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This Is Why You Need to Put Essential Oils on Your Feet Every Night before Bed

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This Is Why You Need to Put Essential Oils on Your Feet Every Night before Bed
Essential oils have amazing health benefits and also have potent relaxing and calming characteristics. Therefore, they’re often used in aromatherapy, but they have so many other uses as well. Reflexologists claim that essential oils can help you fall asleep easier if you apply them onto the feet.
Namely, it appears that the soles have 5 skin layers and no hair follicles. So, the pores are very absorbent and take in the essential oil into the bloodstream.  According to studies, when the essential oil is applied onto the feet, its traces can be found in the body after 20 minutes. The soles and the palms are the only body parts that don’t have sebaceous glands which produce sebum-an oily substance which protects and weakens the ability of the skin to absorb foreign materials.
The feet have around 72000 nerve endings each, which is more than in any other body part. So, for hundreds of years, East Asian medicine has treated a lot of diseases through the stimulation of certain foot points. According to ancient Asian medicine, the organs and systems in our bodies are connected through meridians of energy that end in the hands, feet, ears, and face.
This practice is known as reflexology and according to it, the application of essential oils on the feet assists healing by reaching the body organs and systems. However, since essential oils can be too concentrated, you should dilute them with water or coconut water prior to application. But, the skin on the feet is the least sensitive area so there is no need of diluting the essential oil for this body part.
You can always consult a naturopath to find out which essential oils are the most beneficial for your specific health problem.


A Man Had 2 Tbsp of Coconut Oil, 2 Times per Day for 2 Months. His Brain Changed

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A Man Had 2 Tbsp of Coconut Oil, 2 Times per Day for 2 Months. His Brain Changed
Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia which causes memory, thinking, and behavior problems. Unfortunately, around 200,000 Americans younger than 65 have early onset Alzheimer’s. Dr. Mary T. Newport is a pediatrician whose husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s when he was 50.
He had dementia 5 years before he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and his health was not good at all. He was confused, couldn’t hold spoons or forks or take something from the fridge. He couldn’t remember simple things like whether someone called or not while his wife was not home.
The MRI showed that the frontal and parietal lobes in Steve’s brain, as well as the hippocampus and amygdala, were seriously atrophied and damaged. His wife decided to do something and help her husband. She thought that his diet may play an important role in his condition. Unfortunately, the therapy which was prescribed from the doctors was of no help and soon, her husband lost a lot of weight and started suffering from depression. He also experienced tremors.
While researching, his wife found that Ketasyn AC-1202 stopped the progress of Alzheimer’s in a lot of patients within 3 months. Also, she found that the active ingredient in it is MCT, that is, medium chain triglycerides oil or coconut oil. Therefore, she started giving him 2 spoons of it in combination with his meals.
Believe it or not, after 60 days, her husband became more alert, happier, and not so depressed. Moreover, his tremors were gone and in one year, he was able to recognize familiar faces, walked in nature, and could read again.

The influence of coconut oil on Alzheimer’s
Did you knowthat your brain needs around 60% glucose of everything you eat? However, this is the case in a healthy person whereas an ill brain doesn’t use all of that glucose due to hypometabolism, impaired cognition, and decline. Ketones are by-products of fat breakdown inside and an energy replacement for the brain. They’re known to regenerate neurons and nerves in the brain after a damage.
When this is the case, in some areas, the neurons are unable to take the glucose due to an insulin resistance. However, if they get connected to ketones, they could survive. Ketones appear after starvation, but the MCTs can get oxygenized with the liver and increase more in ketones. 97% of fats we consume are long chain triglycerides and they have 14 to 18 carbons whereas the medium chain ones have 6 to 12 carbons.
Besides Alzheimer’s, coconut oil can also help a lot if a person suffers from Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and drug-resistant epilepsy. A 2004 study showed that coconut oil can better cognition in adults who have memory problems. During the study, 20 people with Alzheimer’s were given either placebos or coconut oil.
90 minutes after the treatment, those who were given coconut oil had an increase of the strongest ketone in the body known as beta-hydroxybutyrate beta-OHB. According to Dr. David Perlmutter, a neurologist, avoiding fat and consuming too much carbs is one of the major contributors to Alzheimer’s.
According to experts, fasting is recommendable in combination with coconut oil and this will burn fat deposits and you will reach a ketogenic phase that will improve the health of the brain. However, a very high increase in ketones isn’t good because it causes the acidity in the blood to rise and you will reach ketoacidosis which can be fatal. Also, it’s important not to eat too much sugar and gluten and to protect the gut flora.

Top 10 Multiplayer Games For Android 2018

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The best plat form to enjoy gaming is an android device, you should understand what am talking about because you must have experience a situation when you have been in a position for so long playing a game and you feel like changing that particular position, that can be achieved using an android device, and am sure you would agree with me now that android device has really made the mobility of gaming possible.

Gaming is another world of it own, before you can get into this world you would need a good jet to drive you in which is actually your android mobile device, if you don't have a good jet to drive you in then you won't enjoy your ride through the world of gaming so it would be nice to get the best android device in order to enjoy your gaming experience.

Now every android device should carry the best free android games of all time, though there are also paid games out there but i tell you this free games has made waves because of how engaging it has turned out to be so i would be providing the Top android games of 2018 which would keep you engaged, but what is gaming if you can share the moment with your friends and that is the sole reason am writing this post in order to bring to you the Best free android multiplayer games 2018 which you can play and enjoy with your friends around you, so read on to see the Top 10 multiplayer games for android.

List Of Best Multiplayer Games For Android.

1. Chess Time

Chess time android game has been the number one multiplayer game, this is a 3D game that has all it takes to keep you engaged for a whole day because it a game that keeps you thinking before taking your next move and every move counts in this game so all you need to do is to take your time and study this game in order to be the best among your friends. Thought the game is light in size so you can easily get the game on you device.

2.  8 Ball Pool


This is another mind blowing multiplayer game, 8 ball pool android game is one of the most popular android games of all time, this game has different mode of play, you can play in the single mode or join a friend in the multiplayer mode which can contain up to 8 friends around the world in one game. This game has the rating of 4.5 in google play store and up to 100 million downloads, so join your friends and enjoy this wonderful game.

3.  Re-Volt 2


Racing games has been the day one multiplayer game, but Re-volt 2 android game is more than just a racing game because it provides every thing you need to enjoy a racing game with friends, you can play with friends around the world with it multiplayer mode and also select amazing cars and truck.
This game has downloads up to 50 million plus and is compatible with android version 4.2 and higher so download this game from the link below.

4.  Shadowgun deadzone 


Shadowgun deadzone android game is an amazing action and multiplayer game that is compatible on android version 4.2 and above, this game has the best 3D graphics you can ever imagine and it also have a multiplayer option which enable you to battle with friend in order to take the first place in the leader board, so download this amazing game from the link below.

5.  Ninjump Dash Multiplayer Race


This is another jump game but with a difference, Ninjump Dash Multiplayer Race is a dash game that in which you pick a ninja of your chose and jump over hurdles to pass levels and collect coins, you can also battle with friends on facebook and get rewards for topping the leader board, get and enjoy this game game on you android device from the link below.

6.  Fun Run 2


Fun run 2 android game is another android multiplayer game which has a rating of 4.5 on google play store this game is famous and is a combination of adventure and dash, all you need to do is download and enjoy this game on your android device from the link below.

7.  Flick Shoot US


This is another multiplayer football game, Flick shoot android game is one of the top rated android football app this game has a rating of 4.5 on google play store. You can play the one on one mode or join the ultimate cup around the world. you can easily get a hand of this game because of the use to use interface and high graphic for better performance. download this game from the link below.

8.  Clash of Archers


Clash of archers is an android game with over 50 million downloads and is compatible for andriod version 2,3 and higher. This is a shooting multiplayer game  with high graphics and different difficulty all you need to do is download this game from the link below and strive you way to become the world number one bow master.

9.  Racer VS Cops


This is another chase and race multiplayer game called Racer VS Cops android game, this game is rated 4.0 on google play store and has over 5 million downloads, in this game you have two roles to play as which is either the cops role or the racer role, if you are on there race role then you need to stay away from the cops and take down you opponent to win, though the game is kinda tricky.

10.  Race Day Multiplayer Racing 


Another top multiplayer game is here, i present to you Race Day multiplayer Racing this game is another racing game with nice graphics and easy to use interface, you can join friend to enjoy the multiplayer mode. This game has a rating of 4.4 in google play store and over 5 million downloads so get this amazing game from the link below.
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And that the compiled list of the top 10 multiplayer games, I advice every android gamer to try this games out and leave you comment below or you can drop your opinion on the games that are to be added in the comment box below, Thank you.

If You See This Growing in Your Yard, Do Not Pick It Up!

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If You See This Growing in Your Yard, Do Not Pick It Up! Here Is the Reason Why…
Purslane is a commonly seen plant because it grows almost anywhere. Usually, without knowing about its benefits, people pull it out from the ground and throw it. However, a lot of people do not know that purslane is both a weed and an edible plant. What’s more, in a lot of cultures, purslane is consumed as a food due to its pleasant taste and numerous health benefits.
The benefits of purslane
GMO free
-rich in important vitamins and antioxidants
-rich in omega-3 fatty acids and protects from strokes and heart disease
-reduces the risk of ADHD in children, as well as autism, and other developmental disorders
-it’s rich in vitamin A so it protects from cancer
-It’s rich in iron and calcium
-it has 6 times more vitamin E than spinach and 7 times more beta carotene than carrots
-it has an abundance of fiber and a low-calorie count
-it contains vitamin C, magnesium, riboflavin, potassium, and phosphorus
Purslane has a pleasant lemony taste and a crunchy texture. It makes a great replacement for spinach. Its seeds are so potent that the plant can live up to 25 years.
Important to note:
People who have oxalate urinary tract stones shouldn’t consume purslane since it has oxalic acid which may crystallize as oxalate stones in the urinary tract.

The Story Of Joseph 'Hannibal' Achuzia, The Super-Biafran Patriot Who Defended It Till His Last Breath

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The Story Of Joseph 'Hannibal' Achuzia, The Super-Biafran Patriot Who Defended It Till His Last Breath
Brigadier-General Joseph “Hannibal” Achuzia

The story has been told of Joseph 'Hannibal' Achuzia, the super-Biafran patriot who defended Igboism till he breathed his last. 

It was William Shakespeare, in his book, Macbeth, who wrote: “Life is but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour on the stage and then is heard no more, a tale by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”
So, Brigadier-General Joseph “Hannibal” Achuzia, one of the greatest spirits behind the Biafran resistance against genocide and national cleansing, has gone the way of all mortals. Bowing out at the ripe old age of 90, his exit calls for celebration throughout the Igbo nation of Nigeria and the land of the defunct Biafran republic, which he defended as a patriot till the end.
The Jewish prophets of the old, while foretelling the coming of the Messiah (Yahoshua or Jesus Christ), predicted that His coming would lead to the rise and fall of many in the land of Israel. So, it was with the tragic events of 1966 that led to the Nigeria-Biafra war, 1967 to 1970.
The war threw up uncountable challenges on the beleaguered people. The Biafran resistance threw up new super-patriots who offered their lives, took great risks and dared death to come forward. This was to ensure that their people were not wiped away from the surface of the earth.
One of such super-patriots was Joseph Hannibal Achuzia, the Ikemba of Ahaba (Asaba), who, like the Jewish (Massada) defenders of the temple in Jerusalem in 70AD against the onslaught of the Roman general, Titus, preferred to fight till the end rather than surrender. Achuzia, even at near 80 years of age, became the secretary-general of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo under Prof. Joe Irukwu as president-general. He was very proud of his Igboness and Igboism till the end.
Not many people in Biafra knew that Joseph Achuzia was not in the old Nigerian Army before 1966. With his restless spirit as a young man, after World War II, Achuzia found himself in Indo-China, where the Vietnamese, Chinese, Cambodians, Koreans, etc, were engaged in a wars of independence, liberation and national survival. His imagination was fired by the spirits of Ho Chi Minh and Mao Tse Tung, who were in the forefront of armed struggle in Vietnam and China, respectively, at the same time. The Vietnamese fought their French colonial masters from 1946 until the French capitulated at Dien Bien Phu in 1954.
When I met Achuzia as secretary-general of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo in 2006 at the Okpara Auditorium, Umuahia, he told me he went into the Korean war, which ended in 1954. This was after the armistice that divided the Korean Peninsula into Communists North and Capitalists South Korea. While in Indo-China, Achuzia qualified as an electrical engineering technologist.
On coming back to Nigeria, around 1965, he chose to settle in Port Harcourt. While lodging at the then famous Silver Valley Hotel, along Aba Road, he came across the hotel proprietor, Mr. Rogers Sonime Halliday, who recognised Achuzia as he was whistling a war song that was popular in Indo-China in the 1940s. Achuzia and Halliday’s paths had crossed each other in Indo-China. They struck into renewed friendship immediately. In his usual generosity, Halliday helped Achuzia settle in Port Harcourt, where he registered as an electrical contractor with oil companies and the Port Harcourt Municipal Council. Francis Ihekwoaba was the mayor, with Sam Mbakwe as a councillor. Jas Emenike of Okwelle was the deputy mayor of Port Harcourt Municipality.
At the outbreak of the Nigeria-Biafra war, Achuzia, at 37, in 1967, joined the Biafran Militia. With his experience in Indo-China, he was given the rank of Major. With reports of his exploits getting to the General of the People’s Army, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, he was given field commission to the rank of Lt. Colonel into the Biafran Army, when Ojukwu addressed Achuzia as “my Colonel.” Achuzia was a terror to cowardly Biafran officers and soldiers running way from the war front or going AWOL. He suffered them gladly, especially those ‘Kampala’ officers. Achuzia was also giving automatic field commissions to gallant Biafran soldiers who won his heart in the war fronts.

Biafran soldiers gave Achuzia the name “Hannibal” in remembrance of the Great North African (Black) General of Ancient Carthage who fought the Greeks of the Mediterranean Sea. Today’s Tunisia occupies the ruins of Ancient Carthage and Hippo, where one of the greatest theologians of Christianity, St. Augustine of Hippo, was born. Hannibal and St. Augustine were black Africans before the Arab conquest of North Africa with the rise and spread of Islam in 632AD. Caesar, Alexander, Napoleon and Hannibal were the recognised world’s greatest soldiers.
Achuzia was also given the name “AIR RAID” because he was an itinerant commander who was where the battle was hottest. He instilled both fear and courage in ill-equipped Biafran soldiers facing better-equipped Nigerian soldiers. Nigerian foreign-made Leopard and Centurion tanks did not frighten Achuzia.
At the first attempt by Colonel Murtala Muhammed’s 2nd Division to take Onitsha in September/October 1967, Hannibal, with Colonel Festus Akagha’s 11th Battalion, beat back the enemy’s amphibian landing into the Niger city. The disastrous attempt almost decimated the 2nd Division of stubborn Murtala Muhammed, said to have been warned by Dodan Barracks against frontal attack on Onitsha. Among those announced to have been killed by Radio Biafra with Biafran shore-batteries and Ogbunigwe at the Onitsha waterfront were Captains Ignatius Obeya and C.C. Jorodan. Ignatius Obeya, an Idoma, survived the war and retired as a brigadier years later.
As beleaguered Biafra was losing territories (1967 to 1970) Achuzia was almost in every sector to halt the advance of the Nigerian Army. On October 7, 1967, his hometown, Asaba, now in Nigerian hands, suffered one of the worst genocide in history. The “Angel of Death” and “Joseph Mengele” of the Nigerian Army in Asaba, Captain Ibrahim Taiwo, was at the head for the genocide.
On March 26, 1969, the then British Labour Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, whose government was arming Nigeria, came on a state visit to war-time Nigeria. The head of the Lagos Junta, General Yakubu Gowon, to impress on his visitor that Biafra had almost been vanquished, ordered the 1st Division of the Nigerian Army in Enugu, under Colonel Mohammed Shuwa, to go and capture Umuahia, the last break-away republic’s stronghold.
Achuzia, again, was handy. Alongside Colonel Emeka Ananaba’s 4th Commando Brigade and Ginger Brigade, they constituted the “Rock of Gibraltar” at the disastrous battle of Uzuakoli for the advancing 1st Division. With the forward surging and backward manouvering of Biafra’s “CORPORAL NWAFOR” armoured car driven by Sasa Kalu, the 1st Division was pinned down for almost one month at Uzuakoli, just 14 kilometres from Umuahia. Captains Ibrahim Babangida with his 44 Rangers Battalion and M.B. Haladu were some of the young hawks in the lead of the 1st Division’s offensive to capture Umuahia.
In the recapture of Owerri by Biafra from Colonel Benjamin Adekunle’s 3rd Marine Commando Division in March/April 1969, Achuzia was also there in support of Colonel Ogbugo Kalu’s 14th Division and Colonel Timothy Onwuataegwu’s ‘S’ Division’s march into Owerri with Adekunle’s men retreating towards Port Harcourt. Adekunle, the “Black Scorpion” lost his command after the fall of Owerri. Then came Colonel Olusegun Obasanjo as the new GOC, just seven months before the war ended. Colonel Lambert Iheanacho of the Biafran Army, a native of Ngor-Okpala, Imo State, with his brigade, was one of the heroes in the recapture of Owerri from Colonel Utuk, an Ibibio, of the Nigerian Army. Iheanacho, went back to the Nigerian Army in 1970 with his pre-war rank of 2nd Lieutenant. He was retired in 1990 by General Ibrahim Babangida as a Colonel after commanding in a United Nations mission in Lebanon.
With the Biafran collapse in 1970, Achuzia was detained for four years. He was released in October 1974 by General Yakubu Gowon. Reason for Achuzia’s detention had to do with reports of his alleged brutality as ‘AIR-RAID’ during the war. There was also the report of the unfortunate death of his bosom friend and benefactor, Rogers Somine Halliday, in detention in Port Harcourt in May 1968 on the alleged order by Colonel Achuzia.

Released alongside Achuzia and other Biafran top brass was the 64th Brigade Commander, 15th Division, Okigwe sector, Major Goddy Onyefuru, from Achi, Oji River, Enugu State. Onyefuru, according to reports, as a 2nd Lieutenant, was innocently among the officers that Major Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu took along for “Operation Damisa” on January 15, 1966, in Kaduna.
Achuzia went home to Asaba in 1974 to rehabilitate himself and his family. During the 2nd Republic, (1979 to 1983) Hannibal was at a time appointed the chief security officer of the NPN in Benin by Brigadier Samuel Ogbemudia and Chief Tony Anenih in preparation for the August 1983 gubernatorial election. Although Ogbemudia touted much of his “Bininess” during his lifetime, he was actually born in Igbanke, an Igbo town, formerly known as Igbo Akiri, in Orhiorwhon East LGA of Edo State.
Despite all he had lost because of being an Igbo and former Biafran defender, Achuzia, was proud of his Igboism and defended it till his last breath. The climax was his election as secretary-general of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo. Another great Igbo son from the Anioma area of Delta State who lost his ambassadorial posting because of Biafra, Chief Ralph Uwechue, also became the president-general of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo with Dr. Joe Nworgu as the secretary-general.
Until his death, Brigadier-General Joseph Hannibal Air Raid Achuzia was the chairman of the Supreme Council of Elders of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), without minding whose ox was gored.
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has already gone to Asaba, led by Chief Nnia Nwodo, to pay condolences to the family and promised that the Igbo apex body would participate fully in his burial. The governors of the South-East zone, together with Governors Ifeanyi Okowa and Nyesom Wike should bankroll the burial expenses.
Achuzia’s remains should be brought to the Heroes Square, Owerri, and Okpara Square, Enugu, for thousands of Igbo to come and pay their last respects to him as they did to Ojukwu in 2012.
The South East Forum of Traditional Rulers and their Anioma Delta State brothers should confer a posthumous title of OCHIAGHA NDIGBO, equivalent of AARE ONAKAKANFO OF YORUBALAND, on Joseph Hannibal Air Raid Achuzia in recognition of his patriotism, to see that the Igbo nation of Nigeria take its rightful place under the sun. Achuzia should be the 2nd Aare Onakakanfo (Ochiagha) of Igboland with Ojukwu as the first.
• HRH Eze Ogbonnaya is a veteran journalist and historian. 08073770915, 09035047566
Source: Daily Sun

#DapchiGirls: Nigerian Government Betrayed Us - Father Of Killed Schoolgirl Cries Out

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#DapchiGirls: Nigerian Government Betrayed Us - Father Of Killed Schoolgirl Cries Out
Adamu Jumbam, father of Aisha Adamu
Adamu Jumbam, father of Aisha Adamu, one of the Dapchi schoolgirls who lost her life while in Boko Haram captivity, has said he is not happy with the Nigerian government and its security forces whom he blamed for the tragedy that befell his daughter.
While speaking to Premium Times, Mr. Jumban currently in Dapchi village where he is mourning his 16-year-old daughter questioned the circumstances that surrounded the abduction and subsequent release of the girls by Boko Haram.
Speaking in tears, the middle-aged resident of Jumbam, a village 2km away from Dapchi, said rather than the Nigerian soldiers combating the insurgents after they came back to drop the girls, the soldiers simply “watched with folded arms while the insurgents left triumphantly.”
The Nigerian government had explained that in order to safeguard the lives of the freed girls, it refused to confront the insurgents when they came to deliver the captives on Wednesday.
But this argument did not seem to assuage the pains of the mourning parents of Dapchi.
Speaking amidst a large crowd of mourners and sympathisers that throng his family home in Jumbam, the bereaved father said he has lost faith in the Nigerian government.
He said the way his daughter and others were abducted from school and killed while in captivity of Boko Haram would continue to traumatise him and her mother for a long time to come

“It was my worst moment in life when I was told she died,” Mr. Adamu said.

“It has been a huge bereavement that befell me on Wednesday when these poor schoolgirls were returned and I rushed out to welcome them only to be told that my daughter was among those that lost their lives.
“I was told that they died on the way, and the Boko Haram simply dug the ground and buried them. This confirms that I have lost her, so we the family have nothing more to do for her than to mourn her.
“From the 19th day of February when they were abducted and taken away to the day they were brought back, I have not been myself. But I give gratitude to God when I eventually found out that she is no more, what I was scared and prayed against had come to pass. I pray God comfort her soul and forgive her shortcomings.”
Mr. Jumbam said despite his bereavement, many of them in Dapchi could not understand the “mystery of the abduction and the drama of the girls’ release on Wednesday”.

“We have no option than to still commend the government for seeing that most of the children that were taken from us have been brought back”, he said.

“But what bemused us most is that, it is very shocking and surprising to say that Boko Haram came into this community, picked our children without any one challenging them, and then brought them back on their own, dropped them in the town and then returned. That development has really unsettled most of us here in Dapchi.

“Every right thinking Nigerian should be disturbed by this development. Anyway, we are villagers and may not have insight to the undercurrent of what has been going on in this country. But to say the least, we have been cheated and dehumanised.

“How can one come to terms with this, for God sake? That Boko Haram came into our community, took our children and kept them for a whole month, no one could say where they are, then returned them without any form of explanation.

“They brought this kids to Dapchi dropped them in market area, spent about 30 minute in the community, then turned their vehicles and left. None of our security agencies that have been surrounding this community since February 19th made any move to go after them.
“Everyone saw them drive back via the route that they used to enter Dapchi. They even took their time to fix one of their vehicles before leaving. No single shot was fired against them. That was how soldiers watched and supervised their safe exit from Dapchi.”
He says the government is not sincere in its approach.

“We don’t know what was happening. But it seemed this government is only deceiving us or playing politics with the lives of our children. If they say Nigeria is no longer safe for us, that our security forces cannot protect us, then perhaps they should allow us to go to somewhere where the government cares about the security of its people.

“Can anything be more surprising than this? How can you beat a situation where a thief came to steal your property, harm members of your household, then few days later, the same thief came with the stolen item, dropped it for you and left, while everyone was watching and almost applauding him.

“These Boko Haram gunmen came back in broad day, confidently as though they were the ones in authority. What else could be more surprising than this? It is a clear sign that this country is gradually becoming a failed state where security is not guaranteed; where the government has to bury its shame and tell everyone to take his or her security into their own hands, because they can no longer protect us.

“My daughter, Aisha Adamu, was 16 years old, a bright little girl that wants (wanted) to be a scientist in the future. She was in her fifth year in secondary school. It was her friends who came back that informed about her death. When I asked after her, they said ‘oh baba (father), your daughter Maidanwake (her pet name at home) lost her life on the way to the bush’ (sobs…). She was fasting when she died,” he said.
Of the 110 schoolgirls kidnapped in Dapchi in February, 104 were released by the Boko Haram, five died during the kidnap while one remains with the terrorists for allegedly refusing to put on a hijab and renounce her Christian faith.

What Christian Association Said On The Lone Dapchi Schoolgirl Still In Boko Haram Captivity

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What Christian Association Said On The Lone Dapchi Schoolgirl Still In Boko Haram Captivity  
Leah who is still in Boko Haram captivity
The Ondo State chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has demanded the immediate and unconditional release of Leah Sharibu, the only student still being held captive out of the 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in Dapchi town on February 19.
The girl, the only Christian among the abductees, was reportedly still being held captive by Boko Haram because of her refusal to renounce her faith.
But Ayo Oladapo, Ondo CAN Chairman said in a statement issued in Akure and obtained SaharaReporters on Thursday that the decision of the Boko Haram group to hold on to Sharibu after the release of the other kidnapped Dapchi girls showed that their battle is against the Christians in Nigeria.
He said he was disappointed that the federal government and members of the Civil Society Organizations decided to be silent while Miss Sharibu was still being held captive.
"The news of the release of the Dapchi girls is a good development. We rejoice with the parents of the returned girls, Yobe State and federal government as well as all Nigerians.
"However, it is painful to note that Liya Sharibu the only girl that still remains with the Boko Haram is said to be the only lady that refused to renounce her Christian faith.
"With this development, It is clear that the battle is against Christianity. Information has it that the Boko Haram people came into Dapchi town majestically to return the girls.
"They claim that they were not aware that the girls were Muslims, hence, they need to return them because they are Muslims. When did it become a crime for a person to become a Christian in Nigeria?
"According to the girls, they were released because they were Muslims. Is it a crime to become a Christian in Nigeria? President Buhari should tell the whole world.
"We, therefore, demand that the President Muhammad Buhari and all his security outfits should without delay facilitate the immediate release of Layi Sharibu".
He said it was becoming very clear that President Buhari’s administration is now out to crush Christianity to nothing in Nigeria.
"No wonder, President, Buhari is not doing as much as expected of to put a stop to the killings of people in the Christian community by the herdsmen.
"Pastor Prof. Yemi Osibanjo should not keep quiet as a Christian at this time, we encourage all churches to please mobilize prayer for the release of Liya Sharibu to rejoin with the parents unharmed," the further statement read.
Oladapo also called on the International community to assist in the release of the only Christian girl being seized by the terror group.

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