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President Buhari “turning a blind eye” to massacres of Christians in Benue
Latest news · 15. November 2022
A wave of deadly attacks on Christian villages in Benue State has left hundreds dead and many more homeless. Mark Gbilla, a member of the Nigerian House of Representatives, says the region is under siege from Islamic extremists, but President Buhari is not concerned, writes Masara Kim.

Attacks on market and villages kill 18 Christians in Benue State
Latest news · 07. November 2022
At least ten Christians have been reported killed in an evening raid on a rural market in Benue State. A further eight people died in attacks on three villages following the raid, writes Masara Kim.

Husband of Christian woman imprisoned for blasphemy: "I have not slept since she was arrested."
Latest news · 03. November 2022
Rhoda Ya’u Jatau, 45, has been held by the Bauchi State authorities since 20 May on allegations of blasphemy. For close to six months, her husband Ya’u Adamu has endured the pain of his wife's incarceration, writes Masara Kim.

Fulani militants target Christian farmers in Plateau State ‘food basket’
Latest news · 11. October 2022
Militants from the Fulani tribe are targeting Christian farmers to take over lands in Plateau State, writes Masara Kim. A series of attacks in the fertile Bokkos area since 1 October have left at least 13 dead.

Masara Kim: "When the next generation comes, they should know that somebody did something."
Latest news · 30. September 2022
CSI's Joel Veldkamp and Franklyne Ogbunwezeh interview Masara Kim, a courageous Christian journalist from Plateau State in #Nigeria, about the situation for Christians in his country, and the historical roots of the current persecution.

Nigerian pastor recounts his own 9/11 attack that led to his ‘death’
Latest news · 22. September 2022
Rev. Bright Mctitus, a pastor at the Anglican Church Jos, relates how he was attacked and given up for dead after being attacked by a Muslim neighbour in September 2001.

CSI signs call to reinstate Nigeria on US CPC list
Latest news · 20. September 2022
Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has joined other humanitarian organisations in calling on the US to reinstate Nigeria on its list of countries of particular concern (CPC).

Persecuted human rights activist Luka Binniyat to appear in court
Latest news · 01. September 2022
Seven months after his release from jail, Nigerian journalist and human rights activist Luka Binniyat will appear in court on 6 September to answer charges of cyberstalking. Ahead of his hearing he said he was feeling “hopeful and optimistic” about the outcome.

More Chibok girls win their freedom as pressure mounts on Boko Haram
Latest news · 23. August 2022
On 14 April 2014, Boko Haram militants seized 276 schoolgirls from their dormitory in the northeastern town of Chibok. Over the intervening years most of the girls have escaped or been freed following negotiations. But around 100 are still missing. In recent weeks, several of the girls have been found by the Nigerian Army prompting speculation that Boko Haram may be abandoning their captives as the military steps up its campaign in the northeast.

In Plateau State, infant loses arm to terrorists’ bullet after his family is killed
Latest news · 16. August 2022
In an amenity ward of the Vom Christian hospital, four-month-old David Pam slept peacefully in a baby bed on the morning of 14 August, unaware of the fate that had befallen him. Two weeks earlier, on 31 July, Islamic terrorists identified as members of the Fulani tribe attacked his village of Danda Chugwi, 15 miles southwest of Jos, and killed almost his entire family. His right arm was severed by the terrorists’ bullet in an attack that has been condemned as ‘callous’ by local officials.

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