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.

Kenya Christian Students Injured In School Attack

By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of Christian students in Kenya are recovering from injuries after they were beaten and stabbed for refusing to convert to Islam, BosNewsLife learned Sunday, February 11.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Militants Attack Church And Other Targets; Dozens Killed

By BosNewsLife Special Correspondent Paul Jongas reporting from Nigeria with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- At least hundreds of residents began fleeing northeastern Nigeria Sunday, October 21, after three days of Islamic attacks against churches and other targets left dozens dead.

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.  

Nigeria Christians Rebuild After Clashes Kill Hundreds

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.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Militants Kill Children Of Christian Convert, Missionaries Say

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A militant group seeking to enforce Sharia, or Islamic law, throughout Nigeria, has shot and killed two children of an ex-terrorist and "murderer" because he converted to Christianity, well-informed missionaries told BosNewsLife Wednesday, November 23.


NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Militants Attack Catholic Church; Several Injured

By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria GOMBE, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northeastern Nigeria were lucky to be alive after suspected Islamic militants attacked the Catholic church where they were worshiping, injuring at least two police men and several others.

BREAKING: Nigeria Police Free Kidnapped Christian Amid Killing Spree

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's security forces have rescued a kidnapped Christian man after recent Muslim attacks in which at least 15 Christians died, BosNewsLife learned.

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.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Militants Bomb Church, Attack Christians; Several Killed

By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria   nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Catholic Church was bombed in Nigeria's troubled northern Kano state, killing five people while injuring eight people, including police, Christians said Sunday, July 27.