Christians Slain, Wounded, Kidnapped in Plateau State, Nigeria

Woman abducted in South Jos.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed two Christians in separate attacks in Plateau state this month, in addition to the 13 Christians from the same denomination killed on Jan. 8, sources said. Herdsmen invaded Torok village in Riyom County on Jan. 20, killing Reuben Bulus, a 25-year-old member of the Church […]

Kidnapped Christian Student Executed by Islamic Extremists in Northeast Nigeria 

Lutheran pastor shot to death in Adamawa state.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic State-affiliated terrorists have executed a Christian university student kidnapped earlier this month in northeast Nigeria, sources said. In a video that Site Intelligence Group reported was released on the Islamic State’s Amaq news website, a boy of indeterminate age with a pistol shoots and kills Ropvil Daciya Dalep, […]

Boko Haram Executes Brethren Pastor in Northeast Nigeria

Christian leader in Adamawa state sought rescue but entrusted his fate to God.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The Rev. Lawan Andimi had a treasured life – loving family, an affectionate congregation, respect from his colleagues. The kidnapped district chairman of the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN) in Michika County, in northeast Nigeria’s Adamawa state, had stated in a video that he trusted in God […]

Two Young Christian Women Killed in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Five kidnapped aid workers released.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed two young Christian women in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria, on Friday (Jan. 17), sources said. The herdsmen on motorbikes rode into Gora-Gan village in Zango Kataf County at about 5 p.m. shooting villagers on sight, according to a local resident. Luka Biniyat, spokesman for the […]

Large-Scale Killings, Kidnappings Hit Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria, Sources Say

Thousands displaced – then told to pay ransoms.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – More than 200 Muslim Fulani herdsmen have attacked predominantly Christian villages in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria since Jan. 6, killing at least 35 people and kidnapping 58 others, including a mother and her 6-month-old baby, sources said. Armed with AK-47s, the herdsmen on motorcycles rampaged through 10 predominantly Christian […]

Christian Woman en Route to Her Wedding, 10 Others Killed in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram militants intercept, behead them, sources say. 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Boko Haram terrorists killed a woman and her bridal party in northeast Nigeria days before her planned New Year’s Eve wedding, and eight other Christians were killed in separate attacks, sources said. Martha Bulus and her two bridesmaids were stopped on Dec. 26 as they made their way […]

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill 13 Christians, Wound Three in Central Nigeria

Attack in Plateau state, kidnapping in Kaduna state, follow video of executions.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 13 Christians in Plateau state, Nigeria on Wednesday (Jan. 8), the same day four students were kidnapped from a Catholic seminary in Kaduna state. About 20 herdsmen attacked the predominantly Christian village of Kulben, in Plateau state’s Mangu County, at about 8 p.m., area […]

Boko Haram Kidnaps Christian Leader in Attacks in Northeast Nigeria

Church of the Brethren in Nigeria district leader pleads for help. 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A leader of the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN) pleaded for help on a video released on Sunday (Jan. 5) after Islamic extremists with Boko Haram kidnapped him last week. The Rev. Lawan Andimi was abducted by terrorists of the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP, known […]

Four Christian Farmers Killed by Muslim Fulani Herdsmen in Kaduna State, Nigeria, Sources Say

In Adamawa state, kidnapped university chaplain released.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Nov. 14 killed four Christians in north-central Nigeria, attacking them with machetes as they slept in their beds, area residents said. The four members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Agban village, near Kagoro in Kaduna state’s Kaura County, were farmers who were killed in the […]

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill Two Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

Reformed Church members, 87 and 48, attacked as they slept.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria on early Thursday morning (Nov. 14) hacked an 87-year-old Christian to death by machete and killed another by gunshot, an area resident said. A group of herdsmen attacked predominantly Christian Agom village in southern Kaduna state’s Sanga Country at 4:30 a.m., area resident […]