Posts tagged with "#Fulani militia"



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.

How I slipped out of Nigeria amidst threats to my life
Latest news · 16. August 2022
Fr. Cheitnum, a vocal advocate for human rights, justice and equity was abducted on 15 July 2022 and murdered almost immediately, writes South Kaduna-based journalist Steven Kefas. A day before he was buried, I was warned that plans to abduct me were at an advanced stage, and that I should leave northern Nigeria, and possibly the country, if I could. Less than two weeks later, on 27 July, I embarked on a tumultuous journey through one of Nigeria's northern borders by road.

Weeks of bloody attacks in Nigeria’s Kaduna State drive Christians from their homes
Latest news · 05. July 2022
Close to 40 people were killed in attacks in June 2022 in the Kajuru Local Government Area of southern Kaduna State, writes Masara Kim. More than 60 other residents were kidnapped during the attacks, which both occurred on a Sunday morning during church service.

Brave Nigerian pastor preaches the Gospel in Muslim kidnappers’ den
Latest news · 03. May 2022
Pastor Yohanna Matongson from rural Plateau State was kidnapped by a gang of five AK-47-carrying militants who were looking to extort money from his small congregation. Such extortions pose a threat to the church's finances and prevent growth, paving the way for Islamic domination in an area currently witnessing rapid encroachment by Fulani Muslims, writes Masara Kim.