Unimaginable Loss for Christians Displaced by Violence in Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen warned matriarch of horrific assault.

JEBBU MIANGO, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A grandmother whose 35-year-old son, 21-year-old daughter-in-law and 5-year-old granddaughter were shot dead by Muslim Fulani herdsmen is now homeless after she and other relatives fled the attack in August. “We were taken in by a family in Jebbu Miango village, but unfortunately the room we were given has […]

In Meeting with President, Pastors in Nigeria Say Military Complicit in Attacks on Christians

Church leaders try to correct false narratives about violence.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Christian leaders meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, Nigeria this month delivered a sharp rebuke, saying the military is complicit in attacks on Christians. With the governor of Plateau state in attendance, the Rev. Dacholom Datiri, president of the Church of Christ in Nigeria (COCIN), delivered a report to […]

Muslims in Kenya Give Christian Family One Day to Return to Islam

Father turns to Christ after healing prayer.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – After a family in southeast Kenya put their faith in Christ this month, Muslims gave them one day to return to Islam or be killed, the father said. “We were given a day to either recant the Christian faith or face the sword, as well as lose all the privileges […]

Church Leaders in Nigeria Not Giving Up on Rescue of Leah Sharibu

Government fears paying high ransom could hurt national security, report says.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Following the announcement by Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram that it will keep a Christian high school girl as a slave, church leaders in Nigeria said they are not giving up on pressing for her rescue. Leaders of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) have intensified discussions with government officials […]

Christian Boy in Uganda Strangled, Threatened with Death for Refusing to Convert to Islam

Muslim extremists ambush him, leave him unconscious.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Radical Muslims in eastern Uganda left a 12-year-old Christian boy unconscious on Thursday (Oct. 25) after threatening to strangle him to death unless he converted to Islam, sources said. Emmanuel Nyaiti was on his way to pick up some plates from his grandmother’s house 200 meters from his home in […]

Killing of Ethnic Leader Part of Violence against Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria, Sources Say

Kidnapped traditional ruler executed after ransom was paid.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The execution last week of a revered tribal leader of a majority-Christian area in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria – after a large ransom was paid to his kidnappers – was an extension of Islamic extremist violence earlier this month, sources said. The body of Raphael Maiwada Galadima, a Catholic who […]

Acid Attack Survivor Umar Mulinde Targeted again in Uganda

Government has allowed Islamic extremism to grow, he says.

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 25, 2018 (Morning Star News) – Pastor Umar Mulinde, a highly effective evangelist in Uganda who survived a horrific acid attack in 2011, said he recently escaped another attempted assault by Islamic extremists. Following a one-week evangelistic event in Mubende, Pastor Mulinde on Sept. 25 was driving the 90 miles back to […]

Dozens of Christians Killed in Muslim Attack on Market in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Church building set on fire in assault that escalated, residents say.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslims attacked a market in Kaduna state, in north-central Nigeria, on Thursday (Oct. 18), killing dozens of Christians and burning a church building, sources said. Area residents said a Muslim at the market in Kasuwan Magani, 36 kilometers (22 miles) south of the city of Kaduna, began yelling “Thief!” in […]

Leah Sharibu Kept as Slave, Aid Worker Killed as ‘Apostate,’ in Nigeria, Report Says

Boko Haram’s Islamic law allows ‘infidels’ to be enslaved, group says.

(Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has killed an aid worker as an “apostate” from Islam and vowed to keep kidnapped high school girl Leah Sharibu as a “slave for life,” Nigerian news outlet The Cable reported. Leah, kidnapped along with more than 100 schoolgirls from Dapchi, Yobe state in February but […]

Fear Grips Churches in Northeastern Kenya as Muslim Extremists Kill Two Christian Teachers

In coastal Kenya, economic persecution, residents say.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists suspected to be Al Shabaab militants on Wednesday at 1 a.m. (Oct. 10) killed two Christians in northern Kenya, sources said. In Mandera East, in Mandera County on Kenya’s border with Somalia, more than 20 suspected Somali Al Shabaab rebels detonated an Improvised Explosive Device at the block […]