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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NIGERIA: Eleven Christians Reportedly Killed
  • 09 January 2020

In a video released on 26 December, ISIS shows the murder of eleven Christians, claiming that it was committed in retaliation for the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the ISIS leader who died during a raid in Syria by US special forces in October. In the video, which has Arabic subtitles, eleven men with their […]

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Project: Children’s Crisis Care
  • 03 January 2020

Last year, Voice of the Martyrs, together with our supporters, helped support a children’s crisis care centre in Nigeria. The centre provides loving, Christ centred residential care, good quality education and medical treatment for child victims of persecution. The children are victims of persecution from Boko Haram Islamist terrorism, Fulani Muslim militant attacks on farming […]

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Caring for the Persecuted in Nigeria
  • 31 December 2019

Nigeria is sharply divided along religious lines with a Muslim-dominated north. Nearly all Christians in north-eastern Nigeria have lost family members to Boko Haram and Islamic militant Fulani violence. Thousands of Christians remain in camps designated for internally displaced people (IDP). These camps are rife with disease and human rights violations, most especially against women […]

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NIGERIA: Boko Haram Releases Video of Abducted Christians
  • 19 December 2019

Boko Haram recently released a video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIMrPQtvefc) that shows 11 Christians who were abducted by the militant group at the end of November, pleading for assistance from Christian groups and the Nigerian government. Bwala and the 10 other captives are reportedly unsafe because of their Christian faith. They appealed to the Christian Association of Nigeria […]

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