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Pray for the families of bride-to-be Martha Bulus and her two bridesmaids killed by Boko Haram near Gwoza, Borno state in Nigeria; the women were en route to the wedding. On that same day in December, eight other Christians were killed in separate attacks in the same area.
In Nigeria, student Ropvil Daciya Dalep was abducted in Borno state in January. A video released by his captors appeared to show he was killed by a child soldier. Pray for Ropvil’s family – and his killer.
In Kulben village, Plateau state, Nigeria, 13 Christians were killed in early January. The attackers, Fulani herdsmen, had reportedly lived peacefully alongside local Christians for years.
In 2009, extremists in Nigeria killed the husband of Monica Dra then attacked her. Her recovery has been long and slow: she has had surgery on her neck seven times, supported by Release associate ministries. Pray that the new tailoring skills she has gained with their support will help meet the family’s needs.
Pray for Rev Joshua Samaila and 40 others kidnapped by Boko Haram in a raid on Kasaya, Kaduna state, in January. Pray the federal and state authorities in Nigeria will do more to stop the kidnappings and bloodshed.
In Nigeria, thousands of people in the mainly Christian town of Garkida fled their homes when hundreds of militants launched a five-hour assault recently, burning homes, churches and public buildings. Ask God to restore what has been lost.
Pray for the family of Rev Lawan Andimi, a senior Christian leader in Adamawa state, Nigeria, who was kidnapped and killed by militant group Boko Haram earlier this year. Praise God for his strong faith: in a video released by his captors, he said he was ‘in the hands of God’.
'Let us be on the side of those who sit in jails and are sentenced to death for their faith. Let us pray for them and help them'.