Pastor Killed for Proclaiming Christ to Muslims, Sources Say

Evangelist had cut back on outreach due to dangers.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two men in eastern Uganda have been charged with murder in the Sept. 12 killing of an evangelist the suspects had harassed and threatened for his role in bringing Muslims to faith in Christ, sources said. Pastor Barnabas Musana’s Church of Christ in Namakoko B village, Nangonde Sub-County had sent […]

Kidnapped Christian Killed in Rescue Effort in Nigeria

Four others slain in attacks in Kogi state.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A kidnapped Christian in Kogi state, Nigeria was killed in a rescue operation on Saturday (Oct. 2), the same day three other Christians were killed in another attack in the state, sources said. Julius Oshadumo, 78 years old and one of three Christians kidnapped on Sept. 19 from their Evangelical […]

Muslim Mob Kills Pastor in Kano State, Nigeria  

Church and school burned down along with ministry leader’s home.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Muslim mob in northern Nigeria agitated over the killing of a woman by a man they believed had converted to Christianity hacked a pastor to death with machetes last week and burned down his home, church and school, sources said. The Rev. Yohanna Shuaibu of New Life Church in […]

Christians ‘Under Siege’ in Kaduna State, Nigeria, Area Leaders Say

Pastor killed along with more than 50 other Christians in two months.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The killing of the Rev. Silas Yakubu Ali and more than 50 other Christians in an area of Kaduna state, Nigeria in the past two months shows that Christians are under siege from Muslim Fulani herdsmen, community leaders said. Dominic Gambo Yahaya, leader of the predominantly Christian Atyap ethnic group […]

Herdsmen Kill Christian at Worship, 30 Others in One Day

After church attack on Sunday, two villages raided that night.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen killed a Christian at a worship service in Kaduna state, Nigeria on Sunday (Sept. 26), and 30 others were slain in attacks later that night, sources said. The herdsmen attacked the worship service of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in Gavaciwa, Kachia County, killing one member of […]

Elderly Christian Woman Beaten for Housing Converts from Islam

Assailant poses as pastor seeking to help the persecuted.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – An 83-year-old Christian widow in eastern Uganda continues to receive hospital treatment two weeks after Islamic extremists, one posing as a pastor, attacked her, sources said. Harriet Namuganza had given refuge to two Christian young men, 18- and 22-year-old converts from Islam, at her four-bedroom home in Iganga, Iganga District […]

Muslim Extremists Kill 19-Year-Old Christian in Boat for His Faith

Son of late evangelist targeted in eastern Uganda

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists in eastern Uganda last week boarded a boat in which a young evangelist was fishing and killed him, sources said. Dante Tambika, also known as Patrick, was beaten and strangled to death near Nankodo 3 village, Nankodo Sub-County, on Aug. 31 after he and friends went out on […]

Christians Slain in and near Jos, Nigeria, including 12 Children

Suspected local Muslims kill seven church members, herdsmen kill 33.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen and suspected local Muslims killed 40 Christians in and near Jos, Nigeria in attacks on Aug. 25 and Aug. 15, sources said. Armed with machetes and guns, herdsmen attacked the predominantly Christian community of Yelwa Zangam, Jos North County on the night of Aug. 25, killing 16 Christians […]

Fulani Herdsmen Kill 36 Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

Anglican bishop laments government inaction.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen killed 36 Christians in multiple attacks in Kaduna state, Nigeria this month with impunity, while a church leader complained that authorities arrested only Christians for defending themselves. The attacks from Aug. 4 to Saturday (Aug. 28) on Zangon Kataf, Kaura and Chikun counties took the lives of 17 […]

Muslim Relatives Set Lethal Trap for Convert to Christianity

Former itinerant sheikh beaten, buried alive.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim relatives of a former Islamic teacher in Uganda who became a Christian set a trap for him last month, hiring killers to bury him alive in a large ant mound, sources said. Saban Sajabi, 32, had gained repute as an itinerant sheikh, teaching Islam in various mosques and schools […]