Posts tagged with "#Plateau"



"They killed his four children in his presence": What one Nigerian priest saw in Bookos
Videos · 08. December 2022
Monsignor Obiora Ike, a Nigerian priest and human rights activist, was recently in Bokkos County of Plateau State, where Fulani jihadists murdered 20 Christians in a series of attacks in late November. He spoke to us about what he saw.

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.

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.

Terrorists target returning IDPs in Plateau State
Latest news · 26. April 2022
Christians displaced in Nigeria’s Plateau State have expressed alarm that terrorists are taking over their towns while the government turns a blind eye, writes journalist Masara Kim.

Muslim militants kill ten Christians after pledging to stop Plateau State killings
Latest news · 07. December 2021
At least ten people were killed in a midnight attack by suspected jihadists on a small Christian town in central Nigeria’s Plateau State on 26 November, according to local officials. Survivors say they were attacked by their Fulani neighbours despite a peace deal signed with Fulani leaders on 21 October.

A “peace deal” with killers of Plateau State Christians?
Latest news · 03. November 2021
Questions are being raised about whether the Muslim Fulani community and the Christian Irigwe people of Bassa County, Plateau State have signed a peace deal, writes Masara Kim.