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Nigeria: bishops urge action against Islamist terrorists

August 22, 2011

In separate statements, Catholic and Anglican bishops in Nigeria have questioned the proposed introduction of Islamic banking and called upon the government to do more to combat the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram.

“Nigerians will benefit more from strengthening the rule of law, whereby the security agencies will promptly bring criminals to book [rather] than negotiate with murderers and criminals,” the Catholic bishops from several Nigerian states said in a communiqué.


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  • Posted by: Gil125 - Aug. 22, 2011 3:46 PM ET USA

    I don't know what's so strange about Islamic banking. Have you looked at what your CD's are paying?