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NIGERIA, CHINA, INDIA: Persecution Set to Rise in 2019

In Nigeria, Fulani militants look set to continue devastating attacks against Christians in the north and central Nigeria. In the first six months of 2018 alone, they killed up to 6,000 and drove 50,000 from their homes. The heavily armed Fulani militants are following in the

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NIGERIA: Killing Spree by the Fulani Herdsmen

For four days from the 21 June, Fulani herdsman went on a killing spree and wiped out northern Nigerian villages in Plateau state surrounding the city of Jos. At least 200 Christians lost their lives in the massacre. Currently, over 3,000 survivors have lost their homes and families with no

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NIGERIA: Seven More Killed by Suspected Herdsmen

A fresh attack attributed to Fulani herdsmen has left seven killed in Tseadough village, in the Kwande local government area of Benue state, in Nigeria’s Middle Belt. The assailants stormed the village in the early hours of Sunday 3 June, while people were asleep, the

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Project: Support for Nigeria

Deborah Shior, a displaced woman with three children said life became miserable for her after Fulani herdsmen attacked her village in Nigeria. According to Deborah, the Fulani herdsmen became furious when Benue State Government passed the anti-open grazing bill. They started attacking and killing people.

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NIGERIA: Seven More Killed in Another Benue Attack

At least seven people were killed after suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked another church in Benue State on 26 April. The attack came after the massacre of 19 worshippers, including two priests, at a Catholic church in Gwer West Local Government Area. In the early hours

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Discipleship Training Centre and Dormitory

Voice of the Martyrs has helped to fund a discipleship training centre and dormitory in Nigeria. The facility houses new Christians, primarily Muslim converts who have come from various parts of Nigeria. Many have suffered severe persecution from their own families and communities. Some are

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BREAKING: URGENT Food, Medicine, Bibles, Prayer needed

Yesterday we received an urgent email from our partners in Nigeria reporting a new wave of brazen attacks by Fulani Herdsmen. Our team reports that they visited displaced people from eight predominantly Christian villages near Bokkos. Over 200 houses were burnt to the ground. They

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NIGERIA: Renewed Fulani Attacks on Christian Community

No fewer than 75 corpses have been recovered following a string of attacks by Fulani herdsmen on the predominantly Christian community of Miango, in the Bassa local government area of Plateau state, central Nigeria. Jerry Datim, a religious leader from the area, told World Watch

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NIGERIA: Plateau Attackers Arrested

After a period of relative calm, violence has resumed in Plateau state, which has also witnessed the deadliest sectarian violence in Nigeria’s recent history. Many experts now report that ongoing violence in Nigeria’s Middle Belt, where mainly Muslim Fulani herdsmen have attacked predominantly Christian farmers,

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NIGERIA: Kidnapped Pastor Released After Captivity

Christian leaders have announced that a previously abducted pastor was freed on 9 August, five days after being kidnapped. Rev Jen Tivkaa Moses had been seized on Friday 4 August by young Fulani herdsmen while travelling along the highway from Jos to Abuja in Plateau

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NIGERIA: Pray for Kidnapped Pastor

Pastor Jen and his driver were on their way to a church seminar in central Nigeria earlier this month when they were ambushed on the road from Jos to Abuja. Yohanna Maina, who was driving, says that armed Fulani militants stopped their car by shooting

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NIGERIA: Pray for Villagers Who Survived a Fulani Attack

A group of Fulani men attacked a village recently in Kaduna, Nigeria, killing four people and injuring two adults and a young child. On 12 March at about 7:30 pm, the Fulani men entered a small village in Kagoro and fired indiscriminately at a woman

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NIGERIA: At Least 21 Dead in Fulani Raids in Kaduna State

Heavily-armed Fulani herdsmen carried out raids on communities in Kaduna State, central Nigeria on 19 and 20 February, destroying homes and claiming at least 21 lives. Hundreds of militia men reportedly descended on Bakin Kogi in the Kaninkon Chiefdom of Jema’a Local Government Area (LGA)

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NIGERIA: Legislation Will Further Islamise the Country

One year after the official swearing in of President Muhammadu Buhari, the government is considering two bills that, if passed, will further Islamise Nigeria. A bill to establish grazing reserves for the Fulani in every state would facilitate Muslim Fulani expansion deep into the Christian

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