Fulani Herdsmen in Nigeria Continue Campaign for Territory for their Cattle – and Islam

Another 11 Christians killed in Taraba state.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen continued a campaign of seizing land for their cattle and territory for their religion this week, killing 11 Christians in eastern Nigeria’s Taraba state, sources said. The herdsmen on Sunday and Monday (June 16-17) entered villages on motorcyles outside of the Taraba state capital, Jalingo, shooting firearms […]

Three Children among 13 Christians Killed in Attacks in Two States in Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen kidnap woman.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Monday (June 17) killed four Christians in north-central Nigeria’s Kaduna state, including three children, on the same day nine other Christians were slain in neighboring Plateau state, area sources said. Christian residents in Kaduna state’s Kauru County told Morning Star News that between 3 a.m and […]

Part of Christian School in Eastern Uganda Torn Down

Area Muslims opposing it issued threat.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – One of two buildings of a Christian primary school in eastern Uganda was demolished after local Muslims who opposed it threatened “tough action,” sources said. The building containing three of Hope of Glory Primary School’s seven classrooms was destroyed before dawn on June 2 in predominantly Muslim Kabuna village, Budaka […]

Converts, Pastors Threatened with Death; Gospel Meetings Banned in Town in Uganda

Success of evangelistic event, threats lead police to shut it down.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Police have banned evangelistic events in a town in western Uganda following open-air preaching in which many Muslims put their faith in Christ, sources said. Churches in Bwera, on Uganda’s western border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, held a joint evangelistic event amid the large Muslim population in Bwera […]

Local Muslims Suspected in Killing of Christians after Sunday Worship in Jos, Nigeria

Fulani militants said to mount lethal assaults.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Gunmen suspected to be local Fulani Muslims killed several Christians as they made their way home from church services in Jos, Nigeria on Sunday (May 26) following the murder of another area Christian last week, sources said. Area Christian Peter Sarki informed Morning Star News by text message that local […]

Armed Gunmen Kidnap 19 Christians, Kill One in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Pastor, daughter among 17 abducted in one attack, while another assault claims a life.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen stormed a church choir practice and kidnapped 17 Christians in north-central Nigeria the night of May 18, and the same night gunmen killed a Christian and kidnapped two others at a Baptist church, sources said. Each attack took place in Kaduna state, where assaults on Christians with […]

Large Family in Eastern Uganda Becomes Big Target for Muslim Extremists

Six months after putting faith in Christ, they are homeless.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Yusuf Tulo and his sizeable family were worshipping in their home in eastern Uganda on April 28 when they heard their neighbors shouting, “Fire!” Tulo, 35, had left Islam to put his faith in Christ last October. He still had three wives and 14 children dependent on him living on […]

Three Christians Killed in Ambush Attacks near Jos, Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen suspected.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Muslim Fulani herdsmen ambushed and killed a 26-year-old Catholic on Thursday (May 2) in north-central Nigeria and two other Christians in the same manner on April 27, sources said. After a herdsmen assault in March 2018 that left 27 Christians dead in the predominantly Christian community of Dong village […]

Funeral Held for Eight Christians Killed in Easter Procession in Nigeria 

Off-duty officer rams car into celebration of resurrection.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Hundreds of family members and sympathizers on Saturday (April 27) attended a funeral in northeastern Nigeria for eight young Christians, six of them minors, who were killed when an off-duty security officer drove his vehicle into their Easter procession on April 21, sources said. The officer, identified as Adamu Abubakar […]

Nigeria: Herdsmen Attacks, Boko Haram and the Cross

When danger draws near, draw closer to God.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – At midnight on April 14 I received a phone call about an attack in Konshu village, confirming my fear that it was only a matter of time before Muslim Fulani herdsmen atrocities in Nigeria reached my native home area of Akwanga, Nasarawa state. In the course of investigating anti-Christian violence […]