Two of the young women speak on the video stating “We are the Chibok girls… . By the grace of Allah, we will not return to you.”
On 4 January, the Nigerian Army announced that it had rescued Salomi Pogu (one of the Chibok schoolgirls abducted by the radical Islamic group Boko Haram in 2014).
More than 100 “Chibok girls” freed from Boko Haram in the past year have been reunited with their families and resumed their education.
Muslim Fulani herdsmen massacred twenty Christians as they slept on Friday 8 September in a village in central Plateau state.
After months of negotiation, 82 of the Chibok schoolgirls were released by Boko Haram militants on Saturday 6 May.
At least twelve people were killed and many more injured when Fulani militants attacked Asso Village in southern Kaduna State on Easter Saturday (15 April).
On 11 January, bulldozers escorted by security forces reduced to rubble the Redeemed Christian Church of God building and the Lord Chosen Church building.
The 21 Chibok schoolgirls released by Boko Haram on 13 October were reunited with their families at a thanksgiving service on 16 October.
A thanksgiving service was organised for the 21 released Chibok girls at a Department of State Services health facility in Abuja on Sunday 16 October. At the service, the girls held up Bibles to signify their freedom of worship, having been forced to convert to Islam by their kidnappers.
Twenty-one of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls were released on 13 October.
Nigeria’s Information Minister says negotiations for a prisoner swap almost led to the rescue of the Chibok schoolgirls in 2015, but three times the negotiations collapsed.