Story number 2 for 28 Jan 2002

By January 28, 2002

(Nigeria)–Next, Voice of the Martyrs reports that authorities in Zamfara are threatening to demolish 14 churches. They claim that the state has too many Christian worship centers. The area has been prominent in promoting the Islamic Sharia law in Nigeria. Less than five percent of the population is Christian. believers are alarmed by what appears to be an attempt to remove Christianity from the state. Pray for the church in Nigeria, as it faces continued challenges by the push for Sharia law.

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