Large-Scale Killings, Kidnappings Hit Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria, Sources Say

Thousands displaced – then told to pay ransoms.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – More than 200 Muslim Fulani herdsmen have attacked predominantly Christian villages in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria since Jan. 6, killing at least 35 people and kidnapping 58 others, including a mother and her 6-month-old baby, sources said. Armed with AK-47s, the herdsmen on motorcycles rampaged through 10 predominantly Christian […]

Three Christian Teachers Killed in Northeast Kenya, Sources Say

Al Shabaab militants select non-local Christians for execution.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Somali Al Shabaab rebels killed three Christian teachers in northeast Kenya at about 2:30 a.m. on Monday (Jan. 13), sources said. “One of the attackers said, ‘We cannot allow infidels to teach our children,’ and there and then fired at three teachers as I managed to escape through the […]

Christian Woman en Route to Her Wedding, 10 Others Killed in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram militants intercept, behead them, sources say. 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Boko Haram terrorists killed a woman and her bridal party in northeast Nigeria days before her planned New Year’s Eve wedding, and eight other Christians were killed in separate attacks, sources said. Martha Bulus and her two bridesmaids were stopped on Dec. 26 as they made their way […]

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill 13 Christians, Wound Three in Central Nigeria

Attack in Plateau state, kidnapping in Kaduna state, follow video of executions.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 13 Christians in Plateau state, Nigeria on Wednesday (Jan. 8), the same day four students were kidnapped from a Catholic seminary in Kaduna state. About 20 herdsmen attacked the predominantly Christian village of Kulben, in Plateau state’s Mangu County, at about 8 p.m., area […]

Boko Haram Kidnaps Christian Leader in Attacks in Northeast Nigeria

Church of the Brethren in Nigeria district leader pleads for help. 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A leader of the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN) pleaded for help on a video released on Sunday (Jan. 5) after Islamic extremists with Boko Haram kidnapped him last week. The Rev. Lawan Andimi was abducted by terrorists of the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP, known […]

Christian Mother in Uganda Loses Marriage for Turning to Christ

Elsewhere, family is homeless after young father and wife leave Islam.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – When Florence Namuyiga’s Muslim husband asked her why their 7-year-old son was singing Christian songs, she remained silent. Namuyiga, a 27-year-old mother of three in central Uganda’s Lwebitati village, Kitumbi Parish in Mubende District, had been secretly attending church services with her 2- and 5-year-old sons since putting her […]

Christians Slain in Suspected Al Shabaab Attack in Northern Kenya

Assailants separated out those who were not local ethnic Somali Muslims.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Suspected members of Somali Islamic extremist group Al Shabaab intercepted a bus in northern Kenya on Friday (Dec. 6), separated out those who were not local ethnic Somali Muslims and executed them, sources said. The Medina Bus Co. vehicle en route from Nairobi to Mandera had 56 people aboard […]

Four Christian Farmers Killed by Muslim Fulani Herdsmen in Kaduna State, Nigeria, Sources Say

In Adamawa state, kidnapped university chaplain released.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Nov. 14 killed four Christians in north-central Nigeria, attacking them with machetes as they slept in their beds, area residents said. The four members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Agban village, near Kagoro in Kaduna state’s Kaura County, were farmers who were killed in the […]

Christian Poisoned by Muslim Brothers in Eastern Uganda, Sources Say

Church leader faced increasing opposition after leaving Islam.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian father of four in Uganda was discharged from a hospital on Monday (Nov. 18), eight days after Muslim relatives poisoned his food for leaving Islam, sources said. Ronald Rajab Nayekuliza, 48, had eaten food tainted with pesticide at a memorial for his deceased father in Kakola village, […]

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill Two Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

Reformed Church members, 87 and 48, attacked as they slept.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria on early Thursday morning (Nov. 14) hacked an 87-year-old Christian to death by machete and killed another by gunshot, an area resident said. A group of herdsmen attacked predominantly Christian Agom village in southern Kaduna state’s Sanga Country at 4:30 a.m., area resident […]