Christian Slain in Kaduna State, 13 Others Killed in Plateau State, Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen terrorize north-central areas of country.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed a young Christian man after stopping him on a highway in Kaduna state on Oct. 5, while in Plateau state another 13 Christians have been slain in less than a month, sources said. Armed herdsmen stopped the vehicle of Bartholomew David, 23, and a female […]

Christian Woman Killed in Kidnapping of Four Baptists in Nigeria 

Pastor’s wife among those abducted.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Less than a week after Muslim Fulani herdsmen kidnapped six teenage girls from a Christian-run high school in north-central Nigeria, another attack in the same county led to the killing of a Baptist woman and the kidnapping of four others from the same church, sources said. Muslim Fulani herdsmen […]

Six Girls, Two Staff Members Kidnapped from Christian-Run High School in Nigeria 

Governor says kidnappers in Kaduna state are collaborating with Boko Haram.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A day before the Kaduna governor said kidnappers terrorizing the state are working with Boko Haram, Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Thursday (Oct. 3) kidnapped six teenage girls and two staff members from a Christian-run high school in north-central Nigeria, sources said. Suspected to be herdsmen who have carried out […]

Christian in Uganda Loses Children, Mother and Stepfather to Islamist Attack, Sources Say

Suspected radical Muslims set house on fire.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A 36-year-old Christian near Kampala, Uganda is mourning the deaths of his son, daughter, mother and stepfather, who were killed when Muslim extremists set their house ablaze seven weeks ago, sources said. Before the radical Muslims set Ali Nakabale’s house on fire on Aug. 20 in Nakaseke, Nakaseke District […]

Boko Haram Executes Two Christian Aid Workers in Nigeria 

Islamic extremist group vows to kill others from predominantly Christian tribes.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist group Boko Haram released a video last week showing the execution of two Christian aid workers in Nigeria, sources said. Lawrence Duna Dacighir and Godfrey Ali Shikagham, both members of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN) in Plateau state, are shown kneeling while three masked, armed […]

Ransom Paid, but Kidnapped Pastor’s Wife Is Killed in North-Central Nigeria

Another pastor is shot dead in southern Kaduna state.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen this month kidnapped and killed a pastor’s wife in north-central Nigeria’s Kaduna state three days after suspected herdsmen killed a Baptist pastor in another part of the state, sources said. Unaware that Esther Ishaku Katung had been killed after being kidnapped in Bagoma, 122 kilometers (75 miles) […]

Decade of Tears and Blood: 10 Years of Boko Haram Terrorism in Nigeria 

Entire communities uprooted as 35,000 civilians are slain.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A decade after Boko Haram began a bloody campaign to impose sharia (Islamic law) on all of Nigeria, Christian leaders say some areas are still under the control of the terrorists. The Rev. Mohammed Abubakar Naga, chairman of the Borno state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), told […]

Kidnapped Baptist Pastor in Nigeria Freed after 17 Days of Torture

Family, Christian leaders raise ransom money.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Baptist pastor kidnapped and tortured last month in Nigeria was released over the weekend after his family and Christian leaders paid a ransom, sources said. Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Kaduna state who abducted the Rev. Elisha Noma on Aug. 14 received 3 million naira (US$8,181) before freeing him on […]

Widowed Mother of Seven Homeless when Muslim In-Laws Learn She Is Christian

8-year-old son innocently tells relatives about church.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The 8-year-old boy didn’t realize that telling his Muslim relatives how much he enjoyed a church choir would cause them to attack his family. The seventh and youngest child of 54-year-old Lezia Nakayiza, widowed since September 2018, he didn’t know that his family was keeping their faith secret in […]

Nigeria Says Leah Sharibu Is Alive; Herdsmen Attacks Continue

Negotiations continue for her release, official says.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – More than a month after an aid worker indicated in a video that kidnapped Christian teenager Leah Sharibu had been killed, a government official in Nigeria on Saturday (Aug. 31) said she was alive. Citing intelligence from security agencies, presidential spokesman Garba Shehu released a statement reaffirming that the government […]