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  1. select all
    Some Uber Drivers Are Using a Phony GPS App to Raise FaresSome riders have reportedly paid twice as much as they should have as a result.
  2. 21 of the Schoolgirls Kidnapped by Boko Haram Reunite With Their FamiliesThe Nigerian government is reportedly negotiating for the release of 83 more.
  3. acts of terror
    At Least 80 People Killed in Multiple Boko Haram AttacksDeadly suicide bombings come a week after the Nigerian president declared the terrorist group “technically” defeated.
  4. Nigerians Protest Social-Media BillEven bad tweets don’t deserve prison time.
  5. awful things
    Multiple Suicide Bombings Kill Dozens in Nigeria; Boko Haram Suspected “All the people in the mosque died. Not a single one escaped.”
  6. international affairs
    Hundreds Reportedly Killed in Boko Haram Attack on Major Nigerian CityThe casualties included militants and Nigerian troops.
  7. terrorble
    Boko Haram’s Mass Kidnappings Are SpreadingThe Nigerian extremist group has reportedly abducted 80 people in Cameroon.
  8. international affairs
    Why Isn’t There Better Coverage of Boko Haram’s Huge Attack in Nigeria? Access, for one thing. 
  9. very bad things
    Boko Haram May Have Killed Up to 2,000 NigeriansA whole town razed to the ground.
  10. horrible things
    Instead of Returning Missing Nigerian Girls, Boko Haram Kidnapped 25 MoreTalk of a cease-fire seems to be crumbling.
  11. bring back our girls
    Nigeria Claims Boko Haram Will Release the Kidnapped SchoolgirlsThere’s reportedly been a cease-fire.
  12. journalism
    How West African News Outlets Are Covering the Ebola Outbreak Dispatches on price-gouging, distracted lawmakers, and Donald Trump.
  13. very sad and scary things
    Could History’s Worst-Ever Ebola Outbreak Spread Outside of West Africa?670 people have already died from the disease.
  14. international affairs
    Boko Haram Kidnaps the Vice–Prime Minister of Cameroon’s Wife The Nigeria-based militant group recently carried out several attacks across the border.
  15. bring back our girls
    More Than 60 Kidnapped Nigerian Girls Have Reportedly Escaped Boko HaramAlmost three months after being kidnapped.
  16. very sad things
    Boko Haram Suspected of Another Mass Kidnapping in Nigeria 60 women and girls, and 31 boys were abducted from a village over the weekend.
  17. bring back our girls
    Boko Haram Kidnapped 20 More Nigerian Women Near ChibokAlthough the hashtag has faded, the militant group continues to terrorize the country.
  18. bring back our girls
    Nigeria Locates Missing Girls, Can’t Rescue Them“We can’t kill our girls in the name of trying to get them back.”
  19. bring back our girls
    80 U.S. Troops Sent to Find Nigerian Girls“The force will remain in Chad until its support in resolving the kidnapping situation is no longer required.”
  20. horrible things
    Boko Haram Releases Video of Missing Nigerian GirlsThe terrorist group says it wants prisoners released in exchange for the young women.
  21. bring back our girls
    Amnesty: Nigeria Had Notice Before KidnappingAccording to a new Amnesty International report.
  22. nigeria
    Boko Haram Kills 300 in Nigeria As Search for Missing Girls ContinuesThe terrorist group reportedly stormed a village, according to local leaders.
  23. very sad and scary things
    Obama, Kerry: U.S. Will Help Find Nigerian GirlsBetter late than never.
  24. bring back our girls
    Who Is Boko Haram Leader Abubakar Shekau?Meet the man behind the terror.
  25. nigeria
    Boko Haram Admits Kidnapping Girls in NigeriaThe tragedy of the missing schoolgirls in Nigeria continues.
  26. human rights
    Kidnapped Nigerian Girls: ExplainerA primer on the international tragedy.
  27. international news
    Militants Gun Down Sleeping Students at Nigerian CollegeJust awful.
  28. U.S.’s Nigerian Embassy Warns of Hotel AttacksIncludes Sheraton, Hilton popular with foreigners.
  29. scary things
    Car Bomb Blasts U.N. Building in Nigeria [Updated]An “undetermined” number are dead.
  30. the future
    Seven Billion People, Here We ComeThe U.N. predicts that the world’s population will reach 7 billion by October, and 10 billion by 2100.
  31. crimes and misdemeanors
    The Cheney Family’s Next Vacation Destination: Not NigeriaBecause he would probably be arrested on bribery charges.
  32. neighborhood news
    Chinese Shoplifting TortureShoplifting in Flushing will cost you.
  33. old crime
    Inspired by Nigerian Scam Artists, Grandma Turns to Life of CrimeIs Nigerian Syndrome the new Stockholm Syndrome?
  34. terror plots
    Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab: The Blame Game BeginsWho was responsible for allowing a man on our terror watch list to board a plane with a bomb on Christmas Day? Washington is closing in on some scapegoats.
  35. terror plots
    Averted Northwest Airlines Bomb Was Powerful, But Very Hard to IgniteThank goodness?