NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Militants Kill Children Of Christian Convert, Missionaries Say

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A militant group seeking to enforce Sharia, or Islamic law, throughout Nigeria, has shot and killed two children of an ex-terrorist and "murderer" because he converted to Christianity, well-informed missionaries told BosNewsLife Wednesday, November 23.

		                

Worldwide Christians Pray For “Persecuted Church”

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Millions of Christians around the world were expected Sunday, November 13, to participate in the 'International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church' (IDOP), amid mounting concerns over a global crackdown on devoted believers.  

BREAKING NEWS: 150 Killed In Attack On Nigeria Churches, Police (UPDATE)

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(ADDS NEW DEATH TOLL FIGURE, CHANGING LEAD, ADDS COMMENT PRESIDENT) By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants shouting "Allahu Akbar", or 'Allah is great', carried out coordinated gun and bomb attacks on churches and police stations in northern Nigeria, killing at least 150 people and injuring some 100 others, aid workers and witnesses confirmed Saturday, November 5.  

100 Christians Killed In Nigeria Violence

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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.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Clashes Kill Scores Of Christians and Muslims

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- At least 42 people, half of them Christians, have died in four days of clashes in Nigeria's volatile central city of Jos, religious leaders and security officials said Friday, September 2.    

Nigeria Militants Kill 10 Christians In Maiduguri

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Fighters of the Islamic militant Boko Haram group have murdered at least 10 Christians in Nigeria's north-eastern city of Maiduguri in the past two months as part of efforts "to eliminate Christianity" in the area, rights activists said Wednesday, August 10.

Bomb Blasts Near Nigeria Churches

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A committee of Nigeria's government was investigating Thursday, August 4, how to overcome rapidly spreading Islamic violence, after two weekend bomb explosions near churches in mainly Muslim areas.    

Nigeria Islamic Militants Target Evangelical Church After Deadly Violence

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians prepared for a difficult weekend in Nigeria amid reports of a second bomb attack on a church close to the capital Abuja following deadly violence by suspected Muslim militants that already killed several Christians.  

Nigeria Christians Flee Deadly Tribal Clashes

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A feud between the Kona and Mumuye tribes in eastern Nigeria has resulted in the deaths of as many as 100 people, including Christians, more than previous estimates, missionaries said Thursday, July 14.

NEWS ALERT: Poland Rescues Christian Refugees

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest WARSAW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Poland has granted asylum to 16 Christian refugees who accompanied Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski on a flight back from Tunisia.The Foreign Ministry said Friday, June 16, that the six adults and 10 children were "political refugees" from Eritrea and Nigeria, whose lives have been upturned by recent turmoil in North Africa.