NIGERIA: Boko Haram Releases Video of Abducted Christians
  • 19 December 2019

Boko Haram recently released a video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIMrPQtvefc) that shows 11 Christians who were abducted by the militant group at the end of November, pleading for assistance from Christian groups and the Nigerian government. Bwala and the 10 other captives are reportedly unsafe because of their Christian faith. They appealed to the Christian Association of Nigeria […]

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NIGERIA: Government Official Claims Leah Sharibu is Alive
  • 05 September 2019

A Nigerian government official has claimed that Leah Sharibu, a Christian teen kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2018, is still alive. This comes more than a month after a Christian aid worker, also kidnapped by Boko Haram, indicated that Sharibu had been killed by her Boko Haram captors. “Contrary to false reports, she [Leah] is […]

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NIGERIA: Leah Sharibu’s Mother Sends Message to President Buhari
  • 08 August 2019

Rebecca Sharibu, the mother of Leah Sharibu has pleaded with the federal government to intensify efforts towards her daughter’s release from Boko Haram captivity. Rebecca who made the call last Wednesday in an interview said, “I still plead with the federal government, organisations and individuals to intensify efforts for the release of my daughter, Leah, […]

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CAMEROON: Boko Haram Displaces Thousands
  • 25 July 2019

Boko Haram has been wreaking havoc and destruction across northern Nigeria and the Lake Chad regions of Cameroon, Chad, and Niger for over a decade. Earlier this month, the terrorist group again attacked a group of villages in northern Cameroon, displacing as many as 1,100 Christian families. This attack took place on 10 July in […]

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NIGERIA: Leah Spends her 16th Birthday in Boko Haram Captivity
  • 16 May 2019

Leah Sharibu spent her second birthday in a row in Boko Haram captivity. She was captured in February 2018 with 109 other girls from the town of Dapchi. A month after their initial kidnap, Boko Haram released 104 of the surviving girls, keeping only Leah, the lone Christian in the group. Tuesday marked her 449th […]

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