Islamic Extremists Kill Three Christians in Northeast Nigeria 

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists kidnap one other.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Suspected Islamic extremist militants on Wednesday (June 5) killed three Christians and kidnapped another after intercepting them on a highway in northeast Nigeria, Christian leaders said. The suspected Boko Haram terrorists stopped a commercial passenger vehicle along the Damaturu-Biu Highway in Yobe state and separated out four Christians, […]

Pastor, Wife and Three Other Christians Slain in Nigeria 

Gunmen attack again in Plateau state.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen killed a pastor, his wife and three other Christians at about midnight on June 2 in Plateau state, central Nigeria, sources said. The raiders with heavy weaponry attacked a predominantly Christian village in Kwall District, Bassa County, killing Pastor Dauda Dalyop, 63, of the Assemblies […]

Priest Kidnapped in Kaduna State, Nigeria

‘Armed Muslim bandits’ suspected.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Armed “Muslim bandits” abducted a Roman Catholic Church priest in the early hours of Sunday (June 9), in Kaduna state, Nigeria, sources said. The Rev. Gabriel Ukeh was sleeping at his home on the premises of St. Thomas Catholic Parish, Zaman Dabo village, in Zango Kataf County when […]

Hardline Muslims Beat Christians Unconscious in Uganda

Two evangelists were working in heavily Islamic area.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two evangelists are still receiving hospital treatment two weeks after hardline Muslims in eastern Uganda beat them unconscious for proclaiming Christ, sources said. Samuel Mukiibi, 27, and 25-year-old Ephraim Duula in the last six years have led several Muslims to Christ. They were attacked on May 16 near Naigombwa swamp […]

Christian Convert in Somalia Wounded, Loses Family

Muslim relatives attack him after learning of his faith.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in Somalia was seriously wounded for putting his faith in Christ this month and lost his wife and five children, sources said. Mohammad Abdul, 40, survived a knife attack by his Muslim relatives on the outskirts of Kismayo, a port city in southern Somalia’s Lower Juba region, on […]

Christians, Others Increasingly Targeted in Plateau State, Nigeria

Amnesty International reports 1,336 people killed in three months.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Following a rights group report that 1,336 people were killed in Plateau state, Nigeria between December and February, residents reported 18 Christians killed since mid-April. In Plateau state’s Kayarda village, near Namu in Qua’an Pan County, Fulani herdsmen killed four Christian farmers on May 7, council official Christopher […]

Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Attack Catholic School in Nigeria 

Security guard shot, wounded at institution in Benue state.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Gunmen in an area of Nigeria where Fulani herdsmen are active attacked a Catholic school on Tuesday night (May 7), wounding a security guard in an apparent kidnapping attempt. In Adeke, a suburb of Makurdi, capital of Benue state, the assailants fired shots at the Father Angus Frazer […]

Video Shows Pastoral Couple Kidnapped a Year Ago in Nigeria

Pastor pleads with government, church leaders for rescue. 

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – A video of a pastor and his wife kidnapped in March 2023 appeared on Sunday (May 5) in which he pleaded for help from the government of Nigeria and Christian leaders. No one took responsibility for the March 14, 2023 kidnapping of the Rev. Paul Musa and his […]

Six Christians Killed, Eight Wounded in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

Fulani herdsmen attack at midnight.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen on Sunday (May 5) raided a village in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria, killing six Christians, area residents said. A large number of herdsmen raided predominantly Christian Ambe village, Sanga County, at about midnight as residents were sleeping, said Zachariah Sanga. “They were armed with deadly weapons […]

Herdsmen Kill 28 Christians in Benue State, Nigeria 

Dozens of others wounded, area sources say.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen killed 28 Christians from April 20 to April 22 in an area of Benue state, Nigeria, residents said. “Some groups of Muslim Fulanis have attacked three Christian villages in Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue state,” said area resident Florence Aaka, who said 28 Christians […]