Chibok

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Zainabeu Hamayaji, 47, who hid her daughter in a ditch in her back garden for nine months while Boko Haram occupied their town. Her husband was killed. Photograph: Sally Hayden

When she heard reports that Boko Haram was approaching her home town three years ago, Zainabeu Hamayaji had to think quickly. The Islamist militant gr(...)

A woman cradles her daughter at an MSF clinic for malnourished children in Gwange, Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria. Photograph: Sally Hayden

It was about 10.30pm when the first explosion sounded. Across Maiduguri, capital of northeast Nigeria’s Borno State, residents strained to hear anothe(...)

A vigil this week in Abuja, Nigeria, for the girls who were abducted by Boko Haram from a secondary school in Chibok.  Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has been asked to investigate the abduction a year ago of 276 Nigerian schoolgirls by the Islamist militant gro(...)

A file image of women staging a  protest demanding security forces to search harder for 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants in  April. The Nigerian army says it has driven out Boko Haram insurgents from Chibok, the home of the   schoolgirls. Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters.

The Nigerian army says it has driven out Boko Haram insurgents from Chibok, the home of over 200 schoolgirls who were abducted by militants of the Is(...)