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’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.
As the genocidal slaughter of Christians in Nigeria continues, Fulani Islamic jihadists murdered 43 Christians, including a pastor and his wife, in Nasarawa state last month, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Nigerian Christians expressed concern Monday after two Muslims were sworn in to lead volatile Nigeria as president and vice president.
Suspected Fulani Islamic extremists shot and hacked to death over 40 Christians in Nigeria’s Plateau state last week, as the slaughter of tens of thousands of Nigerian believers continues unabated, with impunity, and ignored by international governments.
Suspected Islamic gunmen have killed more than 100 people, most of them women and children, in troubled north-central Nigeria over the last few days, and attacks continue, a well-informed Christian source told Worthy News on Thursday.
Two young Christian women in Nigeria have been rescued after being abducted by Boko Haram terrorists over nine years ago, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Seven people were abducted after returning from a church service in north-central Nigeria amid massive attacks against Christians that killed more than 130 believers, Christian aid workers confirmed.
In what has been described as “mindless bloodletting,” radicalized Fulani herdsmen murdered 33 Christians in an attack Saturday night through the early hours of Sunday (April 15-16) in Kaduna state, Nigeria, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
As the slaughter of Christians in Nigeria continues with minimal intervention by the government, gunmen in Kaduna state on Friday shot and killed the son of a Baptist pastor before abducting the pastor’s wife and three other people, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
Nigeria’s main opposition parties urged authorities to scrap the African nation’s elections, saying results showing the ruling party’s presidential candidate in the lead had been manipulated.
Christians prayed as Nigeria’s presidential elections were clouded by chaos Sunday, with results unclear in dozens of states and people still casting ballots though the vote officially ended Saturday.
Devoted Christians already suffering from Islamist attacks in several parts of Nigeria faced more difficulties Thursday as the government changed the nation’s currency design causing shortages and wreaking social havoc.
Christian leaders gathered in Abuja, Nigeria on Sunday for a special prayer event that commemorated the fifth year in captivity of Leah Sharibu, a Christian school girl who was abducted by Boko Haram Islamic terrorists, and who remains in captivity because she refused to renounce her faith, Christian Persecution reports.
The Christian founder of an orphanage in Nigeria’s Kano state has finally been acquitted of abduction and forgery after spending two years in jail pending trial, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Christian communities in Nigeria’s Adamawa state are deeply mourning the loss of Pastor Jerry Hinjari of Christ Nation International, who was murdered by suspected Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists on Thursday, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. The slaughter of tens of thousands of Christians in Nigeria at the hands of Islamic terrorists has gone unchecked by the Nigerian government and the international community for many years now.
As rights advocates raise questions about the silence of world powers in the face of the ongoing years-long devastating slaughter of Christians in Nigeria, 17 more Christians were murdered by suspected Fulani militants in Nigeria’s Bauchi and Benue states between Friday and Sunday, Morning Star News reports.
A new report by the international aid organization Open Doors shows that persecution against Christians in sub-Saharan Africa is now so intense that the continent is in danger of suffering a “vast humanitarian catastrophe,” the Washington Times reports.
Five female church members were abducted, and their pastor shot and wounded during a terrorist attack on their church in Nigeria’s Katsina state on Sunday, Morning Star News reports. The attack is just one more of tens of thousands of attacks, murders and abductions, maimings, and displacements of Christians by Islamic militants since 2015.
Suspected Islamist gunmen burned a Catholic priest to death and shot and injured his colleague in northwest Nigeria on Sunday, police and church sources said, prompting Christians to call for prayers.