Five years after Boko Haram militants abducted 276 schoolgirls from Chibok in northeast Nigeria, 112 remain missing.
In the past five weeks, ethnic Fulani Muslim militants have killed 146 people in Christian areas of southern Kaduna state and destroyed over two hundred houses.
Christians in Nigeria’s Middle Belt and north are hoping for change but fearful of violence as they anticipate the elections on Saturday 23 February
Boko Haram has killed another aid worker and announced that it would keep kidnapped school girl Leah Sharibu as “slave for life”.
Armed Fulani militants killed 17 Christians in their homes in Jos, capital of Plateau state, on 27 September.
Boko Haram has killed one of three humanitarian workers it abducted in March and has threatened to kill the other two and Christian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu unless the Nigerian government meets its demands.
An audio recording and a photograph of kidnapped Christian school girl Leah Sharibu have been published by a Nigerian online newspaper.
Aid sent by Church in Chains to help Christians displaced by the Fulani attacks in Plateau state in June has been delivered and distributed.
Survivors of the Fulani attacks of 23-24 June on predominantly Christian communities in Plateau state have told their stories of the violent raids that left over 200 people dead and thousands displaced.
Fulani herdsmen killed at least 238 people in predominantly Christian areas near Jos in Plateau state in a series of attacks over the weekend of 23 – 24 June.