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.
Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 10 Christians in three villages in Plateau state last week in what authorities called a cattle-rustling attempt, but a visit to the home where eight members of one family were killed revealed the presence of no cows.
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.
Muslim herdsmen killed 15 Christians in Nigeria's Kaduna state Saturday morning, two days after suspected Islamic extremists in Yobe state killed an Anglican pastor and his son.
In the latest night raids by Muslim herdsmen and soldiers in Plateau state, a Christian and his two teenage sons this month were killed and his wife wounded.
Without decisive action by either Nigeria or the international community, Christians living in northern Nigeria may become a thing of the past.
Muslim, ethnic Fulani herdsmen shot five members of a Christian family to death last week, including a 7-year-old boy, and killed another Christian as they fled.
Christians in villages on Nigeria's Kaduna/Plateau state border were killed and wounded in an attack by more than a dozen ethnic Fulani Muslims.
As Emmanuel Sunday rode his motorbike near Jos last Thursday evening, gunmen stopped him and asked him his religion. The 19-year-old technical school student saw a group of people the gunmen had ordered out of a mini-bus; the Christians had been told to lie on the ground.
Suspected Islamist extremists killed at least 44 villagers this week in continuing attacks in an Islamic uprising in northeast Nigeria.
A Muslim mob with knives and iron rods injured several members of an Anglican church in Nasarawa state on Aug. 17 over a dispute about less than 1 cent in change, area Christians said.
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.
A Muslim leader in central Nigeria has abducted a pastor's daughter and forced her to convert to Islam with the backing of a sharia court, the church leader said.
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.
Gunmen killed six Christians in an early morning attack yesterday on Dinu village in southern Plateau state, a month after Muslim Fulani herdsmen shot a Christian to death in a nearby village, Christian leaders said.