Articles Tagged with nigeria

Rachel Dolezal Used N-Word When Discussing Son’s Geography Lesson

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Video footage of Rachel Dolezal using the “N-word” while discussing her son’s challenges in school and other racial issues was released online last Friday. The footage was recorded during a student interview in early 2014. According to its video description on YouTube, Lauren Campbell had the opportunity to interview Rachel as part of her senior… Read more »

Abducted Women Freed In Nigeria, Shot At Their Rescuers

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 14: Two hundred and seventy Wellington school girls protest against the abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls as they march to Parliament grounds on May 14, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. Islamist militant group Boko Haram abducted around 200 schoolgirls last month as they sat for an exam near Cameroon in Nigeria. The Nigerian girls are currently being held hostage with reports suggesting the group will sell the girls. (Photo by Marty Melville/Getty Images)

Reports from Nigeria say that nearly 160 women and children who were abducted by Boko Haram extremists have been rescued. This news came one day after reports that around 200 children and 93 abducted women were also freed from the terrorist organization. While the news of abducted women being freed from Boko Haram is good,… Read more »

Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 21 Near Chibok

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Boko Haram militants have killed at least 21 people in attacks near the northern Nigerian village of Chibok close to where the rebels abducted more than 200 schoolgirls last year, according to reports, as the radical Islamist group steps up its violent campaign ahead of national elections. The group’s nearly six-year insurgency has ravaged wide… Read more »

Boko Haram: Archbishop Slams A Lack Of Assistance From The West

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Ignatius Kaigama, the Catholic Archbishop of Jos and one of Africa’s most senior church leaders, has slammed Western governments for ignoring the threat posed by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. The Independent says that the Archbishop spoke as spoke as bodies lay strewn on the ground in Baga in north-east Nigeria, nine days after… Read more »

Boko Haram Continues Killing Spree — 15 Dead In Nigerian Town

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The killings carried out by the terrorist group Boko Haram have not slowed down. According to Reuters, gunmen suspected as Islamic militants opened fire on a Nigerian town in the northeastern part of the country. The Boko Haram attack killed at least 15 people, according to witness accounts from a security source. A survivor of… Read more »

Nigeria Declared Ebola-Free After 42 Days With No New Cases

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The World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared Nigeria free of Ebola after the country passed the 42 day period without any new cases of the disease. According to Time, a period of 42 days is used because it is double the incubation period of Ebola. In order to officially be declared Ebola-free a country has… Read more »