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Nigeria: Media ignore Muslim extremists’ attacks

30 July 2020 |

Mervyn Thomas challenged the media’s apathy over murdered Nigerian Christians

Most attacks on Christians in Nigeria go unreported by local and international media, according to ASSIST News.

The Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) or EYN … Read More

Nigerian children slaughtered during lockdown

5 June 2020 |

Fulani militants have continued to attack Christians in northern Nigeria, with gruesome murders continuing despite the government-enforced lockdown.

There are almost daily reports of herdsmen bursting into homes, killing families and kidnapping missionaries for ransom.

After Muslim Fulani herdsmen murdered … Read More

ISIS executes 11 Nigerians as “message” to all Christians

1 February 2020 |

An Islamic jihadist group has killed 11 Christians in Nigeria in revenge for the US assassinations of Isis leader Bakr al-Baghdadi and his spokesman last year.

“This message is to the Christians in the world”

The Isis faction, called the … Read More

Neither Bomb nor Bullet

4 December 2019 |

Archbishop on the front line New biography of Archbishop Benjamin Kwashi, of Jos, Nigeria

‘Three times they’ve tried to kill me. They’ve come close. But each time just makes me more determined to live my life to the full for … Read More

Bible translator butchered in Cameroon

28 September 2019 |

A Wycliffe Bible translator was hacked to death in a recent attack in Cameroon, where women’s ears have also been cut off with machetes.

On 25 August, a group of suspected Fulani militants attacked the village of Wum. Six people … Read More

Children killed by extremists in Nigeria

26 July 2019 |

Three children were among Christians killed recently in two Nigerian states by Muslim Fulani herdsmen.

Morning Star News reports that on 17 June in Kaduna state, over 200 armed herdsmen attacked two Christian villages. They killed an eight-year-old, a nine-year-old … Read More

Kidnapped girl appeals for rescue

27 September 2018 |

A recording of Nigerian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu pleading with the government to set her free is genuine, according to her father.

The audio message released by Leah’s captors is being analysed by the government but CNN reports that Sharibu Nathan … Read More

Over 200 slaughtered in Nigeria

26 July 2018 |

Ethnic and religious cleansing is barely reported

The latest attacks on Christians in central Nigeria have left over 200 dead.

Heavily-armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen raided mainly Christian villages near Jos in Plateau State over two weeks in June, a fact … Read More

Nigeria attacks: no end in sight

30 May 2018 |

The slaughter of Christians in Nigeria continues unabated, and church leaders are calling for the resignation of the President.

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New Nigerian kidnappings a “national disaster”

29 March 2018 |

Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese Stephen Mamza, pictured distributing food aid to victims of Boko Haram in Adamawa state in 2015

 

The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has called the kidnapping of another 110 schoolgirls by terrorist group Boko Haram a “national disaster”.

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