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2017-05-06 83 Chibok girls have been released Banki, Borno, Northern Nigeria
2. 2016-12-24 Freed Chibok girls reunited with their families for Christmas Chibok, Northern Nigeria
D. 2016-08-14 Chibok girls: Boko Haram video shows captives Chibok, Nigeria
4. 2016-05-19 Chibok girls: Second schoolgirl rescued Borno, Northern Nigeria
5. 2016-05-18 Chibok girls: Kidnapped schoolgirl found in Nigeria Sambisa Forest, Nigeria
G. 2016-04-13 Chibok girls 'shown alive' in Boko Haram video Nigeria
7. 2015-08-02 Boko Haram crisis: Army rescues 178 people Borno, Northern Nigeria
I. 2015-05-01 Nigerian army frees another 234 women and children Sambisa, Northern Nigeria

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83 Chibok girls have been released Map of Banki Borno Nigeria  Northern Nigeria: Eighty-three schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram extremists in northern Nigeria have been released into military custody Chibok girls: Boko Haram video shows captives. Nigeria Chibok girls: Kidnapped schoolgirl found in Nigeria   One of the missing Chibok schoolgirls has been found in Nigeria, activists say, the first to be rescued since their capture two years ago Chibok girls 'shown alive' in Boko Haram video. Nigeria Hostages freed from Ouagadougou hotel. Burkina Faso Boko Haram crisis: Army rescues 178 people. Northern Nigeria Nigerian army frees another 234 women and children. Northern Nigeria '200 villagers' kidnapped in Nigeria. Northern Nigeria Boko Haram reach ceasefire deal, kidnapped girls to go free. Nigeria Boko Haram suspected of abducting more than 50 villagers. Northern Nigeria Nigeria army 'knows where girls are' US planes search for Nigerian girls Nigeria kidnapped girls 'shown in Boko Haram video'   Northern Nigeria: Islamist militants Boko Haram have released a video apparently showing about 130 girls kidnapped from a school in northern Nigeria on April ... Michelle Obama: Nigeria kidnappings 'unconscionable'. Washington Eight more Nigeria girls abducted. Northern Nigeria 'I will sell them,' Boko Haram leader says of kidnapped girls   Nigeria: Fears for the fate of more than 200 girls turned even more nightmarish when the leader of the Islamist group announced plans to sell them 'Mass abduction' at Nigeria school Map of Chibok Borno Nigeria


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  83 Chibok girls have been released Map of Banki Borno Nigeria


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May.6
  Northern Nigeria: Eighty-three schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram extremists in northern Nigeria have been released into military custody


year 2016 Top ^

Dec.24 Freed Chibok girls reunited with their families for Christmas
. Northern Nigeria Aug.14   Chibok girls: Boko Haram video shows captives   Nigeria: The Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has released a video showing some of the schoolgirls they abducted from the northern town of Chibok May.19 Chibok girls: Second schoolgirl rescued. Northern Nigeria May.18   Chibok girls: Kidnapped schoolgirl found in Nigeria Map of Sambisa Forest Nigeria
  One of the missing Chibok schoolgirls has been found in Nigeria, activists say, the first to be rescued since their capture two years ago
Apr.13   Chibok girls 'shown alive' in Boko Haram video
  Nigeria: A video released by the Nigerian Islamist group appears to prove that some of the schoolgirls kidnapped two years ago from the town are still alive Jan.15 Hostages freed from Ouagadougou hotel   Burkina Faso: About 30 hostages have been freed after an attack by militants on Splendid Hotel in Burkina Faso that reportedly killed at least 20 people

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Aug.2 Boko Haram crisis: Army rescues 178 people   Northern Nigeria: The Nigerian military says it has rescued 178 people from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in Borno state. 101 were children May.1 Nigerian army frees another 234 women and children   Northern Nigeria: Another 234 women and children have been rescued from Boko Haram militants in Nigeria, the military has announced Apr.13 Chibok girls remembered one year on
. Nigeria Chibok girls 'seen with Boko Haram in Gwoza'. Northern Nigeria Mar.10 Boko Haram children 'forgot names'. Cameroon Jan.18 Boko Haram 'in Cameroon kidnappings' Jan.3 Extremists kidnap 40 males in northern Nigeria. Northern Nigeria

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Dec.18 '200 villagers' kidnapped in Nigeria
Map of Gumsuri Maiduguri Nigeria  Northern Nigeria: Boko Haram militants have stormed a remote village in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 33 people and kidnapping about 200 Oct.17 Boko Haram reach ceasefire deal, kidnapped girls to go free
  Nigeria: Nigeria has reached a ceasefire agreement with the Islamist terror group that includes the release of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls Oct.11 Cameroon flies freed Boko Haram hostages to capital Aug.16 Chadian troops rescue 85 Nigerian hostages from Boko Haram Aug.15 Boko Haram suspected of abducting more than 50 villagers Map of Doron Baga Lake Chad Nigeria  Northern Nigeria: Residents of a Nigerian village on the shore of Lake Chad say at least 50 residents are missing after a raid by suspected Boko Haram militants Jun.9 Boko Haram crisis: '20 women abducted' in north. Northern Nigeria May.26 Nigeria army 'knows where girls are'   The Nigerian military say they know where the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram are but they will not attempt a rescue May.19 Tuareg rebels 'free Mali hostages' May.13 Nigeria government 'ready' for Boko Haram talks May.12 US planes search for Nigerian girls   The US has revealed it is flying manned surveillance missions over Nigeria to try to find more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Nigeria rejects captive girls 'swap' Nigeria kidnapped girls 'shown in Boko Haram video'
  Northern Nigeria: Islamist militants Boko Haram have released a video apparently showing about 130 girls kidnapped from a school in northern Nigeria on April 14
May.10   Michelle Obama: Nigeria kidnappings 'unconscionable'   Washington: First lady Michelle Obama saying the action was taken by 'a terrorist group determined to keep these girls from getting an education' May.9 American officials in Nigeria to help find kidnapped girls
May.6 US experts join hunt for abducted Nigerian schoolgirls. Washington Eight more Nigeria girls abducted   Northern Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnap eight girls in northern Nigeria, following last month's mass abduction May.5 'I will sell them,' Boko Haram leader says of kidnapped girls
  Nigeria: Fears for the fate of more than 200 girls turned even more nightmarish when the leader of the Islamist group announced plans to sell them
Apr.15 'Mass abduction' at Nigeria school
Map of Chibok Borno Nigeria
  Northern Nigeria: Around 100 girls are thought to have been abducted in an attack on a school in north-east Nigeria, officials say


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Oct.29 French hostages freed in Niger
Mar.10 Nigeria hostages are feared dead   Northern Nigeria: A Nigerian Islamist militant group Ansaru's claims to have killed seven foreign hostages it seized last month are credible, Western governments... Feb.17 Foreign workers abducted in Nigeria   Northern Nigeria: At least six foreign workers have been seized and a security guard shot dead by gunmen who attacked a construction company site in northern ... Jan.17 Americans held hostage in Algeria. Mali

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Mar.8   Briton, Italian killed amid rescue
Map of Sokoto Nigeria  Northern Nigeria: The suspected killers of Italian and British hostages who had been held in Nigeria have been arrested, an adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan said

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Jan.8 French hostages in Niger killed


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Nov.17 Miilitary rescue 19 hostages in Niger Delta
. Nigeria Delta

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Mar.18 1,000 seized in 'witch-hunt'
. Gambia

year 2007 Top ^

Jul.9 Girl recovers after kidnap
. Nigeria Jul.8 Kidnappers free UK girl. Nigeria Jul.5 'Threat to kill' missing UK girl. Nigeria Three-year-old seized   Nigeria Delta: Margaret Hill, the daughter of a British expatriate worker, has been kidnapped by gunmen in the Niger Delta May.8 4 Americans seized. Nigeria Feb.8 Militants hold more hostages   Nigeria Delta: MEND, Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, is holding 24 Filipino hostages Jan.17 Militants free Italian. Nigeria Delta

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Aug.18 14 European hostages released  Mali: 9 Germans, 4 Swiss and a Dutchman were among 32 taken hostage by Algerian Islamic extremists in the Sahara

year 2001 Top ^

Apr.12 Ship with 250 child slaves
. Benin