Many feared dead as B/Haram ambushes troops, oil prospectors

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Scores of security operatives and civilians are feared dead and many missing after a convoy of oil prospectors being escorted by security operatives were ambushed in Magumeri Local Government Area of Borno State yesterday by suspected Boko Haram insurgents. Security and civilian sources said the incident occurred about 8:30am in  Bornoyesu village, a distance of
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National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) has viewed with much concern and apprehension, the issues currently unfolding in the country.

The Federal Government on Thursday bowed to pressure and directed the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to separate the Christian Religious Knowledge and Islamic Religious Knowledge subjects in the basic education curriculum.

The beautiful woman identified as Sarah John (Awa) is among the fourteen women kidnapped in a raid by the militant group on a military/police convoy in Borno State some weeks ago.

Brother Abdul pastors a small church in northern Nigeria. Once a radical Muslim, Abdul met Christ when he was infiltrating a church to terrorize Christians. He now serves in a heavily Muslim area so he can share Christ with them. Because of his witness, his eldest son was murdered and his home burned to the ground.

Some sins are more passive than active. We may call these sins of omission rather than sins of commission because they are all about what we don’t do.

Four Boko Haram terrorists willingly deserted their hideouts and surrendered themselves of 120 Task Force Battalion at Goniri on Monday, July 17th. A statement signed by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations, identifies one of them as a high-profile terrorist, Konto Fanami, the Ameer of Kafa hideout of the Boko Haram terrorists
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Don Moen, global praise and worship icon, was hit by “fake news” this week as reports of his death went viral via the internet.

Her name is Aisha Mazadu Bala, a 14-year-old from Gidan Mato Sambirni, Maigana Soba Local Government Area of Kaduna State. A pure Hausa girl from the Christian faith.

The Australian powerhouse ministry Planetshakers is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the release of a new EP from its worship band this week.

Barronelle Stutzman, also known as the “Christian grandma florist,” is now asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her appeal to reverse a Washington court’s decision earlier this year that found her guilty of discrimination for refusing to provide flowers for a gay wedding.

People displaced by Boko Haram violence wait to fill water containers in March at the Muna Dalti Internally Displaced People’s camp in Maiduguri, Borno state in northeastern Nigeria. Photo by UNICEF/Gilbertson NORTHEAST NIGERIA (BP) — Food aid is beginning to reach Nigerian Christians and others displaced by Boko Haram violence in the Lake Chad Basin,
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“Last year’s inaugural Essence Festival Durban was an immense success, and we’re thrilled to once again partner with eThekwini Municipality for another one-of-a-kind cultural experience,” said Essence Communications President Michelle Ebanks. “This year, we’re welcoming Bishop T.D. Jakes to the festival in South Africa for his very first headliner appearance. His uplifting and empowering words
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Is. 9: 6 “… and the government shall be upon His shoulder …” 1.Nigeria is said to have a population equal in number of Christians and Muslims yet Christians have to rely on the generosity of the Muslim promoted parties to participate in government as reflected in the three arms: the Legislature, Executive and Judiciary,
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I’m inconsistent by nature. I’m a BIG idea person and an excellent starter, but I struggle to be a finisher. This has been gravely evident in my spiritual life. I tell myself: I’m going to memorize one new scripture a week (not quite). I’ll wake up every morning at 4:00 am to have my quiet
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Are you one to crumble at life’s circumstances? Or do you allow them to make you stronger? When life brings something painful or you simply feel like your life is falling apart, how you respond makes all the difference in the world. You and I can either react emotionally and escalate the drama of the
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