Nigerians are hardly ever known to organise mass protests successfully, but the abduction of 234 girls from their boarding school in Borno state has brought together everyone from Celebrities to mothers and even children.
Celebrities in Nigeria and globally have also joined in the calls for the Nigerian government to step up efforts to bring the girls some of whom are barely into their teens back home safely.
Artists including P Square, 2Face, Waje and Ice Prince have led calls for more action to be taken by the Nigerian government.
On social media, a Facebook group called bring Back Our Girls now has over 6, 000 likes while on Tweeter, the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls has now generated over 360, 000 tweets and retweets so far according to the BBC.
Mary J Blige and Keri Hilson are just some of the names from Hollywood who have taken to social media to lend their support to the growing movement by tweeting with the hashtag.
The hashtag #BringBackOurGirls has now generated over 360, 000 tweets and retweets so far according to the BBC.
Ex cabinet minister Oby Ezekwesili also led protests during the week calling for the release of the girls.
All photos via Twitter.
You can follow the Hashtag #BringBackOurGirls for updates or to tweet your support.