Tag: Boko Haram

Freed Boko Haram hostages praise God for survival

Originally published in Christianity Today The freed hostages of Boko Haram who were recently rescued by the Nigerian army have recounted the terrifying ordeals they suffered at the hands of the Islamic extremists, and they are thanking God for their survival. “We just have to give praise to God that […]

Nigerian forces take back four towns from Boko Haram

Originally published in Christian Today Nigeria and its Lake Chad Basin allies pushed Boko Haram out of four more towns in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno after a joint allied offensive conducted over the weekend. According to a Yahoo! News article citing AFP, a joint operation involving Nigerian, Chadian and […]

Nigeria: Suicide bomber kills 49 in school assembly

Originally published in Christian Today A suicide bomber dressed as a student killed at least 48 people, most of them students, and injured 79 others at a school assembly in the northeastern Nigerian town of Potiskum on Monday, a hospital official said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack […]