Tag : Nigeria
Terrorism title : Fulani Fugitive from Islam in Nigeria Endures Persecution as a ‘Lifestyle’
summary : Before Boko Haram began growing into a prominent terrorist force in northeast Nigeria in 2009, its members were trying to kill a highly effective evangelist to ethnic Fulani Muslims.
date : Sep 22, 2017 08:32 AM EDT
Nigeria title : Muslim Extremists in Nigeria Slaughtered 20 Christians, Including Children, as They Slept
summary : September 13, 2017: Muslim Fulani herdsmen in central Nigeria's Plateau state massacred 20 Christians, including children, as they slept in the hours after midnight on Friday (Sept. 8) in an apparent reprisal attack that mystified villagers, sources said.
date : Sep 13, 2017 10:11 AM EDT
Pastor title : Missing Catholic Priest in Nigeria Found Dead
summary : September 5, 2017: A Catholic priest who was kidnapped in southeastern Nigeria on Friday (Sept. 1), was found dead on Saturday, sources said.
date : Sep 05, 2017 09:41 AM EDT
Nigeria title : Christian Pastor Imprisoned in Nigeria After Rejecting Islam Shares Gospel With Cellmates, Converting Them
summary : September 4, 2017: A Christian pastor who was rejected by his family and imprisoned in Nigeria after leaving Islam has shared how a number of his cellmates have converted to Christianity as a result of his testimony.
date : Sep 04, 2017 09:10 AM EDT
Nigeria title : Muslims in Nigeria 'Quietly Seizing' Christians’ Property
summary : August 15, 2017: Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacks on predominantly Christian Berom farmers in Plateau state, Nigeria amount to "economic terrorism," Christian leaders told Morning Star News.
date : Aug 15, 2017 11:57 AM EDT
Nigeria title : Kidnapped Pastor in Nigeria Released from Five Days of Captivity
summary : August 10, 2017: Suspecting corrupt police and accusing the Nigerian government of failing to contain a rash of kidnappings, Christian leaders announced that a pastor abducted last week was freed on Wednesday (Aug. 9).
date : Aug 10, 2017 12:34 PM EDT
The Rev. Jen Tivkaa Moses. title : Fulani Herdsmen Kidnap Pastor in Plateau State, Central Nigeria
summary : Armed Fulani herdsmen on Friday (Aug. 4) kidnapped a pastor as he and his driver were traveling in central Nigeria's Plateau state, the wounded driver told Morning Star News.
date : Aug 09, 2017 02:38 PM EDT
Nigeria's Military title : Christians Killed, Injured in Church Shooting in Southern Nigeria
summary : August 7, 2017: At least 11 people were killed in an attack on a Catholic church service in southern Nigeria today that apparently was rooted in a conflict with a relative of one of the parishioners, authorities said.
date : Aug 07, 2017 09:40 AM EDT
Nigeria title : Christian Student Killed in Spate of Boko Haram Attacks in Northeast Nigeria
summary : July 25, 2017: Among several Boko Haram bombings that have put northeastern Nigeria on edge this year was a suicide attack on Christian student organization quarters that killed a Christian student, sources said.
date : Jul 25, 2017 11:53 AM EDT
Muslim Worship title : Nigeria Muslims Mimic Pentecostal Worship Style to Attract People to Islam
summary : More and more Muslim groups in Nigeria are adapting a form of “charismatic Islam” in the hope of achieving the same success as Pentecostal churches in the country in terms of growth.
date : May 10, 2017 11:33 AM EDT
Nigeria title : One Year after Agatu Massacre, Christians Continue To Be Killed in Benue, Nigeria
summary : A year after Muslim Fulani herdsmen slaughtered an estimated 300 predominantly Christian farmers in Agatu, Benue state, deadly attacks continued in the state the first 10 weeks of the year, sources said.
date : Mar 16, 2017 05:08 PM EDT
Nigeria title : Nigerian Pastor Blinded by Prison Guards Who Falsely Accused Him of Using Counterfeit Money
summary : A Nigerian pastor was left blinded after being tortured by security agents who falsely accused him of using counterfeit money.
date : Mar 15, 2017 12:56 PM EDT
Enoch Adeboye title : Nigeria: Outcry Prompts Government to Suspend Law Regulating Pastoral Tenure
summary : The suspended regulation has begun a debate among Nigerian churches regarding pastoral tenure: should the government decide how long a church leader stays in office or not?
date : Jan 17, 2017 01:11 PM EST
Christians in Nigeria title : Nigeria: Christian Schoolgirl Abducted By Muslim Man, Forced to Convert to Islam and Marry Captor
summary : A 14-year-old Christian schoolgirl was abducted by a Muslim man and forced to convert to Islam before marrying him as Northern Nigeria's child marriage laws continue to go unchecked by the country's leadership.
date : Nov 15, 2016 11:08 AM EST
Nigeria title : Fulani Herdsmen Increasingly Militant in Killing 22 Christians in Kaduna, Nigeria
summary : Attacks by Muslim Fulani herdsmen or allied gunmen in southern Kaduna State appear to be increasingly militant, marked by greater sophistication in training and arms, sources said.
date : Nov 11, 2016 10:59 AM EST
Christians in Nigeria title : Five Muslim Men Released From Prison After Lynching Elderly Christian Woman Over False Blasphemy Charge
summary : Five Muslim men accused of murdering a pastor's elderly wife because she allegedly blasphemed the prophet Muhammad have been released, sparking outrage among the local Christian community.
date : Nov 08, 2016 03:16 PM EST
Boko Haram Terror title : Chibok Girls: Missing Nigerian Schoolgirl Kidnapped by Boko Haram Found With 10-Month-Old Baby
summary : One of more than 270 Christian schoolgirls missing for over two years since being kidnapped by Boko Haram militants has been found wandering in Sambisa Forest along with her ten-month-old baby.
date : Nov 07, 2016 10:52 AM EST
Nigeria title : Pastor Killed in Attack Carried Out by Two Female Boko Haram Suicide Bombers
summary : A pastor was among those killed when two female suicide bombers believed to be associated with the terrorist group Boko Haram blew themselves in a Nigerian city.
date : Nov 04, 2016 01:42 PM EDT
Hope title : 'Angel Worker' Who Rescued Starving 'Witch Boy' Abandoned by Family Discusses Toddler's Miraculous Recovery
summary : The Danish aid worker who saved a starving Nigerian boy from certain death after his family disowned him for being a witch has opened up about the little boy's miraculous recovery.
date : Oct 31, 2016 12:18 PM EDT
Chibok title : Boko Haram Frees 21 Christian Chibok Schoolgirls: Ten Facts About Terrorist Group
summary : Boko Haram has freed 21 of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist militant group in April 2014 in the northern Nigerian town of Chibok, the government said on Thursday.
date : Oct 13, 2016 11:57 AM EDT
Chibok title : Chibok girls: Missing Nigerian Schoolgirl Kidnapped by Boko Haram Found, Under Care of Christian Organization
summary : One of more than 200 schoolgirls missing for over two years after they were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in Chibok in northeast Nigeria has been found and is currently in the care of a Christian organization.
date : Sep 26, 2016 02:09 PM EDT
Boko Haram title : Nigerian Christian Woman Refuses to Embrace Islam Even After Losing Entire Family to Boko Haram
summary : A Nigerian Christian woman has refused to turn her back on her faith - even after Boko Haram militants murdered her husband and kidnapped her three children.
date : Sep 21, 2016 08:59 AM EDT
Boko Haram title : Nigerian Army Faces New Dangers in Boko Haram Campaign
summary : Nigeria's military has liberated large swathes of land from Boko Haram but a ride with an army convoy, all guns firing for fear of ambush, shows how far the northeast is from normality after a brutal Islamist insurgency that has displaced millions.
date : Sep 07, 2016 08:35 AM EDT
Boko Haram title : Nigerian Army Commander: Only Weeks Left for Boko Haram
summary : Nigeria's army expects to seize Boko Haram's last few strongholds in the northeast over the next few weeks, the commander in charge of crushing the jihadist group's seven-year insurgency said on Wednesday.
date : Aug 31, 2016 07:18 AM EDT
Amina Ali w title : Rescued Chibok Schoolgirl Says Faith Gave Her Strength in Captivity, Praises God for Rescue
summary : The first of the Chibok schoolgirls to be rescued after being kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 has revealed that her time in captivity only strengthened her faith and expressed confidence that God will one day deliver her classmates, as well.
date : Aug 22, 2016 01:28 PM EDT
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