Staff, (Nigerian Tribune) - Young Nigeriens at the border town of Nigeria and Niger Republic, Diffa, have confessed to be recruits of the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram. A member of a gang in Niger told the BBC that Boko Haram Islamist militants from Nigeria "regularly come across the border, looking for recruits."
NDAHI MARAMA, (Vanguard) - Parents of school girls abducted last Tuesday from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State by Boko Haram terrorists, yesterday, recounted their experience in the dreaded Sambisa forest in search of their daughters who are being held there.
Oyetunji Abioye, (Punch) - Odukoya, while reviewing the performance of the economy in the first quarter, said recent pressure on the naira was showing that the currency might not retain its current value throughout the year.
Laolu Akande, (Guardian) - Nigeria's failing security situation is causing a global sense of frustration and there is fear of possible isolation, judging from western nations' responses to the increasing wave of terror attacks in the country.
Staff, (Nigerian Tribune) - "It was only as the armed men were leaving, and started shooting, that she realised her mistake. The militants killed a soldier and a police officer guarding the school," she said.
Akinlolu Oluwamuyiwa, (Guardian) - A glimmer of hope appeared on the horizon for the abducted students of Government Girls' Secondary School in Chibok Local Council of Borno State as 80 of them were reportedly rescued Wednesday morning by a vigilance group, local hunters and soldiers.