Nigeria: the big question about the missing girls On 14 April 2014, Boko Haram kidnapped 275 girls from the government secondary school in the Christian-dominated town of Chibok, Borno State. World Watch Monitor Campaign truck | photo: Wikimedia 43 girls escaped, some during the attack at the school and others during the journey to a camp in the Sambisa forest, where the captive girls were initially kept. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.