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Remember to Pray for our Spiritual Family in Nigeria

By Linda Jones 01/18/2018 Washington, DC (International Christian Concern) – On November 2016, 200 Christian families in the villages of Kigam, Angwan, Magaii, Kikpene and Kiziti suffered an attack from Fulani militants. The victims saw their churches demolished, their houses burned down, and several villagers were killed or injured. The majority of the villagers are…

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ICC Note The Taraba State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria has called on President Buhari to end all support for the Fulani militants and ensure that their attacks on farming communities end. They have also call on all of the cattle magnates and emirs that own the Fulani cattle, to establish ranches and…

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ICC Note A reporter for Morning Star news described his trip to Nigeria, where he was trying to look into Fulani attacks and the areas affected by them. He specifically was interested in finding out about the abductions that have become common in the Middle Belt of Nigeria. They have shown that they are able…

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ICC Note The leader of the gang that kidnapped four British missionaries, killing one, late last year, has been killed. Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo masterminded the kidnapping of the four missionaries for ransom. Less than a day after the initial abduction, however, one of them, Ian Squire, was killed for singing Amazing Grace to his fellow captives.…

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ICC Note The Nigerian Army stopped a triple suicide bombing from taking place in Borno State recently. Sadly, the suicide bombers involved were all young girls who were said to be targeting Gamboru Ngala area of Borno. Two of the girls were shot by the military in their attempt to attack the target. The third…

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ICC Note Six Nigerian nuns who had been kidnapped two months ago, were finally released on January 7. This news was joyful for the Sisters of the Eucharistic Heart of Christ, to whom the six sisters belonged. Kidnappings for ransom have become increasingly prevalent in the southern half of Nigeria. It is believed that these…

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ICC Note Doyin Okupe, the former aide to the past Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has given a look into the Fulani Violence that has plagued Middle Nigeria for decades. He reports that since 2016, there have been more than 1,000 documented deaths at the hands of the militants. He also explains how many of the…

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ICC Note Fulani attacked several villages in Benue state just before Christmas. The Fulani have taken responsibility for the attack. In a statement by Garus Gololo, a leader of Miyetti Allah cattle breeders in Benue State, he tries to say that this attack was conducted in retaliation for the theft of cattle from Fulani who…

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After Nearly Four Years in Captivity, Young Girl is Safe 01/05/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that one of the Chibok schoolgirls who was kidnapped in 2014 has escaped and is in safe keeping with the Nigerian government. The Nigerian military announced the rescue of the girl in…

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ICC Note A mother and daughter in Northern Nigeria have been accused of kidnapping in an attempt by the husband, who converted to Islam a few years ago, to force his family to convert as well. According to the wife, her husband converted in 2012 in order to get a job that he wanted. The…

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