BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Church Attack Kills 22; More Unrest Reported


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

nigeria_christians1ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants armed with guns and explosives attacked a busy church service in a northeastern Nigerian village, killing at least 22 people, witnesses and church officials said Monday, January 27. The attackers reportedly set off bombs and fired into the congregation in the Catholic church  in Waga Chakawa village in Adamawa state on Sunday, January 26, before burning houses and taking residents hostage during a four hour siege.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Church Blast Kills Five; Dozens Injured


By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife) At least five people were killed and dozens injured Sunday, November 25, when a suicide bomber drove a car full of explosives into a church inside the Jaji military barracks in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state, officials said.

Somalia Militants Use 'Ex-Christians' To Bomb Kenya Churches; Pastor Killed (Update)

(ADDS LATEST ATTACK ON CHURCH IN KENYA, MORE DETAILS)

By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent

NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)– Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab uses converts from religious Christianity to Islam to carry out attacks against churches in neighboring Kenya as part of what they call a "holy war", or Jihad, officials said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Sunday, November 4.

NEWS ALERT: Boko Haram Claims Deadly Church Attack In Nigeria


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

BAUCHI, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- The militant Islamist group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed at least 15 people at an evangelical church in northern Nigeria.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Church Bombing Kills Over Dozen People


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

BAUCHI, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Up to 15 people were killed and scores injured when a suicide bomber drove a car packed with explosives into an evangelical church in northern Nigeria Sunday, June 3, an evangelist and reporter told BosNewsLife.