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By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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Boko Haram murder 8 as Nigeria’s election gets delayed, nearly 200 terrorists surrender in Cameroon

Boko Haram fighters have killed eight people in an attack in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri, a leader of a civilian task force said. This attack occurred hours before Nigeria’s electoral More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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2018 says an increase in Boko Haram and Fulani attacks

(International Christian Concern) –Bloodshed in 2018 spiked dramatically in Nigeria’s Middle Belt region, with the heaviest attacks taking place in Plateau State. ACLED reported that approximately 1,930 brutal More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Nigeria’s top judge, Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen suspended ahead of election

(International Christian Concern) –Nigeria is about to have its presidential elections that will solidify country’s leadership for the next four years.  With mere weeks to go to the elections, Nigeria’s current More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, calls for peace during Nigeria’s elections

(International Christian Concern) –The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, urged religious leaders to preach peace and maintain neutrality before, during, and after the upcoming general elections in More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Nigeria: Bishop Clement Ekpeye released from captivity after being kidnapped five days earlier

(International Christian Concern) –Clement Ekpeye, the Nigerian Bishop of Ahoada, was released from captivity after being kidnapped five days earlier. Details of his abduction remain scarce. However, according More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Nigeria: Bishop Clement Ekpeye released from captivity after being kidnapped five days earlier

(International Christian Concern) –Clement Ekpeye, the Nigerian Bishop of Ahoada, was released from captivity after being kidnapped five days earlier. Details of his abduction remain scarce. However, according More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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Boko Haram Kills 12 More Soldiers in Gudumbali, Nigeria

(International Christian Concern) –12 soldiers were killed yesterday in Northeast Nigeria, during another attack by Boko Haram. Several Dozen others are still missing. This is just another in a recent series of More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Four Catholic Priest Abducted at Gunpoint in Nigeria

(International Christian Concern) –Earlier this week, four Roman Catholic priests were kidnapped by armed gunmen in the Delta State of Nigeria. Nigerian officials are condemning the kidnapping and Benue State More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Boko Haram Kills Eight in Attack on IDP Camp in Nigeria

(International Christian Concern) –Authorities in northeast Nigeria have confirmed that at least eight people have died after militants from Boko Haram attacked Dalori, a camp of displaced people late Wednesday More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Skye Bank’s Assets and Liabilities Taken Over by Polaris

Skye Bank’s operating license has been revoked by the Central Bank of Nigeria, which then put Polaris in the position of a bridge bank that will take over the assets and liabilities of Skye Bank. The move left More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Nigerian Immigrant, Hauwa Al-Hassan Pleads Guilty to Day Care Fraud Scheme

The Nigerian owner of a day care center in Kansas City, Mo., pleaded guilty in federal court today to submitting false information to the government as part of a fraud scheme to receive federal child care subsidies. Hauwa More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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Oby Ezekwesili, Co-founder of Bring Back Our Girls nominated for the Mother Teresa Award

(International Christian Concern) –One of the Co-founders of Bring Back Our Girls, Oby Ezekwesili, was nominated for the Mother Teresa Award. This was for her work in advocating and securing the release of the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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Nigeria: Christian tribal chief Agom Adara has been kidnapped, linked to Fulani militants

(International Christian Concern) –A Christian tribal chief has been kidnapped while returning from a visit with his state governor in Kaduna, Nigeria. Agom Adara, the chief, was returning to his village when More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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Missouri: Ronayerin Ogolor charged in ‘Romance fraud scheme,’ stealing $900K using Facebook, ChristianMingle.com, or Hangout.com

A Kansas City, Mo., man has been charged in federal court with participating in a romance fraud scheme that bilked victims across the United States and overseas of nearly $900,000. Ronayerin K. Ogolor, 49, a naturalized More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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Boko Haram murders Hauwa Leman, releases execution video

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Boko Haram, an Islamic extremist group from northern Nigeria, released a video depicting the execution of Hauwa Leman, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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ICC advocates raising awareness of Christian persecution in Nigeria by Boko Haram, Fulani militants

(International Christian Concern) –One of the most essential, yet often over­looked, facets of ICC’s ministry is advo­cacy. ICC’s advocacy department strives to be a voice for persecuted communities around More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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Nigeria’s Islamic State, Boko Haram, murders Red Cross aid worker, Saifura Khorsa, will kill Leah Sharibu in a week

(International Christian Concern) –Leah Sharibu and two aid workers from the International Committee of the Red Cross are a week away from being killed by Boko Haram if the government does not rescue them. On More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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HBO’s ‘Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram’ documentary for October 22

(International Christian Concern) –HBO is set to debut their new documentary, STOLEN DAUGHTERS: KIDNAPPED BY BOKO HARAM, on Oct 22. This documentary is a retelling of the lives of the 82 Chibok girls who were More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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Africa: Boko Haram Muslim terrorists, al-Barnawi, murder top leader, Mamman Nur

(International Christian Concern) –Boko Haram’s second faction, under the leadership of al-Barnawi, has killed a second commander in roughly a month. They reportedly killed Mamman Nur, one of their top leaders, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Nigeria: Fulani Muslim extremists ambush traveling Christians, killing two

(International Christian Concern) –On September 20, 2018, Fulani militants attacked a group of Christians from Ancha Baptist Church in Ancha, Plateau State, Nigeria. The villagers were returning home from a trip More...


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