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Nigeria's Christian Leaders Urge Dialogue With Violent Boko Haram

Religion News Service | Fredrick Nzwili | Posted 03.20.2014 | Religion

(RNS) For five years, bombs and bullets from Nigeria’s Islamist group Boko Haram have ripped through churches and their members, raising concerns ov...

Islamic Miltants Attack School, Burn Students Alive

AP | ADAMU ADAMU and MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 09.05.2013 | World

POTISKUM, Nigeria — Islamic militants attacked a boarding school before dawn Saturday, dousing a dormitory in fuel and lighting it ablaze as stu...

Attacks Leave More Than 50 Dead In Nigeria

AP | AHMED SAKA | Posted 05.30.2013 | World

JOS, Nigeria — Attacks on villages surrounding a central Nigerian city at the heart of unrest between Christians and Muslims have killed more th...

Radical Muslim Sect Grows More Dangerous In Nigeria

AP | JON GAMBRELL | Posted 01.04.2012 | Religion

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — The imam's insistent, lecturing voice comes right to the point over the scratchy audio recording: Holy war is the only way ...

Nigeria: 'Secret' Killings Follow Religious Deaths

AP | AHMED SAKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOS, Nigeria — The religious massacres have stopped, but "secret" killings of Christians and Muslims continue on a smaller scale across central ...

Nigeria Violence: 12 Christians Killed, Tongues Cut Out

AP | JON GAMBRELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LAGOS, Nigeria — Attackers killed 12 people Wednesday morning in a small Christian village in central Nigeria, officials said, cutting out most ...