BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Church Attacks Kill 7; Christians 'Gunned Down' (Update)

(ADDS CLAIM OF RESPONSIBILTY FROM BOKO HARAM, CHANGING LEAD AND DEATH TOLL)

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic group Boko Haram claimed responsibility Sunday, June 10, for bombing a church and spraying another congregation with bullets in Nigeria's troubled northern and central region, killing at least seven people, including a suicide bomber and injuring over 40 others

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Church Blast Kills 7 Sparking Deadly Reprisals


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

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A suicide car bomber struck a Catholic church in Nigeria's central city of Jos, Sunday, March 11, killing at least seven people people, while three others were killed by confused security guards, sparking deadly reprisal attacks by religious Christian mobs, church and government officials said.

 

BREAKING NEWS: Suicide Attack Rocks Nigeria Church; Several Killed (Update)


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A suicide car bomber detonated his explosives during a worship service of the large Church of Christ in Nigeria's restive city of Jos early Sunday, February 26, killing himself and a father and child, an official told reporters.

Nigeria Christians Warned Against Retaliation As Deadline Looms To Leave


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- With a deadline approaching to leave their homes or be killed, Christians in northern Nigeria were urged Tuesday, January 3, not to retaliate against Islamic violence.

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.