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By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 5th, 2014
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New data indicates 800 per day flee Nigeria in response to Boko Haram violence

PRESS RELEASE: Abduction of schoolgirls and unrelenting attacks on civilians may be the tip of the iceberg, highlights a new briefing paper released today by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), raising More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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Boko Haram violence in Nigeria, 40 killed leaving soccer game

Boko Haram, the radical Islamic terrroist group in Nigeria, continued their violent attacks over the weekend, including an attack on fans leaving a soccer game which killed 40 people incluidng women and children. Boko More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Boko Haram kills 28 in latest attack, suicide bomber missing target at soccer match, 3 die

Boko Haram continues to mount attacks in northern Nigeria, now killing 28 more people and burning down houses. In Jos a suicide bomber targeted a soccer match, intending to capture the explosion on television, officials More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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US troops and drones search for missing Nigerian girls in Chad

The United States is sending 80 military personnel and one unarmed Predator reconnaissance drone to Chad as part of a growing effort to find the more than 275 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamic extremists More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Muslim terrorist group Boko Haram kidnap 100 schoolgirls, all but 8 free now

Muslim terrorists have abducted at least 100 Nigerian schoolgirls on Monday at the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok. Nigerian police will not confirm who is behind the kidnapping, but the country has More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Boko Haram, Muslim terrorists in Nigeria, target army barracks, kill innocents in new attacks

PRESS RELEASE: Militant members of Islamist group Boko Haram attacked an army barracks in the northeastern city of Maiduguri, Nigeria March 14, reports Catholic News Agency. The assault caused harm to Nigerian soldiers More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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Islamic extremists attach school dorm, murder 29, tell females to home and abandon education

At least 29 students are dead after an Islamic extremists group set fire to a school dormitory Tuesday, the spokesman for the governor of Nigeria’s Yobe state told The Associated Press. The murderers locked the More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 17th, 2014
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Boko Haram, Islamic terrorists, murder over 90 Nigerians in latest attack

At least 90 are reported dead in a Sunday morning attack on a remote village in northeast Nigeria. Boko Haram gunmen surrounded the village of Izge, near the border with Cameroon, to fired bullets at citizens, burn More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
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Nigeria: Islamic terrorists attack Catholic Church, burn down houses, take hostages, 62 Christians dead

An attack on a Catholic Church in Nigeria has left twenty-two Christians dead, burning down nearby houses and taking hostages while a separate attack on a village resulted in forty other deaths. Photo/wikimedia Thought More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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Islamic leader in Nigeria says Allah forbids cannibalism as Christians threatened again

Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the terrorist group Boko Haram in Nigeria, says his men would have eaten the victims of a recent attack, but Allah forbids cannibalism so they restrained themselves. According to an More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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Christian pastor and son killed in terrorist attack by Boko Haram on Nigerian church

A Christian pastor and his son were killed and a church was destroyed by suspected Islamic militants using automatic weapons and explosives in northeast Nigeria early Thursday morning, according to Nigerian police. Photo/wikimedia A More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 21st, 2013
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Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria murder at least 160, military ‘cannot win the war’

At least 160 people have died in terrorist related violence this week in Nigeria’s Yobe and Borno States. Photo/wikimedia According to a news release from human rights group Christian Solidarity Worldwide More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 20th, 2013
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Death toll rising in Nigeria with countless reports of Muslims killing Christians as violence spreads

Gunmen killed six Christians in an early morning attack on the Dinu village in southern Plateau state, a month after  Muslim Fulani herdsmen shot a Christian to death in a nearby village, Christian leaders said. Image/CIARel The More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 27th, 2013
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Firefight in Nigeria with Boko Haram, Islamic terrorist group, leaves 228 dead and more pressure on government

A gunbattle between government security forces and the Islamist insurgent group, Boko Haram, in Nigeria left 228 people dead, a local senator said Saturday to Reuters. The government was six times less and a rumored More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, April 6th, 2013
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Terrorist group in Nigeria, Boko Haram, set to receive total amnesty from their crimes against Christians

After several months of political bantering on the emergence of Boko Haram Islamic sect and desirability of granting amnesty to its members, the Federal government, yesterday, took a major step towards granting More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 14th, 2013
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Mohammed Zangina, top Boko Haram terrorist leader, captured by Nigerian police

Nigeria’s military says it’s questioning a leader of Boko Haram, the Islamic militant group blamed for the killings of hundreds of civilians, after capturing him in the country’s northeast early More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 30th, 2012
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Boko Haram Muslim terrorists in Nigeria tie up 15 Christians, including children, then slit their throats

Gunmen suspected to belong to a radical Islamist sect attacked a village in northeast Nigeria, tying up men, women and children before slitting their throats, killing at least 15 in the troubled region’s latest More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 25th, 2012
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Dozen killed, including Pastor and Deacon, in Nigeria Christmas church attacks

At least 12 people died in northern Nigeria when attackers raided two churches during Christmas Eve services, police said. Deccan Chronicle detailed how Boko Haram terrorists attacked a church in Yobe,  killing More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, December 25th, 2012
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Pope Benedict calls for an end to worldwide violence in Christmas message

Pope Benedict XVI on Tuesday lamented “savage acts of terrorism” that frequently target Christian churches in Nigeria, during his traditional Christmas message. FULL TRANSCRIPT BELOW Pope Benedict XVI delivering More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
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Suicide bombings at Nigerian churches kill 11, injure 30

11 are reported dead and 30 injured after a pair of car bombs hit a Protestant church in Nigeria this weekend. A bus full of explosives rammed into St. Andrew Military Protestant Church in Jaji, in the Kaduna state, More...


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