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Nigeria: Captured girls 'face rape danger'

The Nigerian schoolgirls who remain captives of Boko Haram militants "definitely" face the danger of being raped, a senior United Nations official has said.

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Nigeria reviewing 'all options' over kidnapped girls

A still showing Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau speaking to the camera. Credit: ITV News

A Nigerian official has said that the government is reviewing all options in response to Boko Haram's offer of a prisoner exchange in return for the schoolgirls it abducted last month.

"The government of Nigeria is considering all options towards freeing the girls and reuniting them with their parents," Mike Omeri, director general of the National Orientation Agency, part of the Ministry of Information, told a news conference.

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