Pastor Saint and the Nigeria Story

Remember to Pray for our Spiritual Family in Nigeria

ICC Note: The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, blames the Nigerian media for stoking religious tension by posting false information about the replacement of Christian Religious Studies with Islamic Religious Knowledge in Nigerian Secondary Schools. In fact, Adamu says he has done the exact opposite, instead of replacing one for the other, he has made…Continue reading…

ICC Note: In 2014, Boko Haram invaded villages throughout Nigeria and kidnapped 276 girls, the “Chibok girls”, from a boarding school. So far 103 girls have been released, 21 in October and the others last month. While their families welcomed them with open arms, fear quickly settled in as families feared the girls turning on…Continue reading…

ICC Note: In solidarity with those who have died from the Fulani Militia attacks, Muslims and Christians held a procession in Makurdi, Benue State to support the government’s Open Grazing Prohibition Law. This law should put an end to the over 17 years of mindless killing and invasions of Benue communities by herdsmen. This law…Continue reading…

ICC Note: In Nigeria, five female suicide bombers killed 12 people and left 11 injured. No groups have claimed the attack, but the use of female suicide bombers is a tactic used by Boko Haram. The three bombs went off in Borno State, which has seen the worst of the Boko Haram insurgency. Since 2009,…Continue reading…

ICC Note: Two Chibok girls who escaped from Boko Haram tell the horror they faced when they were kidnapped. They just graduated from Canyonville Christian Academy and will be attending Southeastern University in Florida in the fall. 113 girls are still missing as of today but thankfully these two girls have the opportunity to get…Continue reading…

ICC Note The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) protested the elimination of Christian Religious Knowledge from secondary schools. Now students will only be able to choose between Islamic/Arabic Studies and French. Since French teachers are rare, secondary students will be forced to take Islamic studies. The CAN believes that this is the government’s attempt to…Continue reading…

ICC Note A retired Nigerian Bishop stated that the level of poverty in his country was unacceptable. He accuses the government of mismanagement. This mismanagement has left people in poverty which is unnecessary given the bountiful resources of the country. Furthermore poverty has left the country divided allowing violence from groups like Fulani Militia. Nigerians…Continue reading…

ICC Note In Nigeria, an unknown gunman attacked six communities in Batagaraw LGA in Katsina State and killed three people and injured five. The attack is still under investigation, along with the motive. However, the Katsina community in Nigeria is a well-known Christian group in Africa. 06/14/2017 Nigeria (All Africa) – Three persons were killed…Continue reading…

ICC Note The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) calls on the government to control the movement of Fulani Herdsman. Fulani Militia have been attacking farms depriving farmers of their livelihood. Many of these farmers are Christians who were forced back on their farms because of the recession. Now these farmers are in danger of losing…Continue reading…

ICC Note The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) condemns the absence of Christians in the newly formed administration of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state. The CAN demands that the Governor honor his campaign promise and correct the lopsided political appointments. Additionally, they demand the employment of qualified Christian Religious Studies teachers to cater for…Continue reading…