Bishop Angabe also decried the silence of the international community amid the suffering in Nigeria.
Catholic Diocesan Entity in Nigeria Confirms Killing of Parishioners by Fulani Herdsmen
“No place is safe anymore in Nigeria,” the Director of JPC in Makurdi Diocese said.
Christian Entity Calls for More Arrests, “murder charge” for Killers of Nigerian Student
“It is inexcusable that despite copious video clips depicting every stage of the pursuit, torture, and murder of Ms. Emmanuel which clearly identify her assailants, only two perpetrators have been arraigned so far,” CSW Chief Executive Officer, Scot Bower, says.
Anti-Christian violence follows killing of Christian girl in Sokoto, Nigeria
In response to these acts of violence, Bishop Kukah appealed “to Christians to remain law abiding and pray for the return of normalcy and congratulates the local authorities and police for their work in dispersing the crowd before they could do further damage.”
“It was Jesus”, WhatsApp Testimony of Nigerian Student that Allegedly Angered Killers
A WhatsApp comment in which Deborah Yakubu testified that Jesus Christ had helped her to perform well in her examination is said to have irked her killers who found the mention of Jesus in the group offensive.
Nigerian Catholic Cathedral Attacked amid Muslim Youth Protests, 24-Hour Curfew Declared
Officials of the Christian entity that includes representatives of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) add, “The protest will take place on 22 May, 2022 in the afternoon by 3pm in every secretariat of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) nationwide and not on the streets in order to avoid further loss of lives.”
Female Student Murdered, Body Burned by Classmates in Nigeria
Despite the intense persecution that Christians in Nigeria face, Nigeria was removed from the U.S. State Department’s Countries of Particular Concern list in November 2021.
Catholic Archdiocese in Nigeria Announces “with heavy heart” Death of Kidnapped Priest
Fr. Anyanwu told ACN United Kingdom that the body of Fr. Bako “has not been released yet by the bandits.”
Fulani Militants Kill 18 More Christians in Nigeria
Second Attack on Ancha Village in One Week
Fulani Militants Unleash Terror on Nigeria’s Christians
Attacks Continue Unabated as Government Turns a Blind Eye
Christian Burned Beyond Recognition Following New Year’s Eve Prayer
ulani Militants Threaten Further Attacks Against Christians in 2022
47 Inter-faith Groups, Individuals Call for Biden Administration to reinstate Nigeria as Country of Particular Concern
“We, the undersigned, are writing on behalf of the communities in Nigeria where more Christians are currently being killed than anywhere else on the face of the earth.”
Nigeria: ‘We know that Leah is alive, and we pray for her release’
Leah is being unjustly held by Boko Haram, but the good news is that she is still alive.
USCIRF Releases New Report on Religious Freedom in Nigeria’s Kano State
“In its 2021 Annual Report, USCIRF recommended that the U.S. State Department designate Nigeria as a Country of Particular Concern…”
USCIRF Alarmed by Violence against Christians & Shi’a Muslims in Nigeria
“Three attacks on vulnerable religious communities in three days is unacceptable.”
Church decries ‘slow genocide’ of Christians in Nigeria
“It is not a clash—it is a slow genocide.”
Attack in Nigeria’s Kaduna State “a massacre against natives”: Catholic Priest
“This is concerning, and must be investigated by the Nigerian government, and failing that, by the wider international community.”
Christian Foundation Urges UN to Focus Attention on Nigeria’s Deteriorating Security
In her oral statement at the 48th session of the UN Human Rights Council scheduled to end on October 8, CSW’s Ellis Heasley noted that the Christian foundation was “perturbed” by the international silence on the situation in Nigeria, which she said was deteriorating by the day.
ICC Publishes a Report on Criminal Sharia Law in Nigeria
Christians Vulnerable as Nigeria Drifts Away from Secularism
Christian Leaders in Nigeria’s Imo State Blame Islamic Education System for Insecurity
The church, SOKAPU (Southern Kaduna People’s Union) and the people have been complaining about killings in Southern Kaduna but only fell on the deaf ear of those in authority.”
NIGERIA – Priest kidnapped on September 13 released after 24 hours
Extortion kidnapping is currently the most profitable industry in Nigeria
Urgent prayers needed for kidnapped Nigerian priest
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NIGERIA: State Department Should Redesignate Nigeria as a Country of Particular Concern
Radical Islamist terrorists active in Northeastern Nigeria continue to viciously attack and kill Christians and Muslims alike who reject its extremist ideology, and recent reports reveal that no fewer than 3,462 Christians have been murdered for faith-related reasons in 2021 so far.
Catholic Priest, Six Others Killed in Armed Attack at Parish of Nigeria’s Katsina Diocese
Fr Ferdinand “was shot in the head as he tried to take cover after sighting armed gunmen.”