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Remember to Pray for our Spiritual Family in Nigeria

By Nathan Johnson 09/19/2017 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Jos, the capital of Plateau State, is located in central Nigeria, between the predominantly Muslim north and Christian south. While Jos is known for its economic opportunities that attract people from across Nigeria to relocate there, this central location and diverse population has been racked…

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ICC Note Boko Haram has claimed the lives of at least 12 more innocent civilians in Northeast Nigeria. The attack was carried out on Monday morning, Sept 18, 2017, by three separate suicide bombers. The attacks started when several Boko Haram Militants fired shots on one side of the town. This caused many of the…

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ICC Note On Thursday, Sept 14, a Christian coalition in Ondo State, Nigeria, was locked out of a conference center that they had reserved for a national prayer summit. The International Events Center, also known as the Akure Dome, was built as a place to hold national and international events. The leaders of the coalition…

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ICC Note More than two years after they were kidnapped by Boko Haram, many of the Chibok Girls have been reunited with their families. Many if these young women had been released by the terrorist organization in May of 2017 during a prisoner exchange. Since then, they have been in the care of the Nigerian…

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09/11/2017 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 7, 2017, the Christian village of Ancha in Plateau State in north-central Nigeria was invaded by Fulani militants at midnight. Twenty Christians were killed in this gruesome, carefully coordinated attack. Nineteen of the murdered victims were members of Salama…

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ICC Note Boko Haram stormed three villages late last week, killing at least 8 farmers, stealing property, and destroying many houses. These attacks came unprovoked. This took place outside Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State in Northeast Nigeria and home to many of the Boko Haram fighters. It is the most heavily attack of all…

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ICC Note The Fulani are an ethnic tribe that spans across most of sub-Saharan Africa. They are also a predominately Muslim group. This means that when one of them tries to leave Islam for another faith, they do not allow it. This is the case for Bulus, a Fulani Nigerian, from Northern Nigeria. When he…

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ICC Note In the last 5 months, Boko Haram has killed nearly 400 people in Northeastern Nigeria and Cameroon. This is nearly double the number killed in the previous 5 months. This also comes during the Nigerian Military’s biggest push to end Boko Haram. President Buhari had given a command to capture the terrorist leader…

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ICC Note A Catholic Priest was kidnapped and then killed in Nigeria Late Friday night, September 1. Rev. Cyriacus Onunkwo, of the diocese of Orlu, Imo state was driving through the town Friday night, when he was stopped, pulled from his car and taken off. Later the next day, his body was found in bushes…

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ICC Note Boko Haram has attacked another IDP camp in Northeastern Nigeria. The attack took place on Thursday morning, August 31. They raided the camp in order to steal food and other aid products. During the attack, they killed 11 people that had already fled from their terror campaign. They also injured several other people.…

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