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  • Bring Back Our Girls
    Where are the girls? Bring Back Our Girls are still gone
    Since April of this year the missing 200 school girls, that were captured by Abubakar Shekau (leader of the Boko Haram and his goons), have not been released. The “Bring Back Our Girls” campaign needs our continued prayers.According to...
  • Performer Profile: Nigerian producer & performer Davido
    Performer Profile: Nigerian producer & performer Davido
    David Adedeji Adeleke, the American born, Nigerian producer and artist is making much noise in the music industry. Better known as Davido, the musician was recently recognized for his work with an award at the 2014 BET awards in June for Best...
  • Tragedy Strikes Nigerian School
    Tragedy Strikes Nigerian School
    The Government Science Secondary School in the town of Potiskum, Nigeria was the scene of bloody carnage today. A suicide bomber was able to blend in with the boys during morning assembly and blew up some 46 children. When the parents arrived all...
  • Boko Haram kidnapping of schoolgirls update
    Boko Haram crisis: 219 abducted girls still missing, world gone tone-deaf?
    It's been seven months since 219 school girls were abducted from Nigeria by Boko Haram Islamist extremists. And as the crisis continues to unfold with allegations of alleged forced marriages, the latest news suggests governments have grown...
  • Nigeria declared Ebola free by WHO
    Nigeria declared Ebola free by WHO
    Although Nigeria had reported 20 cases of Ebola, 8 of whom died, the country has now been declared free of the deadly disease by the World Health Organization.Nigeria, the most populated country in Africa with 160 million people, was first exposed...
  • BBOG is still in the thoughts & prayers of a nation
    'Bring Back Our Girls' has not been forgotten
    The campaign was started back in May of this year when over 200 Nigerian girls were abducted from their boarding school and were reported to be sold as brides for $ 12 each. Parents were frantic and needed assistance to “Bring Back Our Girls...
  • Stop the FLights
    Man dies on flight from Nigeria to N.Y. after vomiting, CDC rules out Ebola
    On Thursday, a man flying to New York City from Nigeria died after a fit of vomiting, the New York Post reported. After what was described as a cursory examination by the CDC, Ebola was ruled out.According to the report, the man was vomiting in...
  • Boko Harams' "Fake Leader" died, 135 militants surrender
    Boko Harams' "Fake Leader" died, 135 militants surrender
    Nigerian forces battling Boko Haram Islamist terror group has killed the man posing as the group’s leader, subsequently resulting in 135 Boko Haram fighters surrendering to authorities Nigeria’s Defense Ministry said. The soldiers and...
  • Obama's Kenyan Family
    Boko Haram jihadists slaughter dozens during attack on Nigerian marketplace
    While all eyes appear to be on the internationalterrorist threat posed by radical Muslims known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a Nigerian based al-Qaida affiliate ambushedshoppers at a marketplace in Nigeria'sBorno province...
  • Boko Haram Imitates Islamic State in Iraq
    Nigeria's Boko Haram following ISIS's modus operandi in caliphate building
    Nigeria's own radical Muslim group, al-Qaida ally Boko Haram, invaded and now occupies the town of Michika in northeastern Nigeria, according to reports in Middle Eastern news media on Monday. The group, which is just as ruthless, deadly and...
  • Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau
    Video: Boko Haram addresses America, declares an 'Islamic caliphate'
    Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau declared an Islamic caliphate in the northeastern town of Gwoza in Borno State in northern Nigeria, as reported Tuesday at the Sydney Morning Herald.Shekau also taunted France, Israel and the United States in a...
  • mySister!
    Maria Ogedengbe is mySister!
    In a small art studio located in the West Bottoms there are stacks of hand patterned fabrics and friezes hanging on the walls. One wall holds a large window overlooking the Bottoms opened to allow fresh air and sunlight into the studio, a...
  • Deadly Ebola Virus
    State Of Emergency Declared Over Spread Of Deadly Ebola Virus
    WEST AFRICA, Sierra Leone - A state of emergency has been declared in Sierra Leone, West Africa on Thursday where they will now join Liberia to impose strict measures to keep the deadly Ebola virus from spreading and will place sick patients under...
  • Boko Haram's Leader Abubakar Shekau
    Nigeria's Boko Haram kidnaps top African official's wife
    Nigeria'sal-Qaida-linked Islamist group Boko Haram on Sundayallegedly kidnapped the wife ofthe vice prime minister of theneighboring nation of Cameroon, according to police officials. Besides the kidnapping the terrorists are being blamed for...
  • Boko Haram Kills 100's of Villagers
    Boko Haram Kills 100's of Villagers
    Boko Haram, the Islamic terrorist group from the Northeastern section if Nigeria has once again gone on the warpath. Launching rocket propelled grenades and homemade bombs the rebels killed most of one village and are burning it to the ground....