Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Massacre Christians after Baby Dedication in Nigeria 

Mother of child killed, father in ICU.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 17 Christians who had gathered after a baby dedication at a church in central Nigeria, including the mother of the child, sources said. Safaratu John Kabiru Ali, the mother of the baby, was slain in the attack on Sunday (April 14) in Konshu-Numa village, in Nasarawa […]

Imam in Eastern Uganda Faces Wrath of Muslims after Putting Faith in Christ

Family turns on him after absences from mosque prayers.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Sheikh Hassan Podo, a 28-year-old imam in Kerekerene village in eastern Uganda, missed mosque prayers for three consecutive weeks and was seen entering a church building around noon on March 16. He had kept his faith in Christ a secret for three weeks. The young Muslim who saw Podo enter […]

Christian Woman Raped, Killed as Herdsmen Attack Two Villages in Nigeria 

Four church buildings destroyed, 28 houses burned.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacked two predominantly Christian villages in north-central Nigeria after beating, raping and killing a 19-year-old Christian woman in the pre-dawn hours on Saturday (March 23), her father said. Danlami Mante told Morning Star News that armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen ambushed Joy Danlami and her two younger siblings […]

Christian Clergy among Those Caught in Wave of Kidnappings in Nigeria 

Pastor, priest abducted on same day.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Protestant pastor and a Catholic priest in two different states in north-central Nigeria were kidnapped by gunmen on Monday (March 25), sources said. Amid a nationwide wave of kidnappings including last week’s discovery of the body of another abducted Catholic priest in southern Nigeria, the Rev. Emmanuel Haruna of […]

Boko Haram Militants Terrify Residents in Attacks in Northeast Nigeria

Destruction in Adamawa last night, Borno last week.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – After burning a church building in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state on Thursday (March 14), Boko Haram terrorists yesterday evening attacked a Christian-majority town in neighboring Adamawa state, sources said. Area residents said Muslim extremists of the Boko Haram insurgency last night invaded Michika, a town they had seized in September […]

Another 10 Christians Killed in Kaduna State as Carnage Continues in Nigeria, Sources Say

Muslim Fulani attacks on Saturday follow a month that saw 130 people slain. 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 10 Christians in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria on Saturday (March 16), bringing the lives lost in the past five weeks to 140 with 160 houses destroyed, sources said. “We were all asleep in our various homes when at about 4 a.m. [Saturday], we heard gunshots everywhere in […]

Pastor of Underground Church in Kenya Beaten Unconscious

Relocated family seeks safe home.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The Somali pastor of an underground church in Kenya near the Somali border suffered a broken thigh bone and other injuries after Muslim extremists beat him with wooden clubs on Friday night (March 8), sources said. Pastor Abdul (surname withheld for security reasons), a 30-year-old father of three, had finished […]

West African Court Faults Government of Nigeria for Failing to Stop Killings in Benue State

Christian leaders file suit alleging 1,000 people killed in the past three years.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The government of Nigeria failed to protect people massacred by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in predominantly Christian areas of Benue state in 2016 and should prosecute those responsible, a West African court has ruled. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice on Feb. 26 ordered the government […]

Muslim Mobs Attack 10 Church Buildings in Ethiopia  

Unprecedented religious destruction in town sparked by false rumor.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Christians in a town in southern Ethiopia were stunned when local Muslims attacked 10 church buildings on Feb. 9, destroying one and burning the property inside all the structures, according to aid agencies. Chanting the jihadist slogan, “Allahu akbar [God is greater],” Muslims in Halaba Kulito targeted worship buildings belonging to […]

At Least 40 Christians Killed in Two Attacks in Kaduna State, Nigeria

School for missionary children shut.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – At least 32 people were killed in a Muslim Fulani herder attack on a Christian area of north-central Nigeria on Tuesday (Feb. 26), sources said. The early morning assault on villages in and around Maro, in Kajuru County of Kaduna state, came after a Feb. 10 herdsmen attack on Angwan […]