Tag: BOKO HARAM

There were so many things I found despicable about Boko Haram … well, except one thing. I am not quite sure if ‘admiration’ is the right word to use here, but how well-organized they were as a terrorist group was worthy of admiration. They were so organized and circumspect in every activity that it was […]

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It was 3:50 am and I was up already before the call to prayer. I still wasn’t used to the 5 daily prayers and all that came with being a Muslim. But there was something I liked about Fajr: the dawn prayers. Very few of the militants showed up. The ones that did, joined us […]

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My mind was empty as I sat hugging my knees in the bed of the truck. I had lost the creative ability to form a thought in my head. It all happened so fast I wish I could just call for a time out and step out of the nightmare to have a better view – […]

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  Recently I had a conversation with a friend of mine who works with a Christian NGO about martyrdom. He told me that he wasn’t afraid to lose his life for the sake of the gospel and that many of his colleagues held this same view too. I must say, I wasn’t too comfortable with […]

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