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21 December

America's Indifference to the Plight of Nigerian Christians

Biden administration removes Nigeria as nation of concern just before Secretary Blinken’s visit. Move made even as the situation deteriorates.

10 August

Genocide in Nigeria

Nigerian Christians find it increasingly difficult as the number of those martyred continue to rise

Mubarak Bala in an undated photo. Courtesy photo
30 April

Global pressure mounts for Nigerian atheist’s release after year in detention

While ‘religious freedom’ is often associated with defending particular faith communities, to be truly realized it must pertain to everyone. That includes those who choose to hold no particular faith at all.

24 January

Attacks on Christian churches at Christmas in Nigeria results in death and destruction

We need to keep reminding the world of the impact of hatred – Boko Haram continues its campaign of viciousness

Children ride on bicycles past a wall broken by Boko Haram who kidnapped students from their school (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
16 December

Islamic Terror Group Kidnaps Nigerian Students

In December over 300 Nigerian School children were abducted. Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the kidnapping. The students were freed a week later.

Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri, Nigeria, inspects a burned church in his diocese in 2015, which has been a target of Boko Haram. COURTESY | AID TO THE CHURCH IN NEED
16 September

Christian persecution at all-time high, say experts at Alexandria conference

The Saints Peter and Paul Conference in Alexandria heard from speakers from all around the world,including India, China and Nigeria. They all had one thing in common, they spoke for the persecuted Christians suffering within their homelands.

18 May

620 Nigerian Christians Killed So Far This Year by Muslim Militants Boko Haram, Fulani Herdsmen

620 Nigerian Christians Killed So Far This Year by Muslim Militants Boko Haram, Fulani Herdsmen

16 April

Christians continue to come under attack in Nigeria despite coronavirus

Several fatal attacks have taken place on Christian communities in Nigeria since the start of April even as the coronavirus spreads across the country.