ABUJA, Nigeria — Muslim Fulani herdsmen and their terrorist collaborators continue to kill Christians and have expanded into another area of Nigeria.
The following are some recent attacks reported by Morning Star News.
- Eight Christians were killed May 5 in the Kwall District of Plateau state by Fulani and possible Islamic State members. In Miango District in April at least 21 Christians were killed.
- Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) raided Kautikari town in Borno state May 3, killing eight Christians.
- Taraba state experienced its first ISWAP attack April 19, showing that the group is expanding. Six Christians were killed in Isware by an explosive device thrown into their gathering place. Another attack in Isware occurred April 22 in which 11 were wounded.
- Islamic extremists murdered 12 Christians in Yobe state’s Geidam April 20 by slitting their throats. On April 24 an explosive device killed a Christian in Gashua.
- Fulani and collaborators attacked four villages April 26 in Kaduna state, killing 18 Christians.
Last year Nigeria led the world in the number of Christians killed or kidnapped for their faith, according to Open Doors, a ministry to support the persecuted.
Nigeria is No. 7 on Open Doors’ 2022 World Watch List of places most difficult to be a Christian.