Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Gun Down Christians in Catholic Church in Nigeria

Benue state hit by multiple attacks.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday (April 24) attacked a Roman Catholic Church service in central Nigeria, killing two priests and 17 other parishioners during an early morning Mass, sources said. In Ayar-Mbalom village in Benue state, the assailants shot dead the Rev. Joseph Gor and the Rev. Felix Tyolaha of […]

Kidnapped Girl’s Church Calls on Buhari to Win Her Release from Boko Haram in Nigeria

Leah Nathan Sharibu remains hostage for refusing to renounce Christ.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists in northeast Nigeria retained the only Christian among more than 100 kidnapped girls who were freed last week, prompting the head of her church denomination to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to obtain her release. Boko Haram refused to release Leah Nathan Sharibu, 15, because she would not […]

Muslim Relatives of New Christian in Eastern Uganda Attack Him with Hot Oil

Assault comes a week after converting.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) –  A week after a young Muslim in eastern Uganda put his faith in Christ, relatives attacked him with hot cooking oil, sources said. Gobera Bashir, 27, is still in pain with burns on 40 percent of his body after the assailants attacked him the night of March 10. Bashir, from […]

Christian Widow, Bereaved Father Show Reality behind Herdsmen Attacks in Nigeria

Mother of nine loses husband to killers.

MIANGO, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Crestfallen, the 48-year-old Christian sat in his house in Miango, central Nigeria, where three of his children were killed a week before. “These series of attacks have been carried out against us Christians in this area for some time now by these armed herdsmen, and we don’t know precisely why […]

Christian Woman in Hiding after Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill Husband in Nigeria

Predominantly Christian village abandoned.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A young Christian mother of three has been in hiding for more than four months since Muslim Fulani herdsmen threatened her ter lling her husband, she said. Soon after the herdsmen killed her husband in an attack on Zanwra village, near Jos in central Nigeria’s Plateau state, 25-year-old Lami Bulus […]

As More Christians Are Killed in Somalia, Number of Orphans Grows

Impoverished secret church unable to meet all their needs.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Orphans in Somalia whose parents were killed for their faith by Islamic extremist, Al Shabaab rebels are becoming more numerous – and hungrier, an underground church leader said. The pastor started a care center for the orphans three years ago in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, as more children of secret Christians were […]

Pastor, Other Christians Slain in Herdsmen Revenge Attacks in Northeast Nigeria

Muslim Fulanis appear to use outside arms, mercenaries.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday (Feb. 27) killed a pastor and 19 other Christians in apparent retaliation for attacks by ethnic Bachama militia on Fulani families, sources said. The Rev. Haruna Enoch was killed along with the others in herdsmen attacks on four predominantly Christian areas in […]

Kidnapping of Christian Girls in Kaduna, Nigeria Leads to Casualties, Area Christians Say

Attempt to rescue teenage girls prompts Muslim rampage, they say. 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim residents of Kasuwan Magani in northern Nigeria yesterday killed 12 Christians after an attempt to rescue two Christian teenage girls from Muslims who had kidnapped them and coerced them to convert, area residents told Morning Star News. James Madaki, a 50-year-old member of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), said […]

Church Building Demolished in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Local government, university give no prior notice.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A congregation on Tanzania’s semi-autonomous island of Zanzibar has been without a place to worship this year after local authorities demolished their church building, the pastor said. Local government officials gave no prior warning to church leaders before a bulldozer arrived on Jan. 7 and razed the building in Zanzibar […]

Suspected Al Shabaab Militants Kill Three Christians in Northeast Kenya, Sources Say

Islamic extremists shoot two teachers and wife of one to death.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Suspected members of Islamic extremist group Al Shabaab shot three Christians to death in northeastern Kenya at 1 a.m. on Friday (Feb. 16), sources said. Targeting Kenyans who came from other areas to work in predominantly Somali Wajir, some 100 miles from the Somali border, the suspected terrorists from the […]