Jul 16, 2014 — Journalist Alex Perry wrote the new e-book The Hunt for Boko Haram: Investigating the Terror Tearing Nigeria Apart. He says Boko Haram doesn't have logical reasons for the atrocious acts it commits.
Jul 14, 2014 — Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai has drawn renewed attention to the plight of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped in April, but their release appears no more imminent.
Jul 7, 2014 — More than 60 women and girls who had been abducted by the extremist group reportedly escaped after their captors left for a raid. More than 200 schoolgirls taken in April remain missing.
Jun 17, 2014 — There is no immediate word on casualties and no claim of responsibility, but Boko Haram militants who are active in the region have called soccer un-Islamic.
May 27, 2014 — More than 200 girls who were abducted by militants in Nigeria's northeast have been located — but Nigeria's military says it's too risky to try to free them by force.
May 21, 2014 — The president tells Congress that 80 U.S. armed forces personnel have been deployed to the central African nation to help locate the nearly 300 girls kidnapped last month in Nigeria.
May 19, 2014 — The U.S. will now provide intelligence analysis to Nigeria in an effort to find the more than 200 girls kidnapped by the militant group Boko Haram.
May 14, 2014 — The defense secretary confirmed that unmanned reconnaissance aircraft were being used to look for 270 girls abducted by Islamic militants last month.
May 13, 2014 — The video released by extremist group Boko Haram on Monday shows more than 100 abducted girls. Officials say they are open to negotiate.
May 12, 2014 — The group that took more than 200 girls from a Nigerian school last month released what it says is a video of the girls, along with demands that the government release militants from prison.