Boko Haram has used kidnapping as a weapon of war during the conflict, seizing women and girls to act as sex slaves or suicide bombers, and men and boys to fight.
In a statement signed on his behalf by his former aide, Reno Omokri, Goodluck Jonathan described as lies report that his government took 18 days to admit that the Chibok Girls were kidnapped. Read more.
“We are the Chibok girls. We are the ones you are crying about for us to come back. By the grace of Allah, we are never coming back,” said one of the girls.