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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A New Hope this Christmas
  • 27 November 2019

Attacks on farming villages in Nigeria’s north and central regions by semi-nomadic Muslim Fulani cattle herders have devastated the lives of tens of thousands of people, blighting the future for children like Mafeng Dauda. When Mafeng was nine years old, his mother was murdered in a Fulani attack on Bangai, his village in the Riyom […]

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NIGERIA: Kidnapping in a Christian High School
  • 17 October 2019

Gunmen abducted six girls and two staff members from a Christian-run boarding school on 3 October. They forced their way into The Engravers’ College in the village of Kakau Daji, Kaduna State in the early morning. According to witnesses, the attackers were Fulani herdsmen, a group responsible for considerable violence in recent years. The governor […]

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UGANDA: Relatives of Christian Convert Burned to Death
  • 10 October 2019

A Christian convert in Uganda is suffering tremendous grief after four members of his family – including his two children – were killed when suspected Muslim extremists set their home on fire. Ali Nakabale, 36, lost his son, daughter, mother and stepfather when they were burned alive inside the family’s home on 20 August. Nakabale […]

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NIGERIA: Boy ‘Sees Father Killed’ in Raid on Villages
  • 03 October 2019

At least two people were killed and six others wounded in a night raid on two predominantly Christian villages in Nigeria’s north-eastern Adamawa state. Gunmen in large numbers went from house to house, shooting as they went, in the attack on Shaforon and Kodumti villages in the Numan local government area about 1am on Sunday […]

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