NEWS ALERT: Town In Shock As Nigeria Army Kills Six Christians


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

NIGERIANTROOPSONPATROLABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm returned Wednesday, March 11, to the streets of Nigeria's troubled town of Gidan-Waya in Kaduna State after at least six Christians were killed here by Nigerian soldiers, officials and residents said. The shooting during Mass at St. Peter’s Catholic Church underscored the tense relationship between local Christians and government forces.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Gunmen Free Boko Haram Fighters; Two Police Killed


By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria



ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Gunmen have attacked a police station near Nigeria's capital Abuja that holds members of the feared Islamic group 'Boko Haram', freeing prisoners and killing two police officers, officials said Monday November 26.

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.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Church Bomb Blast Kills 4; Deadly Reprisals


By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria

KADUNA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions remained high in Nigeria's volatile city of Kaduna on Monday, October 29, after a suicide bomber drove his vehicle packed with explosives into a Catholic church Church, killing at least four worshipers, wounding nearly 100 and triggering deadly reprisal attacks, officials said

 

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian Missionaries Trapped As Militants Embrace Christ


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

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A group of Nigerian missionaries and Christian converts have managed to escape a battle field in northern Nigeria where some militants embraced Christianity, but elsewhere Christians faced Islamic attacks Tuesday, June 26, a key mission leader told BosNewsLife.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian Missionaries, Christians Trapped In Islamic ‘War Zone’


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

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigerian missionaries and other Christians were reportedly trapped Wednesday, June 20, in what they called a "war zone" as an Islamic group went on a killing spree in northern Nigeria, targeting churches and other sites.