top of page

Release International Prayer Shields, Nigeria


Nigeria


The raid in Dong village, Jos North (previous prayer shield), came after a previous assault in May 2021. The area is home to many Christians who have fled persecution elsewhere in Nigeria. Pray that this community will know God is their ‘refuge and strength’ (Psalm 46:1).



Nigeria

Pray for Christians in Plateau state, Nigeria who continue to face severe pressures. At least 22 believers were killed in suspected Fulani raids in Jos North and Bassa counties in January.



Nigeria

Pray for the many Christians in northern Nigeria who have been displaced by violence. Last year alone, nearly 5,000 Christians fled their homes, Release International partners say.



Nigeria

Pray that the Nigerian Government will take swift and robust action to end the killings and kidnappings in northern Nigeria.



Nigeria

Ten women and children were kidnapped – and one Christian killed – in a militant attack on Gbagyi Villa outside Kaduna city, Nigeria. A further six Christians had been kidnapped in a nearby village within the previous week. Pray for their release.



Nigeria

Pray for villagers in Kurmin Masara, Kaduna state, Nigeria, where Fulani militants killed 11 Christians in late-January. One elderly woman, known as Mama Fide, was burned to death in her home.



Nigeria

Praise God for the overcoming faith of people in Nigeria such as Victoria Dunga who survived an attack on Kautikari, Borno state, in January, in which three Christians were killed. ‘Burning down our churches will not stop us from worshipping God,’ Victoria says.

3 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Sustained

Deuteronomy 29:6 (NIV) You ate no bread nor drank any wine or other fermented drink. A cursory reading of this verse suggests that God Almighty sustained the Israelites in the desert for forty years w

#7 in Christian Persecution, Pakistan

Recent news “There were layers and layers of burning Bibles” – first-hand accounts from Pakistan’s Christians 17 October 2023 Pray with us for our family in Pakistan 25 August 2023 Every R150 given mo

bottom of page