Fulani Herdsmen Kill Pastor in North-Central Nigeria

Cleric kidnapped along with sons and nephew.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria on Saturday (July 24) killed a Christian pastor they had kidnapped two weeks before, a church source said. The Rev. Danlami Yakwoi of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) was kidnapped on July 12 along with two of his sons and a nephew in Tawari, […]

Area in Nigeria Attacked Unimpeded for One Week

At least 33 dead, four church buildings burned.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen attacked villages in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria unimpeded from July 8 to Wednesday (July 14), killing 33 Christians, sources said. “My mother’s village, Warkan, was attacked by Fulani herdsmen – several houses were burned, and I lost my uncle, his wife and children, eight family members in one […]

Muslim Brother of Christian Attacks Him with Machete

Recent convert refuses to renounce Christ.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A 39-year-old man in eastern Uganda who recently put his faith in Christ is still recovering from a machete blow to his head by a Muslim relative in late June, sources said. Abudlawali Kijwalo, who comes from family of devoted sheikhs and hajjis (pilgrims to Mecca), was grazing his cattle […]

Islamic Extremists Burn Pastor to Death in Uganda

Villagers set house on fire.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists in eastern Uganda set a pastor’s home on fire on Wednesday (June 30), burning him to death, sources said. Pastor Isima Kimbugwe’s body was burned beyond recognition after the assailants set his home on fire in Buseta village, Kibuku District at about 10:30 p.m., local Christians said. Leaving […]

Suspected Fulani Kidnap Christian High School Students in Nigeria

Most of nearly 180 children taken away at gunpoint, sources say.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen early this morning kidnapped most of the nearly 180 students at a Christian high school in Kaduna state, Nigeria, sources said. Shooting wildly, the armed assailants breached the walls of Bethel Baptist High School in Maraban Rido, on the outskirts of the city of Kaduna at about […]

Muslim Father Beats, Poisons Daughter for Turning to Christ

Societal persecution continues unchecked in eastern Uganda.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A woman in eastern Uganda is struggling to recover after her Muslim father beat her and forced her to swallow a toxic substance for leaving Islam, sources said. Hajat Habiiba Namuwaya, a 38-year-old mother of three, said she fled her home in Namakoko village, Nangonde Sub-County last month after Muslim […]

Armed Fulani Kill Doctor, 17 other Christians in Nigeria

Predominantly Muslim herdsmen attack in Niger, Plateau states.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Armed Fulani shot a Christian doctor to death on June 17 in Niger state, Nigeria following attacks that killed 17 Christians in Plateau state. Precious Emeka Chinedu was killed after five Fulani herdsmen walked into the private hospital he operated in Salka village, Magama County, and abducted him the evening […]

Christian Pastor Slain over Outreach to Muslims, Sources Say

Police say suspect confessed motive for killing bishop.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A radical Muslim has confessed to killing a 70-year-old pastor in Uganda on June 11, sources said. Bishop Francis Obo, senior pastor of Mpingire Pentecoastal Revival Church Ministries International in Odapako village, Mpingire Sub-County, was killed after a group of Muslim extremists dressed in Islamic attire stopped him and his […]

Employer Allegedly Sends Hit Men to Kill Christian

In another village, Muslim relatives destroy home of new believer.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian employee’s Muslim supervisor sent people to kill him last month in eastern Uganda after he refused to convert to Islam, sources said. Christians at the funeral of evangelist Fred Isiko, who drove a van for Ashirafu Kasenyi’s cargo transport company, said Kasenyi was behind the killing of Isiko […]

Fulani Herdsmen Kill Pastor, 3-Year-Old Son in Nigeria

Attack on mission takes another key Christian worker.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen in Niger state, Nigeria have shot to death a missionary and pastor and his 3-year-old son, sources said. Leviticus Makpa, 39, had established a Christian school in Kamberi village, where he served as a pastor and church planter. His son, Godsend Makpa, was killed in the attack on […]