Posts Tagged ‘Nigeria’

Female Student Murdered, Body Burned by Classmates in Nigeria

Mob Attack Spurred by Supposedly Blasphemous WhatsApp Message  05/12/2022 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Deborah Emmanuel, a 25-year-old Christian student at the Shehu Shagari College of Education in Nigeria’s Sokoto State, was fatally beaten and her body was burned earlier today, May 12. Her classmates were…

Children among 29 Christians Killed in Plateau State, Nigeria

Timothy Weyi was killed on April 19, 2022, in herdsmen ambush in Bassa County, Plateau state, Nigeria. (Morning Star News courtesy of family) ABUJA, Nigeria, May 9, 2022 (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria killed eight Christians in Bassa county, Plateau state on Thursday (May 5), after slaughtering at least 21 others in […]

Fulani Militants Kill Eight Christians in Nigeria

A mass grave was dug for the victims of the violent attack on May 5. Attack Unfolds Despite Early Warning to Military 05/06/2022 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Fulani militants attacked Nigeria’s Chinke community of Kwall District on Thursday night, May 5, killing at least eight Christians and wounding several…

At Least Eight Slain in Attack on Christian Area of Nigeria

Borno state, Nigeria. (Profoss derivative, original Uwe Dedering, Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – At least eight people were killed in an attack on Tuesday evening (May 3) by Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists on a predominantly Christian village in northeastern Nigeria, sources said. In the latest of several…

Human Rights Group Decries Christian ‘Genocide’ in Nigeria

International Christian Concern (ICC) has denounced the ongoing “genocide” being carried out on Nigerian Christians by Fulani militants and other Islamic extremists.

Armed Terrorists Kill Christians near Kaduna City, Nigeria

Sultan Bello Mosque, city of Kaduna, Kaduna state, Nigeria. (Anasskoko, Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Armed terrorists on Thursday night (March 31) raided a predominantly Christian suburb of Kaduna city in northern Nigeria, killing three Christians and wounding three others, sources said. The gunmen attacked Angwan Bulus village, in the Sabon Tasha area […]

Militants Kill Mourners After Peace Meeting with Nigeria Security

Multiple People Dead in Suspected Fulani Militant Attack  03/29/2022 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Armed gunmen attacked Kpachudu village in Nigeria on Monday night, killing at least five people, burning down homes, and destroying crops.  “Four people were killed by the militants,” said a Christian… Source

Suspected Herdsmen Kidnap 46 Christians in Nigeria 

Sultan Bello Mosque, city of Kaduna, Kaduna state, Nigeria. (Anasskoko, Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Thursday (March 17) kidnapped 46 Christians and a number of their children in an attack in Kaduna state, Nigeria, sources said. The heavily armed terrorists attacked predominantly Christian Agunu Dutse… Source

Islamic Terrorists Kill Three Christians in Chibok, Nigeria 

Mwada Bulama Wadir, killed in ISWAP attack at Kautikari village in Chibok area, Borno state, Nigeria. (Photo Musa Nkeki) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists on Friday (Feb. 25) killed three Christians in an attack on northeast Nigeria’s Chibok area, residents say. Besides the Christians killed in the […]

Suspected Fulanis Kill 22 Christians in Plateau State, Nigeria

Central Mosque, Jos, Nigeria. (El-siddeeq lame, Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen killed four Christians in Plateau state on Saturday (Jan. 22), after 18 Christians were slain in another area of the state on Jan. 11, sources said. In the two attacks, eight other Christians were reported wounded, and in one […]

Islamic Extremist Terrorists Kill, Kidnap Christians in NE Nigeria

Borno state, Nigeria. (Profoss derivative, original Uwe Dedering, Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Four Christians were killed and 22 girls kidnapped in Islamic extremist attacks on Thursday (Jan. 20) and Jan. 14 in the Chibok area of Borno state, Nigeria, sources said. Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists on Thursday (Jan. 20) […]

Nigeria Again Worst in World in Killed, Kidnapped Christians

Central Mosque, Jos, Nigeria. (El-siddeeq lame, Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen last week killed three Christians in attacks in Nigeria, where more Christians were killed for their faith last year than in any other country, sources said. Three Christians were killed and two wounded in an ambush at about 9:30 […]

Fulani Militants Kill 18 More Christians in Nigeria

Second Attack on Ancha Village in One Week 01/12/2022 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Fulani militants killed 18 Christians in Ancha village on Tuesday evening, January 11, marking the second attack on the Christian community in Nigeria this week. “A loud voice shouted, ‘Allahu Akubar’ (Allah is the greatest) at midnight,” an eyewitness told […]

Fulani Militants Unleash Terror on Nigeria’s Christians

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Attacks Continue Unabated as Government Turns a Blind Eye  01/11/2022 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) –Fulani militants killed 28-year-old Stephen Monday and injured his wife, Ejoma, while the couple was walking to their farmland on January 10.  “Fulani militants attacked and ambushed two people on their way to farm at Ancha village,” reported […]

3 Chinese Nationals Abducted in Nigeria, Police Say

MAKURDI, Nigeria—Police in Nigeria said gunmen abducted three Chinese nationals working in the country’s north central region, the latest incident in a cycle of violence in Africa’s most populous nation. The gunmen also killed two Nigerians who were working with the expatriates Tuesday at a hydroelectric power plant under construction in Niger state, which neighbors […]

Herdsmen Suspected in Killing of Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Sultan Bello Mosque, city of Kaduna, Kaduna state, Nigeria. (Anasskoko, Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Dec. 16 December killed four Christians in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria, sources said. Killed in Sako village, Zangon Kataf County were Samson Maza and David Garba, said Samuel Aruwan, commissioner of Kaduna state’s Ministry […]

Nigeria destroys around 1M expired COVID vaccines

Authorities in Nigeria destroyed more than one million expired doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, Wednesday, even as the West African country’s vaccination rate has almost doubled in the last one week amid a spike in confirmed infections. The expired doses – numbering 1,066,214 – were destroyed at a landfill in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, a week […]

ISWAP Terrorists Kill 12 Christians in Borno State, Nigeria 

Borno state, Nigeria. (Uwe Dedering, Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Terrorists with the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) on Sunday (Dec. 19) killed 12 Christians in an attack in Borno state, northeastern Nigeria, sources said. The Islamic extremist militants attacked the predominantly Christian village of Kilangal, Askira-Uba County, in the afternoon, shortly […]

Nigeria To Destroy One Million Expired Covid-19 Jabs

Nigeria is set to destroy a million doses of AstraZeneca’s covid vaccine a top health official has said while vowing that his country will no longer be accepting jabs with short shelf lives. Dr. Faisal Shuaib, the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), said that the vaccines that were beyond […]

Kidnapped Pastor in Northern Nigeria Slain after Ransom Paid

The Rev. Dauda Bature of the Evangelical Chruch Winning All. (Facebook) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen who kidnapped a Christian pastor outside the city of Kaduna in northern Nigeria killed him last week after receiving ransom payments, sources said. The Rev. Dauda Bature of the First Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in Hayin […]

Kidnapped Pastor in Nigeria Slain Despite Ransom Payment

The Rev. Dauda Bature of the Evangelical Church Winning All. (Facebook) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen who kidnapped a Christian pastor outside the city of Kaduna in northern Nigeria killed him last week after receiving ransom payments, sources said. The Rev. Dauda Bature of the First Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in Hayin […]

Fulani Herdsmen Attack Christians near City of Kaduna, Nigeria 

Sultan Bello Mosque, city of Kaduna, Kaduna state, Nigeria. (Anasskoko, Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen in northern Nigeria wounded a pregnant woman and set houses on fire on Saturday (Dec. 11) in attacks on predominantly Christian villages near the city of Kaduna, sources said. Prompt action by the Nigerian army prevented […]

Threatening Letters Terrorize Christians in Northwest Nigeria

Zamfara state, Nigeria. (Himalayan Explorer based on work by Uwe Dedering) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Christians in northwest Nigeria are living in terror after receiving letters threatening death unless they close their churches, sources said. A police spokesman said Zamfara State Police have beefed up security at churches and increased intelligence-gathering in response to […]

Three Children among 10 Christians Killed in Nigeria

Plateau state, Nigeria (Profoss, original work Uwe Dedering, Creative Commons) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen killed 10 Christians, including three children, in an attack in Plateau state, Nigeria in the early hours of Friday (Nov. 26), sources said. It was the second attack on Christians in Bassa County in one week. In the […]

Dozens of Christians Slain as Nigeria Moves Off CPC List

Sultan Bello Mosque, city of Kaduna, Kaduna state, Nigeria. (Anasskoko, Creative Commons) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Less than a week after the U.S. removal of Nigeria’s designation as engaging in or tolerating violations of religious freedom, Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday (Nov. 23) killed two more Christian farmers in Plateau state, and earlier 38 Christians […]

Nigeria: Prison Attack Frees Nearly 840 Inmates

Nearly 400 escaped prisoners remain at large in Nigeria on Monday after unidentified gunmen stormed the Abolongo Prison in southwestern Nigeria’s Oyo state on Friday, killing two guards and releasing 837 inmates, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported. A spokesman for Abolongo Prison, Olanrewaju Anjorin, told AFP on October 25 he visited the facility on October 24 and learned that […]

Herdsmen Suspected in Killing of Ministry Leader in Nigeria

Dr. Habila Solomon was slain in Jauro Yinu, Taraba state, Nigeria on Oct. 14, 2021. (Facebook) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A medical doctor and pastor who headed a wholistic Christian ministry in northeast Nigeria was shot to death on Oct. 14, sources said. Dr. Habila Solomon, president of Charity and Hope Ministry based […]

Kidnapped Christian Killed in Rescue Effort in Nigeria

Kogi state, Nigeria. (Uwe Dedering, Creative Commons) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A kidnapped Christian in Kogi state, Nigeria was killed in a rescue operation on Saturday (Oct. 2), the same day three other Christians were killed in another attack in the state, sources said. Julius Oshadumo, 78 years old and one of three Christians […]

Muslim Mob Kills Pastor in Kano State, Nigeria  

Kano state, Nigeria. (Uwe Dedering, Creative Commons) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Muslim mob in northern Nigeria agitated over the killing of a woman by a man they believed had converted to Christianity hacked a pastor to death with machetes last week and burned down his home, church and school, sources said. The Rev. […]

Christians ‘Under Siege’ in Kaduna State, Nigeria, Area Leaders Say

The Rev. Silas Yakubu Ali. (ECWA photo) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The killing of the Rev. Silas Yakubu Ali and more than 50 other Christians in an area of Kaduna state, Nigeria in the past two months shows that Christians are under siege from Muslim Fulani herdsmen, community leaders said. Dominic Gambo Yahaya, leader […]

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