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Nigerian high commission apartment in Ghana demolished by armed men

Nigerian High Commission apartments in Ghana demolished

Some new apartments built at the residence of the Nigerian High Commissioner in Ghana’s capital city Accra, have been demolished by bulldozers. The apartments have been constructed to house staff and visiting diplomats to the High Commission. But they have been pulled down under the supervision of gun wielding security officials. A source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told Channels TV that […]

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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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An Italian citizen who worked in Lagos is the first person with coronavirus to be identified in sub-Saharan Africa. (Image Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images)

Nigeria confirms first coronavirus case

The head of Nigeria’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms the first coronavirus case and says the country is more than capable of dealing with coronavirus as Africa’s most populous nation records its first case. “Nigeria is ready,” Chikwe Ihekweazu said. “We successfully managed Ebola and we manage outbreaks all the time and are currently managing Lassa fever. We […]

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Buhari: We Cannot Allow Terrorists to Divide Good Christians and Good Muslims

President of Nigeria eulogizes Brethren leader executed by Boko Haram, and criticizes terrorist efforts to divide Christians and Muslims in Africa’s most populous state. Nigerians everywhere, those of belief and those of none, are mourning the death of pastor Lawan Andimi, taken from us by Boko Haram for his refusal to denounce his Christian faith. I did not know Pastor […]

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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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The Family by Buchi Emecheta

The Family by Buchi Emecheta

A Jamaican girl joins her parents in London at age eleven and makes formidable adjustments and choices to overcome the limitations of her family life. Book Title: The Family Author: Buchi Emecheta Release date: 03/01/1990 Genre: Fiction Hardcover – 239 pages – 978-0-8076-1245-3 Although her characters speak in authentic patois and authoritatively convey the grim travails of a dysfunctional emigre […]

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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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Download Latest JETS Academic Catalog In an age where truth is becoming more fluid every day, the ECWA Theological Seminary Jos, (usually called JETS) Christ-centered education prepares you to see and understand the world through the perspective of God’s truth. JETS is making leaders of men and women through sound biblical and theological education to transform church and society. Apply […]

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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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