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Average of 10 Nigerian Christians killed each day

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What’s persecution like in the rest of the world and especially for Nigerian believers? David Curry, CEO of Open Doors USA, wants American Christians to understand their Christian brothers around the globe ...

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At Asbury Seminary, Nigerian pastor warns against passivity

Pastor Samuel Odubena recently gave a sermon at Asbury Seminary Chapel in which he spoke about how Christians in the West ought to react to persecution. Odubena is an Anglican priest from ...

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Nigerian 7-year-old recounts Fulani attack on family

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As a Baptist church member tried to fight off an armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen in a village in north-central Nigeria, he told his 7-year-old nephew and other relatives to run. The boy ...

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Jihadists attack Mali villages killing 100 Christians

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As Metro Voice has reported, much of Africa is burning. That is, Christian communities are burning at the hands of Islamic jihadists who have instituted a campaign of genocide against them. News ...

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Nigerian women testify on Facebook Live today about genocide as VP Pence gets involved

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Two Nigerian women will become truth-tellers to the world in a live Facebook event Wednesday as they testify to the horrific genocide against Christians in their country. Their testimonies will be Live-streamed ...

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Nigerian Christians fear they will be ‘extinct’ as more villages burn

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The Nigerian genocide against Christians continued this week as Fulani Muslim herdsmen burned hundreds of homes. The attack killed 13 people on Monday, including three children, and destroyed four Christian villages in ...

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Nigerian girl refused to renounce Jesus, became slave for life

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Until this week, Rebecca Sharibu never set foot outside of her Nigerian village. Helpless and heartbroken, she boarded a plane for the very first time and traveled 9,000 miles to the United ...

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Christian ministry responds to Fulani Muslim violence with a school

Christian villages across Nigeria and other African nations are burning, usually at the hands of Fulani Muslim herdsmen. The conflict between Muslims and Christians is hundreds of years old and a quick ...

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Hear in person, the stories of persecuted Christians

Metro Voice publishes stories almost daily of persecuted Christians around the world. For many, it is a top concern and the news is most often disheartening and discouraging. But with persecution comes ...

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‘No Christian anymore,’ as 19 killed in Burkina Faso villages

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At least 19 Christians were killed in an attack June 9 on the village of Arbinda in Africa’s northern Burkina Faso causing a mass migration of Christians from their villages, the AFP reports. ...

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Large family target of attacks in Uganda

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“Fire!” came the yells from outside the eastern Uganda home Yusuf Tulo as he and his sizeable family. Neighbors continued to shout, “Fire!” until Yusuf came to the door. When they went ...

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Advocates for Nigerian Christians fear a Rwanda-type genocide

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The populous nation of Nigeria has been a hotbed for violence against Christians. Those who defend religious freedom in countries like Nigeria fear another genocide along the lines of Rwanda is a ...

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Nigeria on fire: A day in the life of their Christians

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Nigeria is on fire. Not that you would know that from the news coverage of the Western press, which rarely mentions the deadly killing sprees in this wealthiest nation of Africa. In ...

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VP Pence praises faith of black church arson victims in Louisiana

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Vice President Mike Pence traveled to Louisiana on Friday to praise the members of three predominantly black churches for the inspiring way they responded to the destruction of their church buildings by an ...

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Muslim Fulani herdsmen massacre Christians after baby dedication in Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 17 Christians who had gathered after a baby dedication at a church in central Nigeria, including the mother of the child, sources said. Safaratu John Kabiru Ali, the ...

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Whole Christian villages wiped out, media silent

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Another week. Hundreds more dead and wounded Christians lay in villages in Nigeria while the world sleeps. Brothers and sisters in Christ were the target of yet more bloody attacks in the ...

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300 Nigerian Christians killed, world silent

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The news regarding Nigerian Christians is getting progressively worse as it is being reported that more than 300 believers were killed in at least seven predominantly Christian villages across Nigeria from mid ...

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Media reporting on New Zealand, but did you hear about that OTHER bigotry-driven massacre?

“If it bleeds, it leads” is, say critics, the morbid media standard. But it’s more accurate to say that if the right person bleeds, it leads. A good example would be the ...

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Nigerian Muslim militants kill 120 Christians in three weeks – where is the outrage?

While the media is focused on the New Zealand shootings, the recent death toll of Christians in Nigeria has reached 120 with this week’s slaughter of more than 50 by Fulani Muslim ...

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Spared death, kidnapped girl made ‘slave for life’

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Kidnapped Christian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu will not be executed as threatened by a Nigeria terror group, Nigeria’s independent online newspaper, The Cable, reports. According to The Cable, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) says instead, ...

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Nigerian activists run schools to counter Boko Haram violence

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LASSA, NIGERIA — When Rebecca Gadzama meets with the teachers she oversees, they sometimes hold the meeting outdoors, under trees in open fields. It gives them a chance to spot danger and run ...

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1000 people held captive by jihadis freed in Nigeria

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More than 1,000 people held captive in northeastern Nigeria by the jihadi group Boko Haram have been rescued, Nigeria’s military said Monday. The hostages, which consisted mainly of women and children, were ...

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Nigerian muslim herdsmen open fire killing 19 church-goers

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Gunmen opened fire during a Nigerian church service Tuesday, killing at least 19, including two priests. State police told CNN the attackers were most likely Fulani herdsmen who continued their crusade by ...

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Nigeria sees Christians slaughtered by Muslims on New Years

Reports are filtering out of New Year celebrations marked by incidents which claimed dozen lives across Nigeria. According to local sources and media, the attacks were carried out by suspected Fulani herdsmen ...

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Nigerian Christian Genocide Focus of Saturday Rally

While the media focuses attention on the Trump administration’s temporary pause in resettling refugees from Syria and five other countries, one country that is not on the list is virtually forgotten even ...

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