Nigeria kidnap: Schoolchildren 'scared' to go to class
14 May 2014 Last updated at 06:48 BST
Nigeria is ready to talk to Islamist militants to negotiate the release of more than 200 abducted girls, cabinet minister Tanimu Turaki has said.
Their capture has raised questions about the security of children in schools..
Mark Doyle has visited a government school in Abuja, to hear how children and teachers feel about their safety.