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Nigerian Churches Hire Security After Deadly ISIS Church Attack

Houses of worship across Nigeria, including Christian churches, have hired security services in recent weeks after a Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria suffered a deadly terror attack by suspected members of the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) in early June, Voice of America (VOA) reported Tuesday.

EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / TOPSHOT - Ondo State governor Rotimi Akeredolu (3rd L) points to blood the stained floor after an attack by gunmen at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo town, southwest Nigeria on June 5, 2022. - Gunmen with explosives stormed a Catholic church and opened fire …

Nigeria: Muslim College Student Mob Beats, Burns Christian to Death over Alleged ‘Blasphemy’

A mob of Muslim students at a college in northern Nigeria beat a fellow student to death and burned her corpse on campus on Thursday after accusing the woman of “blasphemy” against Islam for allegedly suggesting her peers stop posting religious content on a student-run instant messaging group, the Nigerian online newspaper the Paradise News reported on Friday.

A mob of Muslim students at a college in northern Nigeria beat a fellow student to death and burned her corpse on campus on Thursday after accusing the woman of "blasphemy" against Islam for allegedly suggesting her peers stop posting religious content on a student-run instant messaging group, the Nigerian online …

Reagan Ally Bill Batchelder Laid to Rest in Ohio

“Sir, do you work for the state?” a police officer years ago asked as he rushed down the hall to catch up to Rep. Bill Batchelder (R-OH) when he walked past security in the Ohio statehouse. “No,” the conservative lawmaker replied. “I work against it.”

Ohio House Speaker William Batchelder (R-Medina) presides over the floor debate about Senate Bill 5 Wednesday, March 30, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)