Posts Tagged ‘Nigeria’

NoCoGazette – smarter readers better news from a Simpler Time

by Craig Masters While regular readers of the Northern Colorado Gazette don’t always agree with the opinion pieces, they always trust that the news is reported with minimum bias. We don’t have to report stories we might not like or want to give exposure. If an article is under our opinion column, it is more often [...]

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Nigerian Muslims kill evangelist in home

by Matt Lacy –   A Christian evangelist with a Pentecostal church in Maiduguri, Nigeria was killed in his own home by Muslim terrorists.   Ali Samari, an evangelist with the Good News Church Maiduguri was killed at his residence by suspected members of the Boko Haram group. The group advocates instituting Sharia law in [...]

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Muslims kill worshippers in another church bombing in Nigeria

by Peter Grady –   Sunday, Boko Haram, a Muslim organization that advocates instituting Sharia law in Nigeria, once again attacked Christian worshippers in two cities.  At least 20 worshippers were killed in the attacks. The attacks took place in the NorthEast town of Maiduguri, and in Kano, the country’s second largest city. While no group [...]

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Muslim group wants Somalia free of Christians

by Peter Grady – Al Shabab, a Muslim group in Somalia, wants to rid the country of all Christians and is specifically going after Christian converts from Islam. The group which recently partnered with al Qaeda desires to implement Sharia law in the country just as another Muslim group, Boko Haram, wants to do in [...]

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Nigerian Christians killed by Muslim group again

by Peter Grady – Intelligence concerns over violence by a Muslim group against Christians came to fruition with bombings that claimed the lives of at least 40 lives over Easter weekend. Last weekend, US and British intelligence officials warned Christians in Nigeria that there was a high risk of attack during religious festivals. “The U.S. [...]

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Muslim terrorist group murders more Nigerian Christians

by Peter Grady – A Muslim terrorist group in Nigeria responsible for multiple church bombings has launched another attack on a church following threats to kill all Christians in the area. Boko Haram, whose name means “Western education is a sin,” is an Islamist group that has targeted Christians and public institutions in Nigeria. The [...]

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Nigerian Christians show American believers how to pray

by Jack Minor – With the U.S. reportedly poised to send troops into the region, Christians in Nigeria are providing an example of how believers should stand during intense persecution. Last year over 2,000 Christians in the country were murdered by Muslim extremists. While it is often tempting in trials such as this to pray [...]

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