Kidnapped Schoolgirl Leah Sharibu Appeals for Rescue in Audio Recording, Reports Say

Government analyzing voice that father says is that of his daughter.

(Morning Star News) – In an audio recording revealed yesterday, kidnapped Christian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu appeals to the government of Nigeria to win her release from Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, according to several published sources. Boko Haram released more than 100 schoolgirls about four weeks after kidnapping them on Feb. 19 but held Leah, […]

Two Pastors, Mother of Eight Shot to Death in Plateau State, Nigeria

Seven other Christians killed in Miango area.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Thousands of people attended the funeral yesterday of a pastor, his wife and another church leader, all killed by suspected Muslim Fulani herdsmen on June 27 in central Nigeria. The three Christians were ambushed and shot to death as they returned to Miango, Plateau state, after visiting relatives in Baduru […]

Death Toll in Jos, Nigeria Attacks at 218, including Pastor, Wife and Son

Christian leader arrested for protests of killings.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – An Assemblies of God Nigeria pastor, his wife and son were among at least 218 people killed in Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacks on predominantly Christian areas near Jos on June 23-25, a denominational leader said. Two days after the general superintendent of the AG-Nigeria denomination, the Rev. Chidi Okoroafor, reported […]

Slaughter of More than 200 People in Plateau State, Nigeria Shocks Christians

Church building, pastor’s house among destroyed properties.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen with machetes and firearms slaughtered more than 200 people in 10 predominantly Christian communities near Jos, Nigeria on Saturday, Sunday and last week in what a cattlemen’s spokesman admitted was likely retaliation for stealing cows. Police in Jos said only 86 people had been killed in the […]

Christian Death Toll from Herdsmen Attacks Mounts in Adamawa State, Nigeria

In area of growing religious conflict, judge sentences five Christians to death.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen have killed at least 54 Christians this year in the northeastern state of Adamawa, Nigeria, according to area sources. In a state where predominantly Christian Bachama tribesmen have formed militias in response to violence by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram and heavily-armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen, Christians were […]

Two Christians Ambushed, Killed in Central Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen ramp up onslaught in Pleteau state.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Sunday (June 10) killed two Christians and seriously wounded another in central Nigeria as they made their way home from a church service, local sources said. Ibrahim Weyi, 45, and Larry More, 53, were said to be hacked to death when herdsmen ambushed them at 7:40 […]

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Mount another Slaughter of Christians in Benue State, Nigeria

At least 39 members of different churches reported killed.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Still shocked over a deadly attack on a Catholic congregation on Tuesday (April 24), Christians in Nigeria’s Benue state yesterday suffered another onslaught by Muslim Fulani herdsmen that reportedly left at least 39 people dead. More than 160 houses also were reported to have been set ablaze in heavily armed […]

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Gun Down Christians in Catholic Church in Nigeria

Benue state hit by multiple attacks.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday (April 24) attacked a Roman Catholic Church service in central Nigeria, killing two priests and 17 other parishioners during an early morning Mass, sources said. In Ayar-Mbalom village in Benue state, the assailants shot dead the Rev. Joseph Gor and the Rev. Felix Tyolaha of […]

Kidnapped Girl’s Church Calls on Buhari to Win Her Release from Boko Haram in Nigeria

Leah Nathan Sharibu remains hostage for refusing to renounce Christ.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists in northeast Nigeria retained the only Christian among more than 100 kidnapped girls who were freed last week, prompting the head of her church denomination to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to obtain her release. Boko Haram refused to release Leah Nathan Sharibu, 15, because she would not […]

Christian Widow, Bereaved Father Show Reality behind Herdsmen Attacks in Nigeria

Mother of nine loses husband to killers.

MIANGO, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Crestfallen, the 48-year-old Christian sat in his house in Miango, central Nigeria, where three of his children were killed a week before. “These series of attacks have been carried out against us Christians in this area for some time now by these armed herdsmen, and we don’t know precisely why […]