Christian Association of Nigeria asks probing questions of government after killing of its leader

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The Christian Association of Nigeria issued a damning indictment this week of the Nigerian government's failure to save its leader, who was kidnapped in early January and executed by Boko Haram on Monday.

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Two Nigerian Christian girls killed by Muslim herders

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Two Nigerian high school-aged Christian girls were killed in southern Kaduna state last week by Fulani herdsmen, an armed Muslim group, ahead of the killing of one of the biggest Christian leaders in Nigeria on Monday by Boko Haram.

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Islamic State in Nigeria executes Christian college student

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Islamic State militants killed a Christian college student in Nigeria returning to his studies at the local university, posting a video of the execution online.

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Ignored genocide: Most prominent Christian leader in Nigeria executed by ISIS

Christian Persecution » Boko Haram

The leader of the Christian Association of Nigeria, who has often spoken on behalf of Christians taken captive and slain at the hands of Muslims in the unfolding Nigerian genocide, was himself executed by ISIS-linked terrorist group Boko Haram on Tuesday after enduring almost a month of captivity.

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Al Shabaab strikes Kenya school, killing three Christian teachers

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Al Shabaab extremists killed three Christian teachers in Kenya Monday, the attackers justifying the carnage by saying it was impermissible for 'infidels' to teach children.

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Muslim herdsmen kill a dozen more Christians in Nigeria

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Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 13 Christians in Plateau State, Nigeria on Wednesday, Jan. 8, adding to a body count that has seen scores of Christian farmers murdered by the pastoralists in the last few years.

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Nigerian church leader kidnapped, hostage video released

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Islamic extremists kidnapped a leader of the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria on January 2, a video appearing a few days later of the pastor expressing his faith in God and asking for release.

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18 Christians killed by ISIS in Nigeria on Christmas Eve and Christmas

Christian Persecution » Boko Haram

ISIS-affiliated terrorists in Nigeria killed 11 people, many assumed to be Christians, on Christmas day, following the slaying of 7 Christians in Borno State by the organization on Christmas eve.

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Nigerian pastor kidnapped, yet no ransom demanded as officials continue to investigate

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A pastor was kidnapped in Nigeria in Adamawa state last week, with no reason given by captors for the abduction, and no ransom demanded.

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