LAGOS- Boko Haram released a new video today claiming to show the missing Nigerian schoolgirls, alleging they had converted to Islam and would not be released until all militant prisoners were freed.
The group´s leader, Abubakar Shekau speaks on the video obtained by sources for 17 minutes before showing what he said were about 130 of the girls , wearing the full-length hijab and praying in an undisclosed rural location. A total of 276 girls were abducted on April 14, 2014 from the North Eastern town of Chibok, in Borno state, which has a sizeable Christian community. Some 223 girls are still missing .