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Violence between Christian and Muslim youths in northern Nigeria has left 55 people dead and drawn condemnation from the country's president. Clashes in Kaduna State on Saturday reportedly erupted fo...

As many as 737,000 Nigerians were forced to flee their homes because of Boko Haram in 2015 alone, an international report has found. The report released by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre...

The head of the Nigerian Catholic Bishops' Conference has called for an end to savagery against Christians, which he said was "unparalleled in the country's his Archbisop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos made...

At least 31 people have been killed after a bomb exploded at a market in a Christian area of Nigeria. No-one has claimed responsibility for the blast in the city of Yola but it has the hallmarks of a...

A group of ex Nigerian rulers have banded together to sing a hymn for peace acknowledging they had a role in creating the "mess" the nation is in. Oh God Our Help In Ages Past is performed in a video...

The gang who abducted a Catholic priest in Delta state in Nigeria have demanded a £51,000 ransom. Nigeria Population: 182 million Christian population: 80 million Nigeria is symbolically divided by ...

Five suspects detained in connection with the murder of a Nigerian Christian market trader have been released without trial. Five suspects detained in connection with the murder of a Nigerian Christi...

A senior clergyman in Nigeria says bias by security forces has heightened ethnic tensions and inflamed the Fulani crisis. The Catholic Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Abuja told Catholic charity Aid t...

One of Nigeria's most senior Catholic bishops has called for Boko Haram militants to be offered asylum, as part of a peace strategy. Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja, believes the majorit...

A Nigerian archbishop has called for the same international support to tackle Boko Haram as France has received since it was hit by Islamist attacks last week. "I see the very positive response of th...

The Nigerian army says it has launched a month-long operation to reduce violence between Christian farmers and Muslim herders in the centre of the country. The Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Tukur Burata...

The Nigerian Army's rescued 200 women and 93 girls from Boko Haram extremists in the north-east of the country. A spokesman for the Nigerian Army also said none of them are the remaining 219 missing ...

The Bishop of Ahoada in Rivers State, Nigeria has been abducted by gunmen from his official residence. The Synod Secretary of the Diocese confirmed the incident to local media and described the event...

Most Revd Dr Josiah Atkins Idowu-Fearon has been appointed as the next Secretary General of the Anglican Communion. The current Bishop of Kaduna will take on the role, working closely with the Archbi...

500 days since the Chibok school girls went missing, a bishop in Nigeria has announced more than 150 of the kidnapped girls are from his denomination. The President of the Ekklisiyar Yan'uwa a Nigeri...

A Nigerian bishop has accused his country's government of not doing enough to protect Christians being killed by Muslim Fulani herdsmen. Bishop Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe of Makurdi said the more than 100...

A Nigerian bishop has warned that Boko Haram will continue recruiting young members until more effort is made to educate youngsters instead. Bishop Matthew Kukah, from the Sokoto Diocese in northern ...

It has been reported that a Nigerian bishop said that Jesus appeared to him and said that the extremist group Boko Haram can be defeated by the Rosary. Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri told the...

Bishops in north-west Nigeria are demanding compensation from the government for churches destroyed by Islamic militants. Speaking during a plenary session, Bishop Mathew Ndagaso, spokesman for the C...

Catholic Bishops in Nigeria gathered on Tuesday to protest the gruesome killings of Christians by Muslim Fulani herdsmen. According to Christian Solidarity Worldwide, Fulani militia-related violence ...