Category: Nigeria


CSI launches a website dedicated to understanding sectarian violence in Nigeria

Nigerian victims protest over attacks by Fulani herdsmen.

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, is in the grip of religious conflict. Yet the ongoing violence receives little attention in the West. To raise awareness of the conflict and its deadly impact, Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has launched an advocacy website entitled ‘Nigeria Report’. Sectarian violence in Nigeria has reached alarming proportions. Between them, the jihadist… Read more »

Kim Dido released from captivity

Following the abduction and release of Kim Dido, a son of Rev. Andrew Dido who is a Chaplain of Chapel of Faith, Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin Ladi LGA on 20th day of February, 2019, a visit was paid to the man of God in his residence at Staff Quarters of the institution to ascertain the… Read more »

BREAKING NEWS from Nigeria

Armed Fulani herdsmen are to embark on terror attacks on the Jol Community of Riyom LGA to disrupt the forthcoming elections. “Armed Fulani herdsmen just invaded Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin Ladi and abducted Rev. Dido’s son. The incident occurred a little after 8pm when Rev. Dido and his family were home in their residence at… Read more »

Tune in to hear about the urgent situation in Nigeria

Tune in to hear about the URGENT situation in Nigeria as Kevin McCullough’s RADIO NIGHT LIVE show will host CSI-USA Executive Director, Dr. Joel VanderSpek. Time: Saturday, November 10, at 6 pm PST / 9 pm EST (www.kmet1490am.com) and again on Biz Talk Radio at 9 pm PST / 12 pm EST (www.biztalkradio.com).

Please help the hunted Christians in Nigeria

For years Christians in Nigeria have been victims of Islamist violence. The terrorist militia Boko Haram and other Islamists want to drive Christians out of their country. At the end of June 2018, the violence reached a new peak: more than 200 people were killed in ten mostly Christian villages. Numerous houses were burned down, entire villages were… Read more »

Nigeria: Ways Forward

During his latest trip to Nigeria, CSI’s Program Manager for Nigeria, Franco Majok, visited three areas in which CSI is active: Maiduguri (Borno state), Kano (Kano state) and Jos (Plateau state). He reports on the current situation in each of these cities, on the challenges faced, and on how CSI and its local partners are… Read more »

CSI Reaches Nigerian Christians in Boko Haram’s Heartland

In Nigeria, a raging Islamist insurgency led by a militant group called Boko Haram (“Western education is forbidden”) has killed 15,000 civilians since 2009 – 1,000 just in the last three months. For years, they have targeted Nigerian Christians with special ferocity – bombing churches, attacking Christian villages and neighborhoods, and abducting thousands. In June, CSI’s… Read more »

CSI Helps Nigeria Christians Survive in Boko Haram Territory

On January 3, 2015, the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram attacked the town of Baga, Nigeria, slaughtering as many as 2,000 people. It was Boko Haram’s worst attack in a three-year campaign of genocide that has included massacres at many Christian schools and churches, and which began with Boko Haram’s  announcing its intention to cleanse… Read more »