Fulani Herdsmen Kill Seven Christians in Plateau State, Nigeria

Another slain two weeks prior in a different area.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists on Thursday (Nov. 30) killed seven Christians in attacks on two villages in Plateau state, Nigeria, sources said. The assailants attacked Puka and Dinter villages in Mangu County at about 1 a.m., said Yohanna Markus of Puka. “Fulani herdsmen together with a group of bandits […]

Pastor’s Wife Shot Dead in Taraba State, Nigeria 

Mother of 2-month-old slain in highway ambush.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A funeral was held in southwest Nigeria on Saturday (Nov. 25) for a pastor’s wife shot to death in Taraba state a week earlier, sources said. Oluwakemi Moses, wife of a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) pastor serving in Jalingo, Taraba state, was returning to the town with her […]

At Least 10 Christians Slain in Taraba State, Nigeria 

Massacres continue to terrorize farmers.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists on Friday (Nov. 24) attacked villages in Taraba state, Nigeria, killing at least 10 Christians, sources said. The assailants attacked an area from the Yangtu Special Development Area near Takum to villages in Ussa County at about 6 p.m., area residents said. “Rampaging Muslim […]

Pastor Slain, Wife Kidnapped in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

Violence against Christians continues.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Armed assailants in Kaduna state, Nigeria on Friday (Nov. 17) killed a pastor and kidnapped his wife, sources said. The Rev. Joshua Amako Maraya of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), 2, in Damakasuwa town was killed at night by “bandits,” said the Rev. Romanus Ebenwokodi, spokesman for ECWA in […]

Kidnapped Pastor Killed in Nigeria after Ransom Payment

Church paid 1 million naira for his release.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A pastor kidnapped on Saturday (Nov. 11) in Nigeria’s central state of Kogi was killed on Tuesday (Nov. 14) after church members paid a ransom for his release, sources said. The Rev. David Musa of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in the Obajana area, Lokoja County, had been kidnapped […]

Terrorists Kill Christian, Kidnap 25 Others in Northern Nigeria

Two others wounded in attack.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked a village in northern Nigeria on early Tuesday (Oct. 31), killing one Christian, wounding two and kidnapping 25 others, sources said. In southern Kaduna state’s village of Ungwan Baka, Kachia County, the assailants attacked while residents were asleep, said area resident Emmanuei Yusuf. “The Christian villagers […]

16 Christians Slain in Attacks in Benue State, Nigeria 

Slaughters continue in central part of the country.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists on Sunday (Oct. 29) killed six Christians in Benue state, following the slaughter of 10 others earlier this month, sources said. In Tse Gamber village, Gwer West County, the assailants early on Sunday killed three Christians and kidnapped another, said area resident Perver Acham. He […]

Christian Doctor Slain in Nasarawa State, Nigeria

Motive of attack unclear.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Christian doctor was killed in a machete attack on him and his motorcycle driver on Oct. 17 in Nasarawa state, Nigeria, sources said. Terrorists attacked Dr. Stephen Angbas, head of Angbas Hospital in the town of Lafia, at about 4 p.m. as he was returning from his farm in […]

Christian Co-ed Kidnapped, Forced to Convert in Nigeria

University aiding in forcible Islamization, watchdog group says.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Personnel of Kaduna State University have aided in the kidnapping and forcible conversion to Islam of a Christian student, according to a campus watchdog group. Dorcas Adedayo Adekanola, a 20-year-old, first-year chemistry student at the university, was an active member of the Fellowship of Christian Students when other members noticed […]

Terrorists Kidnap at Least 30 Christians in Nigeria 

Gunmen ambush them on a farm.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Terrorists on Saturday (Oct. 7) kidnapped more than 30 Christians in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria, residents said. The assailants ambushed and took the Christians away at gunpoint at about 11 a.m. as they worked on a communal farm in Chikuri, Chikun County, said area resident Victor Dabo in a text […]