The first lady wont be happy about this! While out and about in Washington together, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, popped in at a Shake Shack to grab a bite to eat. While Obama chose to chow down on a burger and fries, Biden opted to go all out with a cheeseburger, fries and […]

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Officials in Nigeria say President Goodluck Jonathan has called off a visit to the town where nearly 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Islamist militants from the rebel group Boko Haram. Sources told the BBC that President Jonathan would stop in Chibok on his way to a conference in France, but the threat of Boko Haram militants and a […]

Rebels from the Islamic militant group Boko Haram killed four Nigerian soldiers in an ambush outside the northeastern city of Maidugiri on Wednesday, according to the Defence Headquarters. Several other insurgents also died in the firefight. Soldiers fired shots in the air at Maiduguri barracks on Wednesday because they were angry with their commanders about having […]

Following an offer from Boko Haram members to release imprisoned Islamic militants in exchange for the nearly 300 kidnapped schoolgirls, Nigeria’s government has announced that they will not comply with the demand. Abba Moro, the Interior Minister of the country, said the militant group was in no moral position to make the offer. “As far as this […]

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is willing to make a proposition in exchange for the missing Nigerian schoolgirls. The militant group has released footage of the kidnapped young women converting to Islam, wearing headscarves and praying. In the chilling video, Shekau says they’re willing to give back the 276 young women in exchange for their imprisoned partners. One part of the video even shows a […]

On Thursday, teams from the US and UK arrived in Nigeria to aid in the search for hundreds of school girls kidnapped by Boko Haram three weeks ago. The teams include expert military advisors, negotiators and counselors. President Goodluck Jonathan, who has been criticized for his feckless efforts in finding the 234 missing girls, said he hoped […]

As awareness about the nearly 300 girls kidnapped from their secondary school in northeast Nigeria intensifies, the most unlikely of groups is speaking out against the actions of Boko Haram, an Islamist militant group responsible for the mass abduction. Islamist militants from groups like Al-Qaeda are condemning the actions of Boko Haram, suggesting that the […]

The number of Nigerian girls abducted in a second kidnapping carried out by Boko Haram has been pushed from eight to 11, according to the NY Times. Men suspected of being fighters from the radical group Boko Haram kidnapped 11 more girls in Nigeria’s northeast, local officials said Tuesday, an intensification of its campaign against female education […]

It’s been three weeks since members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, dressed in Nigerian military uniforms, stormed an all-girls secondary school and kidnapped nearly 300 students, disappearing into a nearby forested area. For three weeks the world has watched, outraged at the lack of response from other nations and the boldness of Boko […]

UPDATE: 1:55 PM EST The White House has announced that a U.S. team will head to Nigeria to help in the search for hundreds of kidnapped schoolgirls. According to the Associated Press: Spokesman Jay Carney says Secretary of State John Kerry reiterated the offer during a conversation Tuesday with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. Carney says “time […]