attack after Nigerian troops fled.