At least 30 Christians, including women, children and the elderly, were brutally murdered in an attack on a Christian village in central Nigeria.
Slaughter of Christians Continues to be Part of Boko Haram's Strategy
About 70 Christians were murdered in Nigeria in November, according to Release International.
A missionary has been killed and several churches set ablaze in attacks by Nigeria’s Islamist group Boko Haram in neighboring Cameroon.
Heavily armed militants, suspected members of Boko Haram, attacked Damaturu, the capital of Nigeria's Yobe state, last Thursday.
After an initial lull in violence following the announcement of a state of emergency in three northern Nigerian states, violence has been increasing over the past few months.
Without decisive action by either Nigeria or the international community, Christians living in northern Nigeria may become a thing of the past.
Suspected Islamist extremists killed at least 44 villagers this week in continuing attacks in an Islamic uprising in northeast Nigeria.
Impunity for terrorists and state-sponsored discrimination against Christians in northern Nigeria has led not to sectarian war but to genocide, says the general secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria.
At least 1,200 people have been killed in the last four years in northern Nigeria by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram, according to a preliminary investigation by the International Criminal Court.
On May 14, in plain view of his wife and one daughter, suspected Boko Haram Islamic terrorist members gunned down Rev. Faye Pama Musa, general overseer of the Rhema Assembly International Church and secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Borno state.
Suspected terrorists from the Islamic extremist Boko Haram group set off four bombs that hit two churches in Kano city on Monday night, killing at least 45 people.
Organizations representing Nigerian Christians called on the United States to officially recognize Boko Haram as a terrorist group at a press conference on Thursday in the nation's capital.
Suspected Boko Haram members on Saturday attacked a school in Mamudo, Yobe, one of the three states where the Nigerian government imposed a state of emergency in May.
Ethnic Fulani Muslims killed a Christian in Nigeria's Plateau state, less than a week after the Islamic extremist Boko Haram sect killed a pastor in Nigeria's Borno state.