Tag: Boko Haram

People are pictured in a file photo walking past the cathedral in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigerian bishops want an end to violence in southern Kaduna state, where more than 170 people have been killed this year. (Credit: Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters via CNS.)

Nigerian bishops: ‘The killings must stop’

Nigerian bishops have appealed to the government to stop the killings in southern Kaduna state. An Aug. 8 statement signed by Archbishop Augustine Akubeze, conference president, said the bishops “continue to hear of increasing insecurity and unabated acts of terrorism in northern Nigeria. We are all tired of this situation.” The bishops warned that no politician should politicize the killing […]

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Protesters in Abuja, 23 July. (Image by Wardesk)

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) releases video of executions of four aid workers and private security guard

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) has released a video depicting the executions of four aid workers and a private security guard who were abducted on 8 June on the Monguno-Maiduguri road in Borno State, after ransom negotiations reportedly failed. In a brief proof of life video released on 29 June, Abdulrahman Babagana, the camp manager for the State […]

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Leah Sharibu - We pray that the eyes of your understanding (mind) may be enlightened, so that you may know the hope of Christ's calling, the riches of His glorious inheritance in the saints.

Nigerian Christians Face Two Deadly Foes: Terrorism and COVID-19

As COVID-19 spreads across the world, millions of Christians who already endure persecution from both governments and non-state actors are in even greater danger. During this unprecedented viral outbreak, FRC continues to track both persecution and the plight of religious minorities during the pandemic. As part of our increased focus on international religious freedom, each month FRC is taking a […]

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Rev. Lawan Andimi (YouTube/Melodyinter World/Screengrab)

Boko Haram kidnaps pastor, releases video showing his plea for help

A pastor abducted by a faction of the radical Islamic extremist group Boko Haram during a raid in the Adamawa state of Nigeria last week has issued a plea for help in a video released by the terrorist group. The Nigeria-based extremist group known for terrorizing the Lake Chad region released a video last week showing the Rev. Lawan Andimi […]

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Members of ISIS group Boko Haram in NigeriaCredit (Image, Handout Getty)

Islamic State Group In Nigeria Reportedly Executes Christian Hostages

An affiliate of the Islamic State says it executed 11 Christians in Nigeria in retaliation for the killings of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and his spokesman earlier this year, according to Agence France-Presse. The terrorist group released a video on Thursday through its online news agency, Telegram, that reportedly shows masked militants from the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) […]

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A Call to Prayer This Saturday, October 26, 2019 For Leah Sharibu

A Prayer vigil will he held this Saturday at the Capitol Hill from 3pm EST to intercede on behalf of Leah Sharibu, the Nigerian teenager that was abducted by Boko Haram in Nigeria. All the 100+ school girls that were abducted along with her were released but Leah was not released because she refused to renounce Christ. It is going […]

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Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria in a video produced by the group. (Image by AFP)

Boko Haram Militants Execute Two Christian Aid Workers, Release Video Footage

Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has released a video in which its militants executed two Christian aid workers in Nigeria and vow to kill every believer they capture in the future. According to Morning Star News, the terrorist group released the video last week on its official news agency site Amaq. In the video, Lawrence Duna Dacighir and Godfrey Ali […]

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Urgent Prayer Concern

Urgent Prayer Concern

by Rev. Yunusa S. Nmadu Jnr | ECWA General Secretary | “Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things

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DapchiGirls: What You Should Know

DapchiGirls: What You Should Know

by Information Nigeria | According to the common-sense Senator, ‘who do we believe between the military

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