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From this source, dated November 11, 2011 (hat tip to Weasel Zippers):
They stormed this town in Yobe state, northern Nigeria like a swarm of bees, and at the end of their four-hour rampage, some 150 people had been killed – at least 130 of them Christians, according to church sources.Read the rest HERE.
Hundreds of people are still missing, and the destruction included the bombing of at least 10 church buildings.
More than 200 members of the Islamic extremist Boko Haram sect stormed the Yobe state capital, Damaturu, at 5 p.m. on Nov. 4...
The Christian leaders in Damaturu told Compass that out of the 150 casualties reported in the Yobe attacks, more than 130 were Christians. When the Muslim extremists went to New Jerusalem, they said, any Christian they met who could not recite the Islamic creed was instantly shot and killed or slaughtered like a lamb.
The Rev. Idris Garba, the 41-year-old chairman of the Yobe state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), told Compass the attack “is a Jihad against the church.”
“When Boko Haram members and other Muslims here attacked us on that 4th of November, it was like the end had come for Christians in this settlement,” Garba said....
Jihad for oil? Northern Nigeria has large oil deposits.
Or maybe the same old, same old: jihad for Allah so as to gain a prestigious place in Islamic paradise. See THIS at Prophet of Doom. Excerpt:
"Allah's Apostle said on the day of the conquest of Mecca, 'There is no migration now, only Jihad, holy battle....'" — Bukhari:V4B53N412Also see "'Nigerian Taliban' Threatens Northern Africa" written by Dr. Walid Phares in 2009. Worth your time.