The slaughter and kidnapping of Christians in Nigeria by Islamic terrorists continues unabated: 15 Christians were murdered and 32 kidnapped in Kaduna State on Friday, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
The pastor and two other members of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in Nigeria’s Plateau State were kidnapped last week by armed terrorists, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Plagued by Islamic terror groups who have murdered, kidnapped, and displaced tens of thousands of Christians since 2009, Nigeria ranks 6th on the US Open Doors World Watch List 2023 of the top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted.
Fulani herdsmen murdered 37 Christians in Nigeria’s Plateaus State during a spate of attacks carried out over the last five weeks, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Nigeria ranked number one in the world last year for the number of Christians killed because of their faith (5,014), according to the US Open Doors international Christian advocacy organization.
Islamic terrorists murdered two Christians and kidnapped six others in Nigeria’s Taraba state on Sunday, as the years-long genocidal onslaught on Nigerian Christians by Muslim extremists continues unabated, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. With well over 50,000 Christians murdered since 2009, rights groups, US Open Doors, have ranked Nigeria number one in the world for Christians killed on account of their faith.
A Catholic seminarian in Nigeria was killed after the rectory where he stayed was set on fire in a kidnapping attempt by Islamist Fulani Militants, a day after another seminarian and his father were abducted, Christians confirmed Friday.
The International Christian Concern (ICC) international aid advocacy organization reports that over 1,000 Christians have been murdered by Islamic militant extremists in Nigeria so far this year. The killings were carried out by Fulani herdsmen, and the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa terror groups.
The Nigerian Army has dismissed a soldier for preaching about Jesus Christ while in service uniform on social media, several sources confirmed over the weekend.
Christians in Nigeria’s Kaduna state continue to face extremely violent persecution as Islamic terrorists murdered a Christian woman on August 9, shot a Baptist pastor dead on August 23, and kidnapped two Anglican brothers on August 25, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Nigeria ranks number one in the world for the number of Christians murdered (5,014 last year) and kidnapped (4,726 last year), according to data collected by the US Open Doors International Christian advocacy organization.
Eight members of Nigeria’s National Youth Service Corps (NYCS) who are believed to be Christians have been abducted by suspected Islamic gunmen in the country’s northwestern Zamfara State, several sources said Tuesday.
Suspected Islamist gunmen have demanded 100 million Nigerian nairas (about $135,000 “) in ransom for the kidnapped wife of a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) pastor in north-central Nigeria, several Nigerian sources confirmed Monday.
Suspected Islamic Fulani extremists murdered 21 people during an attack in northern Nigeria’s Plateau state last week, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Islamic extremists, including radicalized Fulani herdsmen and members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa terror groups, have murdered over 52,000 Christians in Nigeria since 2015.
The slaughter of Christians in Nigeria continues as Fulani jihadist herdsmen murdered 37 Christians during attacks carried out in Benue state over the last four weeks, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. With well over 50,000 Christians murdered since Islamic terrorists seized control of swathes of the country in 2015,
As part of an ongoing campaign of terror, murder, displacement and destruction of livelihood against Nigerian Christians in Plateau State, Fulani jihadists sent written warnings to specific local Christian communities at the weekend, advising them of impending attacks in specific locations, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Notably, the jihadists pointed out that no Nigerian security forces would come to the aid of the Christians if they valued their own lives.
Leaders from the Church of Christ in Nations (CAN) denomination in Nigeria have called for all Christians to beseech God for His mercy on their land as Fulani Islamic jihadists murdered 11 more Christians in Nigeria’s Plateau state and 20 Christians in neighboring Taraba state in attacks on June 27 and June 25 respectively, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
Amid the ongoing genocidal persecution of Christians in Nigeria by Islamic jihadists, unidentified gunmen on Saturday stormed the parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Ogun State, killing the pastor and abducting seven congregants, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
In addition to murdering 700 Christians this month, Fulani jihadist herdsmen in Nigeria’s Plateau state also destroyed dozens of farms belonging to believers, with the intent of taking them over to raise livestock, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
The “traumatic ordeal” of some 40 worshippers kidnapped from a church in Nigeria’s Kaduna State ended with the release of the remaining 16 captives, but elsewhere more than 20 Christians were killed, Christians confirmed Wednesday.
The ongoing jihadist slaughter of Christians in Nigeria has intensified to such an extent that 700 Christians were reportedly murdered in Plateau, one of the worst-affected Nigerian states, last month alone, the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law NGO attests in a new report. More than 50,250 Nigerian Christians have been murdered by Islamic jihadists since 2009, with Nigeria’s Muslim-led government unwilling to do anything to stop it.
While Fulani jihadists in Nigeria ignored a government curfew and murdered 15 more Christians in Plateau state this week, the region’s recently inaugurated governor Barr. Caleb Mutfwang gave the grieving community a remarkable message of faith and hope, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Together with Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa, Fulani jihadist herdsmen have murdered well over 50,000 Christians in Nigeria since 2009.
Nigeria’s government came under renewed fire for doing nothing to end the ongoing jihadist slaughter of Christians in the country after Fulani jihadist herdsmen murdered 46 Christians in Benue state earlier this month, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Islamic jihadists have murdered well over 50,000 Christians in Nigeria since 2009, killing 5,014 last year alone.