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Baptist Cleric Admonishes Children To Keep Hope Alive In A Greater Nigeria

Baptist Cleric Admonishes Children To Keep Hope Alive In A Greater Nigeria

The Minister in charge of First Baptist Church, Gwagwalada Abuja, Reverend Deji Oyelami has admonished Nigerian children to keep hope alive in a greater Nigeria. Reverend Oyelami gave the admonition during this year’s Sunbeam Anniversary of the Church in Gwagwala Abuja. The Baptist Cleric said with continuous prayers and genuine service to God, Nigeria would overcome her challenges. He therefore […]

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Contentious Issues About the Holy Spirit (ECWA Wuse II Media Sunday Service - September 13, 2020)

Contentious Issues About the Holy Spirit (ECWA Wuse II Media Sunday Service – September 13, 2020)

Contentious Issues About the Holy Spirit (ECWA Wuse II Media Sunday Service – September 13, 2020)

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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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A decade of Tears and Blood: 10 Years of Boko Haram Terrorism in Nigeria

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From ECWA Archive: Originally published December 14, 2012 Most, if not all of you, have been aware of the terrible attacks of Christians by the Muslim Boko Haram Movement in Northern and Middle Belt Regions of Nigeria. Of recent, there has been a very vicious onslaught of Christians and the church in Yobe State of Nigeria. Concerned about the situation […]

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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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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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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 intervenes in Kano governor - Emir feud (image, Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban)

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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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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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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