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Nigerian president criticized for cancelling visit to kidnapped girls’ town at the last minute

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday cancelled a visit to the hometown of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamic militants, provoking fresh criticism of his handling of the crisis. A senior government official told AFP that Jonathan’s trip to remote Chibok in Borno state “was on (the president’s) schedule…

Nigerian president rules out prisoner swap for missing girls

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday ruled out the release of Boko Haram fighters in exchange for the freedom of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the militants a month ago. Britain’s Africa minister Mark Simmonds, who is in Nigeria for talks about the international rescue mission, told reporters that…

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