Don’t rule over the ruins, Justin Welby tells Nigerian leaders

Oct 25, 2018 by

By Hassan John, Global Christian News. Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has asked Nigerian leaders if they are “prepared to serve in the great building that is Nigeria, or do you insist on ruling, even if only over the ruins?” Speaking “bluntly as an Archbishop, God knows our true deeds,...

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“Defend yourselves”, Jang tells Nigerian Christians

Oct 7, 2018 by

by Hassan John, Global Christian News. Following the killing of over 17 people in the predominantly Christian town of Jos, the Plateau State capital in the Middle Belt region of Nigeria, the former governor of the state, Jonah David Jang, has called on Christians to rise and defend themselves....

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Church of Nigeria Standing Committee Communique

Sep 27, 2018 by

from Anglican Ink: COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE CHURCH OF NIGERIA (ANGLICAN COMMUNION) HELD AT ST PETER’S ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL CHURCH, MINNA FROM MONDAY, 17TH TO FRIDAY, 21ST SEPTEMBER, 2018 PREAMBLE The Standing Committee of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican...

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Pastor shot and the killers demand five million Naira ransom for his wife

Aug 27, 2018 by

from Global Christian News: Reverend Hosea M. Akuchi Pastor of Nasara Baptist Church, at Guguwa village in Rigasa, Kaduna, Central Nigeria, was shot and killed, in what looks like a targeted attack, shortly after midnight on monday 20 August, and his wife, Talatu Akuchi, was kidnapped by the...

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‘A Living Hell’: Some 3,000 Displaced Nigerian Christians in Agony Amid Slaughter

Jul 6, 2018 by

By Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Post: Nigerian Christians were have been displaced by the thousands due to mass slaughter in the villages surrounding Jos in Plateau state are in a “living hell” and agony, a watchdog group assisting the victims said. “The displaced Christians were in...

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Interview with Archbishop Ben Kwashi

Jul 4, 2018 by

By Gerald McDermott, Patheos Northampton Seminar. [On the situation in northern Nigeria]  “…Just like the early church, we are being persecuted.  When I became bishop 26 years ago, I inherited a persecuted church.  I had no intention then to let the church lose steam, and I don’t want that...

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