The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Niger State Chapter, Rev. Mathias Echioda, has condemned the recent attack allegedly carried out by some Muslim youths at the St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Barkin-Iku, Suleja.
The youths reportedly vandalised the church property on July 15. Echioda, in an interview on Saturday, asked the Muslim youths not to take CAN’s refusal to launch a reprisal as a sign of weakness.
He described the attack against the church as unacceptable. He said those who carried out the […]
Photos have shown what a Catholic near Abuja looked like after it was destroyed by Muslim youths yesterday.
At the early hour of yesterday, we reported that about 200 Muslim youths attacked and destroyed St. Philip’s Catholic Parish, Baki Iku, which is very close to Zuma Rock in Niger State.
Photos from the attacked church have now emerged.
According to eyewitnesses, some Catholics had gone to the church to pray and were attacked by the Muslims who claimed that Friday is their day […]
A group of Muslim youths yesterday attacked St. Philip’s Catholic Parish, Baki Iku, close to Zuma Rock in Niger State, destroying properties worth thousands of naira.
The Vicar-General of Parish, Revered-Father Gobep Luka Sylvester, who confirmed the news last night, said about 200 Muslim youths stormed the Church premises yesterday and destroyed properties of the church.
It was gathered that some Catholics had gone to the church to pray and were attacked by the Muslims who claimed that Friday was their day […]
The National Council of Muslim Youth Organisation (NACOMYO), Sokoto state chapter has embarked on voluntary prayer and fasting for peace, and success of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
The President of the organisation, Aliyu Ibrahim Kyautawa said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Sokoto.
“We are praying and fasting every two weeks for peace, tranquility and success of President Muhammadu Buhari who means well for the people of this country.’’
Kyautawa stated that the organisation does […]