More than 48 Christians Killed in Kaduna, Nigeria Massacres

Muslim Fulani herdsmen attack over the weekend and in late September.

GODOGODO, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed more than 40 Christians in an attack in this town in northern Nigeria on Saturday (Oct. 15) and left another eight dead in an assault three weeks earlier, area leaders said. Besides the eight slain on Sept. 24-26 in Godogodo, a predominantly Christian community in Kaduna […]

60-year-old Christian Killed as Violence Ruins Homes, Churches in Nasarawa State, Nigeria

Muslim herdsmen attacks on individual farmers continue unabated.

LAFIA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A 60-year-old Christian farmer was hacked to death with machetes last week, the latest victim of attacks by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nasarawa state who have burned church buildings and homes and destroyed crops in the past four years. Barki Baikoh was working on his farm outside of Andaha town […]

Herdsmen in Nigeria Kill Pastor, Others, as Policy to Settle Cattlemen Decried

Farmers protest violence, Kaduna government land plans.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – As farmers lamented policies designating land for cattlemen in northern Nigeria, suspected Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed a pastor and four other Christians in Kaduna state on Aug. 19. Pastor Luka Ubangari of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) at Angwan Anjo village, near Godogodo in the Jema’a Local Government […]

Student Counters Official Version of Eight Christians Killed in Zamfara State, Nigeria

Muslim students had long sought to kill Christian student, he says.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Contrary to the state government version of an attack in northwestern Nigeria last week, a Christian at the school where Muslim students killed eight people said all the victims were Christians. The Christian student told Morning Star News by phone that the Christian student at Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, in Talata […]

Seven Christians Killed in North-Central Nigeria by Muslim Fulani Cattle Herders

Faction of Boko Haram, said to be arming herdsmen, releases Chibok girls video.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacked a predominantly Christian village in north-central Nigeria on Saturday (Aug. 13), killing seven Christians, sources said. Two weeks after herdsmen attacked a nearby area in Kaduna state, the assailants attacked Golkofa village in the same state’s Jema’a Local Government Area on Saturday night, they said. “The […]

At least 13 Christians Killed in Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Attacks in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Three churches scattered as hundreds flee violence.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacked a cluster of predominantly Christian villages in Kaduna state last week, killing at least 13 Christians and scattering members of three churches, area sources said. A survivor of the attacks told Morning Star News that the herdsmen killed two Christian women in Ninte village in the […]

Baptist Pastor Loses Hand to Muslim Fulani Herdsman in Nasarawa State, Nigeria

Second pastor in the state attacked on his farm in one week.

KEFFI, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Two days after a slain pastor in one part of Nasarawa state, Nigeria was buried, a Muslim Fulani herder in another part of the state cut off part of the hand of another pastor working on his farm. The Rev. Hamza Alkali, 66, had to have the rest of his […]

Deep Love, Indescribable Pain for Family of Slain Evangelist in Nigeria

Pastor husband says she had premonition of being in heaven.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The last words of an evangelist who was killed while she was street-preaching here on Saturday (July 9) were, “Blood of Jesus,” her husband told Morning Star News. Eunice Mojisola Olawale, a deaconess in the Redeemed Christian Church of God that her husband pastors in a suburb of Abuja, was […]

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill Pastor in Nasarawa State, Nigeria

ECWA leader attacked with machete blows.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A pastor in Nasarawa state killed last week in Obi was buried today in his hometown of Zonkwa, Kaduna state. Muslim Fulani herdsmen with machetes killed the Rev. Zakariya Joseph Kurah of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) on Thursday (June 30) while he was working at his farm, sources […]

Catholic Priest Kidnapped in Nigeria Found Dead

Gunmen demanded huge ransom.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The body of a Roman Catholic priest kidnapped two months ago in central Nigeria was found today in bushes near a local government building in Otukpo, Benue state. A church leader at the Catholic Diocese of Otukpo told Morning State News by phone that the body of the Rev. John […]