ISWAP Terrorists Execute Five Christians in Nigeria, Video Shows

Executions a 'warning to Christians,' militant says.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist terrorists who kidnapped 11 Christians in northeast Nigeria on Christmas Day have executed five of them, according to a video released by the Islamic State’s AMAQ News agency. The 49-second video, dated Dec. 29, shows five armed members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) lining up […]

Seven Christians Killed in Christmas Eve Attacks in Nigeria

More than 30 Christians killed in prior attacks in Kaduna state, sources say.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist militants killed seven Christians in Christmas Eve attacks in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, according to area residents, while two people were reportedly killed in neighboring Adamawa state. Residents of the villages of Pemi and Debro, near Chibok, Borno state said the insurgents were members of Islamic extremist group […]

Christians Killed in Central and Southwestern Nigeria

Suspected Fulani herdsmen kill pastor in Ekiti state.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen attacks on predominantly Christian communities in Kaduna state on Saturday night and Sunday morning (Nov. 28-29) killed seven Christians, two days after a pastor was slain in southwestern Nigeria, sources said. The “Fulani terrorists” in Kaduna state also kidnapped two children and wounded four people in the attacks […]

Christian Leaders Urge Prayer for Nigeria’s Forgotten Victims

Violence escalating despite pleas to government, Family Research Council reports.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Their pleas for government help falling on deaf ears, Christian leaders issued calls for prayer this month as Islamic extremist groups continued terrorizing northeast Nigeria. In the wake of attacks and kidnappings by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram and its offshoot Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), leaders of the […]

Fulani Kill Four Christians, Abduct Others in North-Central Nigeria 

In northwest, five daughters of pastor kidnapped.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Armed Fulani killed four Christians in north-central Nigeria on Friday (Nov. 6) and the next day kidnapped seven persons, including five daughters of a church pastor, according to a local advocacy group. Surviving witnesses in Kaduna state’s Dande village, part of Kasaya in Chikun County, described the killers as armed […]

Muslim Fulani Seize Christian Villages in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Three Christians killed in late October, rights advocate says.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Having taken over more than 100 once predominantly Christian villages in four counties of southern Kaduna state, Nigeria, Muslim Fulani militia killed three more Christians in late October. a rights advocate said. Fulani attacks in the areas have driven 50,000 people to live with relatives or in camps for Internally […]

Islamist Militants Kill, Kidnap Christians in Northeast Nigeria

Pastor killed, women and children abducted from village near Chibok.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist militants in northeast Nigeria attacked a predominantly Christian village near Chibok, Borno state on Sunday morning (Nov. 1), killing 12 Christians and kidnapping women and children, sources said. In Takulashi, less than 10 miles from Chibok, where Boko Haram insurgents kidnapped 276 Christian girls in 2014, the assailants […]

Abducted Pastor in Nigeria Released; 6-Year-Old Kidnapped

Father killed in Fulani attack on home in Nasarawa state. 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A pastor abducted in northeastern Nigeria was released on Friday (Oct. 30), while Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nasarawa state have kidnapped a 6-year-old Christian boy after killing his father, sources said. Militants from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist group released the Rev. Polycarp Zongo, kidnapped on Oct. […]

Pastor in Nigeria Appeals for Release from Islamist Terrorists

ISWAP militants capture two Christian women along with church leader.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A church pastor in Nigeria who went missing on Oct. 19 has been captured along with two Christian women by militants of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), according to a video released by the terrorist group. In the video clip uploaded on YouTube today (Oct. 29), the Rev. […]

Fulani Herdsmen Kill, Wound Christians in Ambushes in Nigeria  

Muslim terrorists attack in north-central and northeast; six kidnapped. 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen wounded two Christians in north-central Nigeria on Sunday (Oct. 25), a little more than week after herdsmen in the country’s northeast killed another church member while a Christian woman and pastor were kidnapped, sources said. Herdsmen shot and wounded the two Christians at Ratsat-Rat Junction in Plateau state’s […]