Tag: Fulani violence

‘Black Sunday’ prayer campaign launched as slaughter of Christians in southern Kaduna escalates

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin — by Elizabeth Kendal Despite its location in the north-west region of northern Nigeria and also being one of 12 states ruled (unconstitutionally) by Sharia Law, Kaduna State actually straddles Nigeria’s ethnic-religious fault-line. The north is predominantly Hausa-Fulani Muslim whilst the south is populated by numerous […]

UK report on Nigeria calls for urgent action on Islamist persecution of Christians

Originally published in Church Times The rise of Islamic fundamentalism has led to the killing of more than 7 000 Christians in Nigeria by religious militants since 2015, a situation compounded by climate change, competition over resources, the spread of misinformation, and access to firearms. These are the key findings of a report, Nigeria: Unfolding genocide?, released […]

Easter devotion and call to pray into ‘Silent Slaughter’ of Christians in Nigeria — Elizabeth Kendal

By Elizabeth Kendal — Originally published in Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin. EASTER DEVOTION: Justice and salvation will reach ends of the earth Isaiah’s Servant Songs cannot but elicit a response. We all, like sheep, have gone astray; trusting in idols and walking in rebellion. Lost, captive and condemned to death, […]