Seven Christians murdered at the week-end as slaughter of believers in Nigeria continues

The slaughter of Christians in Nigeria by Muslim Fulani terrorists is continuing: seven Christians were murdered in Kaduna state on Saturday night and Sunday morning (Nov. 28-29), Morning Star News reports. These are just the latest killings of Christians among the many already committed this month.

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Nigeria Governor Condemns Killings of Christians

The governor of Nigeria’s northwestern state of Kaduna has condemned the killings of a prominent Christian leader and his teenage son by suspected Islamic Fulani militants.

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Nigeria: Thousands displaced as Muslim Fulani militants reportedly occupy over 100 mainly Christian villages in Kaduna state

Although exact figures are disputed locally, more than 100 predominately Christian villages in Nigeria’s Kaduna are reported to now be occupied by Fulani Islamic militants, persecution watchdog International Christian Concern (ICC) reported last week. Thousands of residents from the occupied villages have reportedly been displaced by the terrorists. Nevertheless, ICC said, “disagreements over attacks and incidents have led to the confusion and furthered the problems that have plagued the Middle Belt Crisis.”

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Nigeria: Islamic State terrorists release video showing abducted pastor still alive

A video released on October 29 shows that a pastor in Nigeria who was abducted by Islamic terrorists on October 19 is still alive, Morning Star News reports. Appealing to the governor of Plateau state and to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and denominational Christian leaders for help, the Rev. Polycarp Zongo of the Church of Christ In Nations (COCIN) says that he is together with two Christian women who were also abducted by the “caliphate” militants of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP).

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Islamic Militants Kill Nigeria Christians As Violence Spreads

Christians are among those singled out for deadly attacks as violence spreads throughout Nigeria, Christian rights investigators warned Thursday.

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Slaughter of Christians in Nigeria continues unchecked

According to the UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom or Belief (APPG), Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari “has done virtually nothing to address” the killings and kidnappings of Christians in Nigeria by Muslim Fulani herdsmen. Therefore, the murderous persecution of Christians in Nigeria continues unchecked. In one attack this month, a pastor and two church members were killed and two were kidnapped. Then, days later, a church elder was shot in the stomach while his teenage twin daughters were kidnapped, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.

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Slaughter of Christians in Nigeria continues

Muslim Fulani herdsmen are suspected of murdering three members of the Evangelical Church Winning All denomination in Nigeria’s Kaduna state early on Sunday morning, the Christian Post reports. Two church members were also abducted in the same attack and a further five were kidnapped in a separate attack on a nearby community the same day. The killings and abductions are the latest in ongoing murderous assaults by Islamic extremist terrorists on Christian communities in Nigeria.

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Muslim Fighters Kill, Kidnap Christians In Nigeria

Christians, including children, have been kidnapped and one person was killed and a church destroyed in the latest attacks by Muslim fighters in north-central Nigeria, an advocacy group said Wednesday.

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“Nigeria: A Killing Field of Defenseless Christians” – a further 11 people were slaughtered last week

The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law has published a report called “Nigeria: A Killing Field of Defenseless Christians,” in which it estimates that some 11,500 Christians have been murdered in Nigeria since 2015 by Fulani herdsmen, Boko Haram and highway bandits. Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed a further 11 Christians in the state of Kaduna last week, CBN News reports.

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