Escalating violence in Nigeria; prominent Protestant pastor murdered [CWN]

Amid escalating violence committed by the Islamist terrorist organization Boko Haram, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a state of emergency in three states.Shortly …

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Eternal Rest, O Lord.

How sad, I pray for this man and his family.

abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/nigeria-deploys-army-northeast-fight-rebels-19185854#.UZlH3NgvljM

The government has been carrying out a huge offensive against the Militants, it has gotten to be a more and more serious response, the first offensive a few months ago, went into the neighborhoods, but this newer offensive has involved air strikes which sounds fairly intense and from the stories, it sounds like the government is winning. It’s sad that things had to go so very far, people on the ground make it sound like the militants were nearly taking over whole provinces or states before this offensive.

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