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 […]

Young Mother, 19-Year-Old Christian Killed in Central Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen earlier threatened family.

JOS, Nigeria, May 21, 2021 (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen killed the wife and nephew of a Christian in Plateau state, Nigeria in an attack on their home on Thursday night (May 20), sources said. Jeffrey Moses, 26, said he and his wife, 21-year-old Ladi Jeffrey, and nephew Shadrach Zwewhie, 19, were asleep when […]

Ransom Demanded for Pastor Abducted in Southwest Nigeria 

Muslim Fulani herdsmen suspected.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen have demanded 30 million naira (US$73,600) for the release of a Pentecostal church pastor they kidnapped in southwestern Nigeria on Monday night (May 10), according to a local report. Pastor Otamayomi Ogedengbe of Deeper Life Bible Church was taken away at gunpoint from a Bible study […]

Kidnappings Terrorize Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Nurses, pastor’s wife taken, plus mass abduction from one village.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria kidnapped a pastor’s wife from her home and two nurses from a hospital, while other Islamic extremists may have joined herdsmen in abducting more than 70 people from one village, sources said. Fulaki Ozigi was kidnapped along with her husband, Mercy Place Ministry Church pastor […]

Herdsmen Kill Christians in Nigeria’s Nasarawa, Plateau States

Muslim Fulani attack homes, funeral.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 12 Christians in Nasarawa state and three others in Plateau state the last part of April, sources said. In north-central Nigeria’s Nasarawa state, herdsmen killed 12 Christian farmers in Ajimaka, Doma County, in attacks there and in 13 other villages from April 24 until April 29, […]

Students Kidnapped in Attack on Christian School in Nigeria 

One of four still captive.

(Update: Military spokesman Maj. Ibrahim Shittu said in a statement on Sunday (May 2) that the kidnapped Kelvin Eze of King’s School was rescued by troops on Saturday night (May 1) without payment of ransom. Below is the original story from April 30:) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – One Christian student remains captive after three others […]

Fulani Herdsmen Kill 33 Christians in One Week in Benue, Nigeria

Camp for the displaced and five villages attacked.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Monday night (April 26) killed 10 Christians who had taken refuge in a camp for the displaced in north-central Nigeria, bringing to 33 the number of Christians slain in Benue state the past week, sources said. A survivor of the attack in Abagena, Benue state, David […]

Christians Killed, Kidnapped in Attack on Worship Service

Two Christian women among university students abducted and slain.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked a Baptist worship service in north-central Nigeria on Sunday (April 25), killing one Christian, wounding another and abducting five others, sources said. “The Fulani herdsmen came to our village as the church service was going on,” Yakubu Bala of Haske Baptist Church in Manini Tasha village, […]