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27 April 2010

Two Christian journalists killed

Two journalists working for a Christian magazine were hacked to death by a mob in a predominantly Muslim suburb in the flashpoint Nigerian city of Jos, a union official said Monday.

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19 April 2010

Nigerian troops foil sectarian attack

1149357073.jpgJOS, Nigeria — The Nigerian army said Monday it had averted an attack by suspected Muslim extremists on a mainly Christian village in the flashpoint central Plateau State, killing two gunmen.

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18 April 2010

Tension rises in Northern Nigeria after pastor's murder

sectarian tension is rising in a Muslim-dominated northern Nigeria state following the murder of a pastor and his wife as Christians call for revenge, residents and officials said.

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25 March 2010

Nigeria to prosecute hundreds of suspects in Christian slaughter

world_25549_a11972.jpgHundreds of suspects arrested over the recent slaughter of Christians in Nigeria are scheduled to be prosecuted as early as this week.

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19 March 2010

Nigeria: New Machete Attacks Killing Christian Women and Children – Cut Out Tongues

nigeria-jos-burial-300x199.jpgAnother attack on Nigerian Christians murdering women and children, following the

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17 March 2010

13 killed in new sectarian violence in central Nigeria: official

Nigeria385_694562a.jpgThirteen Christians were killed by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in an overnight attack on a village in central Nigeria, Plateau State Information Commissioner Gregory Yenlong said Wednesday.

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09 March 2010

500 butchered in Nigeria killing fields

Nigeria385_694562a.jpgDozens of bodies lined the dusty streets of three Christian villages in northern Nigeria yesterday. Other victims of Sunday morning’s Muslim rampage were jammed into a local morgue, the limbs of

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08 March 2010

Nigeria: Troops deployed to north after Christian killings

jos-500-3-6-10.jpg(AKI) - Nigeria's government sent in troops to the northern Jos region on Monday after at least 500 people were killed in attacks by machete-wielding gangs on Christian villages early on Sunday. Police said they had arrested scores in

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25 February 2010

Nigeria – ICC Report: “Muslim Mob Burns Down Christian Shops, 8 Churches in Nigeria”

CrossFire1.jpgWashington, D.C. (February 23, 2010)–International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on February 21 a Muslim mob burned down several Christian

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01 February 2010

North Africa Qaeda offers to help Nigerian Muslims

Dontkillchristians.jpg(Interested parties may want to search Vlad for related articles from the past few weeks.)DUBAI, Feb 1 (Reuters) – An al Qaeda group in North Africa has offered to give Nigerian Muslims training and weapons to fight Christians in the West African country, where more than 460 people were killed in sectarian clashes last month.

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03 August 2009

Nigerians count cost after uprising by Islamic sect

G.jpgrF.jpgMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Samuel Yunana's father, Fayam, was taken from his home, stabbed in the side of the stomach and told to convert to Islam. When he refused, his throat was slit.

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