Report by Pastor Chris Joseph
Submitted April 12, 2011
I was fully set to embark on my trip to Koma Hills of the Atlantika Mountains in Jada local government area of Adamawa state in northern Nigeria on Wednesday, April 6, 2011.
We took off from Port Harcourt (in southern Nigeria) by land at 7:55 a.m. only to arrive in Yola (in eastern Nigeria) at 12 midnight. Midway through my journey, something unusual happened to me. I started experiencing acute pains at the sole of my right foot to the point that I was unable to lift it up. When I tried to find out what happened to me, I discovered ... Read more »
A Nigerian newspaper story reporting on massacre in Jos.
Jos, Nigeria used to be a peaceful place. On March 8, 2010, 416 victims of violence received a mass burial in three different graves.
On another occasion, a pastor was abducted from his house by Islamic fanatics and taken to an unknown destination. Later his corpse was discovered.
There are many other cases of violence. I solicit your prayers for an end to this senselessness.
I am from Nigeria, a West African country with a population of about 150 million spread across 250 ethnic groups and two major religions — Islam a... Read more »