Christians Slain in and near Jos, Nigeria, including 12 Children

Suspected local Muslims kill seven church members, herdsmen kill 33.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen and suspected local Muslims killed 40 Christians in and near Jos, Nigeria in attacks on Aug. 25 and Aug. 15, sources said. Armed with machetes and guns, herdsmen attacked the predominantly Christian community of Yelwa Zangam, Jos North County on the night of Aug. 25, killing 16 Christians […]

Fulani Herdsmen Kill 36 Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

Anglican bishop laments government inaction.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen killed 36 Christians in multiple attacks in Kaduna state, Nigeria this month with impunity, while a church leader complained that authorities arrested only Christians for defending themselves. The attacks from Aug. 4 to Saturday (Aug. 28) on Zangon Kataf, Kaura and Chikun counties took the lives of 17 […]

Soldiers Complicit in Herdsmen Attacks in Nigeria, Christians Say

30,000 people displaced, 500 homes burned this month.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Soldiers and security personnel failed to intervene this month as Fulani herdsmen killed 70 Christians in one area of Plateau state, Nigeria, while in other areas soldiers helped herdsmen destroy farmland, Christian leaders said. Muslim Fulanis killed 70 Christians, displaced 30,000 others and burned 500 homes in attacks on villages […]

Fulani Herdsmen Kill Pastor in North-Central Nigeria

Cleric kidnapped along with sons and nephew.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria on Saturday (July 24) killed a Christian pastor they had kidnapped two weeks before, a church source said. The Rev. Danlami Yakwoi of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) was kidnapped on July 12 along with two of his sons and a nephew in Tawari, […]

Area in Nigeria Attacked Unimpeded for One Week

At least 33 dead, four church buildings burned.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen attacked villages in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria unimpeded from July 8 to Wednesday (July 14), killing 33 Christians, sources said. “My mother’s village, Warkan, was attacked by Fulani herdsmen – several houses were burned, and I lost my uncle, his wife and children, eight family members in one […]

Suspected Fulani Kidnap Christian High School Students in Nigeria

Most of nearly 180 children taken away at gunpoint, sources say.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen early this morning kidnapped most of the nearly 180 students at a Christian high school in Kaduna state, Nigeria, sources said. Shooting wildly, the armed assailants breached the walls of Bethel Baptist High School in Maraban Rido, on the outskirts of the city of Kaduna at about […]

Armed Fulani Kill Doctor, 17 other Christians in Nigeria

Predominantly Muslim herdsmen attack in Niger, Plateau states.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Armed Fulani shot a Christian doctor to death on June 17 in Niger state, Nigeria following attacks that killed 17 Christians in Plateau state. Precious Emeka Chinedu was killed after five Fulani herdsmen walked into the private hospital he operated in Salka village, Magama County, and abducted him the evening […]

Fulani Herdsmen Kill Pastor, 3-Year-Old Son in Nigeria

Attack on mission takes another key Christian worker.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen in Niger state, Nigeria have shot to death a missionary and pastor and his 3-year-old son, sources said. Leviticus Makpa, 39, had established a Christian school in Kamberi village, where he served as a pastor and church planter. His son, Godsend Makpa, was killed in the attack on […]

Herdsmen Attacks Kill 37 Christians in Plateau State, Nigeria

Pastor says terrorists roam freely in presence of security personnel.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen on Sunday (May 23) killed 14 Christians in a village near Jos, Plateau state and eight others in another village, sources said. Herdsmen attacked Kwi village, Riyom County, near Jos, at about 11 p.m., said area resident Solomon Mandiks, a Christian rights activist. “Fourteen Christians were butchered to […]

Two More Christians Killed in Miango, Priest Slain in NW Nigeria 

Clergyman in his 70s kidnapped.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen killed two more Christians in Plateau state on Friday night (May 21), the same day a Catholic priest was found slain in northwest Nigeria’s Katsina state, sources said. Following the killing of a young Christian mother and a 19-year-old Christian man in Jebbu Miango village, Miango District on […]