Nigerian Officials Say ‘Good News’ Is Coming Soon about Missing Girls

A group of government leaders called Nigeria’s National Council of State promised reporters that “some good news,” related to the more than 200 school girls who were are being held by the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram, is coming soon. An official said that security forces in the country know where the girls—who were first abducted three months ago—were being held, and seemed confident that they could be safely rescued. The government of President Goodluck Jonathan has been widely criticized for failing to quell the violence from Boko Haram, a group whose campaigns of mass murder, kidnapping and terrorism have claimed thousands of lives this year …

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