Six Months Later, Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls Still Missing05:35

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As the world's attention has turned to Ebola, another story in West Africa has fallen from the headlines.

It was six months ago today that more than 200 school girls were abducted in Nigeria.

They were seized from their school in Chibok by Boko Haram Islamist militants.

Despite promises from the Nigerian government that they would be rescued, and offers of help from around the world, they are still missing.

the BBC's Nigeria correspondent, Will Ross, reports from Lagos.

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.


  • Will Ross, BBC's Nigeria correspondent. He tweets @willintune.

This segment aired on October 14, 2014.