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Boko Haram Beheads Boy in Nigeria

From Christian Today: One villager, Sawaltha Wandala, was arriving at church for the second service when he saw children being massacred. One six-year-old boy had been slashed and thrown into a ditch, but he was alive. Wandala picked him up … Continue reading

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Why Is Boko Haram So Violent?

From Townhall.com: By misreading the motives of Boko Haram, the kidnapping group, we are misreading what the whole conflict is all about; the same applies to radical Muslims everywhere.

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Boko Haram Killed 75 In Explosion In Nigeria

From Fox News: Nigeria’s Islamic extremists are claiming responsibility for the massive explosion at a busy bus station that killed at least 75 people in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, this week.

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What is Boko Haram?

From Wikipedia: The Congregation of the People of Tradition for Proselytism and Jihad[2][3] (Arabic: جماعة اهل السنة للدعوة والجهاد‎ Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād)—better known by its Hausa name Boko Haram (pronounced [bōːkòː hàrâm], “Western education is sinful“)[4]—is an Islamic jihadist … Continue reading

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Islamists Murder 43 in Nigeria

From The Daily Mail: The terrorists, thought to be from Boko Haram, set a locked hostel on fire, before shooting and slitting the throats of those who tried to climb out the windows. Some were burned alive. Adamu Garba said … Continue reading

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Islamists Better Armed Than Nigerian Army

From TheStar.com: “Boko Haram are better armed and are better motivated than our own troops,” Borno state Governor Kashim Shettima told journalists at the presidential villa after a meeting with President Jonathan. “Given the present state of affairs, it is … Continue reading

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Islamists Murder Wedding Party in Nigeria

From BBC: The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has carried out frequent attacks in the area despite a state of emergency declared in north-east Nigeria in May. Thousands of additional troops have been sent there to fight Boko Haram – … Continue reading

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Nigerian Islamists Kill Sleeping Students

From BBC: The students were shot dead as they slept in their dormitory at the College of Agriculture in Yobe state. North-eastern Nigeria is under a state of emergency amid an Islamist insurgency by the Boko Haram group.

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Christians Murdered in Nigeria

From BBC: Suspected Islamist fighters have killed 10 Christians in an overnight machete and gun attack in Borno state in north-east Nigeria. … the army suspects the Islamist Boko Haram group, which often targets security forces, government officials or Christians … Continue reading

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