Nigeria Church Collapse Kills 22

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northern Nigeria were without weighing their options Monday, April 23, after a packed church building collapsed during a recent Easter vigil service, killing at least 22 people and injuring over 30 others.

BREAKING NEWS: Gunmen Kill 19 At Bible Study; Evangelist Also Dies

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Paul Jongas in Nigeria and Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants opened fire at an evangelical church in central Nigeria killing at least 19 people before Bible study began and in a separate attack shot and killed a colleague of a Nigerian evangelist and BosNewsLife stringer, several sources confirmed early Wednesday, August 9.  

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.

BosNewsLife Week in Review: Christians Killed, Jews Called ‘Security Risk’ By Extremists (Nov.25-Dec.2)

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest bosnewslifelogo BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- BosNewsLife's November 25-December 2 news week began with a massive explosion as at least five people were killed and dozens injured when a suicide bomber drove a car full of explosives into a church inside the Jaji military barracks in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state.

Nigeria Christians Mourn Dozens Killed In Church Blasts

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigerian Christians mourned their dead Monday, December 26, after at least 35 people died in a Christmas Day bombing at a Catholic Church and at least four others in similar blasts.    

NEWS ALERT: Religious Clashes Kill 11 In Nigeria; Thousands Displaced

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

nigeria_pastorsule_house1BAUCHI, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of people remained displaced Wednesday, February 25, by religious clashes in the northern Nigerian city of Bauchi which left at least 11 people dead and 100 hospitalized, Christian rights investigators and police said.

Christians In Nigeria, Kenya Await Justice After Muslim Violence

By BosNewsLife Africa Service 1_22_022306_nigeria1ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's government came under pressure Friday, March 6, to set up an independent commission investigating deadly attacks against Christians by Muslim extremists, while elsewhere in Africa, in Kenya, an evangelical church expressed concerns over Muslim militants.

BREAKING NEWS: 120 Killed In anti-Christian Attacks In Kenya, Nigeria

By BosNewsLife Africa Service Nigerian_Nigeria_army_soldiers_news_01December2008_003ABUJA/NAIROBI (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Kenya and Nigeria were mourning Monday, June 16, the aftermath of two massive attacks by Islamic militants in which at least some 120 people died.

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 Bombing Kills Two (UPDATE)

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ABUJA/JOS (BosNewsLife)-- Two people suspected of planning to bomb a Nigerian church were killed when the device exploded before they reached their destination in the central city of Jos, adding to tensions in an area already troubled by deadly religious and ethnic violence, officials said Sunday, March 20.

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