Nigeria is on the U.S. State Department’s Countries of Particular Concern list for the first time. The West African nation joins nine other countries accused of “engaging in or tolerating systematic, ongoing, egregious violations of religious freedom,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a […]
The disproportionate presence of ethnic Fulani among Islamist militants wreaking havoc in the Sahel and West Africa has led to a stigmatisation of the Fulani generally, says a Protestant pastor from Burkina Faso, according to World Watch Monitor https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org
An alliance of Islamist militant groups with links to al-Qaeda in the West African country Mali released four hostages, including an Italian Catholic priest, who had been held captive for years, according to reports.
On a return trip to West Africa it was encouraging to hear reports and testimonies from those who had received Orality Training three years earlier. Those trained were now training others and seeing many come to faith in Christ. It was a confirmation of the […]
A leading conservative evangelical advocacy group is calling on the Trump administration to consider sanctions against Nigeria in response to the government’s inability to thwart communal and extremist violence that has led to the deaths of thousands of Christians in recent years.
Filmmaker Judd Saul went to Nigeria a decade ago to help a missionary better market his ministry through a mission documentary. But God had greater plans for Saul, who ended up starting his own mission to help refugees. In 2019, he founded an organization called […]
A Nigerian civil society organization claims that no fewer than 350 Christians have been killed across the West African country since the start of 2020 and estimates that about 11,500 Christians have been killed since 2015.