General Gowon says grazing reserve will not stop attacks on Christian farmers by Fulani herdsmen
West & Central Africa

General Gowon says grazing reserve will not stop attacks on Christian farmers by Fulani herdsmen

Nigeria’s former Head of State and leader of ‘Nigeria Prays’ group, General Yakubu Gowon, has waded into the controversial grazing reserve plan by the federal government, which analyst say is a plan to ‘seize’ farmlands belonging to predominantly Christian farming communities and hand them over to Muslin Fulani cattle herdsmen. […]

More than half of Nigerian food aid is ‘stolen’, admits government
Uncategorised West & Central Africa

More than half of Nigerian food aid is ‘stolen’, admits government

The Nigerian government has revealed that more than half of food aid meant for the internally Displaced People (IDP) in the north east of the country, where Boko Haram has devastated predominantly christian communities and destroyed several churches, has been “diverted”. Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo standing in after the medical absence […]

Nigerian Christians protest against “obnoxious” curriculum that undermines their faith
West & Central Africa

Nigerian Christians protest against “obnoxious” curriculum that undermines their faith

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, this week condemned the federal government’s attempt to undermine Christianity in Nigerian schools by introducing a curriculum that has made Islamic religious studies in schools mandatory while relegating Christian religious studies. The President of the Association, the Rev Samson Olasupo A Ayokunle, met with […]