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Christians Killed in Nigeria by Muslim Herdsmen

From ChristianDaily: In Taraba state in the northeast, more than 100 Muslim Fulani herdsmen invaded Sabon Gida Shagogo village in the Donga Local Government Area in the early morning, area resident Ahijo Uhaa Gbasha said. Attacking at about 4 a.m. … Continue reading

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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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Christians Killed in Nigeria

From Open Doors USA: This weekend, more than 75 Christians were attacked and killed while gathering together for Palm Sunday in Nigeria.

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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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