Nigeria: Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill Two Christians in Kaduna State

November 17, 2019

Persecution of Christians in Nigeria: a report on a previous Fulani attack in Nigeria stated: “Whether or not you believe that the conflict in the Middle Belt of Nigeria is a herder-farmer fight, ethnic strife, or religious battle, it is clear that the government in Nigeria does not care about stopping it.” And there is no doubt that the victims, as in the case, are all too often Christians. The situation of Christians in Nigeria remains a human rights catastrophe of immense proportions, and yet it has not registered in any significant way with the international organizations that are supposedly dedicated to protecting human rights.

For previous coverage of the persecution of Christians in Nigeria at, see here.

“Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill Two Christians in Kaduna State, Nigeria,” Morning Star News, November 15, 2019:

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen in north-central Nigeria on early Thursday morning (Nov. 14) hacked an 87-year-old Christian to death by machete and killed another by gunshot, an area resident said.

A group of herdsmen attacked predominantly Christian Agom village in southern Kaduna state’s Sanga Country at 4:30 a.m., area resident Gabriel Yakubu told Morning Star News by text message. Monday Kura, 87, and Emmanuel Agom, 48, both members of the Evangelical Reformed Church of Christ (ERCC), were killed as they slept in their rooms, he said.

“The Fulani herdsmen cut Monday Kura, 87 years, with a machete until he died, while Emmanuel, 48 years, was shot dead with a gun,” Yakubu said. “Sir, we need your prayers as my village is on fire and we are not getting any protection from the government.”

It was the first herdsmen attack on the village, which is four kilometers from the town of Gwantu, he said. The ERCC church is the only church in the village, he said….