Muslim Fulani herdsmen and terrorists intensified their “relentless onslaught against Christians” in Nigeria, killing at least 118 since late December and abducting others, Morning Star News reported.
They report the following:
– Jan. 15: Rev. Fr. Isaac Achi was burned to death in his living quarters on the grounds of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Kafin-Koro in Niger state. Assistant priest Collins Omeh was shot.
– Jan. 15: A pastor was shot and 25 church members kidnapped during a morning worship service at New Life for All Church in Dantsauri village in Katsina state. Nine captives soon escaped.
– Jan. 17: Five Christians were killed in Zonkwa town in Kaduna state.
– Jan. 17 & 19: Four Christians were abducted in Enugu state. Since late December more than 100 have been slain in Eha-Amufu village.
– Jan. 20: Twelve Christians were killed in the Abagena community in Benue state.
– Jan. 22: Five Christians were murdered in the Gambar Sabon Layi community in Bauchi state. One was kidnapped.
Nigeria is No. 6 on Open Doors’ 2023 World Watch List of places most difficult to be a Christian, and has led the world in the number of Christians kidnapped or killed for their faith.