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Activist: Nigerian government should do more to protect its citizens

On Saturday, a group of Nigerians rallied outside the Nigerian Embassy for a safe return of the 200 kidnapped school girls.

Saturday - 05/31/2014, 02:42pm EDT

Tags: Kathy Stewart, Boko Haram, Margret Bidi

Muslim groups to condemn Nigeria kidnappings

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 07:26am EDT

Tags: muslim groups, D.C.,

TransAfrica praises U.S. aid in search for missing Nigerian girls

The outgoing president of TransAfrica says the Nigerian government waited to long to accept international assistance in the search for 276 girls who were kidnapped from their school by extremists more than two weeks ago.

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 04:09pm EDT

Tags: TransAfrica, kidnapping, Nicole Lee


Demonstrators demand Nigeria help kidnapped girls

Demonstrators surrounded the Embassy of Nigeria on Tuesday to demand the government of that country do more to rescue schoolgirls kidnapped by militant extremists.

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Tags: Andrew Mollenbeck, 276

Maryland opens trade office in Nigeria

A Maryland agency has announced the opening of the state's first trade office in Africa.

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 11:29am EDT

Tags: Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development

In Africa, choosing curfews over chaos

Terrified by roving bands of killers, a farmer in northern Nigeria told her customers last week that she would not be able to make her deliveries.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 07:17am EDT

Tags: j.j. green, al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb, al-Qaida, Boko Haram, State Department, Daniel Benjamin, Bruce Wharton