Boko Haram (Nigeria)
No Cheeks Left to Turn: The Double Persecution of Africa’s Largest Church
Weary of attacks by Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen, Christians in Nigeria ask how long they’re supposed to “count it all joy.”
- Nigerian Christians Explain High Stakes of 2023 Presidential ElectionFacing persecution and economic decline, seven leaders share perspectives on a vote that will “make or mar” the future of a religiously divided nation.
- Nigerian Christians Protest Deborah’s DeathBlasphemy killing of Sokoto student and ISWAP execution video are latest examples of sectarian tensions in Africa's largest nation.
- Nigeria’s Newest Bible Translation Started with Missionary LepersAfter the gospel came to a small community in northeast Nigeria, two men on two different continents spent five decades translating Scripture into the Kamwe language.
- Whispered Prayers, Hidden Bibles, Secretly Scribbled Verses: Inside the Resilient Faith of the #BringBackOurGirls HostagesWhy they wouldn’t bow to Boko Haram.
- After 330 Schoolboys Freed from Kidnappers, Advocates Ask About Leah SharibuGood news from Katsina prompts questions about Nigerian Christians still held captive by jihadists.
- A Nigerian Pastor Reflects on Partnering with Christ in SufferingChristians can find a strange happiness as we grow in our willingness to face persecution.
- Nigeria’s Government Agrees: Islamist Terrorists Target ChristiansThe goal of Boko Haram and ISWAP is “to divide Christian brother against Muslim brother,” Buhari administration tells CT.
- Boko Haram Executes Pastor Who Turned Hostage Video into Testimony(UPDATED) Beheaded Brethren leader taken captive in Nigeria said he was at peace with death because Jesus “is still alive.”
- 11 Nigerian Christians Executed in ISIS Christmas VideoMartyrdoms by Boko Haram splinter group occur as US finally adds West African nation to religious freedom watch list.
- Two Nigerian Evangelicals Executed in Boko Haram VideoAs ethnic and religious clashes intensify, the terrorists have pledged to kill every Christian they capture.