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The President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari has said he might consider releasing imprisoned Boko Haram fighters in exchange for the return of more than 200 kidnap The Chibok schoolgirls were taken duri...

Reports that the death toll from a recent flare-up in violence across northern Nigeria has exceeded 200 prompted a fresh warning at the weekend of a "strategy" A group which monitors Christian perse...

Christians in Nigeria are living in constant fear from the threat of militant group which appears to be avoiding the attention of the international news media, Militant Fulani herdsmen are increasin...

An attack by herdsmen on a Catholic church in central Nigeria - which police say left 16 people dead - has been condemned by the country's president. Officers report that people armed with guns targe...

Nigeria's vice president Yemi Osinbajo has promised Christians in the country that things will get better for them as God will fight for them. Speaking at the National Christian Centre's church servi...

The vice-president of Nigeria has called on Christian leaders in the country to ignore claims of an "Islamic agenda" and instead focus on a "Christian agenda". Yemi Osinbajo addressed attendees ...

Authorities in Nigeria are warning that bombers could try to disguise themselves as nuns to avoid detection. Government officials from the Department of State Services issued the warning after some c...

A Nigerian Muslim woman has given more than 50 Christian widows the gift of food this Christmas. According to local media reports, Hajiya Ramatu Tijjani donated bags of rice to women at the Christ Ev...

The Nigerian president's office has confirmed that a Christian school girl that was kidnapped by terror group Boko Haram is still alive after being captured a y The federal government said it continu...

A popular pastor in Nigeria has taken a "leave of absence from the pulpit" after a well-known photographer accused him of raping her twice before she was 18. Busola Dakolo, who is married to the musi...

The controversial preacher is hoping to attract thousands to his event in Israel.  T.B. Joshua is the founder of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), an international ministry base...

A Christian advocacy charity will be showing a film about the persecution of Christian believers in Nigeria.  Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is behind the documentary, Persecuted Not Aband...

The new Nigerian president has vowed to make sure Boko Haram is "completely subdued" in his inauguration speech. Muhammadu Buhari also said his government would do "all it can" to rescue the missing ...

A Nigerian priest has been abducted from his home in the central-southern part of the country, according to sources in the area. Agenzia Fides has reported that Don Innocent Umor, was kidnapped from ...

The kidnappers and killers of a Nigerian Catholic priest have been sentenced to death in a Makurdi High Court in Benue state. Fr John Adey was from the Diocese of Otukpo and Parish Priest of Catholic...

The leader of Anglicans in Nigeria has confirmed he will boycott next month's meeting of worldwide Anglican leaders because of his perceived lack of progress on The Primates from the 39 provinces wil...

The governor of Kaduna State in Nigeria's Middle Belt has been accused by a leading priest of colluding in "genocide" against a mainly Christian ethnic group. Fr Williams Kaura Abba, coordinator of t...

A televangelist in Nigeria has donated around £12,000 (5 million Nigerian naira) to a Muslim acid attack victim in India after hearing about her case.  Pastor Joshua Iginla, Senior Pastor at Ch...

An attack on two Nigerian towns by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has been described as its largest and most destructive yet by Amnesty International. The group says satellite images (above), pro...

Hundreds of residents in a poor Nigerian village have paid homage to a British missionary that died after being kidnapped. Ian Squire, 57, set up an eye clinic in Enokhara, near isolated Niger Delta ...