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Boko Haram

HUNDREDS OF HOSTAGES FREED FROM BOKO HARAM

March 23, 2016 |

Finally, some good news has emerged from the fight against terrorism in Nigeria. Voice of America has reported that a joint operation of Nigerian and Cameroonian military forces liberated the Nigerian town of Kumahe near the border … Read More

NEVER FORGOTTEN

February 3, 2016 |

By Andrew Boyd

Christians in Nigeria continue to pay a high price for their faith. Islamist terrorists Boko Haram have killed around 14,000 people since 2013, and have driven some 60,000 from their homes – many of them Christians. Read More

MORE CHRISTIANS KILLED IN NIGERIA THAN REST OF WORLD

February 1, 2016 |

Persecution has risen significantly in nine countries, according to the latest World Watch List for 2016. There are also serious increases in persecution reported in six more – Eritrea, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan and Kuwait.  Read More

Nigeria – Christian schoolgirls slitting throats claim

August 22, 2015 |

CHRISTIAN SCHOOL GIRLS abducted by Islamist militants have been brainwashed and become killing machines carrying out slaughters against fellow Nigerian believers – it has been claimed. Read More

Boko Haram slaughter continues

March 30, 2015 |

LIKE ITS COUNTERPART – the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria to which it has declared allegiance – the Boko Haram Islamist group continues its killing machine in Nigeria, Cameroon – and now Niger and Chad have been targeted too. Read More

Je Suis Christian

February 2, 2015 |

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbour and hate your enemy’. But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.” (Jesus Christ)

A TERRORIST ATTACK leaving journalists and cartoonists dead in Paris this January has thrown Europe into a panic. Yet the media worldwide ignored the slaughter of uncountable people – also at the hands of Islamist militants – in Baga village, Borno state, northern Nigeria in the same period. Read More

Focus on Nigeria bloodshed… at last

January 31, 2015 |

MEDIA ATTENTION is a strange thing – one news story gets everyone talking while another is barely noticed.

The Paris terror attacks had everyone absorbed minute-by-minute as websites were studied for updates and TV news channels carefully watched. No one could argue with the visual impact of the horror seen in photos and video.

However on the other side of the world, in a fishing town called Baga, on the shore of Lake Chad in northern Nigeria, a massacre took place in the same time period. Read More

Hopes fade for Nigerian schoolgirls

November 27, 2014 |

HOPES THAT A GROUP OF SCHOOL GIRLS kidnapped by militant terror group Boko Haram could be returned to their parents in Nigeria have faded after their home village was over-run by the radicals. Read More

Changing the mindset of militants

June 2, 2014 |

Rev Dr Clifford Hill

The plight of more than 270 SCHOOLGIRLS captured by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria has been occupying the world news for a long time. It was some three weeks before the Nigerian Government began to take the issue seriously although this group of violent terrorists have been troubling the northern of provinces of Nigeria for a number of years. Nearly 200 people were killed and hundreds wounded last month in the city of Jos which I have visited many times. Read More