Hundreds of people gathered at Union Square in New York City on May 3 to demand the release of some 230 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria. (https://flic.kr/p/nvpC1J)

Hundreds of people gathered at Union Square in New York City on May 3 to demand the release of some 230 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria. (https://flic.kr/p/nvpC1J)

While Islamic terrorists murdered 12 people in Paris last week, an even more brutal massacre by the Nigerian insurgent group Boko Haram claimed the lives of up to 2,000 people in the country’s north. The attack has refocused global attention on the group and mobilized the Nigerian diaspora in our region. We talk with a local Nigerian activist about how expats here are making their voices heard in Nigeria, and how they’re drawing attention to the plight of Africa’s most populous nation.

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  • Lola Adele-Oso Cofounder, Act for Accountability

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