Pastor Saint and the Nigeria Story

Remember to Pray for our Spiritual Family in Nigeria

ICC Note A masked gunman stormed the mission house of the Christ Apostolic Church in Ondo State. When he entered late Monday night, he was looking for Rev. Oluwarotimi Akinroyeje, a clergyman with the Church. He then shot the Pastor, and according to one witness, waited until he died to leave. The gunmen did not…

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ICC Note 4 British missionaries were kidnapped in Southern Nigeria on Oct 14. There have been no ransom requests and the police have no new evidence of where the 4 people may be. These missionaries have been in Nigeria in order to provide free medical services to those in need. It is also becoming more…

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10/17/2017 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Fulani militants raided Nkedoron community in Plateau State, Nigeria. During this raid, the militants attacked and killed at least 28 people, mostly Christians, including many women and children. This struggle between Fulani militants and Christian farmers has been an ongoing and…

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ICC Note The Italian Priest who had been kidnapped in Southern Nigeria last Thursday has been rescued. He was taken by a local criminal gang who had no affiliation with large terrorist groups. It is believed that they took him in order to gain a ransom for him from the government or Catholic Church. This…

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ICC Note An Italian Priest and 4 others were kidnapped last Thursday, Oct 12, 2017, at gunpoint. Maurizio Pallu, who has been working in Nigeria for the past three years, arrived in Benin City with his companions only to be confronted by the gunmen. It is unclear who the kidnappers are or why they took…

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ICC Note More than 80% of all IDPs in Northeast Nigeria refuse to return to their homes despite the government saying they have beaten Boko Haram. This number is equal to roughly 1.2 million people in Borno State alone. The number one reason most of these people stated was that they still felt that the…

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ICC Note The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, believes that there will be no winner if religious violence and war breaks out between Christians and Muslims in Nigeria. He is calling on those that are adding to the strife, by spreading rumors of Islamization of Nigeria, to truly look at the situation in…

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ICC Note The Cathedral Church of Christ Marina in Lagos, Nigeria celebrated its 150th anniversary on October 10th. The congregation joined together to celebrate as a community. The first stone of the Cathedral was laid on March 29, 1867 by Mr. John Hawley Glover, who was acting as the Church administrator for Lagos at the…

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ICC Note More than 2,000 Boko Haram detainees will be going before the court over the coming weeks. The people will be judged for their support of one of the most active and brutal terrorist groups in the world. Though it is good that the government are going to hold people accountable, there are major…

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ICC Note A church in Edo State, Nigeria was burned down this past week. The Kings Tabernacle International Church, was found on fire by some it members, and everything inside was destroyed. The Pastor of the church, Apostle Lucky Eni, believes that this was the work of young thieves. He believes that they broke into…

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