By BosNewsLife News Center with reports from Africa and Asia JAKARTA/ABUJA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea leads a list of nations where "Christians face the most severe persecution", but "Muslim-majority" countries represent nine of the top 10 amid spreading Islamic extremism around the world, a major Christian watchdog said in comments obtained by BosNewsLife Thursday, January 5.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Twelve Christians have been "brutally murdered" in northern Nigeria by suspected militants of the Boko Haram group as part of its campaign to establish an Islamic state, rights investigators told BosNewsLife told BosNewsLife Tuesday, December 31.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Paul Jongas in Nigeria and Stefan J. Bos NAIROBI, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northeastern Nigeria are mourning an evangelical pastor and at least some 150 other people killed by militants who want to establish an Islamic state.
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.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants armed with guns and explosives attacked a busy church service in a northeastern Nigerian village, killing at least 22 people, witnesses and church officials said Monday, January 27. The attackers reportedly set off bombs and fired into the congregation in the Catholic church in Waga Chakawa village in Adamawa state on Sunday, January 26, before burning houses and taking residents hostage during a four hour siege.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife) -- Dozens of villagers have been killed in the latest attack on Christian communities in northwestern Nigeria by...
By BosNewsLife Africa Service JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of women dressed in black have marched through the streets of the troubled Nigerian city of Jos "to mourn, pray and protest" against the killings of possible hundreds of people, most of them Christians, by suspected Muslim mobs.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Nigeria were among those plunged into uncertainty Friday, December 19, after Islamic militants stormed a remote village in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 33 people and kidnapping about 200 other people, survivors said.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A major evangelical denomination in Nigeria has urged Christians to join in three days of fasting amid concerns over a surge in anti-Christian attacks by mainly Muslim Fulani herdsmen that killed at least dozens of people in recent weeks.