Muslim Villagers Destroy Church Building and Pastor’s House

Islamic leader and wife accept Christ after miraculous healing.

NAIROBI (Morning Star News) – Muslims furious that an Islamic leader and his wife put their faith in Christ destroyed a pastor’s house and church building in eastern Uganda on May 6, sources said. After Sheikh Musyoya Anasi and his wife accepted Christ the morning of May 6, that same afternoon Muslims wielding machetes and clubs […]

Rioters Attack Christian Sites over Arrests in Sokoto, Nigeria

Churches, shops damaged as Muslims demand release of suspected killers.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Rioters upset over the arrest of two Muslims in connection with the killing of a Christian college student in Sokoto, Nigeria attacked three church buildings and looted and damaged Christian-owned shops on Saturday (May 14), sources said. Deborah Emmanuel Yakubu, a 200-level student at Shehu Shagari College of Education in […]

Christian Student in Sokoto, Nigeria Stoned to Death

Muslims falsely accused her of blasphemy, sources say.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Christian student stoned to death at a college in northwest Nigeria on Thursday (May 12) was falsely accused of blaspheming the prophet of Islam because she had refused to date a Muslim, sources said. Deborah Emmanuel Yakubu, a 200-level student at Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto, the […]

Kidnapped Priest in Kaduna, Nigeria Killed by Captors

Islamic terrorists suspected.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Roman Catholic priest kidnapped in early March in the city of Kaduna, in northern Nigeria, was killed around April 18-20, according to church officials. The Rev. Joseph Aketeh Bako, parish priest of St. John’s Catholic Church, was kidnapped at about 1 a.m. on March 8 from his home at […]

Two Christians Killed in Church Burning in Uganda

Evangelist slashed in separate attack.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two Christians died when Muslim extremists on Thursday (May 5) set fire to a church building in southern Uganda, sources said. Most of the Christians holding an all-night prayer vigil had left when the structure of Holy Healing Ministry International Church in the city of Jinja’s Mpumudde ward was set […]

Children among 29 Christians Killed in Plateau State, Nigeria

Fulani herdsmen mount several attacks in the same area.

ABUJA, Nigeria, May 9, 2022 (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria killed eight Christians in Bassa county, Plateau state on Thursday (May 5), after slaughtering at least 21 others in another area of the county in April, sources said. At least two children were among those killed in the Thursday night attack on […]

At Least Eight Slain in Attack on Christian Area of Nigeria

Homes burned down in assault by Islamic extremists. 

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – At least eight people were killed in an attack on Tuesday evening (May 3) by Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists on a predominantly Christian village in northeastern Nigeria, sources said. In the latest of several attacks by the Islamic extremists on Christian communities in Chibok County, Borno state, […]

Christians Killed as ISWAP Expands to Taraba State, Nigeria

At least 19 slain in two states.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Terrorism by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) stretched into Taraba state, Nigeria for the first time on April 19, killing six Christians, sources said. After an explosion killed the six Christians and wounded more than a dozen others at Christian-owned market where alcohol was served in Isware, Ardo […]

Herdsmen and Others Kill 18 Christians in Northern Nigeria

Assailants burn down 92 homes.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen and others on Tuesday night (April 26) attacked four villages in Kaduna state, Nigeria, killing 18 Christians and burning down 92 houses, sources said. The killings took place in three of the four villages. In Kauru County, the assailants killed 11 Christians in Ungwan Rimi village, six in […]

Young Mother Knifed on Easter for Becoming Christian

Muslim husband has absconded, sources say.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A young mother of two in eastern Uganda sustained deep knife wounds on Easter Sunday (April 17) when her Muslim husband discovered she had converted to Christianity, sources said. Zaina Gimbo, 26, of Sirinya B Island in Lake Victoria, Mayuge District, had put her faith in Christ on April 2, […]