NIGERIA: Reports of “Unfolding Genocide”
  • 09 July 2020

For several years, suffering has been a way of life for Christians in Nigeria. In 2010, the International Criminal Court (ICC) opened a preliminary examination into this troubling situation which was formerly caused by the violence of Boko Haram militants. Thousands of lives have been lost throughout the years that have followed, along with the […]

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NIGERIA: Seventeen Dead after Fulani attack on Christian Village
  • 21 May 2020

Fulani militants have continued their killing spree in north and central Nigeria with a brutal attack on a Baptist village in Kaduna last Tuesday night. Seventeen people died in a midnight raid on Gonan Rogo village, near Makyali – including a married couple and their three children. Villagers were asleep when Fulani set upon them […]

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NIGERIA: Militants Murder Christian Children
  • 24 April 2020

Fulani herdsmen, a tribe known for its strict adherence to Islam, have attacked Christian villages for many years, and in the last two years they have committed more acts of extreme violence against Christians than any other group globally. In the latest attack on 14 April, armed Fulani militants shouting, “Allahu akbar” [Allah is greater] […]

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NIGERIA: Dozens Slain in Ongoing Violence
  • 16 April 2020

Human rights organisations monitoring the ongoing violence taking place against Christians in Nigeria are now raising concerns of an imminent genocide. More than 50 believers have been killed in the month of March and over a dozen more during the first week of April. Since the beginning of 2020, at least 410 Christians have been […]

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NIGERIA: Violence Against Christians Continues
  • 16 January 2020

Thirteen members of a church in the Plateau state of Nigeria were killed by armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday 8 January. On the same day, four students were kidnapped from a Catholic seminary in Kaduna state. “They were shooting with guns in all directions, forcing the villagers to scamper into surrounding bushes,” Michael Mutding, […]

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