NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — 'Churches that have been destroyed should be rebuilt by the state governments,' said the Rev. Felix Omobude, the national president of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A dissenting report criticizes the commission for failing to investigate Israel.
Distrust of Nigeria’s mental health system prevents many sexual and gender minorities from seeking professional help when coming to terms with their faith and sexuality.
Megachurch pastor and televangelist T.B. Joshua's Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN) claims to “drive demons” out of sexual minorities on live television. LGBT activists and psychologists say the practice can bring about new harms.
(RNS) Nigerian-American author Okey Ndibe recalls how, during a civil war, his family plowed all of its available resources into a single meal of rice and -- that rarest of treats -- chicken.
ABUJA, Nigeria (RNS) Building collapses are relatively common in the West African nation and last week a church caved in, killing at least 100 people, witnesses said.
UYO, Nigeria (Reuters) Reports on the casualty toll varied widely amid confusion following the roof collapse during a service over the weekend.
The girls were among the 270 taken in 2014 by Boko Haram, which has pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Muslims in Nigeria are celebrating a court ruling that lifted a ban on girls in public school wearing the hijab in Lagos state.
(RNS) The attack on the cardinal comes amid increasing violence and kidnappings of clergy for ransom in the West African country.
(RNS) The abduction shocked the world and gave rise to the global online campaign #bringbackourgirls. Still, the majority of the girls have never been found.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria -- The attack by two female suicide bombers occurred during morning prayers.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Anglicans in Kenya are the latest to boycott the meeting, following Uganda and Nigeria.
Those who fled are grateful to be alive. Yet, said one, "2016 may be different in some ways, but the truth is the trauma remains."
(RNS) For 10 years, Dr. Farouk Mohammed Jega, 45,has been championing evidence-based arguments to try to persuade clerics in Northern Nigeria that Islam supports family planning methods.