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Nightmares, guilt and awards: 5 years after the Chibok kidnap

12 Apr 2019

ABUJA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Five years after being kidnapped by Boko Haram, freed Chibok girls have nightmares about their 100 missing classmates and are burdened by guilt for surviving, while shielding parents of dead friends from the truth about their daughters' fate.

FEATURE -Nightmares, guilt and awards: 5 years after the Chibok kidnap

12 Apr 2019

ABUJA, April 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Five years after being kidnapped by Boko Haram, freed Chibok girls have nightmares about their 100 missing classmates and are burdened by guilt for surviving, while shielding parents of dead friends from the truth about their daughters' fate.

Tears flow as escaped Chibok captive brings news - good and bad

05 Oct 2018

ABUJA, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It was hearing about her sore eyes that convinced Lawal Zannah his daughter Aisha was still alive, the first sliver of good news to emerge after months of nervy silence enveloped Nigeria's kidnapped Chibok girls.

Nigerian crime fighter enters spirit world to catch sex traffickers

20 Sep 2018

BENIN CITY, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Frustrated by a lack of convictions, Nigeria's anti-trafficking boss risked a radical, new tactic - she set aside forensics, visited a spiritual leader and took on the pervasive black magic she felt was trapping thousands of women in sex slavery.

Nigeria's trafficking curse: the battle to dispel the black magic behind sex slavery

18 Sep 2018

BENIN CITY, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Florence broke out in lesions on her face, she was convinced it was because she had crossed a black magic curse cast on her as she left Nigeria to work in Russia's sex trade.

UK's May pledges to help Nigeria get tougher on human trafficking

29 Aug 2018

ABUJA/LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on Wednesday to help Nigeria clamp down on human trafficking to Europe and support victims of modern slavery who return to the West African nation.

Nigerian schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram begs for freedom

28 Aug 2018

ABUJA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The father of a Nigerian schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram called on Tuesday for the government to do more to secure her freedom after audio of her begging for help was released.

Nigerian schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram begs for freedom

28 Aug 2018

ABUJA, Aug 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The father of a Nigerian schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram called on Tuesday for the government to do more to secure her freedom after audio of her begging for help was released.

Traffickers plot to sell Nigerians for sex at Russia's World Cup

31 May 2018

ABUJA/LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Human traffickers are planning to exploit relaxed Russian visa controls for next month's World Cup to sell Nigerian women into sex work, state officials and anti-slavery activists said.

Rebels with a cause - the women bikers saving lives in Nigeria

17 May 2018

ABUJA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Whenever the all-female Nigerian biker group D'Angels hit the streets, people would stare in amazement at the sight of women on motorbikes. So they made up their minds to use the attention for a good cause.

World News

At embattled Hong Kong university, a dramatic escape

Dozens of Hong Kong protesters staged a dramatic escape from a university campus sealed off by police on Monday by shimmying down plastic hosing from a bridge and fleeing on waiting motorbikes as the police fired projectiles.