Suspected Herdsmen Kill 12 Christians in Benue State, Nigeria 

Authorities ignored warnings about influx of cattlemen.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – After authorities in Nigeria ignored warnings that thousands of cattlemen were arriving in Benue state, suspected herdsmen on Saturday (Jan. 28) attacked two villages there and killed 12 Christians, sources said. The assailants attacked Ichembe and Mbaigbe villages in Kwande County and wounded dozens of others, besides destroying houses, crops […]

Pastor Slain in NE Nigeria, Two Christians Killed in Delta

Islamic terrorism continues to push south.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A church pastor in northeast Nigeria was slain on Thursday (Jan. 26), and anti-Christian violence continued to grow in the southern part of the country with the killing of two Christians in Delta state, sources said. In northeast Nigeria, Pastor Jerry Hinjari of Christ Nation International was abducted from his […]

Terrorists Kill, Kidnap Christians in Northern and Southern Nigeria 

Church members terrorized in Kaduna and Enugu states. 

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Five Christians were killed on Jan. 17 in northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state, while a church leader in the southeastern state of Enugu said Christians there were “under siege.” In southern Kaduna state’s Zonkwa town, Zangon Kataf County, terrorists attacked at about 8 p.m. on Jan. 17, said local council official […]

Five Christians Killed in NE Nigeria, 12 in Middle Belt

Six members of family slain in one attack.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen killed five Christians early Sunday morning (Jan. 22) in northeast Nigeria, following the slaughter of 12 Christians on Friday (Jan. 20) in the country’s Middle Belt, sources said. In Bauchi state’s Tafawa Balewa County, area residents said herdsmen attacked the predominantly Christian community of Gambar Sabon Layi, […]

Pastor Shot, Christian Worshippers Kidnapped in Northwest Nigeria 

Nigeria moves up to No. 6 among countries with the worst persecution.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Terrorists attacked a church service in northwestern Nigeria on Sunday (Jan. 15), shot and wounded the pastor and kidnapped 25 congregation members, sources said. The assailants stormed into the morning worship service of New Life for All Church in Katsina state’s Dantsauri village, Gidan Haruna District, Kankara County, said Gambo […]

Catholic Priest Burned to Death in Niger State, Nigeria 

Assistant priest shot, hospitalized.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Roman Catholic priest in northwest Nigeria was burned to death before dawn today when assailants set his parish living quarters ablaze and wounded an assistant priest, sources said. Police said the assailants tried to enter the home of the Rev. Fr. Isaac Achi, on the premises of the St. […]

Killings in Kaduna State, Nigeria Darken Christmas Season

More than 40 people slaughtered and 53 kidnapped.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – One Christian was killed and 53 were kidnapped on Dec. 25 in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria after more than 40 Christians were slain in the week leading up to Christmas, sources said. Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists on Dec. 25 attacked Angwan Aku village in Kajuru County, Kaduna state, at […]

Terrorists Attack Christian Communities in Northeast Nigeria 

Homes, harvested crops destroyed; woman slain in same area.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) on Dec. 19 burned homes in Borno state, Nigeria, nine days after terrorists killed a pregnant Christian woman in the same area, sources said. The ISWAP terrorists attacked predominantly Christian Jibwiwi (Debiro) village in Hawul County and Ngulde village in Askira/Uba […]

Fulani Herdsmen Kill Christians in Benue State, Nigeria 

20-year-old wounded in attack that killed her father, mother and sister.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen on Dec. 17 killed three Christians as they worked on their farm in Benue state, Nigeria, sources said. “The three affected victims, who were males and Christians, were killed a farm” in Adaka village, Guma County, said Paul Hemba, special adviser to the Benue state governor on security […]

Herdsmen, Other Terrorists Slaughter 46 Christians in Nigeria 

Killings in southern Kaduna state continue unchecked.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected herdsmen and other terrorists killed 46 people Sunday night to Wednesday (Dec. 18-21) in attacks in predominantly Christian areas of southern Kaduna state, sources said. Attacks by Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists on Malagum and Abun (Broni Prono) villages in Kaura County Sunday through Tuesday (Dec. 18-20) left 38 […]