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.    

Nigeria Militants Kill 10 Christians In Maiduguri

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Fighters of the Islamic militant Boko Haram group have murdered at least 10 Christians in Nigeria's north-eastern city of Maiduguri in the past two months as part of efforts "to eliminate Christianity" in the area, rights activists said Wednesday, August 10.

Bomb Blasts Near Nigeria Churches

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A committee of Nigeria's government was investigating Thursday, August 4, how to overcome rapidly spreading Islamic violence, after two weekend bomb explosions near churches in mainly Muslim areas.    

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.  

Nigeria Christians Flee Deadly Tribal Clashes

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A feud between the Kona and Mumuye tribes in eastern Nigeria has resulted in the deaths of as many as 100 people, including Christians, more than previous estimates, missionaries said Thursday, July 14.

NEWS ALERT: Poland Rescues Christian Refugees

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest WARSAW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Poland has granted asylum to 16 Christian refugees who accompanied Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski on a flight back from Tunisia.The Foreign Ministry said Friday, June 16, that the six adults and 10 children were "political refugees" from Eritrea and Nigeria, whose lives have been upturned by recent turmoil in North Africa.

Nigeria Detains Alleged Militants Who Killed Pastor

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Police in northern Nigeria have detained suspected Islamic militants who allegedly killed a pentecostal pastor, his assistant, and at least 10 other people, BosNewsLife monitored Saturday, June 11.

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.

Muslim Attackers Kill 17 Christians In Nigeria

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northern Nigeria were mourning Saturday, May 7, after Muslim attackers reportedly killed 17 Christians, including the wife and three children of a pastor. Several Christian homes were also burned in the village of Kurum in Nigeria's tense Bauchi State, said advocacy group International Christian Concern (ICC).

Africa Christians Fear Future After Nigerian Massacre

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian missionaries in Africa remained concerned about their future Monday, May 2, after reports that colleagues and over 500 other Christians have been killed in Nigeria alone.