West Africa faces quickly escalating crisis

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West Africa faces quickly escalating crisis West Africa faces quickly escalating crisis PUBLISHED ON 11 AUGUST, 2017 BY REAGAN HOEZEE West Africa (MNN) — In West Africa, multiple factors are converging to create a quickly escalating crisis. Rain shortages have left people without food. Terrorist groups like Boko Haram have burned and looted […]

Boko Haram guns down Christians leaving church

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Boko Haram guns down Christians leaving church PUBLISHED ON 22 SEPTEMBER, 2016 BY LYNDSEY KOH Nigeria (MNN) — Earlier this week, Boko Haram launched a spattering of attacks within hours of each other in northeast Nigeria. In one assault, they gunned down eight Christians as they were leaving church. Boko Haram […]

​About 49,000 children will die without humanitarian aid in Nigeria

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ICC Note: Thousands of children in Nigeria face severe malnutrition as a result of the drought and the insurgence of Boko Haram. According to reports from the United Nations, scores of these children will die if they do not receive appropriate treatment on time.  Even though Boko Haram has been […]

​Fulani Militant Threat Continues to Expand in Nigeria While Government Fails to React

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By Troy Augustine and Sandra ElliotWashington, DC (International Christian Concern) – While north-central Nigeria teeters on the brink of sectarian violence, the governmentcontinues to ignore mass murder occurring on a near weekly basis. Radical Muslim Fulani militants continue to ravage Christian farming communities, razing them to the ground and murdering […]

Boko Haram attacks village near Chibok 

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PUBLISHED BY Lyndsey Koh Nigeria (MNN) — It’s been over two years since nearly 300 Nigerian Chibok school girls were abducted by Boko Haram fighters. Now on Saturday, the extreme Islamic faction attacked another village just 12 miles (20 kilometers) away from Chibok, rubbing salt in an old wound. They […]

​Exclusive: Nigerian Christians Starting to Return to Homes in Communities Liberated from Boko Haram

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ICC Note: Christians are now returning to their deserted homes in northeastern Nigeria in droves from where Islamist terror group Boko Haram displaced them. These communities have, for the most part, been liberated, due to the Nigerian Army’s efforts to clear the northeast of the insurgents, and the government has […]

​BringBackOurGirls Says Buhari No Longer Has Excuse Not to Rescue Chibok Girls

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ICC Note: Following the release of the video from Boko Haram featuring the abducted Chibok girls, the BringBackOurGirsl (BBOG) movement has spoken out to Nigerian President Buhari saying that he no longer has any excuse to not rescue these girls still in captivity.  While the government has claimed that they […]

​Borno to Regulate Islamic Preaching to Prevent Boko Haram Rebirth

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ICC Note: The State Government in Borno, Nigeria has decided to begin regulating the sermons and teachings of Islamic preachers in an effort to prevent the spread of violent extremism in that area. They fear that though Boko Haram has been losing territory recently, there will be a resurgence of […]