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  • Boko Haram Launches Major Offensive
    Boko Haram Launches Major Offensive
    Nigeria's Islamic rebels Boko Haram launched a major offensive against Maiduguri the largest city in northeastern Nigeria. The city has some 2 million who were rocked by artillery and small arms fire this past Sunday. The terrorists attacked...
  • Namadi Sambo jeered for mangling Islamic prayer
    Nigerian VP jeered for mangling Muslim prayer (Video)
    A video going viral on YouTube derides Nigerian Vice President Namadi Sambo for mangling the elementary Islamist prayer ofFatiha, recorded at a recent official event.According to an article published by the Nigerian News Agency NAIJ on Jan. 25,...
  • Boko Haram Threatens More Attacks Are Coming
    Boko Haram Threatens More Attacks Are Coming
    The leader of Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau released a video on Tuesday where he takes credit for the Baga massacre and warns of impending attacks. The Baga massacre left some 2,000 villagers killed and some 4,000 buildings destroyed. The response to...
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    Nigerian ex-pat, new American, and returning citizen
    Achike Okoro celebrates five years of being released from state prison (in Maryland) and two years of completing his probation. Now Okoro is probation free -- employed -- and looking to stay on the straight and narrow."It took me a long time...
  • Boko Haram Slaughters Thousands
    Boko Haram Slaughters Thousands
    Nigeria's infamous Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram has attacked the town of Baga which is on the border of Chad. Mostly women, children, and elderly were killed because they were slow in getting away from the attack. Many of the bodies are...
  • Boko Haram “leader” Abubakar Shekau
    ‘Deadliest massacre’ in Boko Haram history facilitated by restrictive gun laws
    With body numbers described as “too many to count,” but with estimates ranging from “hundreds” to “2,000,” mass murders in Nigeria are being described by Amnesty International as “the deadliest massacre...
  • Boko Haram extremists
    Global outrage won't win Nigeria's war with Boko Haram
    On Saturday, the Associated Press reported that Boko Haram extremists are now targeting the elderly in Nigerian villages they have captured. In the Gwoza local government area, residents of five villages 80 miles southeast of Maiduguri had to flee...
  • Boko Haram
    Nearly two hundred women and children kidnapped in Nigerian village
    Terrorists kidnapped 172 women and children and killed dozens of other people in an attack on Sunday in the northeast Nigerian village of Gumsuri. News of the attack and kidnapping did not reach officials until Thursday, which is not uncommon in...
  • Nigeria poised to become key automotive hub of Africa
    Nigeria poised to become key automotive hub of Africa
    Despite continuing fears about Ebola in the region, Volkswagen and Stallion Group of Dubai reaffirmed their plans to begin building cars in Nigeria sometime next year. The move would mark the German automaker’ second venture on the continent...
  • Boko Haram suspected in Nigeria jailbreak that freed 200
    Boko Haram suspected in Nigeria jailbreak that freed 200
    Police in Nigeria have reported the third jail break in two months in the country has released more than 200 prisoners from their cells. Al Jazeera reports on Monday that armed men attacked a jail in the central city of Minna on Saturday. By...
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    Nigeria kicks out U.S. military trainers, hints of government corruption rife
    Just a few short months ago, the media, the world of entertainment as well as the Executive Branch of the federal government was simply agog over what was deemed "hash tag diplomacy" as a response to the hundreds of purposefully targeted...
  • What do you think of children brides?
    Did child bride poison husband?
    It's very possible that a 14-year-old child bride may get the death penalty for murdering her husband just weeks after the wedding took place.The incident happened in Nigeria. According to Newser.com, the bride was not a wealthy one and was...
  • 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...