OutFront tonight – will Nigeria negotiate with terrorists? And will the U.S. help?
The Nigerian government could end up negotiating with Boko Haram after the leader of the terrorist group that kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls last month appeared in a video saying they'll keep the girls until certain prisoners are released by Nigeria. FULL POST
More than 2,000 people have died in the violence in Northern Nigeria this year alone.
And more than 300 killed by Boko Haram just this week.
The terror group doesn't just kill, they kill brutally.
Students burned alive.
CNN's David Mattingly spoke to one man who was shot in the face, the sole survivor of a brutal Boko Haram attack.
Americans are now in Nigeria to help find girls abducted by terrorist group, Boko Haram.
There are approximately 50 to 60 interagency team members on the ground.
A team of seven United States military personnel from US Africa Command are scheduled to arrive in Nigeria Friday.
More than 200 girls are still missing and thousands of people were slaughtered this year - with at least 150 just this week by the terrorist group.
Boko Haram's leader of this group warned, America could be next.
But Nigeria's president said Thursday 'the end is near'.
"I believe that the kidnapped of these of girls will be the beginning of the end of terror in Nigeria," said President of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan.
So what is happening to the kidnapped girls right now?
Outfront spoke to one man who survived being a Boko Haram hostage.
At least 150 people were killed in the latest apparent attack by the Islamic terror group Boko Haram.
Officials say the death toll could hit 300.
Terrorists dressed in military uniforms stormed a village on Nigeria's border with Cameroon.
The men fired rocket propelled grenades and tossed improvised bombs into a crowded outdoor marketplace, while shouting "God is great."
This is the latest in a series of horrific attacks by the terror group in Nigeria.
Eight girls ages 12-15 were abducted on Sunday - in addition to 276 girls kidnapped from their school on April 14th. 223 of those girls are still missing.
The leader of Boko Haram says he is selling the girls. U.S. officials say many of them have likely already been moved out of Nigeria.
The U.S. is moving ahead with its plans to provide Nigeria with law enforcement assistance and military consultations.
But does that mean military boots on the ground in Nigeria?
In an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki discusses America's role in Nigeria.View my Flipboard Magazine.
In Nigeria, at least eight more girls have been kidnapped by the terror group Boko Haram.
That's in addition to 223 missing girls who were abducted from their school on April 14th and are still missing.
CNN's Vlad Duthiers is on the ground in the capital city of Abuja, where he just spoke with the family of two abducted daughters.