Dozens More Christians Killed in Benue State, Nigeria 

Many others are critically wounded. 

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Continuing attacks earlier this month in Benue state, Nigeria, suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists killed dozens of Christians on Friday (Sept. 23) and Wednesday (Sept. 21), sources said. The terrorists attacked six predominantly Christian villages in Benue state’s Togo County on Friday (Sept. 23), destroying lives, houses and farms […]

Hindu Relatives Suspected of Killing Christian in India

Family members threatened to burn him alive, sources say.

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Christians in eastern India suspect a church member’s Hindu family killed him last month for refusing to renounce his faith, sources said. In West Bengal state’s Gobindapur village, Jhargram District, Hindu relatives of Madhab Gorai had threatened to burn him to death and feared his faith jeopardized his daughter’s impending […]

Kidnappers Raid Denomination in Two Areas of Nigeria

Scores of Christians abducted in north-central and northwestern states.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Saturday (Sept. 17) abducted dozens of Christians from a church service in northwest Nigeria, less than a week after kidnapping nearly 60 members of the same denomination in the north-central part of the country, sources said. In northwest Nigeria, the suspected herdsmen and other terrorists who […]

Terrorists Kill 25 Christians in Benue State, Nigeria

In Plateau state, masked animists attack church service. 

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists killed three Christians in Benue state, Nigeria on Sunday (Sept. 18), after slaughtering at least 22 others in the same area in past three weeks, sources said. The assailants attacked predominantly Christian Tse Ngban village in Guma County at about 4 p.m., area resident […]

Apostasy Charges against Christians in Sudan Dismissed

Judge cites nullification of apostasy law two years ago.

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – A court in Sudan on Sept. 8 dismissed apostasy charges against four Christians who were threatened with the death penalty unless they recanted, sources said. Judge Ibrahim Hamza dismissed the apostasy charges against the Christians in Central Darfur state, stating that apostasy is no longer a crime in Sudan, […]

Christian Killed, Church Leader Kidnapped in Nigeria

Pastor’s wife, three other women wounded in separate attacks. 

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Sunday (Sept. 11) killed a Christian security guard as they abducted a pastor in central Nigeria and wounded the church leader’s wife, sources said. James Ngyang, a member of the church led by Pastor Bung Fon Dong of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), was […]

Five Christians Thrown Off Boat and Drowned in Uganda

Church planters die in Lake Kyoga.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists killed five Christian workers by throwing them off a boat into central Uganda’s Lake Kyoga on Aug. 10, sources said. The evangelists from End Time Word Ministry church were traveling from Nakasongola District to Apac District on a commercial transport boat with plans to plant a church in […]

Christians Slain in Central Nigeria, Animists Attack in South

Church building burned during night vigil, injuring members.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen on Thursday (Sept. 1) killed six Christians in central Nigeria, and the next day animists attacked a night prayer service in the country’s southwest, area residents and officials said. The herdsmen attacked the predominantly Christian village of Umella, in Benue state’s Guma County, at about 3 p.m. and […]

Somali Pastor of Underground Church in Kenya Wounded

Wife and son injured in separate assaults.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Somali pastor of a secret fellowship in Kenya is still recovering from an infected wound after attacks on him, his wife and child for leaving Islam, he said. The 33-year-old pastor, who was still in pain this week as he received medical treatment for wounds on his hand and […]

Christian Youth Corps Member Killed in Adamawa State, Nigeria 

Targeted attack supected.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Christian posted in Yola, northeast Nigeria, as part of his youth service corps duty was killed on Aug. 26 in what was suspected as a targeted attack, sources said. Samaila Sabo Awudu was assaulted by at least five men with machetes at about 1:30 a.m. in his room at […]