A high-level security source confirmed the escape, AFP reports.
The Nigerian government signed a contract worth more than $1.2M with a Washington PR firm.
Military means are proving less than adequate in the fight against Islamic extremism.
President Obama on Wednesday notified Congress that he is sending 80 military personnel to Chad to...
Menendez said U.S. help "would be worthless" if Nigerian forces couldn't act.
The U.S. is also sharing satellite imagery with Nigeria, an official said.
"We will never release them until our brethren are released," Abubakar Shekau says.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Thursday said that the search for the missing Nigerian schoolgirls...
Every woman in Senate signed a letter calling for tougher sanctions against the kidnappers.
The schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram, an extremist group.
The United States will send a team of military and law enforcement personnel to Nigeria to assist...
All 20 women senators sent a letter to Obama Tuesday asking for additional sanctions.
The U.S. is helping the search for 300 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.
We need to rethink our assumptions about counterterrorism assistance.
The global phenomenon of the #BringBackOurGirls Twitter campaign has succeeded beyond all...
The agreement covers analysis "specifically related to finding" kidnapped schoolgirls.
A spokesman said it is policy to "deny kidnappers the benefits of their criminal acts."
“This is one of those terribly difficult decisions," the New York lawmaker said.
John Campbell said it was unlikely all the kidnapped schoolgirls would be rescued.
The House Foreign Affairs chairman asked for security assistance to Nigeria.
He said it was moral obligation to act “even when the path is not always clearly lit.”
President Obama vowed the U.S. government would do everything it could to help the Nigerian...
The Senate passed a resolution on Tuesday condemning the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian girls.
Jay Carney said the U.S. is "doing what we can" to help in schoolgirls' release.