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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Priest and Passenger Attacked by gunmen in Enugu, Nigeria

(International Christian Concern) –PunchNG has reported that another priest has been attacked while travelling in Nigeria. The priest, Rev. Fr. Ikechukwu Ilo, was travelling to his parish on Wednesday night with More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Boko Haram has Recruited 8 Thousand Children Since 2009

(International Christian Concern) –The UN has reported that more than 8,000 children have been recruited and used by the terrorist organization Boko Haram in West Africa since 2009. This devastatingly large number More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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US and Nigerian Vice Presidents Discussed Leah Sharibu and Other Missing Girls

(International Christian Concern) –During his recent trip to the United States, Vice president Yemi Osinbajo (VP Osinbajo) of Nigeria, assured Vice President Pence (VP Pence) that the government in Nigeria is More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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30 Innocents Killed in Suspected Boko Haram Suicide Bombing

(International Christian Concern) –Reports coming in reveal that suspected Boko Haram militants bombed a group of Nigerians who had gathered to watch a football match on Sunday night, killing 30 people and leaving More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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Christian girl Leah Sharibu turns 16, still a prisoner of Boko Haram Islamic terrorist group

Leah Sharibu’s 16th birthday will not be sweet. The Nigerian Christian girl was captured by Boko Haram on Feb. 19, 2018, along with 109 of her female classmates. Five girls died in captivity while 104 were released More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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Boko Haram Killed 15 Soldiers and took Military Base in Nigeria

(International Christian Concern) –Late Friday evening, Boko Haram attacked a military base in Northeast Nigeria. During the attack, they killed at least 15 soldiers and injured more than 20 others. The rest of More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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25 Christians Killed by Boko Haram in Door to Door Attacks

(International Christian Concern) –On Monday, April 29, Boko Haram fighters invaded the Christian community of Kuda, located near Madagali in Nigeria’s Adamawa State. The terrorists surrounded the community More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
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Is Africa Losing Its Fight Against Skin Bleaching? Rwanda Enlists the Help of Police to Enforce the Laws

We all know how controversial the issue of skin lightening is across the world, with many countries banning the use of skin lightening products. Well, banning doesn’t seem to be working in Africa; the police are More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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British Citizens, Faye Mooney and Mathew Oguche Killed in Kaduna State

(International Christian Concern) –Another attack on the Kajuru community of Kaduna state took place on Friday night. During this attack, still unknown gunmen killed two people and kidnapped another three. One More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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Nigerian Nationals, Onwuemerie Gift and Kelvin Usifoh Indicted in Bitcoin Fraud Scheme

U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams announced today that two Nigerian nationals have been charged in a 13-count indictment alleging they engaged in an online scheme to defraud victims of bitcoin virtual currency. In More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Boko Haram terrorist attack in Niger leaves 7 soldiers, 38 militants dead

Seven soldiers and 38 militants died in an assault by the Boko Haram jihadist group in southeastern Niger, the defense ministry said. “Armed forces … strongly repelled an attack by the terrorist group Boko More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Nigeria: Muslim Fulani militants murder 32 in new attack

(International Christian Concern) –On Tuesday, February 26, 32 Christians were killed in Southern Kaduna, Nigeria. The attack is believed to have been conducted by Fulani militants as stated by multiple other More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, February 24th, 2019
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Wisconsin Resident, Cutris Pethley Involved in Nigerian Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Scheme

Curtis Sherman Pethley, 62, a resident of Wisconsin, was sentenced today to 57 months in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $440,000 for his role in a nationwide conspiracy to commit mail fraud and aggravated More...

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...


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