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  • Christian actress testifies to miracles on set of "Black Panther"

    02/16/2018 8:57:28 AM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 27 replies
    PJ media ^ | Jan 25, 2018 | Tyler O'Neil
    Sope Aluko, a Christian actress born in Nigeria who holds U.S. and British citizenship, said that the set of "Black Panther" (2018) felt "almost like church." "During breaks we shared our testimony of how we got to where [we] did and most of the people were testifying to God's miracles, it was almost like church," Aluko told Okay Africa's Ezinne Mgbeahuruike. Mgbeahuruike had asked her, "How was it working alongside such heavy hitters like Lupita Nyong'o, Michael B. Jordan, and Forest Whitaker?" The actress responded that the "Black Panther" set "felt very familiar and like home." "We had early call...
  • ADVANCE[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/05/2018 10:09:00 AM PST · by Jedediah
    My children do you realize all the battles we have walked through together have already made you Overcomers as David over Goliath ?! Now I desire you to take the hand of others I have placed in your path and reveal to them that I AM The KEY to all trials and I alone hold the Key to their Victories as I overcame for you in your Valleys ! Now be that buoyancy compensator for as I have been the Lifter of your Soul Now I desire you to lift up others and love them as I Love you for...
  • Samsung Explains Why It Cannot Build Factory in Nigeria

    01/22/2018 2:25:52 PM PST · by fishtank · 47 replies
    Tekedia ^ | January 18, 2018 | ndubuisi ekekwe
    Samsung Explains Why It Cannot Build Factory in Nigeria January 18, 2018 | by ndubuisi ekekwe The head of Samsung Electronics Africa, Sung Yoon, has explained why Samsung cannot manufacture its products in Nigeria. Of course, there is nothing new in the exposition except that Samsung has elevated the pulpit where it came from. Samsung may be in a fierce competition with Tecno, but the truth remains that even if it is #1 in Nigeria, in the smartphone business, the company would not build any plant in our nation. For all I know, Samsung is not a charity, and smartphones...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Radical Dem Worked For Russian Lawyer Who Met With Trump, Jr.

    07/13/2017 6:48:49 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 23 replies
    Radical left-wing icon former California Democratic Rep. Ron Dellums was a hired lobbyist for Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. June 9, 2016, the Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group has learned. Dellums, who represented liberal San Francisco and Oakland, Calif., is a long-time darling of left-wing political activists. He served 13 terms in Congress as an African-American firebrand and proudly called himself a socialist. He retired in 1996. The former congressman is one of several high-profile Democratic partisans who was on Veselnitskaya’s payroll, working to defeat a law that is the hated object of...
  • Nigeria: State Security Services arrest Christian pastor for converting Muslim girl to Christianity

    01/20/2018 5:11:27 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 14 replies ^ | 01/20/2018 | Robert Spencer
    “Nigeria security has declared war against Christians in this country.” When Muhammadu Buhari became President of Nigeria, many warned that he would favor the nation’s Muslims and introduce aspects of Sharia. And here we are. The death penalty for apostasy is part of Islamic law. It’s based on the Qur’an: “They wish you would disbelieve as they disbelieved so you would be alike. So do not take from among them allies until they emigrate for the cause of Allah. But if they turn away, then seize them and kill them wherever you find them and take not from among them...
  • Abandoned in Africa, now home in Texas: Of seven children, fear, hope and ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’

    01/19/2018 9:11:42 AM PST · by Red Badger · 8 replies ^ | 08/19/2004 | By Daniel Balint-Kurti
    IBADAN, Nigeria — Allegedly abandoned by their American mother in Africa, seven children from Texas begged small change to buy food and shuttled from a neglectful stranger’s care to a concrete-block orphanage, Nigerians said Thursday. Eventually, the children proved their American citizenship to a passing missionary from Texas by singing “The Star-Spangled Banner.” He notified U.S. authorities, who got the youngsters home last week as Texas welfare officials investigated the mother. Ages 8 to 16, the three boys and four girls, all of whom had been adopted by the woman, apparently spent 10 months in this market city of millions...
  • Nigeria gunmen kidnap two US and two Canadian citizens

    01/17/2018 11:31:08 PM PST · by KJC1 · 19 replies
    BBC ^ | 01-17-2018
    Two American and two Canadian citizens have been kidnapped near the northern city of Kaduna, Nigeria, police say. Two police escorts were also killed in a shootout with the kidnappers, who emerged from hiding to attack the convoy. The group, travelling in two vehicles, was reportedly attacked on their way from Kaduna to the capital Abuja, about two hours away. (snip) A US State Department official said that they were "aware of reports of a US citizen kidnapped in Nigeria", but said the department currently had no further comment. Two German archaeologists were abducted in the region in February last...
  • Nigerian-British Actress Threatens President Trump With Witchcraft: "You Are Not Safe"

    01/14/2018 5:31:00 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 54 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Jan. 14, 2018 | Kristinn Taylor
    Tony Award winning Nigerian-British actress Cynthia Erivo used her Verified Blue Check Mark Twitter account to post a threatening message to President Donald Trump on Friday, invoking ‘Juju, voodoo and magic’, warning Trump he is ‘not safe.’ The threat was made in response to alleged comments by Trump in an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers about immigration in which he referred to African nations as ‘s***hole countries’. Trump denies he used that word but acknowledges using ‘tough’ language.
  • Guinea Ebola Riots Wound Dozens

    08/30/2014 3:57:51 PM PDT · by Covenantor · 24 replies
    News24 ^ | Aug 30, 2014
    Guinea Ebola Riots Wound Dozens Conakry - Clashes between protesters and security forces in a Guinean city at the epicentre of the west African Ebola outbreak have left at least 55 wounded, the local government said on Saturday. A curfew was imposed in N'Zerekore, Guinea's second-largest city, after two days of protests on Thursday and Friday by market stall holders against a team of health workers sent, without notice, to spray their market with disinfectant. Regional governor Lancei Conde said at least 27 law enforcement officers forces were among the wounded. "In N'zerekore and elsewhere, there are two camps -...
  • 'I Replied to a Facebook Post And Was Married Six Days Later'

    01/12/2018 12:29:32 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    BBC ^ | 12 January 2018 | Gbolahan Peter Macjob
    Everyone who uses Facebook will have come across some pretty strange posts in their time. SNIP But a Nigerian man took that to a whole new level when he posted an unusual advert. Chidimma Amedu put up a post on 30 December, asking any woman interested in being his wife to reply, he told the BBC. "Am of age to and I am ready to say I do and am wasting no time. "Send in your applications - the most qualified will be married on January 6, 2018. Application closes 12 midnight, 31/12/2017," he posted. He then followed up with...
  • Texas Couple Ordered to Pay Enslaved Nanny $121,000

    01/06/2018 6:27:16 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    Austin American Statesman ^ | Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018
    A Houston-area couple who pleaded guilty to federal charges related to forcing a Nigerian woman to work nearly 20 hours taking care of their home and five children without pay for two years was ordered Friday to pay her more than $121,000 in restitution. Chudy Nsobundu, 57, and his wife Sandra Nsobundu, 49, also were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Nancy Atlas to seven months in jail and seven months of home confinement, plus three years on probation. The naturalized U.S. citizens originally from Nigeria recruited the woman there with the promise of a $100 monthly wage. Instead, authorities say...
  • US Promises to Help Nigeria Exterminate Boko Haram

    12/31/2017 6:54:56 PM PST · by marshmallow · 30 replies
    This Day (Nigeria) ^ | 12/28/17 | Paul Obi
    Nigeria’s fire power against insurgent Boko Haram was enhanced wednesday as the United States (US) government gave its final approval to purchase the A29 Super Tucano Aircraft, promising to assist in defeating the terrorists. US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, while presenting the Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) to the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, explained that the approval underscored the new commitment and cooperation between the US and Nigeria. Symington stressed that the LOA would go a long way in assisting Nigeria to acquire the A29 Super Tucano Aircraft for the operational use...
  • ‘Nigerian prince’ email scammer arrested in Slidell [Louisiana!]

    12/29/2017 8:24:13 PM PST · by Enchante · 38 replies
    WGNO ^ | December 29, 2017 | WGNO Staff
    SLIDELL – A 67-year-old Slidell man who served as a go-between for an international team of scammers running a “Nigerian prince” email scheme has been arrested after an 18-month investigation. Michael Neu, who is neither Nigerian nor a prince, has been charged with 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering. Neu helped shuttle fraudulently obtained money to his co-conspirators, some of whom actually do live in Nigeria, according to the Slidell Police Department. The ubiquitous scheme, which begins when an email is sent to an unsuspecting recipient the scammers claim has been named as the beneficiary in a will,...
  • At Least 50 Killed in Suicide Bomb Attack at Mosque in Northern Nigeria

    11/21/2017 1:32:30 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 8 replies
    The attack happened in the town of Mubi in Adamawa State as worshipers were gathering for the “fajr” dawn prayer at around 5:20 a.m. local time, said Othman Abubakar, a police spokesman. The bomber was about 17 years old, Abubakar added. Many more people were injured and taken to nearby hospitals. So far no one has claimed responsibility for the attack, but over the past eight years, jihadist group Boko Haram has carried out hundreds of deadly attacks on mosques, schools, markets and churches in northern Nigeria. Boko Haram, whose name translates roughly as “western education is forbidden,” frequently uses children...
  • Suicide bombing kills 50 in Nigeria

    11/21/2017 2:51:20 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 16 replies
    BBC ^ | 21 Nov 2017 | BBC News
    At least 50 people have been killed in a suicide bombing in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Mubi, police say. The mosque was packed with worshippers during morning prayers when the bomber struck in Adamawa state. Witness Abubakar Sule told AFP news agency that it appears the bomber was part of the congregation. No-one has said they were behind the bombing but the Islamist militants Boko Haram typically target crowded places in northern Nigeria. Some 20,000 people have been killed in Boko Haram's eight-year insurgency.
  • Christians Recount Terror of Herdsmen’s Nine-Day Massacre in Plateau State, Nigeria

    10/26/2017 1:41:18 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 4 replies
    Morning Star News ^ | October 25, 2017 | Nigeria Correspondent
    The assailants destroyed eight houses in the attack, one of several assaults in Plateau state that went on uninterrupted from Oct. 8 to Oct. 17, killing 48 Christians, survivors said. “All Christians in villages around here have been displaced, and worship buildings have been abandoned,” Kadiya said. “Some of the church buildings were destroyed by the attackers.” “They broke the doors to our rooms and then set fire on my house,” Aura said. “Having set fire on my house, they went to the next house and did the same. They continued burning houses until they were done. “In the past...
  • America, Europe to blame for decline in Catholic Church in Nigeria – Bishop Kukah

    10/21/2017 11:19:53 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    National Accord ^ | October 21, 2017 | Editor
    Bishop Matthew Kukah of the Sokoto Diocese has accused the United States and Europe of contributing to the diminishing influence of the Catholic Church in Nigeria.The Bishop said the Catholic Church in Nigeria is beginning to lose its public influence partly because of the decline of religious faith in the Western countries, especially Europe and the United States.“The Arab world is pouring money into Nigeria and the Pentecostal pastors in America are doing the same, and the Catholic Church is now becoming the weakest in terms of access to resources,” he said in Liverpool, United Kingdom.Bishop Matthew Kukah accused European...
  • U.N. lends megaphone to Nigerian genocide

    09/21/2017 1:00:59 AM PDT · by BeadCounter · 8 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 20, 2017 | Bruce Fein
    U.N. lends megaphone to Nigerian genocide Nigerian genocide holds Christians in bondage ANALYSIS/OPINION: The United Nations will live in infamy for lending its megaphone on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, to Nigeria’s elected military dictator Muhammadu Buhari. The Hausa-Fulani Muslim strongman is currently orchestrating genocide as defined by the Genocide Convention against Nigeria’s 50 million Igbo people because of their ethnicity and unwavering devotion to Christianity. Buhari’s genocide marks the culmination of a long train of Biafran subjugation by radical Hausa-Fulani Islamic terrorists. The dictator’s power is anchored to an illegitimate constitution decreed by a military dictator in 1999 to...
  • Nigerian Gunmen Kidnap Priest And Murder Him In Cold Blood (truncated)

    09/05/2017 8:08:41 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 5 replies ^ | 09/05/2017 | Andrew Bieszad
    Full title: 'Nigerian Gunmen Kidnap Priest And Murder Him In Cold Blood, Attack Another Priest Driving And Riddle His Car With Bullets' ~~~ Nigeria has been ranked as the most dangerous place to be a Christian. Between constant fighting with Muslim terrorists, war, and robbers, being a Christian and especially a priest is a very risky proposition. Many clergy have been and continue to be kidnapped, tortured, and murdered. Such was what happened in Nigeria recently as a group of gunmen attacked two Catholic priests. One was kidnapped and found murdered less than 24 hours later, and the second one...
  • How Google's Jigsaw is fighting the darkest parts of the internet

    08/10/2017 11:11:02 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 14 replies
    Mashable ^ | JUL 20, 2017 | KERRY FLYNN
    How Google's Jigsaw is fighting the darkest parts of the internet BY KERRY FLYNN JUL 20, 2017 Fake news, terrorist propaganda, hateful comments — the internet is not the nicest place in the world. Jigsaw is trying to change that. Formerly under Google, Jigsaw now is a subsidiary within Alphabet. The company, under the direction of Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt and Google Ideas founder Jared Cohen who serves as founder and CEO of Jigsaw, focuses on researching some of the darkest corners of the internet and implementing ways to address them. Yasmin Green, director of research and development at Jigsaw,...