Pastor Saint and the Nigeria Story

Remember to Pray for our Spiritual Family in Nigeria

ICC Note: Boko Haram released a video of 10 women that they are currently holding captive. These women are believed to be from the convoy that was attack last month. In the video, they are pleading to the Nigerian government to negotiate their release. In a video posted shortly after the capture, Boko Haram’s leader,…Continue reading…

ICC Note:  Boko Haram continue to use women and even children in their war on Nigeria and Christians. On Saturday, July 15, two young boys went out to herd their cattle, when they came in contact with Boko Haram Militants. They were taken for a few hours,  one was fitted with a suicide bomb vest…Continue reading…

ICC Note: Boko Haram Conducted one its most deadly attacks in months late Tuesday night. This attack involved four suicide bombers and killed 19 people. This attack took place in Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State. This city has seen some of the worst attacks Boko Haram has been able to commit. It also a…Continue reading…

ICC Note: Boko Haram released a new video of a public execution of 8 men. They called these men apostates, meaning they had left the Islamic Faith. The crime of leaving Islam, only has one punishment in Boko Haram’s view, Death.  They carried out these executions and many other punishments in a video in order…Continue reading…

ICC Note: In a country deeply divided between ethnic and religious lines, the untimely sickness and medical treatment of the president has increased fears and tensions in Nigeria. However, The Nasarawa State Chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has created a committee to intensify prayers for the quick recovery of President Buhari. Despite their…Continue reading…

ICC Note: Boko Haram conducted another attack on the University of Maiduguri on Friday July 7, 2017. The university has been a regular place for the terrorist organization to attack. Recently the school laid out plans to increase security and even built trenches around the perimeter to make entry hard for attackers. Thankfully this attack…Continue reading…

ICC Note: Five countries created the Lake Chad Basin Commission in 2015 to fight Boko Haram in Nigeria. At their meeting this week, the commission realized that they may lack the funding to finish their task. Boko Haram has lost 70% of its territory and this has caused the group to splinter. With no effective…Continue reading…

ICC Note: A Nigerian pastor approached two Fulani herdsmen whose cattle had encroached on his farm. One of them slashed him with a machete, however, he was able to overpower the man before sustaining any other injuries. The two brothers who owned the cattle were arrested. The pastor forgave the two men and settled with…Continue reading…

ICC Note:   The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, has called on the Christians of Nigeria to stop worrying about Muslims trying to Islamize Nigeria. He would rather see them reach out and make the nation Christian. This is amid many people thinking the Nigerian government is making moves towards an Islamic Ideal. He would rather…Continue reading…

ICC Note:  Christian leaders in Nigeria are calling for young students to boycott new compulsory Arabic classes. This has come quickly in the wake of rumors of the Nigerian government eliminating Christian Religious Studies courses. This is a disturbing trend in the education of young people in Nigeria that seems to push them towards Islam.…Continue reading…