Nigeria Probes Protesters Under Terror-Financing Law

Nigeria is investigating prominent participants in recent protests against police brutality for possible violations of a law against financing terrorism. A filing by the Central Bank of Nigeria in a federal court in Abuja asking to freeze 20 bank accounts for 180 days was backed by allegations the account owners may have broken the counter-terrorism... Continue Reading →

UPDATED: Nigerian Army releases list of 86 wanted terrorists

The Nigerian Army, on Wednesday, released a list of 86 people wanted in connection with the act of terrorism. They were alleged to be members of the notorious Boko Haram sect. The latest release is the fourth to be issued by the military authorities, who have in the past been rolling out lists of wanted... Continue Reading →

CBN action: #EndSARS campaigners should explain use of funds, says Akeredolu

The Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has said #EndSARS promoters whose bank accounts were frozen recently by the Central Bank of Nigeria should approach a competent court to justify the “legitimate” source and use of funds in the frozen accounts. Akeredolu, who is also the Ondo State Governor, said it was... Continue Reading →

Zambian First Lady, Esther Lungu Cries Over Increased Killing Of Innocent People

Zambia's First Lady Esther Lungu broke down in tears and fell to her knees as she appealed for an end to a spate of mysterious gas attacks that have spread across the country. Police have been unable to catch those who have been targeting homes and schools by spraying victims with a gas that leaves... Continue Reading →

Children among 22 killed in attack on Cameroon village

At least 22 people have been killed in an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon, the UN says. Over half those killed in Ntumbo were children, and local media report that several victims were burned alive. No-one has claimed responsibility for Friday's incident, but an opposition party blamed the army. Cameroon's government, which has... Continue Reading →

Tackle Insecurity For National Growth, CAN Tells FG

The Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Lagos State chapter, Apostle Alexander Bamgbola, has called on the Federal Government to tackle insecurity, saying it is hampering the progress of the nation. Bamgbola made the call in reaction to the increasing attacks and killings by Boko Haram insurgents and bandits. A statement issued by the church on... Continue Reading →

CAN Flays Buhari’s Claim That 90% Boko Haram Victims Are Muslims

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said that it is not true that the Boko Haram insurgency has claimed the lives of more Christians than Muslims. He argued that the contrary was the case, insisting that “90 percent” of deaths from attacks by the terrorists were Muslims. Buhari gave his position in an... Continue Reading →

I Take Leah’s Motherhood Status With All Pleasure –Father

Nathan Sharibu, the father of the teenage Christian girl, Leah, said he had received the news of his daughter’s reported motherhood status while still under captivity with all pleasure. Sharibu, who responded to inquiries from news reporters, said: “I remain undaunted because, if that is the will of God; then, I receive it with all... Continue Reading →

“Stop The Killings”, Northern Christians Under Insurgents’ Siege – CAN

The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in the 19 northern states and the Federal Capital Territory, Rev.  Yakubu Pam, has alleged that Christians in the  North are under siege following the recent kidnapping and killing of the Christian faithful in the area by Boko Haram/ISWAP insurgents. In a statement on Wednesday, Pam decried  ... Continue Reading →

1,000 Northern Christians Killed In January – Ecumenical Youths

Over 15,000 Christians in the North were killed between 2015 and 2019 in attacks targeted at Christian communities by insurgents and bandits, a coalition of Christians under the aegis of Ecumenical Youths Association, has said. The President of EYA, Daboikiabo Warmate, stated this in an interview with reporters after a press conference on the state... Continue Reading →

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