Tag: Nigeria

Nigerian Christian refugees killed in air strike error

Originally published in Anglican Communion News Service The Nigerian air force has mistakenly attacked a refugee camp in northeast Nigeria which was providing refuge to Christians displaced by Boko Haram fighters. The international medical humanitarian organisation, Doctors Without Borders (MSF), says 52 people were killed and at least 120 wounded. […]

Nigeria church collapse survivors full of thanks to God

Originally published in Christian Today They were dancing and singing praises to the Lord when death came crashing down. Hundreds of worshippers were inside Reigners Bible Church International in Uyo, Nigeria on Saturday when metal girders buckled and, together with the corrugated tin roof, crashed onto them, killing at least […]

Nigeria: Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 40 in blasts

Originally published in The New York Times Suicide bombers, some screaming “God is great,” killed at least 40 people in two northeastern Nigerian states Wednesday, including explosions in two mosques, officials and witnesses said. All the bombers died. Earlier, Boko Haram Islamic extremists had attacked a rural military camp in northeastern […]