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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 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 Robert Herriman On Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
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Terrorism: Factoids and Top 10 countries impacted

The Institute for Economics and Peace just recently published the 3rd edition of the Global Terrorism Index. The report provides a comprehensive summary of the key global trends and patterns in terrorism over the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Boko Haram murders continue, John Kerry arrives to call for peace

Boko Haram terrorists attacked more Nigerian cities this weekend, murdering at least 200 people in the city of Maiduguri. The Islamic Muslimcs invaded the city of Monguno earlier in the day. The militants targeted More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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Death toll from church collapse in Nigeria rises to 115, South Africa seeks answers

The death toll from the collapse of a church buliding in Lagos, NIgeria has risen to 115, 84 of which are from South Africa, the South African government minister Jeff Radebe said on Monday. He is urging the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
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Boko Haram attacks more churches, linked to murders in Cameroon

Boko Haram militants have attacked five more churches in northern Nigeria and is linked to the murders in Cameroon which left 25 dead, including a Christian pastor.   Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reports 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 Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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Nigeria: Kidnapped girls sold into marriage Boko Haram Islamic terrorists

More than 200 kidnapped Nigerian girls and women have been reportedly sold into marriage with their Boko Haram abductors for $12. Image/CIA Halite Aliyu, of the Borno-Yobe People’s Forum, told the Associated Press More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 30th, 2013
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Boko Haram terrorists murder over 40 students at Nigerian college

Dozens of gunmen attacked an agricultural college in northeastern Nigeria killing more than 40 students, local officials said. Boko Haram leader video screenshot The Islamic extremist group Boko Haram is reportedly 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 Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
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Nigerian icon, Chinua Achebe, ‘Things Fall Apart’ author, dies after short illness

Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian novelist, poet and author of the most widely read book in modern African literature, “Things Fall Apart“,  died Thursday in Boston, Massachusetts after a short illness. More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 18th, 2012
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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan says terrorist reports overblown despite Christian death toll

Nigeria now risks religious war as the Islamic extremists group known as Boko Haram murders Christaisn across the country. Attempting to quell the concerns, President Goodluck Jonathan has responded with good intentions More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 9th, 2012
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Boko Haram blamed for murder of Chris McManus, Franco Lamolinara

The Nigerian president blames the deaths of two european men on radical Islamist group Boko Haram, after a failed British-Nigerian rescue attempt. Chris McManus and Franco Lamolinara A new report confirms that two More...


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