Nigeria’s Christians are being silently slaughtered

Ninety-one million Christians live in Nigeria. They make up around 46 per cent of the total population of 196 million. There are a similar number of Muslims in Nigeria – over 90 million. In Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, the majority of Christians live in the south of the country, and their religious freedom is respected. […]

In Nigeria’s tight election, Christian vote is seen as key

YOLA, Nigeria – Nigeria’s presidential campaign has been largely free of the religious pressures that marked the 2015 vote when Muhammadu Buhari, a Muslim northerner, defeated a Christian president from the south who had grown unpopular over his failure to control Boko Haram. Now, with the leading candidates both northern Muslims, the Christian vote in the […]