Tag: Boko Haram

Boko Haram overruns town, kills 100

Originally published in World Watch Monitor Suspected members of the radical Islamic group Boko Haram have taken over Gwoza, a major town in Nigeria’s north-eastern State of Borno on August 5. Details of the attack are sketchy; several bridges linking the town to Borno’s capital, Maiduguri, and to other neighbouring […]

USA, West ignore Boko Harams’ religious motives

Originally published in Christian Telegraph The United States and other western nations have ignored the religious motivation of the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram and must understand the theological dynamics in Nigeria in order to curb terrorism in the western African country, the archbishop of Nigeria’s Anglican Church told Baptist […]

21 dead as Boko Haram targets World Cup supporters

Originally published in Christian Today An explosion in a shopping mall in Nigeria’s capital Abuja killed at least 21 as crowds gathered to watch the Nigeria v Argentina World Cup match yesterday, June 25. The Associated Press reports witnesses as saying a motorcyclist dropped the bomb at the entrance to […]

US deploys troops in hunt for missing Nigerian girls

Oringinally published in CBN The United States is deploying an unarmed Predator drone, along with about 80 military personnel, to Chad to help search for the Nigerian school girls kidnapped by the Islamic terror group, Boko Haram. The mostly Air Force personnel will fly and monitor reconnaissance aircraft and also […]

Deception: the art of Islamic war

By INcontext Ministries On 14 April, the Islamic militant group Boko Haram stormed an all-girls secondary school in the village of Chibok in Nigeria’s Borno state, taking hundreds of young women with them asthey disappeared into a remote area along the border with Cameroon. The kidnapping occurred on the same […]