Nigeria: Pastor of Evangelical church and two other Christians kidnapped in Plateau state

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.

Nigeria: Fulani terrorists murder 37 Christians in Plateau state, “the siege against Christian communities continues without abating”

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.

Nigeria: Islamic terrorists kill two Christians, kidnap six in Taraba state

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.

Nigeria Seminarian Burned To Death; Others Kidnapped

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.

Nigeria: More than 1,000 Christians murdered by Islamic militants in 2023

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.

Nigeria: Christians murdered, abducted in Kaduna state

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 Nigerian Christian Youth Kidnapped

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.

Nigeria: 21 villagers murdered by Islamic militants in Plateau state

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.

Nigeria: Genocidal attacks on Christians continue in Benue state

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, 

Nigeria: Plateau state Christians receive written threats of impending attacks on specific communities by Fulani jihadists

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.

Nigeria: Pastor murdered and 7 congregants abducted in Ogun state attack

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. 

Nigeria Islamists Release 16 Christians

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.

Nigeria: 700 Christians murdered in Plateau state in May, new report says

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.

Nigeria: 15 more Christians killed in Plateau state – but new governor gives message of hope

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.

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