News: Nigeria & Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria
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Boko Haram attack three villages in Adamawa State, Nigeria
(February 8, 2019)
Attackers believed to be Boko Haram insurgents attacked three villages--Shuwari, Kirchinga, and Shuwa--in Madagali Local Government area in Adamawa State, Nigeria, on Feb. 4. The villages are in the northernmost part of the state, north of Mubi.
Nigerian Brethren host the Fellowship of Christian Churches in Nigeria
(January 15, 2019)
Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) has hosted the 64th annual assembly of TEKAN at EYN headquarters in Kwarhi, Nigeria. TEKAN stands for the Fellowship of Christian Churches in Nigeria and includes 15 primarily Hausa-speaking denominations, making it the largest Christian ecumenical body in Nigeria.
Global Mission visit to Nigeria strengthens relationships, finds hope in EYN’s continuing ministry despite crisis
(November 30, 2018)
A visit with Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) by Global Mission and Service executive director Jay Wittmeyer and News Services director Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford took place Nov. 1-19.
Emergency Disaster Fund grants aid work in Nigeria, Iowa
(October 4, 2018)
The Church of the Brethren Emergency Disaster Fund has issued a major grant for the Nigeria Crisis Response and a smaller one to assist with tornado recovery efforts in Iowa.
Reflection: Returning to a wounded but healing Nigeria
(August 24, 2018)
Kucheli Shankster Beecham reflects on a recent visit to camps for Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria
Global Food Initiative grants sow seeds
(August 14, 2018)
Over $36,000 in grants this summer have aided US community garden projects, an agriculture conference in Haiti, an educational initiative in Nigeria, and hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico