Herdsmen Kill Christians in Nigeria’s Nasarawa, Plateau States

Muslim Fulani attack homes, funeral.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 12 Christians in Nasarawa state and three others in Plateau state the last part of April, sources said. In north-central Nigeria’s Nasarawa state, herdsmen killed 12 Christian farmers in Ajimaka, Doma County, in attacks there and in 13 other villages from April 24 until April 29, […]

Muslims Allegedly Poison Pastor over Plans for Church Building

Church leader in Uganda refused to sell land for proposed mosque.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslims in eastern Uganda upset with a pastor’s plans to build a church on land they sought to buy are suspected in his death by poisoning, sources said. Pastor Yolonim Oduchu was poisoned on April 5 in Raraka village, Oloki Sub-County, Pallisa District after he declined to sell a five-acre […]

Students Kidnapped in Attack on Christian School in Nigeria 

One of four still captive.

(Update: Military spokesman Maj. Ibrahim Shittu said in a statement on Sunday (May 2) that the kidnapped Kelvin Eze of King’s School was rescued by troops on Saturday night (May 1) without payment of ransom. Below is the original story from April 30:) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – One Christian student remains captive after three others […]

Fulani Herdsmen Kill 33 Christians in One Week in Benue, Nigeria

Camp for the displaced and five villages attacked.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Monday night (April 26) killed 10 Christians who had taken refuge in a camp for the displaced in north-central Nigeria, bringing to 33 the number of Christians slain in Benue state the past week, sources said. A survivor of the attack in Abagena, Benue state, David […]

Christians Killed, Kidnapped in Attack on Worship Service

Two Christian women among university students abducted and slain.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked a Baptist worship service in north-central Nigeria on Sunday (April 25), killing one Christian, wounding another and abducting five others, sources said. “The Fulani herdsmen came to our village as the church service was going on,” Yakubu Bala of Haske Baptist Church in Manini Tasha village, […]

Mother of Seven Wounded, Loses Family for Becoming Christian

Husband attacks her with dagger, she says.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A mother of seven children in eastern Uganda suffered serious wounds and is cut off from her family after her husband and other Muslim relatives attacked her on Easter Sunday for putting her faith in Christ, sources said. Salimati Naibira, 37, of Bukoba B village, Mayuge District, lost consciousness after […]

Christians Abducted from Bus in North-Central Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen suspected.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Christians in Kaduna state, Nigeria suspect Muslim Fulani herdsmen were behind the kidnapping of eight Christians from a bus in the southern part of the state on Friday (March 26). The members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) were traveling from the city of Kaduna to Kafanchan when […]

Pastor’s Relatives Raped after Imam’s Wife Turns to Christ

Mosque leader threatens church leader, plans attack, sources say.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A mosque leader sent men to rape three female relatives of a church pastor in western Uganda because the imam’s wife put her faith in Christ, sources said. The imam also sent a Muslim to the church’s worship services in the Kasese area to gather information for a future attack […]

Church Confirms Release of Pastor Threatened with Execution

Chibok area EYN leader was taken captive by Islamic extremist militants in Nigeria.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Church leaders have confirmed reports that Islamic terrorists who threatened to execute a pastor they abducted in northeast Nigeria freed him on Wednesday (March 3). The president of the Church of Brethren in Nigeria (Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria, or EYN), Joel S. Billi, told church leaders on Thursday (March 4) […]

Pastor Threatened with Execution in Nigeria Reportedly Freed

Christians said to have contributed to ransom payment.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic terrorists who last week threatened to execute a pastor they abducted in northeast Nigeria reportedly freed him today. Nigerian newspaper Premium Times reported today that pastor Bulus Yikura, a Church of the Brethren pastor abducted from Pemi village near Chibok, Borno state in an Islamic terrorist attack on Christmas […]