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Peter Ajayi Dada - Catholic News ServiceApril 26, 2019
Several Catholic bishops appealed to the Nigerian government to expedite actions that will lead to the release of Leah Sharibu and other girls held captive by Boko Haram insurgents.
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Peter Ajayi Dada - Catholic News ServiceMarch 19, 2019
The Catholic bishops of Nigeria are demanding that the government do something to stop the wanton killings and destruction of property throughout Nigeria that resulted from recent elections.
A child receives treatment at the Jos University teaching hospital in Jos, Nigeria, on June 25, 2018, after clashes in central Nigeria between mostly Muslim herders and Christian farmers. Dramatic footage from Jos showed angry people waving machetes and sticks and shouting at passing security forces as they weaved around overturned and burning vehicles. (AP Photo)
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Peter Ajayi Dada - Catholic News ServiceJuly 06, 2018
"It can no longer be regarded as mere coincidence that the suspected perpetrators of these heinous crimes are of the same religion as all those who control the security apparatus of our country, including the president himself," the bishops said.
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Peter Ajayi Dada - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 11, 2017
The Diocese of Kafanchan, located in the area, estimated more than 800 people were killed, and damages to property and foodstuffs topped $17.5 million.
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Peter Ajayi Dada - Catholic News ServiceOctober 14, 2016
The release of the 21 girls was part of a deal brokered by the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Swiss and Nigerian governments.
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Peter Ajayi Dada - Catholic News ServiceAugust 28, 2015
"We don't even know what state they are in, and it is painful."