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Nigerian President Orders Push to Free Kidnapped Girls

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered top security officials to do everything possible to secure the release of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by suspected Islamist extremists last month. Presidential adviser Reuben Abati says Jonathan issued the directive Sunday after holding closed door talks with security service chiefs, senior officials and the head of the school where the girls were seized. Abati said the president "has given a very clear directive that...

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