Nigeria Militants Kill 23 For Disobeying Islamic Law; Christians Tense

By BosNewsLife Africa Service eng_nigeria_clash_b_711099gABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in northern Nigeria were on edge Thursday, January 24, after militants killed at least 23 people for disobeying Islamic religious law, known as Sharia, residents said.

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.

Wycliffe Bible Translators Move To Most Anti-Christian Nations

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.

Thousands Flee As Nigeria Militants Kill Christians

By BosNewsLife Africa Service eng_nigeria_clash_b_711099g ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)– Nigerian Islamic militants have threatened a massive bloodbath after killing at least two Christians in recent days, forcing thousands of people to flee their villages along Nigeria's northeast, refugees said Saturday June 22.

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.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Clashes Kill Scores Of Christians and Muslims

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.    

Group Warns Of Plan ‘To Wipe Out Nigerian Christians’ Amid New Church Attacks

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with additional reporting by BosNewsLife Special Correspondent Paul Jongas in Nigeria and BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos Rioting-Muslim-YouthsABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- The chief of an umbrella group representing many of Nigeria's numerous denominations has urged the government to stop an alleged Islamists plan to "wipe out Christians" in the African nation, where a church was attacked by angry Muslims just days after a Christian preacher was hacked to death.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria President Declares State Of Emergency After Anti-Christian Attacks

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a state of emergency as northern parts of Africa's most populous nation amid mounting concerns about attacks by Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, against especially the Christian population.

Nigeria Islamic Militants Target Evangelical Church After Deadly Violence

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.  

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Militants Attack Churches Killing At Least Nine Christians

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with BosNewsLife's Paul Jongas Nigerian_Nigeria_army_soldiers_news_01December2008_003 ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants have opened fire on an evangelical church service in a remote village in northeastern Nigeria, killing nine people, BosNewsLife learned Tuesday, June 3.

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