Nigeria Again Worst in World in Killed, Kidnapped Christians

Suspected Fulani herdsmen slay three in Plateau state.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen last week killed three Christians in attacks in Nigeria, where more Christians were killed for their faith last year than in any other country, sources said. Three Christians were killed and two wounded in an ambush at about 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 10 in predominantly Christian Tyaana […]

Christian Widow, Daughter Beaten Unconscious in Uganda

Muslim extremists who killed husband also tried to kill them in October, mother says.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists in eastern Uganda beat a widow and her 16-year-old daughter unconscious on Dec. 30, leaving the girl unable to walk a year after killing her father, sources said. Suffering from an apparent spinal injury, Oliva Apio has had to discontinue her high school studies, said her injured mother, […]

Muslim Extremists Kill Six Christians in Coastal Kenya

Somali militants suspected in attacks in southeastern county.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists in Kenya, including suspected militants from Somalia, killed six Christians in southeastern Kenya between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. on Monday (Jan. 3), sources said. Members and sympathizers of Somali militant group Al Shabaab were suspected of joining local Muslim extremists in attacks in Widho, Majembeni Mpeketoni, in […]

Mother, Children in Uganda Hanged for Faith in Christ

Absconding Muslim husband suspected.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in central Uganda is suspected of hanging his wife and two children because the young mother and oldest child received Christ after attending Christmas Day and Sunday worship services, sources said. A neighbor on Dec. 28 found Shamira Nakato hanged with her two children, ages 3 and 8, […]

Newly Christian Families Driven from Homes in Uganda

Mother flees Muslim husband; farmer’s plantation destroyed.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian woman and her children last week fled the violence of her Muslim husband in eastern Uganda, and earlier in a nearby district villagers destroyed a newly believing family’s crops and drove them from their home, sources said. Aisha Nambeya, 27, and her five children ages 9 to 2, […]

Herdsmen Suspected in Killing of Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria

At least four lives lost in one day.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Dec. 16 December killed four Christians in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria, sources said. Killed in Sako village, Zangon Kataf County were Samson Maza and David Garba, said Samuel Aruwan, commissioner of Kaduna state’s Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs. Area resident Susan Peter sent a […]

Ethnic Somali Muslims in Kenya Break Pastor’s Leg

Underground Christian leader still in pain three weeks after attack.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Somali-born pastor in Kenya is still in severe pain after ethnic Somali Muslims in northeastern Kenya beat him on Dec. 3 for leaving Islam, sources said. The pastor, whose name is withheld for security reasons, said the four Kenyan-born, ethnic Somalis attacked him on a road near Wajir town, […]

ISWAP Terrorists Kill 12 Christians in Borno State, Nigeria 

Nine houses burned, stores looted. 

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Terrorists with the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) on Sunday (Dec. 19) killed 12 Christians in an attack in Borno state, northeastern Nigeria, sources said. The Islamic extremist militants attacked the predominantly Christian village of Kilangal, Askira-Uba County, in the afternoon, shortly after residents were leaving church worship services, […]

Kidnapped Pastor in Nigeria Slain Despite Ransom Payment

The Rev. Dauda Bature preached Christ to captors.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen who kidnapped a Christian pastor outside the city of Kaduna in northern Nigeria killed him last week after receiving ransom payments, sources said. The Rev. Dauda Bature of the First Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in Hayin Narayi, Kaduna state, was kidnapped by armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen on […]

Fulani Herdsmen Attack Christians near City of Kaduna, Nigeria 

Pregnant woman wounded; mother and children kidnapped.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen in northern Nigeria wounded a pregnant woman and set houses on fire on Saturday (Dec. 11) in attacks on predominantly Christian villages near the city of Kaduna, sources said. Prompt action by the Nigerian army prevented further harm by heavily armed herdsmen who attacked Sabo GRA at about […]