Eight girls between the ages of 8-15 have been abducted by members of Islamist sect, Boko Haram.
According to residents of Gwoza in Borno State, gunmen suspected to be members of the sect stormed the village on Sunday night and attacked homes taking money, foodstuffs, property and girls.
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau had in a video released by the sect threatened to sell the abducted girls.
According to Shekau, there is a market where humans are sold.
No word yet from the military on the attack in the state currently under emergency rule.