Terrorists Kill Christian Lawyer, Kidnap Nuns in Nigeria 

ISWAP threatens to marry Christian abducted in train attack.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic terrorists in southern Nigeria kidnapped four nuns on Sunday (Aug. 21), three days after suspected Fulani herdsmen shot a Christian attorney to death in the country’s northwest, sources said. Benedict Azza, director of the legal department of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Zamfara State Chapter, was killed when […]

Terrorists Kill More than 20 Christians in Taraba State, Nigeria

Catholic catechist kidnapped.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – After more than 20 Christians lost their lives to terrorist attacks in two areas of Taraba state, Nigeria in the first half of August, a Catholic teacher on Sunday (Aug. 14) was kidnapped from a church site, sources said. Suspected members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) shot […]

Muslim Extremists Cut Off Hand of Christian Convert

Father in Uganda tried to flee with his family.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists in eastern Uganda last month cut off the hand of a 42-year-old father who left Islam to become a Christian in June, sources said. Musa John Kasadah of Maumo village, Luuka District was ambushed on July 26 as he tried to flee to safety with his family, who […]

Terrorists Kill, Kidnap Christians in Northern Nigeria

Islamic militants threaten to forcibly marry kidnapped women.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Muslim terrorists in northern Nigeria killed an 86-year-old Christian in his home on Aug. 2 and kidnapped two others who were later released, likely after ransom payments, sources said. The gunmen killed Daniel Yatai at his home in predominantly Christian Manchok village, Kaduna state, shortly after 11 p.m., according […]

Pastor Fears for His Life following Death Threats in Uganda

In another area, a family loses their home for refusing to recant.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A month after a Christian was killed in Kiboga District, Uganda, a pastor in the same district fears for his life following death threats from Muslim extremists, he said. Pastor Godfrey Ssemujju, who oversees 130 Elim Pentecostal churches in Kiboga district, 75 miles northwest of Kampala, said the lives of […]

Muslim Extremists in Uganda Kill Evangelist at His Home

Christian held open-air events citing the Koran.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists on July 29 came to the home of an evangelist who had held open-air events in eastern Uganda and killed him, sources said. Cut with a sharp instrument that left his head and neck with deep wounds, Sozi Odongo was killed at his home in Omorio cell, Agule […]

Children among Christians Slain in Attacks in Two States in Nigeria

Fulani herdsmen working with Islamic extremist terrorist groups, sources say.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Sunday (July 31) killed seven Christians, including four children, in an attack in Plateau state, Nigeria, following months of violence in neighboring Taraba state, sources said. Following a July 21 attack in Fusa village, Plateau state that left five Christians dead, assailants on Sunday (July 31) […]

Mounting Number of ECWA Christians Abducted, Slain

Six pastors killed, 27 church members kidnapped this year.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists in Nigeria have killed six pastors and kidnapped 27 Christians of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in the past seven months, according to an ECWA report. Among the 27 Christians kidnapped from January to date were six pastors, including one abducted in Kaduna […]

Dozens of Christians Kidnapped in Northern Nigeria

Bishop urges mourners of slain priest to remain steadfast.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Islamic extremists on Monday night (July 25) kidnapped 36 people from a predominantly Christian village outside the city of Kaduna, in northern Nigeria. The house-to-house abductions came after the kidnapping of 16 people from a nearby area in Kaduna state’s Chikun County on June 28. Area resident Narin Barde […]

Christian Killed after Open-Air Event in Uganda

Assistant pastor also wounded in Islamic extremist attack.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian in Uganda died on July 10 from head injuries sustained in an attack by Muslim extremists the previous week, sources said. Robert Bwenje had accompanied Assistant Pastor Ambrose Mugisha of Elim Pentecostal Church in Nyamiringa village, Kapeke Sub-County, Kiboga District, to an open-air debate about Christianity and Islam […]