A funeral was held in southwest Nigeria on Saturday for a pastor’s wife shot to death in Taraba state a week earlier, sources said.
Stories in Nigeria
A pastor kidnapped earlier this month in Nigeria’s central state of Kogi was killed on Tuesday after church members paid a ransom for his release, sources said.
Treasure Ayuba, the final captive from the 121 students abducted from Bethel Baptist High School in Nigeria’s Kaduna state in 2021, has escaped his captors. His escape ends a harrowing ordeal that lasted over two years.
Suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked a village in northern Nigeria on early Tuesday morning, killing one Christian, wounding two and kidnapping 25 others, sources said.
United Nations human rights experts have issued a joint letter to Nigeria’s government, stating that the country’s blasphemy laws infringe on international human rights standards.
A Christian doctor was killed in a machete attack on him and his motorcycle driver on Oct. 17 in Nasarawa state, Nigeria, sources said.
Terrorists on Saturday kidnapped more than 30 Christians in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria, residents said.