Nigeria Pastor, Wife, Hacked To Death
By BosNewsLife Africa Service JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Funerals were underway Friday, April 16, in a Muslim-dominated northern Nigerian state for a pentecostal pastor and his wife who were reportedly hacked to death and burnt to ashes by Muslim assailants.
BREAKING NEWS: Over Dozen Christians Killed In Nigeria
By BosNewsLife Africa Service JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A group of Muslim herdsmen disguised as soldiers "butchered" and then burned over a dozen Christians Wednesday, March 17, in a small Christian village in central Nigeria, near the location where hundreds were killed last week, witnesses and officials said.
Nigeria Women Protest Against Massacre Of Christians
By BosNewsLife Africa Service JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of women dressed in black have marched through the streets of the troubled Nigerian city of Jos "to mourn, pray and protest" against the killings of possible hundreds of people, most of them Christians, by suspected Muslim mobs.
BREAKING NEWS: Attacks Against Christian Villages Kill 200 In Nigeria
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with Voice of America Correspondent Scott Stearns reporting from Lagos LAGOS/JOS (BosNewsLife)-- Bodies of the dead — including many women and children — lined dusty streets in three mostly Christian villages south of Nigeria's regional capital of Jos early Monday, March 8, after rioters armed with machetes "slaughtered" over 200 people here, witnesses said.
Nigeria Christians Rebuild After Clashes Kill Hundreds
By BosNewsLife Africa Service JOS, 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.
NEWS ALERT: Over 40 Killed After Muslims Attack Nigeria Church
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, 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.
Nigeria’s Victims Of Anti Christian Violence Remembered
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.
Nigeria Christians Fear Crackdown Amid Deadly Clashes
By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian leaders in northern Nigeria fear a fresh crackdown on evangelical activities after local authorities announced plans to control “religious preachers” as Islamic violence left at least a dozen Christians dead and destroyed some 20 churches.
Christians In Nigeria, Kenya Await Justice After Muslim Violence
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's government came under pressure Friday, March 6, to set up an independent commission investigating deadly attacks against Christians by Muslim extremists, while elsewhere in Africa, in Kenya, an evangelical church expressed concerns over Muslim militants.
NEWS ALERT: Religious Clashes Kill 11 In Nigeria; Thousands Displaced
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
BAUCHI, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of people remained displaced Wednesday, February 25, by religious clashes in the northern Nigerian city of Bauchi which left at least 11 people dead and 100 hospitalized, Christian rights investigators and police said.