Civilians Apprehend Muslim Fulani Suspects in Killing of Five Christians in Nigeria 

Assailants shoot dead store owner, four others.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Christian in north-central Nigeria who led a team of civilians that apprehended Muslim Fulani herdsmen after they allegedly killed five Christians on Thursday night (May 28) was blunt about their motives. “These Muslim Fulani herdsmen have been attacking our communities because we are Christians,” Ibrahim Agu Iliya told […]

Christians Killed in Kaduna State, Nigeria as Herdsmen Threaten Kidnapped Missionary

Fulanis demand either conversion to Islam or ransom for abducted pastor’s release.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Kaduna state, Nigeria attacked seven villages from May 19 to Monday (May 25), killing five Christians and destroying four church buildings, sources said. In the same state, kidnappers said they will not release a pastor abducted earlier this month until he converts to Islam or […]

Muslim Fulanis Kill Two Christians, Kidnap Two Others in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

In Plateau state, police rescue kidnapped 6-year-old girl.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Armed Muslim Fulanis killed two Christians in Kaduna state, Nigeria on Saturday (May 16), days after two others were kidnapped, sources said. Christians Isa Dauda and John Zaman were killed in the 8 p.m. attack on the predominantly Christian village of Ungwan Anjo, near Godogodo town in Jema’a County, […]

Herdsmen Kill 12 Christians, Kidnap One in Attacks in Benue State, Nigeria 

Several others injured in series of assaults.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 12 Christians and kidnapped another in attacks in Benue state earlier this month, sources said. Four Christians were killed in Tse-Haaga village on May 12, area residents said. “The herdsmen invaded our village riding four motorbikes around 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, and attacked […]

Christian Families Slain in Their Homes in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

Pastor, missionary kidnapped.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen slaughtered families in Christian areas of Nigeria on Monday (May 11), killing 17 men, women and children in Kaduna state days after a pastor and missionary were abducted, sources said. “Armed Fulani militia” struck predominantly Christian Gonan Rogo village, Kajuru County, less than 40 miles from […]

Christian Mother, Mother-in-Law Shot in North-Central Nigeria 

Children ages 2 to 12 unhurt; father escapes.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Lami David was in her kitchen preparing dinner for her family in north-central Nigeria on Thursday evening (May 7) when two Muslim Fulani herdsmen broke into her home and shot her and her mother-in-law, sources said. The 32-year-old mother of four had her 2-year-old wrapped on her back in […]

Four Christians Killed, Head of High School and Family Shot in North-Central Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen hit two areas of Plateau state.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen shot and wounded a Christian leader and his family in one part of Plateau state on Tuesday (May 5), two days after herdsmen killed four Christians in another part of the state, sources said. Herdsmen shot the Rev. Bayo Famonure, head of Christian high school Messiah […]

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill 13 Christians, Kidnap 13 Others in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

More than 1,000 people flee their homes.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 13 Christians and kidnapped 13 others in attacks on April 23-25 in north-central Nigeria, sources said. The attacks on five villages in the counties of Kajuru and Chikun in Kaduna state displaced more than 1,000 people from their homes. The sources said those killed were […]

Herdsmen Ambush Christian Couple with Machetes in Plateau State, Nigeria 

Activist detained and mistreated for speaking out, he says.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacked a Christian couple in Plateau state, Nigeria with machetes on Sunday (April 26), leaving the husband with serious injuries, sources said. Yusuf Pam, 40, was recovering from deep cuts to his head at Nerat Hospital, Barkin Ladi, in Barkin Ladi County. He and his wife, […]

Couple Abducted from Wedding in Attacks in Northwest Nigeria that Kill 12 Christians

In north-central part of country, church elder kidnapped.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen in northwest Nigeria killed 12 Christians and kidnapped a couple from their church wedding ceremony in attacks this month, sources said. In Tegina Kabata village in Niger state’s Shiroro County, herdsmen attacked a church site where a wedding was taking place on April 12, abducting the […]