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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 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 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 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 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 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 Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Boko Haram attacks keep Cameron election tensions high

(International Christian Concern) –Tensions remain high in Cameroon where Boko Haram conducts violence in the North and protests have led to hundreds of deaths in the South. Boko Haram continues to conduct attacks 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 Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Africa’s Islamic State, Boko Haram, continues attacks in Borneo

(International Christian Concern) –The Nigerian army has repulsed yet another attack by Boko Haram in Borno State. This is the fourth major attack this month by Boko Haram, of which, they were able to overcome More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Boko Haram murders Red Cross aid worker, Saifura Khorsa as Leah Sharibu’s life is in balance

(International Christian Concern) – If you haven’t heard or don’t remember the name Saifura Khorsa don’t be too surprised. She was an aid worker with the International Committee of Red Cross(ICRC) and was More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Kenya: Al-Shabaab Muslim terrorists execute two Christians pulled off of a bus

(International Christian Concern) – Al-Shabaab continues to be one of the biggest threats to Kenyan Christians lives. The Somali Based terror group rose to power around 2006, when another group splintered. Since More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Boko Haram murdered leader Mamman Nur and are ‘changing tactics’

(International Christian Concern) – Boko Haram is still one of the top three terrorist organizations in the world, despite major losses in personnel, controlled area and total influence. This year alone, they More...

By Oscar Nkala On Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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Nigerian Air Force asks for early delivery of A-29 light attack aircraft from US

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appealed to US aircraft manufacturer Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) to expedite of the 12 Super Tucano A-29 counter-insurgency aircraft to boost the fight against Islamist insurgency More...

By Oscar Nkala On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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US embassy, consulate in Nigeria closed over security concerns during Eid holiday

he US Embassy in Abuja and the US Consulate General in Lagos will be closed on August and August 22 in observance of the Muslim Eid-el-Kabir holiday. Image/CIA In a security alert issued on August 17 to all US citizens More...

By Oscar Nkala On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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Chad to host new African regional counter-terrorism center

Defense and foreign ministers from Sudan, Libya, Chad and Niger have agreed to set up a Joint (Security) Operations Center to strengthen regional border security and coordinate joint military operations against More...

By Oscar Nkala On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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US Embassy in Abuja suspends consular services

The US Embassy in the Nigerian capital Abuja has announced the temporary closure of its Consular Section. In a notice posted on August 14, the embassy said all consular appointments in Abuja have temporarily ceased More...


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