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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Pray for Nigeria
  • 11 June 2020

The global pandemic has not stopped Muslim militants from continuing their attacks on Christian villages in northern Nigeria. VOM workers have documented attacks on 15 cities in Plateau and Kaduna states since January. As attacks on Christians continue in northern Nigeria, let us pray together for our family members there. O Sovereign Lord, holy and […]

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NIGERIA: Kidnapper Sentenced to 26 Years
  • 28 May 2020

Recently, a federal court in Nigeria sentenced Yunusa Dahiru to 26 years in prison for abducting a Christian teenager in 2015, and forcing her into an Islamic marriage. Additionally, her name was changed to ‘Aisha’, the name of one of the wives of Islam’s prophet Mohammad. Her abduction gained media attention as her parents raised […]

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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: Boko Haram Responsible for 59,311 Orphans and 59,213 Widows
  • 13 May 2020

The governor of the Borno state in north-east Nigeria has revealed that the extremist group Boko Haram is responsible for making tens of thousands of widows and orphans in the state as it continues its reign of terror. Borno Govenor Babagana Zulum was recently a guest lecturer at the National Defence College.  His lecture was […]

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