ECWA Pastor Slain in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Armed ‘bandits’ ambush him on highway.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – A Christian pastor was killed last week as he traveled to minister to church members in northern Kaduna state, sources said. While Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists have been active in southern Kaduna state, the Rev. Manasseh Ibrahim was shot to death by “bandits” who ambushed him in […]

Three Christians Slain in Benue State, Central Nigeria 

Fulani herdsmen kill three others in March.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen killed three Christians last week in an area of Benue state, central Nigeria, a local leader said. Otukpo Local Government Council Chairman Alfred Omakwu said the herdsmen on Saturday (April 20) killed a Christian in Otukpo County’s Entepka village, after killing two others on Thursday (April […]

Mother, Baby among Christians Slain in Plateau State, Nigeria 

More than 30 killed in Fulani raids.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – A single bullet killed a young mother and the baby strapped to her back, two of the more than 30 Christians killed in Plateau state, Nigeria in the past two weeks, sources said. In predominantly Christian Kopnanle village, Bokkos County, more than 50 Fulani herdsmen on April 12 […]

Muslim Suspected of Killing His Christian Mother, Relative Says

Imam in training and wife are said to have poisoned food.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in eastern Uganda is suspected of killing his mother last week by putting pesticide in her food for refusing to leave her Christian faith, a relative said. Sulaina Nabirye, 50, of Kamuli, Kamuli District, put her faith in Christ on Feb. 10, and since then her 31-year-old son […]

Young Christian Woman Killed by Muslim Family Member

Separately, evangelist sustains serious injuries in beating.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The Muslim brother of a 19-year-old woman in eastern Uganda on March 29 killed her for putting her faith in Christ, sources said. Namukuve Sawuya had come to faith through a Christian Union Fellowship at her high school, a relative said. When her father, 60-year-old Alhaji Muzamiru, noticed she was […]

Christian Slain, Mother and Daughter Burned for their Faith

Muslim extremists target evangelist in eastern Uganda.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – An evangelist was slain and a mother and her 10-year-old daughter suffered serious burns for their faith in separate incidents last month in eastern Uganda. In Busei B village, Nakalama Sub-County in Iganga District, sources said Ronald Twinomugisha had received threats by text message from Muslims before he was hacked […]

Al Shabaab Suspected in Killing of Six Christians in Somalia

Merchants were spreading gospel among Muslims, sources say.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Six Kenyan merchants killed by suspected militants from the Islamic extremist Al Shabaab on Friday (March 29) in the Somali border town of Dhobley were likely attacked for spreading Christianity, sources said. The six secret Christians had been selling plastic utensils and other household goods in Dhobley, in Somalia’s Lower […]

Leader of Attack on Church in Nigeria Confesses

Seminarian died in assailants’ failed kidnapping attempt.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Police in Nigeria on Friday (March 22) arrested the leader of an arson attack on a Catholic Church building in September that left a seminary student dead, sources said. Police in Kaduna state said Saidu Yakubu confessed to leading the attack on St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Fadan […]

Herdsmen Kill Seven Christians in Central Nigeria 

Fulanis accompanied by other terrorists, residents say.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen accompanied by other terrorists on March 19 and 20 killed seven Christians in attacks on villages in central Nigeria, sources said. In Benue state’s Logo County, the assailants slaughtered seven Christians in the Yongia Ukambie Tiev and Ukembrergya-Tswarev communities, said the Rev. Jonathan Adagbe, chairman of […]

Pastor, His Family and Other Christians Killed in Nigeria 

Dozens of others wounded in highway ambush.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Terrorists on March 13 ambushed and killed an African Church pastor, his wife and son along with several other Christians on a highway in Taraba state, northeastern Nigeria, sources said. The Rev. Abah Jacob, wife Marian Abah and their son were slain with the other Christians near Mararaba […]