Nigeria

NGO: Fulani Killings of Nigerian Christians Amount to ‘Genocide’

The hundreds of deaths of settled Christian farmers in Nigeria at the hands of nomadic Muslim Fulani herdsmen “extremists” over the last few years have met the standards for “genocide,” a pro-religious minorities NGO recently argued to the International Criminal Court (ICC), the Christian Post reported Monday.

Nigerian pilgrims wait outside the Tomb of Jesus during their visit at the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City on February 25, 2016. / AFP / THOMAS COEX (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

Pro-Iran Shiite Terrorists Attack Nigerian National Assembly

Hundreds of terrorists from the Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) this week reportedly attacked the national assembly in the Sunni-dominated African country, triggering a violent confrontation with authorities that left at least two militants dead and some police officers injured, Western and local media reported.

A policeman walks past a car burnt by supporters of an imprisoned leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Ibrahim Zakzaky around the national assembly building in Nigeria's capital Abuja, on July 9, 2019. - Supporters of an imprisoned Shiite cleric clashed on July 8, 2019 with security forces …

Nigerian Christians Ask Trump for Help Against Jihadi Slaughters

Christians in predominantly Muslim northern Nigeria sent an open letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging the United States to help persecuted Christians defend themselves from jihadist attacks in the country, typically at the hand of the Fulani herdsman that populate north-central Nigeria.

Nigerian pilgrims wait outside the Tomb of Jesus during their visit at the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City on February 25, 2016. / AFP / THOMAS COEX (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)