JOS, Nigeria, October 4, 2021 (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.
Church officials in Nigeria’s Kaduna state call last week’s Fulani militant attack a ‘massacre’. The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom this week also condemned these instances of violence against religious communities in Nigeria.
JOS, Nigeria, September 30, 2021 (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 […]
a JOS, Nigeria, September 28, 2021 (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen killed a Christian at a worship service in Kaduna state, Nigeria on Sunday (Sept. 26), and 30 others were slain in attacks later that night, sources said.
One abducted girl from the Nigerian town of Chibok has been freed and reunited with her parents seven years after Boko Haram militants kidnapped her and more than 200 of her classmates, Borno state’s governor said on Saturday.
This month, a United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) panel brought to light disturbing statistics about violence against Christians in Nigeria. Over two thousand churches have been destroyed since 2015. Between 4 and 5 million Christians have fled the country.
Attackers kidnapped at least 140 students from Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Early Monday morning, armed men smashed a hole in the school’s brick wall and took the students away at gunpoint. The Nigerian government has closed 13 other at-risk schools in response.
A special inaugural event billed as the “Inaugural Convening of the Premier Annual Religious Freedom Summit in the U.S.” will be held to bring together “a broad coalition that passionately supports religious freedom around the globe for a three day, in person event in Washington, […]