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.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, 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.
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.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service JOS, 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.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service JOS, 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.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service JOS, 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.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with Voice of America Correspondent Scott Stearns reporting from Lagos LAGOS/JOS (BosNewsLife)-- Bodies of the dead — including many women and children — lined dusty streets in three mostly Christian villages south of Nigeria's regional capital of Jos early Monday, March 8, after rioters armed with machetes "slaughtered" over 200 people here, witnesses said.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm returned to the Nigerian city of Jos Saturday, January 30, after hundreds of people were killed in days of clashes between Muslims and Christians, missionaries said.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Over 40 people have been killed in the Nigerian city of Jos in the country's Plateau State, after around 200 Muslim youths attacked Christians near a Catholic Church sparking retaliatory violence, Christian rights investigators said Monday, January 18.