At least 60 people were killed in Chad Thursday during the deadliest protests so far against interim leader Mahamat Idriss Deby’s two-year extension of his power, several sources said.
Three more Christians were murdered in Nigeria this month during an attack by Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) militants in majority-Christian Chibok County, Borno state, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Tens of thousands of Christians in Nigeria have been murdered by Islamic terrorists since 2009.
The slaughter of Christians in Nigeria’s Plateau state by suspected Fulani Islamic extremists continues unabated, and on August 27, a Christian woman was shot in the head and killed as she cleaned her church building, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
The ongoing slaughter of Christians in Nigeria at the hands of Islamic extremists meets the established international standards for genocide, the Colson Center reports. The International Christian Concern advocacy group reported in 2020 that between 50,000 to 70,000 Christians have been killed by Islamic terrorists; the Open Doors USA advocacy group reported this year that one Nigerian Christian is killed for their faith every two hours, 13 a day, 372 a month.
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen in Nigeria’s Adamawa state broke into a pastor’s home last week, killing his two sons, severely injuring him, and abducting his 13-year-old daughter, Sahara Reporters said.
The head of the Nigerian Methodist Church was abducted from Abia in south-east Nigeria on Sunday, before being released the next day, Christian Today (CT) reports.
A Christian charity hopes that the graduation of two young women who were among hundreds of Christian schoolgirls kidnapped in northeast Nigeria will encourage persecuted Christians.
The Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) terror group has claimed responsibility for last month’s deadly bombing in which three Christians were reportedly killed and 19 others wounded in Nigeria’s Taraba state, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Fulani Muslim militants murdered 21 Christian farmers in Nigeria’s Kaduna state last month, as Kaduna’s Fulani Governor Nasir El-Rufai remains silent about the ongoing slaughter of believers in his state, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Islamist militants killed a Nigerian Christian and kidnapped his sister and five other Christian girls in Nigeria’s North-East after scores of Christians were massacred in the country’s central area, aid workers say.
As the relentless slaughter and kidnapping of Nigerian Christians continues unchecked, Fulani Muslim militants in Nigeria’s Kaduna state murdered an estimated 50 people and abducted 100 more in attacks on Christian communities on March 24, Christian Today reports.
Fulani herdsmen and other suspected Islamic attackers killed scores of Christians and abducted a priest and some 100 other people in Nigeria’s troubled Kaduna state, several sources confirmed Monday.
Funeral services have been held in northwest Nigeria’s Kaduna State after gunmen killed 34 Christians, local residents told Worthy News late Wednesday.
Islamic terrorists struck in Nigeria’s Kaduna state yet again on Sunday, attacking a Christian community and murdering 25 churchgoers just after the end of a worship service, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
The slaughter of Christians by Islamic extremists in Nigeria continues unabated and, on March 5, suspected Fulani herdsmen murdered a 25-year-old man on his way home from a Lutheran Church convention in Adamawa state, and cut off his fingers, Sahara Reporters said.
Three more Christians have been killed by suspected Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists in the Chibok area of north-east Nigeria’s Borno state, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Nigeria ranked first in the world last year for the number of Christians murdered on account of their faith.
Three more Christians have been killed by suspected Islamic State West Africa Province terrorists in northeast Nigeria’s Chibok region, Morning Star News (MSN) report. Nigeria ranked number one in the world last year for the number of Christians murdered on account of their faith.
This month marks the fourth anniversary of the abduction of Nigerian Christian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu, who was kidnapped together with 109 other girls by the Boko Haram terror group in northeastern Nigeria on February 19, 2018, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Leah is the last remaining captive of the 110 girls abducted from Nigeria’s Government Girls’ Science and Technical College in 2018.
Nigeria ranked number one in the world last year for the number of Christians murdered by Islamic jihadists: 3,462 Nigerian Christians were slaughtered in what rights groups have described as a “killing field” for Christians. In its 2021 annual report, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) warned of a “Christian genocide” if the Nigerian government does not protect its Christian communities.
Islamic State terrorists murdered four Christians and kidnapped 22 girls in attacks on January 20 and January 14 in the Chibok area of Borno state, Nigeria, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Nigeria ranked number one in the world for Christians killed on account of their faith last year, at 4,650 (up from 3,530 in 2020).