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By Ibrahim Mshelizza
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - The leader of a radical Islamic sect in northern Nigeria has been killed in police detention hours after being captured by the security forces, a police spokesman said on Thursday.
Security forces captured militant preacher Mohammed Yusuf, whose Boko Haram sect has been responsible for clashes which have killed more than 180 people in recent days, after a manhunt involving military helicopters and armed police.
A Reuters reporter saw Yusuf at a military barracks in the northern city of Maiduguri after his capture. Yusuf had no visible
Christian mobs riot in Nigeria
By Bethany Duemler
Co-Editor National/World News
Almost a week of religious and political dissent has left Nigeria with a death toll reaching around 100 by Wednesday. Official numbers have not been released because of the government?s fear of sparking more riots, according to the BBC. Christian mobs, acting in retaliation against anti-Christian riots over the Mohammed caricatures, have rampaged the south of Nigeria, attacking, killing, and burning. In the city of Onitsha, Tuesday and Wednesday?s violence left at least 20 dead, over 300 clubs.calvin.edu...
Disgruntled Groups Threaten More Kidnappings in Nigeria's Oil-Rich Delta
By Gilbert da Costa
05 June 2006
Youths in Southern Bayelsa state of Nigeria who freed eight foreign oil workers they held for three days on Sunday, say they may strike again if the understanding reached with the oil company is not implemented. Gilbert da Costa in this report for VOA takes a look at the tenuous relationship between oil companies in Nigeria and host communities.
Originally posted by IDK88
After endless debates concerning the notion of right and wrong or good and evil...I learned that it is a pointless endeavor. Both on these forum's and more importantly in the outside world.
All that matters is the Truth and the Truth is not with these so-called Islamic movements and as they make false accusations, claim as their own that which belongs to another they will be wiped out on every front they appear. For all those who don't know the truth understand this analogy...Abraham is not married to Hagar and the two have no Son together; this is the truth.
No matter how ugly this is about to become...nothing will save the lives of these types of groups. They are totally without hope...only surrender can save them.