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When You Educate a Girl, You Educate a Nation

By Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (D-Fla.) As I write this, I am preparing to travel…

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Remember the Chibok Girls
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Remember the Chibok Girls

By Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (D-Fla.) Three years ago, Boko Haram terrorists burst into dormitory…

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New Nigerian President Seeks to Crush ‘Godless’ Boko Haram
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New Nigerian President Seeks to Crush ‘Godless’ Boko Haram

Julia Payne, REUTERS     ABUJA, Nigeria (Reuters) — New Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari promised…

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Scores More Women, Girls Freed in Nigeria from Boko Haram
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Scores More Women, Girls Freed in Nigeria from Boko Haram

Haruna Umar and Michelle Faul, ASSOCIATED PRESS   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Scores more women…

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World is Indifferent to Missing Nigerian Girls
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World is Indifferent to Missing Nigerian Girls

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   One could not help but be impressed by the…

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Desperate Parents of 200 Abducted Nigerian Girls Say They Have Turned to U.N.
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Desperate Parents of 200 Abducted Nigerian Girls Say They Have Turned to U.N.

Julia Payne, REUTERS   ABUJA, Nigeria (Reuters)—Parents of 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist rebels…

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Nigerian Extremist Says Kidnapped Girls Married
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Nigerian Extremist Says Kidnapped Girls Married

Haruna Umar and Michelle Faul, ASSOCIATED PRESS     MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — With a…

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Escaping Boko Haram: How Three Nigerian Girls Found Safety
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Escaping Boko Haram: How Three Nigerian Girls Found Safety

(BBC.com)—For six months the world has waited for news of the fate of more than…

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Child Watch: What About our Girls?
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Child Watch: What About our Girls?

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist During the most critical period of Jessica’s childhood, adults…

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Nigeria: Boko Haram Claims it is Islamic Caliphate
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Nigeria: Boko Haram Claims it is Islamic Caliphate

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram, the Islamic extremist group, claims it has added the…

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