Tag: Nigerian Christians

Muslim youth attack churches after two arrested for murder of Christian student

Originally published in The Christian Post A mob of Muslims have vandalised three church buildings and damaged and looted Christian-owned shops in Nigeria’s Sokoto state after police arrested two Muslims for beating to death 25-year-old Christian student Deborah Emmanuel Yakubu and burning her body over false allegations of blasphemy. Demanding […]

Nigeria Gospel crusade draws 1.2 million people

Originally published in Uganda Christian News The ministry organisation founded by late Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke, has witnessed more than 1.2 million people hear the gospel of Jesus Christ, during a 4-day crusade in Nigeria. According to the current president and CEO of Christ for All Nations (CfaN), Evangelist Daniel Kolenda, “hundreds of thousands” gave their lives […]

Alarm at ‘baffling error’of US removing Nigeria from list of ‘countries of particular concern’

Originally published by Religious News Service On Wedneday, as required by the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA), US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken identified the “Countries of Particular Concern” — those who are in severe violations of religious freedom. Burma, the People’s Republic of China, Eritrea, Iran, the DPRK, Pakistan, […]

Jihadist genocide of Christians in Nigeria intensifies

Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center.  This article was first published by the Gatestone Institute. What several international observers have for years characterised as a “pure genocide” of Christians in Nigeria has reached new levels. Since the Islamic insurgency earnestly began in July 2009 — first at the […]

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 […]