As we honor and pay tribute to mothers across the country in celebration of Mother’s Day, the lamentations of distraught mothers, sisters and daughters in the west African nation of Nigeria is reaching a frenzied pitch.The clock is ticking as another week begins without word of any rescues of the 200 or more schoolgirls reportedly abducted by Boko Haram, the militant terrorist group that has become a scourge on the nation.Al Jazeera reports a new video released Monday purportedly by the group, claims to show about 130 of the missing schoolgirls, alleging they have been converted to Islam and would not be released until all of its prisoners held by the Nigerian government had been freed.The video obtained by the AFP news agency shows the girls dressed in hijabs and praying at an undisclosed location.Interior Minister Abba Moro has rejected the deal.While many are optimistic that the some of the girls and the terrain where the video was recorded can be identified by some parents and security investigators, others doubt the authenticity of the video.A Lagos resident, Wole Solanke says, “First it took 18 days for this Shekau to release his first video, and only after rising public doubt about if… Read full this story
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