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Most Deadly Ebola Outbreak Ever Reaches Lagos, Nigeria

Ebola Virus Hits Nigeria

With the death of a Liberian man in Lagos, the death toll has finally reached Nigeria in what has been described as the most deadly Ebola virus outbreak in the recorded history of mankind. Onyebuchi Chukwu, the country’s health minister, told Reuters that a 40-year-old consultant for the Liberian Finance Ministry named Patrick Sawyer collapsed… Read more »

Islamic Terrorists Attack Church, Murder Dozens In Nigeria

Islamic militants attacked Christians in several Nigerian villages today.

Islamic terrorists in Nigeria have killed dozens of Christian worshippers and burned at least four churches to the ground this Sunday morning as Christians gathered to worship. The attacks took place in villages near the location where Boko Haram recently kidnapped hundreds of Christian girls and threatened to sell them into slavery. Attacks by Islamic… Read more »

Explosion At Nigeria World Cup Viewing Center

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On Tuesday night, violence struck again in the Nigerian city of Damaturu, when a suicide bomber detonated a tricycle taxi packed with explosives at an outdoor World Cup viewing center. Reports have said at least 21 people have been killed, but the death toll is likely to rise. Currently the main hospital at Damaturu, capital… Read more »

Nigerian Hunters Gather to Find Abducted Girls

tribal hunters to aid Nigerian military

Nigeria continues to make headlines today as traditional Nigerian hunters gather together to help find the nearly 300 girls who were abducted by Islamic extremists. The Nigerian hunters are ready for the task at hand, and they are armed and highly skilled. The hunters arm themselves with homemade guns, poisoned spears, and amulets. They also… Read more »

Nigerian Girl Recounts Boko Haram Abduction

Nigerian Parents Mourning Kidnapped Children

What Sarah Lawan endured as one among nearly 300 teenage schoolgirls abducted by Nigeria’s Islamic rebels, Boko Haram, was so frightening that she now fears returning to school. The 19-year-old spoke over the phone with The Associated Press from her hometown of Chibok, a city in Northeast Nigeria that’s also home to the school from… Read more »

Hillary Clinton Refused To Label Boko Haram As Terrorist Group

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Hillary Clinton refused to designate Boko Haram as a terrorist group despite pressure for two years before the Nigerian organization kidnapped 200 girls to sell into the sex trade. The former Secretary of State and likely presidential candidate has made multiple public statements condemning the deplorable kidnapping, but neglected to discuss the missed opportunity to… Read more »

Islamic Group In Nigeria Abducts 129 Girls From School

Nigeria Bombing In Abuja

Just eight of 129 teenage girls kidnapped late Tuesday from a Nigerian school in the country’s northeastern region had managed to escape as of late Wednesday. The fate of the rest still remains uncertain. After more than a year of enduring near-daily bombings by the Islamic militia group known as Boko Haram, observers in Nigeria… Read more »

Boko Haram Attacks Lead To School Closings In Nigeria

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Northeastern Nigeria is experiencing almost daily bombings, thought to be carried out by Boko Haram. Boko Haram was created in 2002, and consists of a coalition of armed fighters. They are thought to be responsible for the deaths of 1,300 people since January, and 130 people in the last five days. According to the Council… Read more »

Boko Haram Islamic Terrorists Kill 12 At Christian Wedding In Nigeria

Boko Haram Victims

A Boko Haram terrorist attack by militant Islamists has killed 12 at a wedding in Nigeria. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Boko Haram has caused much suffering in the past. Several months ago the Islamists killed 42 children in a school. Unfortunately, the jihad continued to target schools in a war on Nigerian students…. Read more »

Boko Haram Blamed For At Least 30 Deaths In Nigerian Terror Attacks

The Slaughter Continues In Nigeria

Commentary | Boko Haram has been blamed for the death and destruction that rocked the northeastern city of Potiskum, Nigeria on Saturday; killing seven and injuring dozens more. At least 30 people were murdered during the last three days in a wave of shooting, stabbing and bombing by the Islamist fanatics terrorizing the African nation…. Read more »

Christians Being Killed By Islamists In Egypt And Nigeria

Islamists Burn Coptic Homes In Egypt

Commentary | Christians in Egypt and Nigeria continue to suffer at the hands of Islamists. In Egypt, Muslim mobs are rampaging through Coptic villages, while, in Nigeria, the radical Islamist terror group, Boko Haram, continues to blow up churches and slaughter Christians in their homes. While the looting, bombing, burning, and killing continues to terrify… Read more »

Nigeria Car Bombing Kills 38

Nigeria Car Bombing

A car bombing in Nigeria’s Kaduna city has at least 38 dead, and more injured, according to Abubakar Zakari Adamu, spokesman for the Kaduna state Emergency Management. Adamu stated that many who suffered serious injuries are being treated at local hospitals. The bombing, which shook the city early Easter Sunday morning, happened near two churches,… Read more »