In northeast Nigeria, Boko Haram is hiding in plain sight, so thousands of citizens there have formed their own vigilante group for protection. The idea is to do what the Nigerian military can't seem to do: root out the extremists
After the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls in Nigeria, the rise of Ebola seemed to be another threat too big for the country's government. But the WHO now says Nigeria has defeated Ebola thanks to the government's rapid response, which gives some Nigerians renewed hope.
The situation in Nigeria is bad. More than 200 school girls were kidnapped earlier this month and so far haven't been rescued. Now there are reports of forced weddings and of the girls being taken across the border into neighboring countries.
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