BREAKING NEWS: 100 Killed, Churches Torched In Cameroon

By BosNewsLife Africa Service 565-Boko-Haram-insurgents (1)ABUJA/YAOUNDE (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants fleeing a three-nation offensive took revenge Thursday, February 5, by shooting and burning to death as many as 100 people while attacking churches and other sites in northern Cameroon, officials said.

Muslim Attackers Kill 17 Christians In Nigeria

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northern Nigeria were mourning Saturday, May 7, after Muslim attackers reportedly killed 17 Christians, including the wife and three children of a pastor. Several Christian homes were also burned in the village of Kurum in Nigeria's tense Bauchi State, said advocacy group International Christian Concern (ICC).

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Militants Attack Churches Killing At Least Nine Christians

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with BosNewsLife's Paul Jongas Nigerian_Nigeria_army_soldiers_news_01December2008_003 ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants have opened fire on an evangelical church service in a remote village in northeastern Nigeria, killing nine people, BosNewsLife learned Tuesday, June 3.

‘Nigeria Soldier Shoots Christians Killing Infant, Girl’

By BosNewsLife Africa Service Nigerian_Nigeria_army_soldiers_news_01December2008_003 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.

Nigeria Captures Militants After Attacks Kill Pastor, Villagers

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABBUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Two fighters of the Islamic militant Boko Haram group were in custody of Nigeria's military Saturday, March 24, following attacks on three villages in which 10 people died including a pastor, Christians said.  

Nigeria’s Victims Of Anti Christian Violence Remembered

By BosNewsLife Africa Service 27nigeriaxlarge11ABUJA/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Christians from all denominations will attend prayer services in Nigeria and Britain Friday, September 11, to remember last month's Islamic attacks against especially Nigerian Christians in which over 1,000 people died, organizers of the gatherings said.

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: 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.

Hundreds Killed In Nigeria Anti-Christian Violence

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos nigerian-churchABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militant group Boko Haram is stepping up attacks in heavily Christian towns and village in Nigeria's troubled northeast, killing more than 750 people since May 29, Christian rights activists say. News of the violence came after Boko Haram militants were pushed back by Nigeria's military when they tried to to gain access to Maiduguri, Borno State's largest city.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Militants Kill 42 Christian, Muslim Students

By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria Nigerian_Nigeria_army_soldiers_news_01December2008_003 LAGOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- The government of Nigeria's northeastern Yobe state said Sunday, July 7, it had closed down all secondary schools after suspected Islamist extremists killed dozens of Christian and Muslim students as well as teachers in a boarding school.

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