Quantcast
Tag archive for ‘Nigeria’
By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
2 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
1 Comment

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
0 Comments

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
2 Comments

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
0 Comments

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...


Recent Posts

October 2, 2019, Comments Off on

October 2, 2019, Comments Off on

October 1, 2019, Comments Off on

October 1, 2019, Comments Off on

October 1, 2019, Comments Off on

October 1, 2019, Comments Off on

DISPATCH BLOGS

Splash Page logo 300x146 Today in History