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ICC Note A Former Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) President, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has called on the Church in Nigeria to grow together, not divide over issues. He believes that the Church is allowing divisions among members to weaken them. He said this at the release of a new book by one of Nigeria’s premier…

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ICC Note Children in Nigeria are concerned about their own lack of schooling, violence and terrorism, according to a report done by UNICEF. This is unsurprising as Nigeria is torn apart by groups such as Boko Haram and Fulani militants, who have murdered hundreds or even thousands of men, women and children so far this…

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ICC Note Fulani herdsman have said that they will resist any order for them to stop their nomadic grazing lifestyle. This is problematic as it shows that they have no desire to end the violence that has been plaguing the Middle Belt of Nigeria for many years. So far this year, Fulani militants have killed…

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ICC Note 5 more Christians have been killed in Plateau and Benue States in Nigeria with 5 more missing over the past two weeks. All of these have been by suspected Fulani militants. It is following several other attacks in previous weeks that has shown an increasing trend of attacks in these two states. It…

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ICC Note The Kebbi State government in Nigeria has decided to establish a permanent settlement for the Fulani herdsmen and the cattle. This is a move to help relieve tensions between the Fulani and the Christian farmers whom they often attack. They have promised to ensure that the Fulani have everything that they need to…

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ICC Note President Buhari has reaffirmed his administration’s desire and resolve in rescuing the remaining 113 Chibok girls. Of the original 276 girls that were abducted in April of 2014, 163 girls have escaped, or been rescued. According to the news outlet, Naija News, the administration has been working tirelessly and quietly to obtain the…

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ICC Note Fulani Christian Leadership gathered recently to denounce the violence by Fulani militants and called on all tribes and faiths to come together in peace. They visited the palace in Irigwe to meet with families and leaders of those killed in recent attacks. These attacks have left more than 60 dead in Plateau state…

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ICC Note Open Doors and Voice of the Martyrs Canada co-wrote a report in which they conclude that the Fulani violence in Nigeria has turned into possible ethnic cleansing. They detail the attacks that take place in Benue State and show that these attacks are extreme and target Christians specifically. The study claims that violent…

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ICC Note The Christian Association(CAN) of Nigeria has called to question President Muhamadu Buhari’s lack of response to the Fulani militant killings in Nigeria. They believe that he has not denounced the attacks appropriately. They also wanted to know why the militants who have been attacking these villages have not been arrested or punished for…

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ICC Note So far the Nigerian police have been able to identify and arrest 2 suspects in the kidnapping of 4 British missionaries who regained their freedom last week. A third accomplice was killed during a shootout between the police and the individuals. This is an important step in ending the problem of kidnaps for…

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