NEWS ALERT: Attacks Kill 21 Christians In Nigeria

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has urged an end to communal violence after Muslim Fulani herdsmen in central Nigeria’s Plateau state killed 20 Christians, including children, in an apparent reprisal attack, while elsewhere a priest was shot outside his church.

BREAKING NEWS: Hundreds Of Abducted Schoolgirls “Killed” By Boko Haram Militants–Report


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ChristiangirlsABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- The U.N. human rights chief has warned that all 276 Christian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 may have been among a group of women slaughtered by Boko Haram last month, Nigerian media reported Monday, April 6.

Militants Murder Christian Family In Nigeria


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

1_22_022306_nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- An apparently Christian family of seven was murdered when armed Fulani tribesmen attacked a village in Nigeria's southern Kaduna State, rights investigators said Friday, January 31. Advocacy group Christian Solidarity Worldwide-Nigeria (CSW-N) said Manyekrun Village in the state's Kaura Local Government Area (LGA) was attacked late Thursday, January 30, as part of a wider Islamic campaign against Christians.

BREAKING NEWS: Islamic Herdsmen Attack Church; 3 Killed, 16 Injured


By BosNewsLife Africa  Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Paul Jongas reporting from Nigeria

nigeria_christians1ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected herdsmen from the mainly Muslim Fulani ethnic group stormed an evangelical church and fired shots during a New Year's Eve worship service in central Nigeria, killing as many as three people and injuring 16 others, reports said Thursday, January 2.

Nigeria Christians Mourn Their Dead After Massacre, Attacks


By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in central Nigeria could mourn their dead Sunday, February 24, after  the massacre of a Christian family while sectarian clashes killed one person and left churches, homes and mosques burnt, officials said.

Nigeria Churches Challenged As Dozens Die In Plateau State


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Churches in central Nigeria have to decide whether to reopen this weekend for worship after dozens of Christians were killed since last week, prompting the military to step up security and impose a curfew, locals said.