Christian Death Toll from Herdsmen Attacks Mounts in Adamawa State, Nigeria

In area of growing religious conflict, judge sentences five Christians to death.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen have killed at least 54 Christians this year in the northeastern state of Adamawa, Nigeria, according to area sources. In a state where predominantly Christian Bachama tribesmen have formed militias in response to violence by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram and heavily-armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen, Christians were […]

Two Christians Ambushed, Killed in Central Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen ramp up onslaught in Pleteau state.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Sunday (June 10) killed two Christians and seriously wounded another in central Nigeria as they made their way home from a church service, local sources said. Ibrahim Weyi, 45, and Larry More, 53, were said to be hacked to death when herdsmen ambushed them at 7:40 […]

Authorities in Zanzibar, Tanzania Close Down Church

Officials stop worship service as crackdown continues.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The pastor of a church on Tanzania’s semi-autonomous Zanzibar Island was preaching earlier this month when a plainclothes police officer and local officials strode into the church service. “One of the police officers in civilian clothes walked through the church’s door, stepped up to the podium and then grabbed the […]

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Mount another Slaughter of Christians in Benue State, Nigeria

At least 39 members of different churches reported killed.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Still shocked over a deadly attack on a Catholic congregation on Tuesday (April 24), Christians in Nigeria’s Benue state yesterday suffered another onslaught by Muslim Fulani herdsmen that reportedly left at least 39 people dead. More than 160 houses also were reported to have been set ablaze in heavily armed […]

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 […]