Tag: Fulani violence

49 killed, 27 abducted in southern Kaduna attacks

Originally published in CSW At least 49 people have been killed and 27 were abducted in attacks by armed assailants of Fulani ethnicity on communities in three Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Kaduna state, central Nigeria, on September 26 and 27. Eight people were killed, six were injured and several […]

‘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, […]