Nigeria: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Nigeria (the most recent articles are at the top).

For more visit:
- http://www.persecution.org/2015/03/27/nigerian-christians-brace-for-increased-persecution-on-the-eve-of-presidential-elections/
- http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-32054402
- https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/03/article_3784577.html/
- http://saharareporters.com/2015/03/25/abubakar-shekau-abducted-schoolgirls-gwoza-escapee-says
- http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/24/boko-haram-kidnaps-women-children_n_6932324.html
- https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/03/article_3777903.html/

Nigeria: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Nigeria (the most recent articles are at the top).

For more visit:
- http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2015/3/23/life-as-a-boko-haram-captive.html
- http://allafrica.com/stories/201503200133.html
- http://allafrica.com/stories/201503180340.html
- http://allafrica.com/stories/201503180117.html
- http://www.crossmap.com/news/nigeria-boko-haram-likely-to-increase-assault-on-christians-others-17163
- http://www.christiantoday.com/article/nigeria.at.least.45.dead.in.muslim.christian.conflict/50150.htm
- http://www.persecution.org/2015/03/06/the-search-continues-for-american-missionary-phyllis-sortor/

Nigeria: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Nigeria.

For more visit:
- http://morningstarnews.org/2015/03/soldiers-kill-six-christians-at-church-in-kaduna-state-nigeria-witnesses-say/
- https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/03/article_3777912.html/
- https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/03/article_3777903.html/

American Missionary Kidnapped in Nigeria


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Nigeria: Persecution News Update

Originally posted on TIME:

Armed men kidnapped an American missionary from a school in Nigeria and have demanded the equivalent of almost $300,000 for her safe return, Nigerian police said Tuesday. The Rev. Phyllis Sortor, a missionary with the Free Methodist Church in Seattle, was identified by her church as the U.S. citizen abducted from the Hope Academy compound in Kogi state.

A group of five armed men, three of whom had masks over their faces, jumped the walls of the compound and fired shots into the air at 10:30 a.m. local time Monday (4:30 a.m. ET), Kogi Police Commissioner Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi said. Speaking to NBC News…

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Nigeria: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Nigeria.

For more visit:
http://allafrica.com/stories/201502090166.html