NEWS ALERT: Thousands of Christians Flee Mass Killings In Nigeria

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NigerianABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of people, most of them Christians, remain displaced in Nigeria's farming belt where hundreds of people have been killed by Fulani cattle herders backed by Islamic terror groups, BosNewsLife learned.

BREAKING NEWS: Islamic Militants Kill Dozens Of Christians, Children Torched (UPDATE)

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service jihad-1024x819ABUJA,NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northeastern Nigeria were among those facing a new wave of Islamic violence as the Boko Haram terror group killed 86 people, including children, who were heard screaming as they burned to death after militants torched huts, survivors and officials said Sunday, January 31.

Catholic Group Says Christians Face Eradication In Several Nations

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By Stefan J, Bos, Chief Internationalk Correspondent BosNewsLife aidtochurchLONDON/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife) -- An influential Catholic charity and advocacy group warns in a new report that Christianity may be "eradicated" in several nations as persecution of Christians has worsened over the last two years in countries such as China, Indonesia, Iraq, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Sudan and Syria.

Hundreds Killed In Nigeria Anti-Christian Violence

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos nigerian-churchABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militant group Boko Haram is stepping up attacks in heavily Christian towns and village in Nigeria's troubled northeast, killing more than 750 people since May 29, Christian rights activists say. News of the violence came after Boko Haram militants were pushed back by Nigeria's military when they tried to to gain access to Maiduguri, Borno State's largest city.

BREAKING NEWS: Militants Attack Nigeria Evangelical Church; 6 Killed

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defeatt By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A female suicide bomber has attacked a crowded evangelical Christian church service in northeast Nigeria, killing at least six people, witnesses and officials said Sunday, July 5.

Christians Hacked To Death In Nigeria (Update)

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service nigeriachristiansABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have hacked to death at least 10 Christians in a remote village in northeast Nigeria, bringing the death toll to some 200 Christians killed within two months, officials say.

Militants Attack Nigeria Church, Pastor’s Daughter Killed, Several Injured

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service nigerian-churchABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Nigeria are mourning the death of a pastor's daughter who was killed when a church building was torched during "a vicious attack" on a village in Rogo Local Government Area of Kano State, Christians said.

BREAKING NEWS: Hundreds Of Abducted Schoolgirls “Killed” By Boko Haram Militants–Report

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ChristiangirlsABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- The U.N. human rights chief has warned that all 276 Christian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 may have been among a group of women slaughtered by Boko Haram last month, Nigerian media reported Monday, April 6.

NEWS ALERT: Town In Shock As Nigeria Army Kills Six Christians

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By Stefan J. Bos, BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NIGERIANTROOPSONPATROLABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm returned Wednesday, March 11, to the streets of Nigeria's troubled town of Gidan-Waya in Kaduna State after at least six Christians were killed here by Nigerian soldiers, officials and residents said. The shooting during Mass at St. Peter’s Catholic Church underscored the tense relationship between local Christians and government forces.

Nigeria Christians Fear More Violence After Election Postponement

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service nigeria_christians11ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Nigeria fear more deadly violence after the president postponed elections over security concerns as the government tries to regain territories currently held by Islamic militants.