Outgoing Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan
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Goodluck Jonathan defends action over Chibok girls

Outgoing Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has been defending his government's actions following the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls by Boko Haram militants a year ago.

Speaking to the BBC, President Jonathan said he suspected the girls were still alive, and being held "in a distant forest".

The abductions sparked global outrage, and although there have been reported sightings, their whereabouts remains unclear.

  • 14 Apr 2015
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