BREAKING NEWS: Islamic Militants Kill Dozens Of Christians, Children Torched (UPDATE)

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
jihad-1024x819ABUJA,NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northeastern Nigeria were among those facing a new wave of Islamic violence as the Boko Haram terror group killed 86 people, including children, who were heard screaming as they burned to death after militants torched huts, survivors and officials said Sunday, January 31.

'Nigeria Soldier Shoots Christians Killing Infant, Girl'


By BosNewsLife Africa Service
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ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigerian athorities were under pressure Tuesday, March 26, to investigate the reported attack on a Christian family in which a rogue soldier killed a young girl and an infant, while injuring their sister, mother and grandmother.

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

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.

100 Christians Killed In Nigeria Violence


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

JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- The Christian community in Nigeria's central Plateau state are anxiously awaiting the arrival of some 1,300 additional riot police following weeks of sectarian violence that reportedly killed as many as 100 Christians.