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Boko Haram Kidnaps 22 Girls and Women in Nigeria

The Islamist group Boko Haram has abducted another 22 girls and women in Nigeria. Eighteen girls were kidnapped on Thursday near the Cameroonian border, while four women were kidnapped on Saturday near Lake Chad.

In the Thursday incident, "Boko Haram fighters from Mamman Nur camp arrived in pickup vans around 6:00 am and seized 14 young girls aged 17 and below while residents fled into the bush," a Pulka community leader told AFP by phone. They then captured another 4 girls in the bush who were fleeing the raid. On Saturday, the fighters killed a herdsman in the village of Dumba near Lake Chad before fleeing with 4 women related to the herdsman.

Local officials fear the girls will be forced into marriage with Boko Haram fighters.

Boko Haram is believed to be currently holding hundreds of girls and women captive. The group has also killed about 20,000 people and displaced more than 2.3 million from their homes since 2009.

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D.T. Piano

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 08:43

Why Africans should abandon forcefully imported religions:

1. Religions are part and parcel of people's cultural practices. They are relevant only to their places of origins.

2. The two most arrogant and proselytizing religions of the world are all descended from the offsprings of the late Ibrahim/Abraham of the Middle East.

3. If you combine all the deaths caused by the followers of the son of Mariam - Yeshua or Jesus ( Christianity) and the son of Amina - Mohammed (Islam) the number will be more than one billion. These two religions are intolerant of other religions and use threats ( burn in hell) to recruit their mentally weak and vulnerable followers.

4. The two religions mentioned above treat their women as trash: inferior and sex objects.

5. My definition of a Christian and a Muslim is basically a person who has not read the bible or the Koran. I have read the two books thoroughly well. Both have very violent verses in them. Jesus went into the temple and used violence to drive the merchants doing their businesses there. Mohammed married a seven year-old girl and had sex with her at the tender age of nine years. That is what Boko Haram is doing now. These Nigerians are Muslims and they are doing exactly what Muhammad did. This man was very violent and had 17 wives.

6. In order for Africa to wake up, adopt modern and appropriate technology, she must abandon any foreign religion that sold her men, women, and children into slavery. Africans must abandon all their slave names and stop going to churches on Saturday and Sundays, and stop going to the mosques on Fridays.

7. Personally, I believe in the CREATOR. The CREATOR is neither male or female. The greatest gift the CREATOR gave us is the mighty BRAIN. If you don't protect your brain, it will be borrowed, rented, leased, and a used by other people. African brains are not ours yet.

8. Finally, if you believe in the ALMIGHTY CREATOR, you will accept all creations designed, programmed by the CREATOR as special. Colorism (racism), sexism, and all variables of discrimination will be things of the past.

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