At least 15 dead in fresh attack in Benue

At least 15 people are feared killed in a fresh attack attributed to suspected Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria’s central Benue state. On 17 March, unidentified armed men stormed Tombo, in Buruku, killing residents, setting fire to properties and then taking over the deserted villages, an eye-witness told Nigeria’s Vanguard Media. . . . Read More

Boko Haram headlines hide persecution of Christians in mid-Nigeria, too

Boko Haram headlines hide persecution of Christians in mid-Nigeria, too
The whole world has heard of the Chibok abduction: the 276 girls, predominantly Christians, kidnapped by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria in April 2014. There are 220 still missing. But the publicity surrounding this serves to hide a more widespread persecution of Christians in the Middle Belt region of Nigeria. Nigeria . . . Read More