Christians Slain in Kano and Plateau States, Nigeria

Islamic State, Fulani herdsmen suspected.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Sunday (Sept. 25) killed two Christians in Plateau state, Nigeria after Islamic State terrorists allegedly killed two others in the city of Kano on Saturday (Sept. 24), sources said. In northern Nigeria’s Kano state, suspected members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) shot the […]

Dozens More Christians Killed in Benue State, Nigeria 

Many others are critically wounded. 

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Continuing attacks earlier this month in Benue state, Nigeria, suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists killed dozens of Christians on Friday (Sept. 23) and Wednesday (Sept. 21), sources said. The terrorists attacked six predominantly Christian villages in Benue state’s Togo County on Friday (Sept. 23), destroying lives, houses and farms […]

Kidnappers Raid Denomination in Two Areas of Nigeria

Scores of Christians abducted in north-central and northwestern states.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Saturday (Sept. 17) abducted dozens of Christians from a church service in northwest Nigeria, less than a week after kidnapping nearly 60 members of the same denomination in the north-central part of the country, sources said. In northwest Nigeria, the suspected herdsmen and other terrorists who […]

Terrorists Kill 25 Christians in Benue State, Nigeria

In Plateau state, masked animists attack church service. 

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists killed three Christians in Benue state, Nigeria on Sunday (Sept. 18), after slaughtering at least 22 others in the same area in past three weeks, sources said. The assailants attacked predominantly Christian Tse Ngban village in Guma County at about 4 p.m., area resident […]

Christian Killed, Church Leader Kidnapped in Nigeria

Pastor’s wife, three other women wounded in separate attacks. 

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Sunday (Sept. 11) killed a Christian security guard as they abducted a pastor in central Nigeria and wounded the church leader’s wife, sources said. James Ngyang, a member of the church led by Pastor Bung Fon Dong of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), was […]

Christians Slain in Central Nigeria, Animists Attack in South

Church building burned during night vigil, injuring members.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen on Thursday (Sept. 1) killed six Christians in central Nigeria, and the next day animists attacked a night prayer service in the country’s southwest, area residents and officials said. The herdsmen attacked the predominantly Christian village of Umella, in Benue state’s Guma County, at about 3 p.m. and […]

Christian Youth Corps Member Killed in Adamawa State, Nigeria 

Targeted attack supected.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Christian posted in Yola, northeast Nigeria, as part of his youth service corps duty was killed on Aug. 26 in what was suspected as a targeted attack, sources said. Samaila Sabo Awudu was assaulted by at least five men with machetes at about 1:30 a.m. in his room at […]

Christian Woman Killed at Church Site in Central Nigeria

Suspected Fulani shoot her as she cleans building for Sunday service.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen in Plateau state, Nigeria on Saturday (Aug. 27) shot and killed a Christian woman as she cleaned her church building, sources said. Lyop Dalyop was sweeping and cleaning the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN) building in Bangai village, Riyom County, when she was ambushed by “armed […]

Terrorists Kill Christian Lawyer, Kidnap Nuns in Nigeria 

ISWAP threatens to marry Christian abducted in train attack.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic terrorists in southern Nigeria kidnapped four nuns on Sunday (Aug. 21), three days after suspected Fulani herdsmen shot a Christian attorney to death in the country’s northwest, sources said. Benedict Azza, director of the legal department of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Zamfara State Chapter, was killed when […]

Terrorists Kill More than 20 Christians in Taraba State, Nigeria

Catholic catechist kidnapped.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – After more than 20 Christians lost their lives to terrorist attacks in two areas of Taraba state, Nigeria in the first half of August, a Catholic teacher on Sunday (Aug. 14) was kidnapped from a church site, sources said. Suspected members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) shot […]