By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have killed at least 13 Christians this week in northern Nigeria as part of efforts to cleanse the region of Christian believers, a rights group confirmed Thursday, January 12.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of people, most of them Christians, remain displaced in Nigeria's farming belt where hundreds of people have been killed by Fulani cattle herders backed by Islamic terror groups, BosNewsLife learned.
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
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Church leaders in Nigeria have urged their government to protect citizens in the country's troubled central and northern regions after scores of Christians, including pastors, were among those killed by Islamic militants in the latest reported crackdown on Christianity.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service 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.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northern Nigeria were among those mourning Saturday, April 30, amid reports that hundreds of people were killed in sectarian violence triggered by opposition protests against President Goodluck Jonathan’s victory in recent elections.
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.
By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- The governor of Nigeria's troubled northern Kaduna state, who was known for promoting reconciliation between Christians and Muslims, has been killed with five other people in a helicopter crash, his party said Saturday, December 15.
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.