Does anyone hear? Does anyone care? The UK ‘Spectator’ reporter Douglas Murray is dismayed after visiting northern and Middle Belt Nigeria, where he found communities torn apart by a conflict that has been allowed alternately to simmer and rage, for years, without intervention. In the last couple of months the . . . Read More
The Nigerian National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to put an end to the ongoing deadly attacks committed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in southern Kaduna.
A predominantly Christian community in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna was attacked by suspected Muslim Fulani herdsmen on 31 May, local sources told World Watch Monitor. They said the early morning attack led to the burning of all the churches and some houses in the community. two dead, and . . . Read More
Christians in northern Nigeria have paid a heavy price for Fulani herdshmen’s attacks and Boko Haram’s insurgency, which aims at implementing Sharia in Africa’s most populous country. An estimated 11,500 Christians were killed, over 1.3 million others were displaced and 13,000 churches destroyed or abandoned between 2006 and 2014, said . . . Read More
While all eyes are on Nigeria’s north-eastern regions where the radical group Boko Haram is at last being challenged by multi-national military forces, violence targeting Christian communities in the group of states across the centre of Nigeria, known as the Middle Belt, has increased dramatically. This comes ahead of Presidential . . . Read More
The largely Christian Nigerian town of Kafanchan is under 24-hour curfew after an outburst of violence Friday that left 10 people dead. News reports vary on the details of the violence, but generally agree that it involved two groups of youths – those indigenous to southern Kaduna state and those . . . Read More