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Killing of Christians at ‘epidemic levels’ in Nigeria

ChristianToday.com reports: “Suspected Fulani herdsmen on 25 September killed two Christians in Plateau state, Nigeria after Islamic State terrorists allegedly killed two others in the city of Kano the day before, sources said.

In northern Nigeria’s Kano state, suspected members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) shot the two Christians to death at about 8pm in the state capital, said area resident Chukwudi Iwuchukwu…

Nigeria led the world in Christians killed for their faith last year (Oct. 1, 2020 to Sept. 30, 2021) at 4,650, up from 3,530 the previous year, according to Open Doors’ 2022 World Watch List report. The number of kidnapped Christians was also highest in Nigeria, at more than 2,500, up from 990 the previous year, according to the WWL report.

Nigeria trailed only China in the number of churches attacked, with 470 cases, according to the report…”

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