Nigeria Christians Mourn Victims After Church Blasts

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northern and central Nigeria were mourning victims Sunday, December 26, after multiple attacks on churches and other sites on Christmas Eve claimed at least 38 lives in Plateau State and Borno State.

Global Christmas Celebrations Overshadowed By Violence (ROUND-UP)

By BosNewsLife News Center with reports from Vatican, Africa, Asia and Middle East
VATICAN CITY/MANILA/ABUJA/BAGHDAD/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- Christmas celebrations have been overshadowed by deadly violence against Christians in Africa and Asia, while several church services in the Middle East were canceled due to concerns over terror attacks.

BREAKING NEWS: Deadly Blasts Rock Nigerian Churches

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
MAIDUGURI/JOS (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in northern and central Nigeria tried to restore calm Saturday, December 25, after suspected Muslim militants targeted churches and other sites in Christmas Eve attacks that killed as many as 38 people, police and church leaders said.

Nigeria Christians Concerned After Islamists Escape Prison

By Joseph C DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent with BosNewsLife Africa Service BAUCHI, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northern Nigeria feared more attacks against them Thursday, September 16, after a radical Muslim sect freed hundreds of its supporters.

Eight Christians Killed in Nigerian Muslim Attacks

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in two states of Nigeria were mourning Wednesday, July 7, the killings of at least eight Christian believers, after Muslim militants reportedly attacked several villages.

Muslims Destroy Churches In Nigeria Kano State

By BosNewsLife Africa Service eng_nigeria_clash_b_711099gABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Muslim extremists destroyed several churches and a pastor's house in the latest religious violence to hit Nigeria's northern Kano state, church representatives and rights activists said Friday, May 21.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Evangelicals Mourn Murdered Journalists, Church Members

By BosNewsLife Africa Service JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's evangelical Church of Christ was mourning Tuesday, April 27, after Nigerian Muslims killed two journalists working for a church publication and two church members in the troubled Bauchi state.

Nigeria Pastor, Wife, Hacked To Death

By BosNewsLife Africa Service josvio432JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Funerals were underway Friday, April 16, in a Muslim-dominated northern Nigerian state for a pentecostal pastor and his wife who were reportedly hacked to death and burnt to ashes by Muslim assailants.

BREAKING NEWS: Over Dozen Christians Killed In Nigeria

By BosNewsLife Africa Service nigeria-bishop-christians-not-target-in-attacks-claiming-over-100-livesJOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A group of Muslim herdsmen disguised as soldiers "butchered" and then burned over a dozen Christians Wednesday, March 17, in a small Christian village in central Nigeria, near the location where hundreds were killed last week, witnesses and officials said.

Nigeria Women Protest Against Massacre Of Christians

By BosNewsLife Africa Service storye3a5df9929f19361fd83056d6de97461JOS, 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.

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