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Some of the released Chibok girls    on May 8th, 2017. They were among 276 schoolgirls kidnapped in 2014 from a  secondary school in Chibok, northeast Nigeria. Some 112 still remain in captivity. Photograph: Getty Images

It has been four years since the kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls from Chibok in northeastern Nigeria, and activists in the capital Abuja are still holdi(...)

Women  mourn victims of suicide bomb attacks in the regional capital of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria, on November 16th. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A suicide bomber killed at least 50 people at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria on Tuesday, the biggest mass killing this year in a region facing an in(...)

Young girls stand by a fence in Muna camp for displaced people in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria. Photograph: Sally Hayden

It took a few hours for Mustafa to realise they weren’t actually going to his grandmother’s house. The shy seven year old had piled into a car with hi(...)

Recently returned people sit in a camp for the displaced in Gwoza, Borno State, northeast Nigeria. Photograph: Sally Hayden

On the edges of the Sambisa Forest, a vast, colonial-era game reserve believed to be hiding a combination of of Islamist militants, the region’s disap(...)

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(...)

File photo showing 21 Chibok girls who were released by Boko Haram in October. Photograph: Getty

A group of 82 girls held captive for three years by Islamist militants arrived in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, on Sunday after they were released in (...)

A child who has tested positive for malaria suffers convulsions after being treated in the MSF clinic. Photograph: Ikram N’gadi/MSF

The international community must “step up” and provide vital funding for humanitarian efforts in northeast Nigeria, where the devastation wrought by j(...)

Aoife Ní Mhurchú in Afghanistan: ‘Unbeknownst to the MSF team, I have hidden some gifts from Ireland around the compound for them to enjoy after I leave.’

Whether they are spending Christmas in Kashmir, Afghanistan or Cork, staff at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the international medical humanitarian (...)

One of the kidnapped Chibok girls released in October celebrates with family members. Photograph: Olamiken Gbemiga/AP

One of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militant group Boko Haram from their school in north-east Nigeria’s Chibok in 2014 has been fou(...)

A girl chants solidarity slogans to press for the release of the missing Chibok schoolgirls during a rally in Abuja, on April 14th. Photograph: Philip Ojisua/AFP/Getty Images

A video apparently showing a group of Nigerian girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram two years ago has been shown to distraught parents in the town o(...)

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