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Christian Slain in Kaduna State, 13 Others Killed in Plateau State, Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen terrorize north-central areas of country.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed a young Christian man after stopping him on a highway in Kaduna state on Oct. 5, while in Plateau state another 13 Christians have been slain in less than a month, sources said. Armed herdsmen stopped the vehicle of Bartholomew David, 23, and a female […]

Armed Gunmen Kidnap 19 Christians, Kill One in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Pastor, daughter among 17 abducted in one attack, while another assault claims a life.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen stormed a church choir practice and kidnapped 17 Christians in north-central Nigeria the night of May 18, and the same night gunmen killed a Christian and kidnapped two others at a Baptist church, sources said. Each attack took place in Kaduna state, where assaults on Christians with […]

Another 10 Christians Killed in Kaduna State as Carnage Continues in Nigeria, Sources Say

Muslim Fulani attacks on Saturday follow a month that saw 130 people slain. 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 10 Christians in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria on Saturday (March 16), bringing the lives lost in the past five weeks to 140 with 160 houses destroyed, sources said. “We were all asleep in our various homes when at about 4 a.m. [Saturday], we heard gunshots everywhere in […]

At Least 40 Christians Killed in Two Attacks in Kaduna State, Nigeria

School for missionary children shut.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – At least 32 people were killed in a Muslim Fulani herder attack on a Christian area of north-central Nigeria on Tuesday (Feb. 26), sources said. The early morning assault on villages in and around Maro, in Kajuru County of Kaduna state, came after a Feb. 10 herdsmen attack on Angwan […]

Killing of Ethnic Leader Part of Violence against Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria, Sources Say

Kidnapped traditional ruler executed after ransom was paid.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The execution last week of a revered tribal leader of a majority-Christian area in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria – after a large ransom was paid to his kidnappers – was an extension of Islamic extremist violence earlier this month, sources said. The body of Raphael Maiwada Galadima, a Catholic who […]

Dozens of Christians Killed in Muslim Attack on Market in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Church building set on fire in assault that escalated, residents say.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslims attacked a market in Kaduna state, in north-central Nigeria, on Thursday (Oct. 18), killing dozens of Christians and burning a church building, sources said. Area residents said a Muslim at the market in Kasuwan Magani, 36 kilometers (22 miles) south of the city of Kaduna, began yelling “Thief!” in […]

Kidnapping of Christian Girls in Kaduna, Nigeria Leads to Casualties, Area Christians Say

Attempt to rescue teenage girls prompts Muslim rampage, they say. 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim residents of Kasuwan Magani in northern Nigeria yesterday killed 12 Christians after an attempt to rescue two Christian teenage girls from Muslims who had kidnapped them and coerced them to convert, area residents told Morning Star News. James Madaki, a 50-year-old member of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), said […]

Muslim Fulani Kidnappers Ravage Village in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Killings, abductions terrorize families, close churches.

KADUNA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The latest in a series of Muslim Fulani attacks on a village in northern Nigeria has killed a Christian’s two adult sons, closed churches and sent residents fleeing the area. “We pray God will convict our attackers and make them to repent from these evil acts against us,” Madami Agiya, […]

Fulani Herdsmen Increasingly Militant in Killing 22 Christians in Kaduna, Nigeria

Muslim assailants in military fatigues carry sophisticated arms.

KAFANCHAN, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Attacks by Muslim Fulani herdsmen or allied gunmen in southern Kaduna State appear to be increasingly militant, marked by greater sophistication in training and arms, sources said. Advocacy group Jubiliee Campaign released a statement on Wednesday (Nov. 9) noting that a militant group associated with Fulani herdsmen has become increasingly […]

Dangerous Area in Kaduna, Nigeria a Virtual Ghost Town; 13 More Deaths Discovered

Shocked survivors of attacks say they had no conflicts with herdsmen.

DOGON FILI, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Several people advised me that it was not safe to go to Godogodo in southern Kaduna state, but it was imperative to verify reports of violence against Christians in Nigeria, as authorities and mainstream media downplay persecution as “sectarian violence.” I was advised that if I must go, I […]