Tag Archives: Christians

How Muslim Cleric Hid Christians Inside A Mosque During Plateau Attack

An imam in Plateau state reportedly hid over 200 people, including Christians, inside a mosque during the recent attack in the state. According to BBC Pidgin, the religious leader, whose identity was not disclosed, saw people fleeing Birkin Ladi local government area where part of the killings took place. He was said to have rendered…

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Lenten Season: Buhari Urges Christians To Pray For Nigeria’s Unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerian Christians to pray ‘fervently for the country’s unity and progress” on the commencement of this year’s Lenten season. Buhari made the appeal in a message today to felicitate with Christians on the occasion as he enjoined Christians to join their counterparts worldwide to observe the 40-day fast, to emulate…

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CAN Suspends Mourning of Christians Killed By Religious Insurgents

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN has suspended the Christian Day of Mourning scheduled on Sunday, March 19th, 2017. CAN President, Rev. Supo. Ayokunle said the suspension was due to “misunderstanding, misinterpretation and subsequent security concerns”. According to the statement signed by the CAN General Secretary, Dr. Musa Asake, “Nevertheless, Christians should be careful and…

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