- Apr 22 2013 | 01:41pm WAT
Religious crisis in Nigeria did not start over-night but has its roots in a systematic Islamic expansionist agenda for the nation. Nigerian Christians should not assume that the current wave of persecution of Christians in the northern parts of the country is an abnormality or an aberration in the pages of the nation’s history. Such views would be naive and tantamount to burying the head in the sand like an ostrich. Christians need to wake up and realize that a long conceived strategy has reached the stage of implementation. Only a concerted spiritual re-awakening can stem the tide of the onslaught that has been unleashed upon the Church in Nigeria.
- Apr 22 2013 | 12:51pm WAT
Situated in the middle of a dusty, hot compound, Nigeria, is the strangest garden to behold. In this garden there are no flowers, no vibrant petals or ripening fruits. Instead, blossoming from the earth under the beating rays of the African sun are plaster limbs. They protrude from the sand on metal poles, the stark white molds of severed legs. The curve of a thigh and the arch of a knee are visible upon closer inspection, testaments of the people they were cast from. The sight is unsettling at first, a garden of body parts casting morbid silhouettes against the blue sky. But for the persecuted Christians of Nigeria, it is a beautiful plot.
- Apr 22 2013 | 11:02am WAT
On Thursday 5th January 2012, members of the Deeper Life Bible Church were having their regular prayer meeting when gunmen suspected to be members of the Islamic sect (Boko Haram), started shooting them through the window.
- Mar 25 2013 | 01:52pm WAT
Countless Christians in Nigeria are persecuted for their faith in Jesus Christ. The Voice of the Christian Martyrs Nigera stands alongside persecuted brothers and sisters worldwide. We help Christians who are, or have been, persecuted for their involvement in spreading the gospel; we love and support believers who are willing to invite their fellow men, even their persecutors, to Jesus...
- Mar 20 2013 | 01:19pm WAT
Monday was yet another bloody day in Kano as over 60 passengers, drivers and visitors lost their lives to explosions at an inter-state luxury bus park in the city.
Hours before the blasts, an Islamic militant group, Boko Haram members laid siege to some schools in Maiduguri, Borno State, killing four teachers and injuring several others, including pupils.