By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Christians from all denominations will attend prayer services in Nigeria and Britain Friday, September 11, to remember last month's Islamic attacks against especially Nigerian Christians in which over 1,000 people died, organizers of the gatherings said.
By BosNewsLife Special Correspondent Paul Jongas reporting from Nigeria with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- At least hundreds of residents began fleeing northeastern Nigeria Sunday, October 21, after three days of Islamic attacks against churches and other targets left dozens dead.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's feared Islamic Boko Haram group has ordered Christians in the country's north to leave within three days or face more deadly violence, while also threatening to confront security forces sent to quell the unrest in the region.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northern Nigeria were without weighing their options Monday, April 23, after a packed church building collapsed during a recent Easter vigil service, killing at least 22 people and injuring over 30 others.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's troubled Christian community was plunged into mourning Wednesday, November 27, after the military confirmed that scores of Christians were killed in Nigeria's Plateau state by suspected Islamic gunmen.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)– African Christians are divided over a proposal to grant amnesty to the militant members of Boko Haram, the violent Islamist group whose bombings killed thousands, many of them Christians, and destroyed hundreds of churches in northern Nigeria.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with additional reporting by Stefan J. Bos and David Maggiore ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- One of Africa's most influential church leaders has urged prayers after Islamist group Boko Haram killed as many as 2,000 people in northeastern Nigeria in what would be its worst single atrocity.