Chibok schoolgirls 'swapped' for Nigerian Boko Haram militants

October 13, 2016 1:40 PM

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Chibok schoolgirls 'swapped' for Nigerian Boko Haram militants

Twenty-one of the schoolgirls kidnapped in 2014 by Boko Haram in Chibok, Nigeria, have been freed, the president's spokesman has confirmed.

Garba Shehu said the release was "the outcome of negotiations between the administration and Islamist militants".

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