Nigeria Kidnappings

Senator Chuck Schumer outside of the Nigerian Consulate. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Sen. Charles Schumer Calls For Reward Leading To Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the U.S. State Department to establish a reward for reliable information leading to the rescue of 276 missing girls in Nigeria.

05/11/2014

Bronx School For Nigeria

Bronx Elementary Students Request Lawmakers Aid Nigerian Kidnap Victims

The crisis in Nigeria is difficult for us to comprehend as adults, but what about children? One teacher is taking a unique approach to teaching her kids about what’s happening — and how they can make a difference.

05/08/2014

Members of civil society groups shout slogans  to protest the abduction of Chibok school girls during a rally pressing for the girls' release in Abuja on May 6, 2014.    (Photo credit PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: Nigeria Kidnappings Of Girls ‘Act Of Terrorism’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called the kidnapping of nearly 300 girls in Nigeria by an Islamic extremist group an “act of terrorism.”

05/08/2014

A woman in Lagos, Nigeria, carries a sign pressing for the release of missing Chibok school girls during a rally May 5, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Locals With Ties To Nigeria Hope For Safe Return Of Kidnapped Girls

Area residents with ties to Nigeria are watching, worrying an praying for the safe return of hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped there last month.

05/07/2014