Weekly Nigerian News – 2.15.21


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Boko Haram forces thousands to flee

Speak Up For Leah: Leah Sharibu 3 Years in Captivity

On February 19, 2018, 110 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Nigeria’s deadliest terrorist group, Boko Haram, from their school in Yobe State, Northeastern Nigeria. In March 2018, all of the surviving girls were released except one, Leah Sharibu. Leah’s refusal to abandon her Christian faith and convert to Islam was the reason for her being the only individual not released … WATCH LEAH VIDEO


Nigeria Says 81 Boko Haram Militants Killed In Clearance Operations

Government troops killed 81 Boko Haram militants in recent clearance operations in northeast Nigeria, the military said on Monday. The operations covered “many villages” in the vast Sambisa Forest in the northeastern state of Borno, said Farouk Yahaya, theater commander of Operation Lafiya Dole. He did not say when the operations were conducted or how long they lasted. “The relentless troops destroyed the terrorists’ camps and recovered gun trucks and weapons as the air force aircraft continue to provide close air and interdiction support to the ground forces,” Yahaya said.…READ MORE


Killer-Herdsmen: Why Yoruba Should Protect Themselves

We can’t continue to live in the fear of the unknown in Yorubaland. Enough is enough. Where was the government when the killer herdsmen were killing innocent people in Yorubaland? How many of the killer herdsmen have they brought to book? … READ MORE

LIVE EVENT: ICON Holds Global Prayer Event in Honor of Boko Haram Prisoner Leah Sharibu

The International Committee on Nigeria (ICON) is holding a “Speak Up For Leah” three-hour live event on February 19 (1:00-4:00pm ET) to honor Leah’s three years in captivity. Special guests from around the world will be participating in this virtual event, including NFL star Benjamin Watson, President of the Family Research Council Tony Perkins, members of the British House of Lords Baroness Cox and Lord Alton, Colson Center’s John Stonestreet, former Congressman Frank Wolf, Nigerian artists Jeremiah Gyang and Solomon Lange along with many others.JOIN EVENT


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