Nigeria

Persecution: Nigeria moves to the top ten

On the new watch list of Open Doors for 2021, rating the severity of persecution against Christians, Nigeria has moved from number 12 in 2020 to number 9 today. It now falls in the most extreme category, together with nations like Afghanistan, Yemen and Iran. It scores higher than even Iraq and Saudi Arabia. We have written several articles about

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Because of GateKeepers

In August of last year, disaster struck Beirut. The blast from the explosion destroyed most of the city and was described by one witness as being like 15 years of war in 15 seconds. Because of our GateKeepers, we were immediately able to send funding to teams on the ground, who began distributing aid. The BTJ missionaries there were able

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Terrorists on the move in Nigeria

Last Saturday, Boko Haram showed the world once again that Islamist extremism is not just a religious issue. Yes, Christians have been targeted over and over by the blood thirsty militias operating in Northern Nigeria. But targeting day labourers for hurting their pride is not beneath them. A group of labourers gathering the rice harvest in Borno state in the

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Nigeria: Death is not the only danger

We have been reporting regularly on the fate of Christians in Nigeria, who are being killed at alarming rates. However, the number of deaths does not adequately reflect the magnitude of suffering. Christian Concern recently shared a report that about 100 villages in Kaduna state in Nigeria’s Middle Belt have been taken over by Fulani militants. This means that an

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