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Boko Haram attacks continue despite recent arrests

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Terrorism | The latest attack by the insurgent group Boko Haram left nearly 100 Muslims dead Wednesday night. A local government official said the militant Nigerian…

Nigerian Christians show us how to face persecution

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | The U.S. Supreme Court’s calamitous approval of same-sex marriage came the morning after I returned from the calamitous corners of war-torn northeastern…

African nations band together to defeat Boko Haram

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | WASHINGTON African countries will not defeat Boko Haram terrorists unless they work together, experts at a Wilson Center forum in Washington, D.C., said…

Nigerian court dismisses murder case against child bride

By Onize Ohikere
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Nigeria | Wasila Tasi’u, 15, appeared Monday in a Nigerian court wearing a full-face veil. The case against her: murdering her husband with rat poison. Tasi’u’s…

Nigerian military caught in war crime allegations

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Nigeria | Northern Nigeria remains in the state of unrest that began with the onset of Boko Haram in 2009. The Islamic extremist group, whose name means “western…

Nigerian bankers arrested in corruption crack-down

Nigerian bankers arrested in corruption crack-down

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Nigeria | The Nigerian Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) arrested 21 bankers for stealing defaced currency worth more than six billion naira, more than $33…

Obama’s hot-air commencement address

By Cal Thomas
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Climate Change | I didn’t attend my commencement ceremony at American University in Washington, D.C. I chose instead to receive my degree in the mail. I didn’t want to…

Globe Trot: Osama bin Laden’s treasure trove of documents

By Mindy Belz
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International | OBL: Among the trove of documents from Osama bin Laden declassified this week was an application for joining al Qaeda. IRELAND: Polls are open today for a…

Will the UN pressure Boko Haram’s pregnant captives to abort?

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Nigeria’s military recently has rescued hundreds of women and girls abducted by the violent Islamic militant group Boko Haram. Many are pregnant, likely…

Limited supplies of weapons, fuel, food crippling Boko Haram

By Julia A. Seymour
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Nigeria | A multi-national offensive against Boko Haram in Nigeria has freed hundreds of captives in recent weeks. Some former hostages say the Islamic extremist group…

Globe Trot: Freed Boko Haram captives tell of abuse, starvation

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: Some women held by Boko Haram were stoned to death as the army closed in to rescue them. The freed women said they were fed only ground, dry…

Nigeria frees more women and girls from Boko Haram

By Lynde Langdon
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Nigeria | Nigeria announced its military has freed 234 girls and women held captive by Boko Haram in the Sambisa Forest. This latest rescue brings the total number of…

 
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