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Benjamin Watson Urges Americans to Fight for Persecuted Christians in Nigeria

Benjamin Watson Urges Americans to Fight for Persecuted Christians in Nigeria Former NFL player and outspoken Christian Benjamin Watson came out in solidarity for Christian Nigerians who are being persecuted in Africa in an appearance for the Awareness Campaign For Nigeria. The campaign, which featured prominent advocates of defending people's rights both in the U.S. and... Read more

Nigeria becoming the most dangerous country for Christians – Mission Network News

Nigeria (MNN) — Over the past decade, between50,000-70,000 Christianshave been killed by terrorist groups in Nigeria. Thats not just a number for Mission Cry. Jason Woolford recently talked about a large shipment of Bibles that a local Christian leader asked to be sent to Nigeria. He was asking for more of the Word of God... Read more

Muslim Fulani attacks in Nigeria displace local missionaries – Mission Network News

Nigeria (CAM) — The slaughter of Christian men, women, and children by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria accelerated in recent weeks to unprecedented levels, with a three-day series of assaults displacing five native missionaries and their families, the leader of a native ministry said. The local missionaries and their families were among 1,900 families... Read more

One Man Slain, Children and Others Kidnapped in North-Central Nigeria

One Man Slain, Children and Others Kidnapped in North-Central Nigeria JOS, Nigeria, August 28, 2020 (Morning Star News) Fulani herdsmen attacked a predominantly Christian village in north-central Nigeria, killing one resident, burning a church building and kidnapping four children among others on Monday (Aug. 24), sources said.More than 20 herdsmen rode into Damba Kasaya village,... Read more

Pastor among the victims in latest deadly attacks on Christians in Nigeria

The funeral of two Christians slain in Agom village, southern Kaduna state, on Nov. 14, 2019.(Photo: Morning Star News)A string of attacks on Christians in Nigeria has left 11 people dead, including a church pastor.  The attacks took place in southern Kaduna state from last Sunday to Tuesday, Morning Star News reports. Locals said the perpetrators were... Read more

Pastor, 16-Year-Old Girl among 11 Christians Killed in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Pastor, 16-Year-Old Girl among 11 Christians Killed in Kaduna State, Nigeria JOS, Nigeria, August 21, 2020 (Morning Star News) A 16-year-old girl, a father of nine children and a church pastor were among 11 Christians killed by Muslim Fulani herdsmen this week in southern Kaduna state, sources said.On Tuesday (Aug. 18) in Zangon Kataf County,... Read more

As Outcry Grows, 37 More Christians Killed in Nigeria

As Outcry Grows, 37 More Christians Killed in Nigeria JOS, Nigeria, August 18, 2020 (Morning Star News) Amid a groundswell of domestic and international condemnation of unchecked violence by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria, 37 more Christians were killed in Kaduna state so far this month, sources said.Following the slaughter of 33 Christians in Zangon... Read more

Terrorists thrive in Nigeria; countdown to chaos underway – Mission Network News

Nigeria (MNN) — Conditions in Nigeria worsen as terrorists’ activity continues. U.S. officials recently warned Nigerias government of Islamic State and al Qaeda infiltration. Africas most-populated nation ranks third on the Global Terrorism Index;only Iraq and Afghanistan suffer more terrorist attacks. Open Doors USA CEO David Curry says believers pay the price for this insurgency.... Read more

In Nigeria, a young widowed mother leans on God after extremists killed her husband

Rose with her two daughters(Photo: Open Doors UK) Each day this week Christian Today is sharing stories of persecuted Christian women who have leant on Christ and been strengthened to pull through the incredible hardships they have faced: Rose, from Nigeria, is bravely bringing up her daughters as a single mother after extremists killed her... Read more

Muslim in Nigeria moved by Christian’s radical kindness

Nigeria (CAM) — A staunch Muslim in a 90 percent Muslim area of Nigeria, Idris* was so opposed to the borehole and other services local missionaries provided that he ordered his wife not to drink the new well water. According to Christian Aid Mission, Idris had opposed the efforts of Christian workers for many years.... Read more

Calls to end government aid to Nigeria over Christian persecution are ‘misguided’

The Nigerian Government has been accused of inaction over the persecution of Christians.ReutersCutting aid to Nigeria over the persecution of Christians may lead to more suffering, Open Doors UK has warned.  The calls have come after a Savanta ComRes Poll found that half of UK adults (53%) believe that foreign aid to Nigeria should be contingent... Read more

14 Christians killed in Nigeria attack

Men march along a truck carrying the coffins of people killed by the Fulani herdsmen, in Makurdi, Nigeria on January 11, 2018.(Photo: Reuters)Another village raid in Nigeria has reportedly left 14 members of a Baptist church dead.  Morning Star News reports that the Christians were killed in a raid in Kogi state that is believed... Read more

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill 14 Baptist Christians in Kogi State, Nigeria

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill 14 Baptist Christians in Kogi State, Nigeria JOS, Nigeria, August 4, 2020 (Morning Star News) A Muslim Fulani herdsmen raid on a village in central Nigerias Kogi state on Wednesday (July 29) killed 14 Baptist Christians, including 13 members of an extended family, sources said.Police said the wife, mother,... Read more

Pastor, 5-Year-Old Boy among 10 Christians Killed in Herdsmen Attacks in Nigeria

Pastor, 5-Year-Old Boy among 10 Christians Killed in Herdsmen Attacks in Nigeria JOS, Nigeria, July 28, 2020 (Morning Star News) Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Friday (July 24) killed a church pastor, a 5-year-old boy and eight other Christians in attacks in north-central Nigeria, sources said.The boy, Joel Cephas, and the Rev. Shamah Kuyet... Read more

Islamic Extremist Militants in Nigeria Execute Five Men as Warning to Christians, Video Shows

Islamic Extremist Militants in Nigeria Execute Five Men as Warning to Christians, Video Shows JOS, Nigeria, July 23, 2020 (Morning Star News) Islamic extremists have executed five Nigerian men in Borno state, with one executioner saying it was a warning to all those being used by infidels to convert Muslims to Christianity, according... Read more

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill 11 Christians in Attack in North-Central Nigeria

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill 11 Christians in Attack in North-Central Nigeria JOS, Nigeria, July 22, 2020 (Morning Star News) Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Monday (July 20) killed 11 Christians in an attack in Kaduna state, Nigeria, the latest of more than 50 members of Baptist, ECWA and Catholic churches slain since June 12,... Read more

11 Christians killed in latest attack in Nigeria

Men march along a truck carrying the coffins of people killed by the Fulani herdsmen, in Makurdi, Nigeria on January 11, 2018.(Photo: Reuters)Eleven Christians were killed in an attack on a village in Kaduna state, north-western Nigeria, on Monday.  Around 50 armed Fulani herdsmen invaded the village of Gora Gan at around 7pm on Monday... Read more

Over 1,200 Christians killed in Nigeria in first half of 2020 – human rights group

The Cathedral Church of Christ in Lagos, south Nigeria, where Christians are relatively free to worship without fear, unlike in the northern regions where they have been killed in large numbers.(Photo: Unsplash/Temitayo Aina)Over 1,200 Christians were slaughtered in Nigeria in the first six months of 2020, according to a human rights group based there. The... Read more

Thousands of Christians killed in Nigeria amid fears of genocide, report warns

People react as a truck carries the coffins of people killed by the Fulani herdsmen, in Makurdi, Nigeria January 11, 2018.REUTERS/Afolabi SotundeA new parliamentary report has raised fears of an "unfolding genocide" in Nigeria, where thousands of Christians have been killed in recent years. The report, by the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of... Read more

Time to end the silence on the persecution of Christians in Nigeria

PixabayA family of four is shot and injured by armed assailants as they pray in their home. Medical staff save the life of a six-month old baby who was shot in the head during an attack which claimed 17 lives, including that of the baby's mother. A three-year-old dies 24 hours after suffering machete blows to the head... Read more

10 Christians, Including a 3-Year-Old Girl, Killed by Extremists in Nigeria

10 Christians, Including a 3-Year-Old Girl, Killed by Extremists in Nigeria Nigerian Christians are facing continual persecution from religious extremists in a series of coordinated attacks.Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reported that 10 people were murdered in a brutal attack at the hands of Fulani militants on June 3, according to CBN News.The assault... Read more

Civilians Apprehend Muslim Fulani Suspects in Killing of Five Christians in Nigeria

Civilians Apprehend Muslim Fulani Suspects in Killing of Five Christians in Nigeria JOS, Nigeria, June 3, 2020 (Morning Star News) A Christian in north-central Nigeria who led a team of civilians that apprehended Muslim Fulani herdsmen after they allegedly killed five Christians on Thursday night (May 28) was blunt about their motives.These Muslim... Read more

Christian Association of Nigeria calls for release of kidnapped bishop

Nigerian military secure an area where a man was killed by suspected militants near Maiduguri, Nigeria, February 16, 2019.(Photo: Reuters/Afolabi Sotunde)The Christian Association of Nigeria is calling on the country's government to secure the release of its chairman of the Nasarawa State unit, Bishop Joseph Masin, who was kidnapped from his house by gunmen last... Read more

Christians Killed in Kaduna State, Nigeria as Herdsmen Threaten Kidnapped Missionary

Christians Killed in Kaduna State, Nigeria as Herdsmen Threaten Kidnapped Missionary JOS, Nigeria, May 29, 2020 (Morning Star News) Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Kaduna state, Nigeria attacked seven villages from May 19 to Monday (May 25), killing five Christians and destroying four church buildings, sources said.In the same state, kidnappers said they will... Read more

2 Senators Ask President Trump to Offer Aid to Persecuted Christian in Nigeria

2 Senators Ask President Trump to Offer Aid to Persecuted Christian in Nigeria As Christians in Nigeria continue to face harsh persecution by Islamic extremist groups, 2 Republican senators want President Trump to take action.According to CBN News, Iowa Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley are urging the President in a letter to... Read more

Muslim Fulanis Kill Two Christians, Kidnap Two Others in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Muslim Fulanis Kill Two Christians, Kidnap Two Others in Kaduna State, Nigeria JOS, Nigeria, May 22, 2020 (Morning Star News) Armed Muslim Fulanis killed two Christians in Kaduna state, Nigeria on Saturday (May 16), days after two others were kidnapped, sources said.Christians Isa Dauda and John Zaman were killed in the 8 p.m. attack... Read more

Man sentenced to 26 years after abducting Christian girl and forcing her into Muslim marriage

PixabayA federal court in Nigeria sentenced a man to 26 years in prison after he abducted a Christian teenager from her home and forced her into an Islamic marriage in 2015.A federal high court in Bayelsa State on Thursday sentenced Yunusa Dahiru for the abduction of Ese Oruru, according to Nigerian media outlets.Oruru was abducted... Read more

Christians in Northern Nigeria continue to suffer brutal attacks – Mission Network News

Nigeria (MNN) Attacks on Christians in Nigeria by militant Islamic groups have not diminished at all during the COVID-19 lockdowns. Several brutal assaults took place just this weekwhen Fulani herdsmen killed men, women, and children. Todd Nettleton of Voice of the Martyrs USA (VOM USA) says since March 23, Our workers in Nigeria have identified... Read more

Boko Haram terrorizes Nigeria and past – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Nigeria (MNN) A scarcity of non secular freedom in sub-Saharan Africa has thrown the area into turmoil. That is the primary freedom, so to talk, says David Curry, of Open Doorways USA, whereas describing spiritual freedom. It’s the place the place . . . individuals are being pressured for problems with conscience. For those... Read more

Authorities fails to cease Christian martyrdom in Nigeria – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Nigeria (MNN) — Frustration and concern reign in Nigeria. On Monday, Boko Haram executed a widely known pastor and regional Christian chief, Lawan Andimi.Yesterday, the Christian Affiliation of Nigeria demanded solutions from the Nigerian authorities. The emotions had been Hey, nationwide authorities, you've gotten introduced repeatedly that you simply defeated Boko Haram. However, have... Read more