BREAKING NEWS: Gunmen Kill 19 At Bible Study; Evangelist Also Dies

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Paul Jongas in Nigeria and Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants opened fire at an evangelical church in central Nigeria killing at least 19 people before Bible study began and in a separate attack shot and killed a colleague of a Nigerian evangelist and BosNewsLife stringer, several sources confirmed early Wednesday, August 9.  

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Blast Kills 14; Christians Concerned

By BosNewsLife Africa Service BokoHaramLeader ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected militants of Boko Haram, who still keep more than 200 Christian school girls, carried out a bomb blast targeting a television viewing centre for football in northeast Nigeria killing at least 14 people and wounding a dozen others, police and the military confirmed Monday, June 2.

Nigeria Militants Kill Dozens In School; Christian President Concerned

By BosNewsLife Africa Service 1_22_022306_nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's embattled Christian president condemned on Wednesday, February 26, an overnight attack on a school in the country's troubled north-east by suspected Islamist militants, in which as many as 40 students died.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Church Blast Kills 7 Sparking Deadly Reprisals

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A suicide car bomber struck a Catholic church in Nigeria's central city of Jos, Sunday, March 11, killing at least seven people people, while three others were killed by confused security guards, sparking deadly reprisal attacks by religious Christian mobs, church and government officials said.  

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Militants “Slit Throats” Of 15 Christians; Dozen Shot Dead

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos and Joseph DeCaro Nigerian_Nigeria_army_soldiers_news_01December2008_003ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants in northern Nigeria have slit the throats of 15 Christians, shortly after at least a dozen Christians were killed by gunmen in separate attacks, relief officials and Christians said Monday, December 31.

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.

BREAKING NEWS: Kidnapped Girl Escapes Boko Haram Kidnappers

By BosNewsLife Africa Service imageABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- One of more than 200 Christian schoolgirls and women abducted by Islamist Boko Haram militants in the northeastern Nigerian village of Chibok has been freed, police and a parent have confirmed.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Christmas Attacks Kill Dozen Christians

By BosNewsLife Africa Service Churches have been destroyed in Nigeria.ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- At least 12 people, including a pastor and a deacon, were killed when suspected Islamic militants attacked two churches in northern Nigeria during Christmas Eve services, Christians and police said Tuesday, December 25.

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.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian Missionaries Trapped As Militants Embrace Christ

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Chief International Correspondent Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A group of Nigerian missionaries and Christian converts have managed to escape a battle field in northern Nigeria where some militants embraced Christianity, but elsewhere Christians faced Islamic attacks Tuesday, June 26, a key mission leader told BosNewsLife.