Nigeria Detains Alleged Militants Who Killed Pastor

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Police in northern Nigeria have detained suspected Islamic militants who allegedly killed a pentecostal pastor, his assistant, and at least 10 other people, BosNewsLife monitored Saturday, June 11.

Wycliffe Bible Translators Move To Most Anti-Christian Nations

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By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent reporting from the Netherlands AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- Translators of U.S.-based Wycliffe Associates have launched two Bible translation projects in countries where evangelism, or even reading a Bible, is forbidden.

Muslim Attackers Kill 17 Christians In Nigeria

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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).

Africa Christians Fear Future After Nigerian Massacre

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian missionaries in Africa remained concerned about their future Monday, May 2, after reports that colleagues and over 500 other Christians have been killed in Nigeria alone.

Nigeria Christians Mourn Hundreds Killed In Post Election Violence

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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.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Church Bombing Kills Two (UPDATE)

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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.

Nigeria Christians Prevent Church Blast But Scores Killed

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
KANO, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian worshipers prevented a bomb attack against their church in central Nigeria Sunday, January 31, but scores of other people died in sectarian clashes in recent days, authorities said.

Nigeria Christians Mourn Victims After Church Blasts

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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)

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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

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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.