Boko Haram Militants Terrify Residents in Attacks in Northeast Nigeria

Destruction in Adamawa last night, Borno last week.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – After burning a church building in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state on Thursday (March 14), Boko Haram terrorists yesterday evening attacked a Christian-majority town in neighboring Adamawa state, sources said. Area residents said Muslim extremists of the Boko Haram insurgency last night invaded Michika, a town they had seized in September […]

Another 10 Christians Killed in Kaduna State as Carnage Continues in Nigeria, Sources Say

Muslim Fulani attacks on Saturday follow a month that saw 130 people slain. 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 10 Christians in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria on Saturday (March 16), bringing the lives lost in the past five weeks to 140 with 160 houses destroyed, sources said. “We were all asleep in our various homes when at about 4 a.m. [Saturday], we heard gunshots everywhere in […]

West African Court Faults Government of Nigeria for Failing to Stop Killings in Benue State

Christian leaders file suit alleging 1,000 people killed in the past three years.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The government of Nigeria failed to protect people massacred by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in predominantly Christian areas of Benue state in 2016 and should prosecute those responsible, a West African court has ruled. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice on Feb. 26 ordered the government […]

At Least 40 Christians Killed in Two Attacks in Kaduna State, Nigeria

School for missionary children shut.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – At least 32 people were killed in a Muslim Fulani herder attack on a Christian area of north-central Nigeria on Tuesday (Feb. 26), sources said. The early morning assault on villages in and around Maro, in Kajuru County of Kaduna state, came after a Feb. 10 herdsmen attack on Angwan […]

Killing of Christians Continues in Run-up to National Elections in Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen kill 12 at church wedding reception. 

JAGINDI, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Nigerian Christians this month prayed that national elections would bring leaders who can stop Islamist attacks on them following killings by Boko Haram extremists and Muslim Fulani herdsmen. In the wake of a Muslim herdsmen attack on a church wedding that killed 12 Christians Kaduna state in December and Boko […]

Grieving Christians Baffled by Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Aggression in Nigeria

70-year-old is killed, 16-year-old wounded.

JAGINDI, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Christians in a village in Kaduna state, in north-central Nigeria, don’t understand why Muslim Fulani herdsmen shot a 70-year-old Christians and wounded two others there last month. They do know the herdsmen’s cattle destroyed several of their crops last year, that since the attack many Christians have fled, and that […]

Christian Family, Church Devastated by Killing of Church Elder in Nigeria

Police declined to take action against Muslim Fulani herdsmen.

DOGO AWO (Morning Star News) – Ladi Yakubu does not know how her family will eat after Muslim Fulani herdsmen destroyed crops on their farm in Kaduna state, Nigeria on Nov. 26 and shot and killed her husband. “My husband is no more alive, and so the burden to feed our children is on me,” she […]

For Survivor of Attack on Christians in Nigeria, a Lonely Christmas

After losing wife, four children, he’s still in hospital with bullet in his back.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Nearly three months after Muslim Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria shot and killed his wife and four children, Samuel Wah will spend Christmas in his hospital bed, a bullet still lodged in his back. Since the Oct. 3 attack on Ariri village, 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of Miango in […]

Unimaginable Loss for Christians Displaced by Violence in Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen warned matriarch of horrific assault.

JEBBU MIANGO, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A grandmother whose 35-year-old son, 21-year-old daughter-in-law and 5-year-old granddaughter were shot dead by Muslim Fulani herdsmen is now homeless after she and other relatives fled the attack in August. “We were taken in by a family in Jebbu Miango village, but unfortunately the room we were given has […]

In Meeting with President, Pastors in Nigeria Say Military Complicit in Attacks on Christians

Church leaders try to correct false narratives about violence.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Christian leaders meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, Nigeria this month delivered a sharp rebuke, saying the military is complicit in attacks on Christians. With the governor of Plateau state in attendance, the Rev. Dacholom Datiri, president of the Church of Christ in Nigeria (COCIN), delivered a report to […]