- Apr 13, 2021
A Nigerian bishop has drawn the ire of the government after saying the country has become a killing field under President Muhammadu Buhari.
Across Nigeria, Christians have been targeted for attacks by Muslim fundamentalists, usually either by Boko Haram or marauding Fulani herdsmen.
One Nigerian nun has warned that unless something is done soon to stop violence in her country, they are headed for catastrophe.
Hundreds of Nigerian girls abducted last week from a boarding school in the country’s northwest have been released, a state governor said Tuesday, as the West African nation faces a spate of school kidnappings.
Jihadis linked to the Islamic State group attacked the northeastern Nigerian town of Dikwa and humanitarian posts there, security officials said.
One of Nigeria’s most authoritative Catholic prelates has said the start of a new year ought to mark a turning point for the troubled nation, with the focus placed on ending ethnic, political, and religious divisions, and working toward what unifies and is beneficial for all.
Nigeria’s freed schoolboys have reunited with their joyful parents after being held captive for nearly a week by gunmen allied with jihadist rebels in the country’s northwest.
The Catholic bishop of Gboko, Nigeria, and the Knights of Columbus added their voices to a Dec. 17 congressional hearing spotlighting sectarian violence in Nigeria in which thousands of Christians have been killed simply for their faith identity.