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 […]

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 […]

Pastor, Other Christians Slain in Herdsmen Revenge Attacks in Northeast Nigeria

Muslim Fulanis appear to use outside arms, mercenaries.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday (Feb. 27) killed a pastor and 19 other Christians in apparent retaliation for attacks by ethnic Bachama militia on Fulani families, sources said. The Rev. Haruna Enoch was killed along with the others in herdsmen attacks on four predominantly Christian areas in […]

Kidnapping of Christian Girls in Kaduna, Nigeria Leads to Casualties, Area Christians Say

Attempt to rescue teenage girls prompts Muslim rampage, they say. 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim residents of Kasuwan Magani in northern Nigeria yesterday killed 12 Christians after an attempt to rescue two Christian teenage girls from Muslims who had kidnapped them and coerced them to convert, area residents told Morning Star News. James Madaki, a 50-year-old member of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), said […]

Muslim Herdsmen, Terrorists Kill Eight Christians in Central Nigeria, Sources Say

Church building, 50 houses set on fire.

JEBU-MIANGO, Nigeria, (Morning Star News) – Attacks on villages in north-central Nigeria that killed eight Christians in the past two weeks were carried out by Muslim Fulani herdsmen aided by terrorists from Islamic extremist groups, a local pastor said. The Rev. Sunday Gado Biri told Morning Star News that the assailants also torched 50 houses belonging […]

Reporter’s Notebook, Nigeria: A Journey to Kidnapping Central

As kidnappings increase, Christians are often targeted.

KADUNA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – At first the commercial motorcycle drivers I needed clamored for my business, but when they found out I was going to Kwanti village, in northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state, they all dispersed without haggling over prices. Kwanti and its surrounding villages of large estates inhabited mostly by farmers have been taken […]

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Launch More Large-Scale Attacks in Benue State, Nigeria

At least 65 people killed in predominantly Christian areas.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A mass burial on Sunday (Jan. 7) was announced for 49 of at least 65 Christians killed in Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacks in Benue state, Nigeria that began on New Year’s Day, sources said. Benue Gov. Samuel Ortom announced on Saturday (Jan. 6) that coffins would be provided for the […]