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21 Jan

UK and France to lead the pushback on Islamic Militants new frontier in West Africa

The UK and France are taking strong steps to pushback on Islamist militants’ new frontier in West Africa, following meetings with African leaders over the past seven days. At the start of this week Boris Johnson hosted the UK-Africa Investment Summit, a gathering that reportedly is the first time that the UK and so many […]

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14 Jan

Government to increase protections for persecuted Christians abroad, following Bishop’s review

Prime Minister Boris Johnson used his Christmas message to express sympathy for Christians “who are facing persecution” around the world. CREDIT: STEFAN ROUSSEAU /PA Persecuted Christians abroad will have their protection bolstered by the British government, following a landmark pledge to adopt a new definition of anti-Christian discrimination and persecution. Last year the former foreign […]

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9 Jan

British ‘House of Lords’ deliberates on Nigeria’s persecution killings

In a British Parliament ‘House of Lord’s debate reacting to The Queen’s Speech, members of the House were updated on the on-going atrocities in several communities across Nigeria. Her Ladyship, The Baroness Cox, who is a tireless campaigner against the atrocities led the effort of updating the house about the tragic situation in Nigeria. She […]

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6 Jan

Archbishops call for action after IS killings

Eleven Christians murdered in Nigeria on Christmas Day FAITH leaders and campaigners have called for definitive action against Christian persecution in Nigeria, after 11 Christians were murdered by a group of Islamic State militants on Christmas Day. Ten people were beheaded, and another one was shot dead in the north-east of the country. The killings were broadcast in […]

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30 Dec

More than 1,000 Christians killed by Islamic militants in Nigeria in 2019: report

More than 1,000 Christians have been murdered by Islamic militants this year in Nigeria, according to a report circulated by Christian news outlets earlier this month. A militia of Islamic Fulani herdsmen murdered Christians as part of an aggressive and strategic land-grabbing strategy across the Plateau, Benue, Taraba, Southern Kaduna and parts of Bauchi state, the Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART), a British non-profit […]

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22 Dec

Pray for the Christians who fear Christmas this year, says AYO ADEDOYIN

IN A FEW days you may be celebrating Christmas with numerous presents, a bountiful lunch, and the love of family and friends all around you. Sadly, for many Christians around the world this image of Christmas is very far-fetched. If this Christmas resembles previous years, dozens, maybe even hundreds of Nigerians run the risk of […]

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16 Dec

PSJ Hails the Adamawa Peace Accord

Tentative steps towards peace have been taken after farmers and herders in the Bole Community of Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa signed a Peace Accord last week. PSJ welcomes this initiative and believe it offers hope for a more peaceful future for the region. Made through collaboration with the British Council through its […]

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27 Nov

‘Nigeria; The Way Forward’ is Set to be PSJs Inaugural Conference

Following the launch of new NGO PSJ (UK) and International organisation of Peace and Social Justice advocacy, an inaugural conference entitled ‘Nigeria; The Way Forward’ will be held on November 22nd at Westminster Central Hall in London. The conference begins at 6:30 pm prompt and cocktails will be served prior from 6pm. The conference focuses […]

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27 Nov

PSJ Reacts to the Wilton Park Report on Internally Displaced People

The recent Wilton Park report into Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs) takes a close look at the issue of internal displacement which is a growing global problem, occurring largely due to conflicts in several parts of the world, including Nigeria. As a result of violence and conflict such as the Boko Haram insurgency, over 613,000 people […]

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27 Nov

New NGO, PSJ(UK) Launches as an International Advocacy Organisation for Peace and Social Justice

The International Organisation for Peace and Social Justice has launched as a new UK Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) that is dedicated to the promotion of social justice and sustainable development both globally and particularly in the region of Nigeria. PSJ aims to engage with and organise a network of global partners who are committed to the […]

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