NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Blast Kills 14; Christians Concerned

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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’s Victims Of Anti Christian Violence Remembered

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service 27nigeriaxlarge11ABUJA/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.

BosNewsLife Week in Review: Christians Killed, Jews Called ‘Security Risk’ By Extremists (Nov.25-Dec.2)

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest bosnewslifelogo BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- BosNewsLife's November 25-December 2 news week began with a massive explosion as at least five people were killed and dozens injured when a suicide bomber drove a car full of explosives into a church inside the Jaji military barracks in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state.

NEWS ALERT: Over 40 Killed After Muslims Attack Nigeria Church

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service 1_22_022306_nigeriaABUJA, 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.

Persecution Christians Seen Rising In Islamic Nations

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By BosNewsLife News Center with reports from Africa and Asia JAKARTA/ABUJA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea leads a list of nations where "Christians face the most severe persecution", but "Muslim-majority" countries represent nine of the top 10 amid spreading Islamic extremism around the world, a major Christian watchdog said in comments obtained by BosNewsLife Thursday, January 5.  

Nigeria Christians Rebuild After Clashes Kill Hundreds

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service A Nigerian soldier patrols through destroyed buildings following days of religious violence in Jos, Nigeria  2010JOS, 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.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Church Blast Kills 3

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By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A suicide bomber attacked a major Catholic church in northern Nigeria early Sunday, September 23, killing at least three people and injuring dozens of others, local Christians told BosNewsLife.

Nigeria Christians Prevent Church Blast But Scores Killed

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
KANO, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian worshipers prevented a bomb attack against their church in central Nigeria Sunday, January 31, but scores of other people died in sectarian clashes in recent days, authorities said.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Church Attack Kills 22; More Unrest Reported

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service nigeria_christians1ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants armed with guns and explosives attacked a busy church service in a northeastern Nigerian village, killing at least 22 people, witnesses and church officials said Monday, January 27. The attackers reportedly set off bombs and fired into the congregation in the Catholic church  in Waga Chakawa village in Adamawa state on Sunday, January 26, before burning houses and taking residents hostage during a four hour siege.

Nigeria Militants Kill 50; Christian Leaders Concerned

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service boko_haram ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian leaders in Nigeria expressed concerns Wednesday, August 14, over rising tensions after at least 50 civilians were killed and dozens more injured in a series of weekend attacks in north-eastern Nigeria by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.