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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 Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
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Pakistan moves bill forward to set the minimum marriage age at 18

The Pakistani Senate has passed a bill to amend the Child Marriage Restraint Bill, 1929, and set the minimum marriage age at 18 years. The bill aims to “curb the menace of child marriage prevalent in the country 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 Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 28th, 2018
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Boko Haram terrorists attack northeast Nigeria, battling army at Jidari-Polo

At least four people were killed when Boko Haram suicide bombers attacked northeast Nigeria, near Maiduguri on Thursday night. Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, said in a More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Nigerian military rescue nearly 150 women and children from Islamic Boko Haram militants

The Nigerian military says it has rescued 149 women and children abducted by the armed group Boko Haram in the country’s northeast. Onyema Nwachuku, army spokesman, said on Sunday the freed captives included More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamic terrorists kidnapped over 90 school girls

Just when you think that Boko Haram has been crushed or quelled, the Islamic terrorist group in Nigeria strikes with a horrific results: “Parents and school authorities have revealed that at least 94 school More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Cameroon claims to have rescued 5000 from Boko Haram as the Islamic group murders ‘spies’ in a new video

More than 5,000 people, including women and children, have been freed from Boko Haram Islamic extremists with at least 60 Muslim fighters killed by Cameroonian and Nigerian soldiers in operations since the end of More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Boko Haram kidnapping victims rejected by society after escape or rescue

Girls and women kidnapped by Nigeria’s insurgent group, Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād (JAS), commonly known as Boko Haram, face mistrust and persecution upon their return to society – according More...

By Sierra Jones On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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Boko Haram kills over 15 in Nigerian suicide bombing on a market

Boko Haram Islamic terrorists attacked the Nigerian town of Chibok, killing at least 16 people as seven suicide bombers carried out the attack at a weekly vegetable market. The dead include 15 civilians and More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
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Nigeria: Olusegun Obasanjo says Boko Haram has ‘legitimate grievances’

Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo has indicated that the Boko Haram terrorist group has “legitimate grievances” during a new interview with a British outlet. While criticizing the response More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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Boko Haram: There is no ceasefire and the schoolgirls have been married into Islam

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has denied that the terrorist organization agreed to a ceasefire with the Nigerian government.    Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader – ‘not quite dead yet’ Shekau More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Boko Haram violates ceasefire with government, raids three villages murdering citizens

Justa fter news broke that Boko Haram and government officials had agreed on a ceasefire and the release of kidnapped school girls, the militant Muslims shot and murdered citizens in three northern villages. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 20th, 2014
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Nigerian government: Boko Haram has agreed to ceasefire, release of kidnapped girls

The Nigerian government has ordered its troops to stop fighting against Boko Haram militants, saying that the Muslim extremists group has agreed to a ceasefire and the release of over 200 kidnapped girls.   The More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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Noble Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, calls for Boko Haram terrorists to free girls

Malala Yousafzai, the youngest-ever Nobel peace laureate, is calling on Nigerian officials to intensify efforts to free the over 200 schoolgirls who were abducted by Islamist militant group Boko Haram months More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 3rd, 2014
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Boko Haram destroys 500 homes, death toll unknown as military, police flee

The Islamic terrorist group in Nigeria, Boko Haram, has destroyed 500 homes in the Admawa State as the Sunni extremists attacked Kubi and Watu villages. Law enforcement and military personnel have evacuated these More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
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Boko Haram overtakes, seizes Nigerian police academy

The Islamic militant group Boko Haram seized a Nigeria police academy located in Gwoza as their violence spreads across the African nation. “Several hundred” terrorists stormed the Liman Kara police More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 18th, 2014
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Boko Haram kidnaps nearly 100 boys, man from village in Nigeria

Boko Haram militants have kidnapped dozens of boys and man from a village in northern Nigeria. According to a Reuters report, the abductions occurred while the Muslim extremist group raided the northeast village More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Boko Haram rampages Nigeria, kills over 100 and captures town

Islamic militants, Boko Haram, continue their reign of terror across Nigeria, attacking and raiding the remote northeast Nigerian town of Damboa over the weekend, shooting dead more than 40 residents and burning More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Boko Haram strikes again, kidnaps 20 more women, 3 men

Boko Haram Islamic militants have successfully conducted another kidnapping in Borno state snatching at least twenty women and three men from the village ofgarkin Fulani. In the wake of highly publicized kidnapping More...

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...


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