Category: Nigeria

Nigeria: helping victims of Islamist terror rebuild their lives

For the past 11 years, the Islamist militant group Boko Haram has been spreading terror in northeastern Nigeria, destroying communities and driving people from their homes. Father John Bakeni, CSI’s partner in the area, is at the forefront of efforts to help Christians and moderate Muslims whose lives have been turned upside down. The ongoing… Read more »

Herdsmen attack Christian community leaving six dead

Attack on Christian community by Fulani herdsmen

The Christian community of Wereng in Nigeria’s Plateau State is in a state of fear after a renewed attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen left six people dead. On the night of October 5, gunmen invaded the community, killing a local chief and five others and injuring three, according to CSI’s local partner Emancipation Center for… Read more »

Former Deputy Governor of Bank of Nigeria Threatened for Exposing Truth Behind Middle Belt Massacres

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Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, the former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has been forced to take extraordinary security precautions after receiving death threats and being repeatedly interrogated by national security officers. The threats come after Dr. Mailaifa publicly challenged official narratives about the widespread murder and displacement of civilians in Nigeria’s Middle Belt. … Read more »

Nigeria: Hope for Boko Haram victim Victoria

Three years ago Victoria Yahaya suffered multiple fractures in a car accident while fleeing the Islamist terror group Boko Haram. Now, following surgery to repair her damaged legs, funded by CSI, Victoria has a real chance of being able to walk again. In February 2017, Victoria, her husband and their eight children were living a… Read more »