Alexis Okeowo

freelance journalist

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Freelance journalist based in Lagos, Nigeria

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More than two weeks ago a Nigerian militant group known as Boko Haram kidnapped 237 girls from a state school in the northern part of the country.

Where Are the Kidnapped Nigerian Girls?

More than two weeks ago a Nigerian militant group known as Boko Haram kidnapped 237 girls from a state school in the northern part of the country.

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