Tag: Boko Haram

Bus Bombing in Abuja, Nigeria takes more than 70 lives

Originally published in Christian Telegraph More than 70 people have been killed in a bomb blast at a crowded bus station on the outskirts of Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, officials say, reports Jeremy Reynalds, Senior Correspondent for ASSIST News Service. According to a story by the BBC’s Haruna Tangaza, the explosion […]

Nigeria is ‘at war’ with Boko Haram

Originally published in Christian Today The Nigerian President’s spokesman has said that the conflict with Boko Haram is a “war situation”. Speaking to Lagos-based Channels TV on February 28, Doyin Okupe said: “We are dealing with a very, very serious enemy. We are engaged in a war that has been […]

Boko Haram killing spree claims 110 Nigerians

Bishop says Islamist insurgency ‘has no limits’ to its targets The militant Islamist sect Boko Haram is suspected of killing at least 110 people of various faiths across Nigeria during the past week, prompting the country’s top Catholic bishop to declare the rebel movement “has no limits.” On Thursday, Sept. […]