Nigeria Islamic Militants Target Evangelical Church After Deadly Violence

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nigeria-bomb-abujaChristians prepared for a difficult weekend in Nigeria amid reports of a second bomb attack on a church close to the capital Abuja following deadly violence by suspected Muslim militants that already killed several Christians.

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Islamist Boko Haram blamed for escalating violence in Nigeria

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At least 25 Nigerians were killed Sunday when motorcyclists bombed several outdoor beer gardens in Maiduguri; although no one claimed responsibility for the bombings, local police said the attacks bore the hallmark of Boko Haram, an Islamic group fighting for the implementation of shar'ia, which prohibits alcohol.

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Nigeria Bombers Killed Before Attacking Church

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Two people suspected of planning to bomb a Nigerian church were killed before they reached their destination in the central city of Jos, adding to tensions in an area already troubled by deadly religious and ethnic violence, officials said Sunday, March 20.

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Deadly Blasts Rock Nigerian Churches

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Authorities in northern and central Nigeria tried to restore calm Saturday, December 25, after suspected Muslim militants targeted churches and other sites in Christmas Eve attacks that killed as many as 38 people, police and church leaders said.

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Nigerian Christians Concerned after Hundreds of Islamists Escape Incarceration

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Boko Haram, a radical Muslim sect, used assault rifles to launch a coordinated raid on a prison in northern Nigeria, freeing more than 700 prisoners and raising new fears of violence against Christians in the nation.

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Christian Persecution Info » Boko Haram

Christian Persecution Info » Boko Haram