Northern Christians accuse government of neglect as Boko Haram continue its killing spree

Northern Christians accuse government of neglect as Boko Haram continue its killing spree
Displaced Christians expressed their anger at the headquarters of the Church of the Brethren, or EYN Church, in Jos. Nov. 17World Watch Monitor   Hundreds of Christians, displaced by the Islamist insurgency in Nigeria’s North, have been staging protests to express their anger over the government failure to protect them . . . Read More

Claim of truce raises hope that kidnapped Nigerian girls will be released

Claim of truce raises hope that kidnapped Nigerian girls will be released
The deserted streets of Chibok in August.World Watch Monitor   Nigeria’s kidnapped schoolgirls will be released as part of a truce between militant Islamist group Boko Haram and government forces, the Nigerian army said Friday. The Nigerian chief of defence, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, made the announcement. Boko Haram . . . Read More

‘How can I celebrate my birthday with a homeless, scattered family?’

‘How can I celebrate my birthday with a homeless, scattered family?’
Dr Rebecca Dali is the founder of Centre for Caring, Empowerment and Peace Initiatives.Courtesy of CCEPI   Nigerian Rebecca Dali’s birthday is 1 October – the same date as her country’s Independence Day. But this year there was little time for celebration because her home town of Michika is overrun . . . Read More