Islamic Extremists in Nigeria Abduct High School Girls in Christian Town

Boko Haram strikes Christian enclave of Chibok, Borno state.

Borno state, Nigeria, where Islamic extremists with Boko Haram kidnapped Christian girls. (Wikipedia)

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists from the insurgent Boko Haram who kidnapped more than 100 girls last night targeted a public high school in a predominantly Christian town, sources said. In Borno state, in Nigeria’s predominantly Muslim northeast where Boko Haram is based, the Islamist group abducted at least 129 girls who were asleep […]

Islamist Gunmen in Nigeria Kill Villagers in Borno State; Fulani Slay 45 in Taraba

In prior herdsmen attack in Kaduna state, death toll could be as high as 150.

Nigerian flag (Wikipedia)

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Hours after Fulani herdsmen attacked Christians in Nigeria’s Taraba state, Islamist militants late Sunday night and Monday morning (March 16-17) attacked a predominantly Christian village in Borno state, killing at least two people. Scores of gunmen believed to be members of the insurgent Boko Haram, which seeks to impose sharia […]

More than 100 Christians Slain as Herdsmen Burn Homes, Church Buildings in Nigeria

Muslim gunmen raid three Christian villages in Kaduna state.

Daniel Anyip, vice chairman of Kaura Local Government Council, Kaduna. (Morning Star News)

MANCHOK, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim herdsmen armed with guns and machetes on Friday night (March 14) launched attacks on three villages in Kaduna state, killing more than 100 Christians and destroying homes, sources said. Scores of the ethnic Fulani assailants simultaneously attacked the Christian villages of Ugwar Sankwai, Ungwar Gata and Chenshyi in the […]

Syria’s Christians Face New Threat – ‘Convert, Submit to Islam or Face Sword’

Followers in Raqqa face threat familiar to Christians in the Muslim world.

Easter at a Damascus church. (Aid to the Church in Need)

(From Foxnews.com) – “Convert. Submit to Islam. Or face the sword.” In recent days, the besieged Christian community in Raqqa, a city in northern Syria, has faced those three stark alternatives. The terrorist group known as ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) made their demands after seizing control of the region. They required […]

Boko Haram Islamists Massacre Christian Villagers in Borno State, Nigeria

Islamic extremists shoot some, slit throats of others.

Scars on Adamu Musa, shot by Boko Harm in attack on I Gava West village, Gwoza, Borno state in 2013. (Morning Star News)

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A large contingent of Islamic extremist rebels from Boko Haram invaded a predominantly Christian village in northeastern Nigeria Saturday night (Feb. 15) and reportedly slaughtered at least 121 people. Dressed in military fatigues, the Boko Haram rebels, who seek to impose sharia (Islamic law) throughout Nigeria, reportedly shot some people […]

Boko Haram Suspected in Bomb Attack on Catholic Church Service in Nigeria

At least 22 worshippers killed.

Nigerian flag (Wikipedia)

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Authorities suspected Islamic extremist group Boko Haram was responsible for an attack on a Catholic church service in Adamawa state on Sunday (Jan. 26) that reportedly left 45 people dead. Sources told Morning Star News that 22 bodies were recovered from the church building in Waga Chakawa village, other […]

Islamic Extremists in Nigeria Attack Christians at Sunday Worship

Fulani herdsmen raid villages in broad daylight; Boko Haram continues onslaught.

The Rev. Yakubu Gandu Nkut, pastor of ECWA Church, Zankan. (Morning Star News)

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists have attacked villages in three states in Nigeria every Sunday this month, killing at least 15 Christians. Christian leaders in the Agatu Local Government Area of central Nigeria’s Benue state said ethnic Fulani herdsmen were responsible for raids on two villages that left seven Christians dead on Sunday […]

Soldiers Join Slaughter of Christians in Nigerian Village, Survivors Say

Special Task Force helps Muslim Fulani herdsmen kill 33 people, they say.

Bata Badugu, 75, and granddaughter Lydia, both injured in Shonong attack. (Morning Star News)

RIYOM, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Survivors of Monday’s (Jan. 6) slaughter of 33 Christians in a village in Nigeria’s Plateau state said Special Task Force (STF) soldiers stationed to protect them turned their weapons on those fleeing the attack. Speaking from her hospital bed with bullet wounds in her legs, 25-year-old Antele Alamba told Morning […]

Once Widowed Christian in Nigeria Loses Second Husband to Muslim Extremists

Mother of six, 14-year-old girl also killed.

After losing her second husband to Muslim extremists, Faith Kore Usman says she is trusting God. (Morning Star News)

BOKKOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists had once prior widowed Faith Kore Usman, a 29-year-old mother of five children, before Fulani herdsmen killed her second husband on New Year’s Eve. As 34-year-old Kore Usman and other Christians were praising God in a field near their church building in Maihakorin Gold village, near Bokkos in […]

Boko Haram Frees French Priest Kidnapped in Cameroon

Nigerian terrorist organization says it received no ransom.

Georges Vandenbeusch. (Sceaux City Hall)

(Morning Star News) – Nigerian Islamic extremists have released a French Roman Catholic priest they kidnapped in Cameroon in November, according to published reports. Members of the Islamic extremist terrorist organization Boko Haram freed Georges Vandenbeusch on Tuesday (Dec. 31) but received no ransom money, according to Agence France-Press (AFP). Vandenbeusch, abducted from Cameroon near […]

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