Boko Haram Offers to Swap Kidnapped Nigerian Girls for Prisoners

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In Nigeria, Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has released a video of what it claims are the girls it kidnapped from a school in the remote town of Chibok in northeastern Borno state.
The abduction has sparked global outrage and a campaign to free the girls. The group’s leader Abubakar Shekau says he would only release the girls if the government frees Boko Haram suspects in its custody, but the government says it will not negotiate with the group.
CCTV’s Deji Badmus reports.

Boko Haram Offers to Swap Kidnapped Nigerian Girls for Prisoners

Boko Haram Offers to Swap Kidnapped Nigerian Girls for Prisoners

In Nigeria, radical islamist sect, Boko Haram has released a video of what it says are the girls it kidnapped from a school in the remote town of Chibok in northeastern Borno state. The abduction has sparked a global outrage and campaign to free the girl Sect leader Abubakar Shekau says he would only release the girls if the government frees Boko Haram suspects in its custody, but the government says it will not negotiate with the group. CCTV's Deji Badmus has more on this and efforts to find the missing the girls.

Bronwyn Bruton, Deputy Director for the Africa Center at The Atlantic Council, joins CCTV’s Elaine Reyes to discuss the latest developments on the missing Nigerian girls.

Bronwyn Bruton on Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

Bronwyn Bruton on Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

Bronwyn Bruton, Deputy Director for the Africa Centerat The Atlantic Council, joins CCTV's Elaine Reyes to discuss the latest developments on the missing Nigerian girls.