3,000 Displaced Nigerian Christians in Agony Amid Slaughter
Nigerian Christians were have been displaced by the thousands due to mass slaughter in the villages surrounding Jos in Plateau state are in a "living hell" and agony, a watchdog group assisting the victims said.
"The displaced Christians were in a pathetic situation," an Open Doors USA worker, identified as Kerrie, said on Tuesday.
"Life has become a living hell for them. They have lost loved ones, houses, and all they labored for in the twinkling of an eye. The agony they are going through is hard to describe....
G. Bird, just as importantly, it will be ignored by our President also.
Stephen Onyeiwu wrote: ...Given Donald Trump‚Äôs unpalatable statements about Africans in general, and Nigerians in particular, it‚Äôs fair to wonder why Trump invited the leader of a country he despises so much for a state visit. And also why Buhari accepted the invitation.
One answer is that the meeting offers both leaders a platform to promote their various political goals. Trump could use the occasion to showcase his credentials as an indefatigable fighter against terrorism. And he could pledge to help Buhari defeat Boko Haram in northern Nigeria, much as he has done with ISIS in Syria and Iraq.... .... The U.S.-Nigeria relationship has historically been driven less by economics, but more by convenience and indifference. While Nigerian presidents covet a visit to the White House, US presidents tend to be indifferent, and sometimes passive, about Nigerian affairs....