Rev Father Matthew Oguleru, from Ijebu Ode diocese, was kidnapped in the early hours of Wednesday, June 21, 2017, when on his way to morning mass. He was abducted along Ilado, Ibefun-Ikorodu road. The kidnappers are currently demanding for N80million. His family members are asking Nigerians to join them in prayers for his safe release.
Gunmen kidnapped an American missionary from his home in central Niger and killed two other people. The incident is the first reported kidnapping of an American in the region. On Oct. 14, the attackers stormed into Jeffery Woodke’s home in the town of Abalak, killing his guard and housekeeper, Niger’s interior ministry said in a
The Syrian Observatory on Human Rights has reported a group of elderly Christians kidnapped by Islamists in February have been freed ISIS has released 22 Assyrian Christians in north-eastern Syria, according to the British-based monitoring group Syrian Observatory on Human Rights (SOHR). The 22 mostly elderly people, including 14 women, were from a group of
At least 60 Christians have been abducted by ISIS gunmen in a central town in Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. They are among more than 200 civilians reportedly abducted by militants after the capture of Qaryatain. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights chief Rami Abdurrahman said that many of the Christians had